American Colonial Homes: A Pictorial History


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Over 80 full-color photographs. The homes built in pre-revolutionary America mark the development of a new architectural and artistic style. This volume explains how the colonists, inspired by the freedom of the New World but influenced by their European roots, created an architecture that reflects their struggle both to reject and to retain the cultural, political, and social standards of Europe. Relevant quotes from the diaries, journals, and letters of the colonists offer a view of the day-to-day lives centered around ...

American Colonial Homes: A Pictorial History 2006, Todtri Productions, New York

ISBN-13: 9781577170693