By Keith Eggener
This significant new textual content provides a suite of contemporary writings on structure and urbanism within the usa, with subject matters starting from colonial to modern times. by way of content material and scope, there's no assortment, in or out of print, without delay reminiscent of this one. The essays are drawn from the previous two decades' of publishing within the box, prepared chronologically from colonial to modern and available in thematic groupings, contextualized and brought through Keith Eggener. Drawing jointly 24 illustrated essays via significant and rising students within the box, American Architectural heritage is a necessary source for college students of the background of yankee artwork, structure, urbanism, and fabric tradition.
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D. ), Architectural Historian in America, p. 204. See M. Schuyler, American Architecture and Other Writings, W. H. Jordy and R. Coe (eds), Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1961. See P. Kaufman and P. ), Architectural Historian in America, pp. 288–313. According to Corn, the ﬁrst dissertations in American art history did not appear until the 1940s. See W. M. Corn, “Coming of Age: Historical Scholarship in American Art,” in M. A. ), Critical Issues in American Art: A Book of Readings, Boulder, CO: Icon Editions/Westview Press, 1998, p.
Jr, American Buildings and Their Architects, Vol. 1: The Colonial and Neoclassical Styles, New York: Oxford University Press, 1970. Reps, J. , The Making of Urban America: A History of City Planning in the United States, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1965. , Pueblo: Mountain, Village, Dance, New York: Viking Press, 1975. St George, R. B. ), Material Life in America, 1600–1860, Boston, MA: Northeastern University Press, 1988. Sweeney, K. , “Meeting Houses, Town Houses, and Churches: Changing Perceptions of Sacred and Secular Space in Southern New England, 1720–1850,” Winterthur Portfolio 28: 1 (1993): 59–93.
Banham et al. (eds), A Critic Writes: Essays by Reynar Banham, Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1996. On Giedion see S. Georgiadis, Sigfried Giedion: An Intellectual Biography, trans. C. Hall, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1993. See also E. ), Architectural Historian in America, pp. 265–273. For a good selection of Jackson’s Landscape essays of the 1950s see E. H. ), Landscapes: Selected Writings of J. B. Jackson, Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press, 1970. Kaufman and Gabbard, “American Doctoral Dissertations,” pp.
American Architectural History: A Contemporary Reader by Keith Eggener