America's architectural roots : ethnic groups that built America / edited by Dell Upton.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • New York : Preservation Press, [1986]
  • ©1986
Description
193 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 26 x 11 cm.

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Subject(s)
Editor
Series
Building watchers series [More in this series]
Summary note
Which ethnic groups introduced the log cabin? The front Porch? The sauna? Read about 22 different ethnic groups including Native Americans, African Americans, and Hawaiians who made significant contributions that still influence the face of America.
Notes
  • "National Trust for Historic Preservation."
  • Includes index.
Bibliographic references
Bibliography: p. 169-176.
Contents
  • Introduction / Dell Upton
  • Native Americans / Peter Nabokov and Bob Easton
  • Native Hawaiians / Ray Morris
  • Afro-Americans / John Michael Vlach
  • Dutch / Dell Upton
  • English / Cary Carson
  • French / Jay D. Edwards
  • Germans and Swiss / Edward A. Chappell
  • Irish / Henry Glassie
  • Russians / Anatole Senkevitch, Jr.
  • Southeastern Spanish / Kathleen Deagan
  • Southwestern Hispanics / Joe S. Graham
  • Belgians / Charles F. Calkins and William G. Laatsch
  • Chinese / Christopher Lee Yip
  • Czechs / David Murphy
  • Danes / Thomas Carter
  • Finns / Matti Kaups
  • German-Russians / Michael Koop
  • Japanese / Ronald K.K. Lee
  • Midwestern Germans / William H. Tishler
  • Norwegians / Darrell D. Henning
  • Swedes / Lena A:son Palmqvist
  • Ukrainians / John C. Lehr.
Other title(s)
Roots.
ISBN
  • 0891331239 ((paperback))
  • 9780891331230 ((paperback))
  • 0471143499 ((pbk.))
  • 9780471143499 ((pbk.))
LCCN
86025165
OCLC
14240611
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