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American building: materials and techniques from the first colonial settlements to the present.

Condit, Carl W.

American building: materials and techniques from the first colonial settlements to the present.

by Condit, Carl W.

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Building -- United States -- History

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesThe Chicago history of American civilization
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTH23 .C58
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 329 p.
      Number of Pages329
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5550811M
      LC Control Number67030127

      1 Boston and Its Furnituremakers, – J. RITCHIE GARRISON. O ne of the challenges for scholars studying American furniture is to understand why Boston became a center for production and how conditions of design and fabrication changed. To understand the city’s craft community and its evolution, we must focus on three major themes. Ulster Emigration to Colonial America Dickson, R. J., Ulster Historical Foundation, VREF DICK The introduction describes this book as the first balanced and professional study of the entire emigration phenomenon, based on carefully analytic : Steve Walker.

      Log Buildings - History. Few historic buildings have caught the public imagination as much as log houses have. To many people, these simply designed structures are the epitome of early American life, and thus the log house has assumed a rather mythic and romanticized place in our national history. First published in and expanded in , James Deetzs "In Small Things Forgotten: An Archaeology of Early American Life" begins with a memorable anecdote of a New England appraiser who in included as his final entry to an estates listingIn small things forgotten, eight shillings sixpencein which Deetz calls attention to the appraisers acknowledgment that things that he may have /5.

      Architecture in Colonial New England went through many phases and can be known by various names. The style is sometimes called post-medieval, late medieval, or first period English.A New England Colonial home with a sloping, shed-like roof is often called a Saltbox term Garrison Colonial describes a New England Colonial home with a second story that juts out over the lower level. Colonial Williamsburg—like the American spelling bee, the strenuous effort to make college a “fun” experience, John Dewey’s project method of education, educational television shows, and quiz shows—symbolizes the American refusal to segregate any kind of activity: the refusal to believe that education need be a chore, or that learning.


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