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A Field Guide to American Houses

A Field Guide to American Houses

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Written by Virginia Savage McAlesterAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Virginia Savage McAlester

  • Format: Hardcover, 880 pages
  • Publisher: Knopf
  • On Sale: December 3, 2013
  • Price: $50.00
  • ISBN: 978-1-4000-4359-0 (1-4000-4359-X)


Table of Contents
How to Use This Book | Preface | Looking at American Houses | Style: The Fashions of American Houses | Form: The Shapes of American Houses | Structure: The Anatomy of American Houses | Pictorial Key and Glossary | Folk Houses | Native American | Pre-Railroad | National | Colonial Houses (1600-1820) | Postmedieval English | Dutch Colonial | French Colonial | Spanish Colonial | Georgian | Adam | Early Classical Revival | Romantic Houses (1820-1880) | Greek Revival | Gothic Revival | Italianate | Exotic Revivals | Octagon | Victorian Houses (1860-1900) | Second Empire | Stick | Queen Anne | Shingle | Richardsonian Romanesque | Folk Victorian | Eclectic Houses (1880-1940) | Anglo-American, English, and French Period Houses | Colonial Revival | Neoclassical | Tudor | Chateauesque | Beaux Arts | French Eclectic | Mediterranean Period Houses | Italian Renaissance | Mission | Spanish Eclectic | Monterey | Pueblo Revival | Modern Houses | Prairie | Craftsman | Modernistic | International | American Houses Since 1940 | Modern | Neoeclectic | Contemporary Folk | For Further Reference | Index