The Buildings of Main Street

Author: Richard W. Longstreth
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780742502796
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The Buildings of Main Street is the primary resource for interpreting commercial architectural style. Richard Longstreth, a renowned and respected author in the field of historic preservation, presents a useful survey of commercial architecture in urban America. He has developed a typology of architectural classification for commercial application in American towns across the United States. Likely to be enjoyed by both students and members of the general public seeking an introduction to commercial architecture, The Buildings of Main Streetmakes a significant and lasting contribution to American architectural history.

Invitation to Vernacular Architecture

Author: Thomas Carter
Publisher: Univ. of Tennessee Press
ISBN: 9781572333314
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Invitation to Vernacular Architecture: A Guide to the Study of Ordinary Buildings and Landscapes is a manual for exploring and interpreting vernacular architecture, the common buildings of particular regions and time periods. Thomas Carter and Elizabeth Collins Cromley provide a comprehensive introduction to the field. Rich with illustrations and written in a clear and jargon-free style, Invitation to Vernacular Architecture is an ideal text for courses in architecture, material culture studies, historic preservation, American studies, and history, and a useful guide for anyone interested in the built environment.

The Great Plains Region

Author: Amanda Rees
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313327339
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Provides alphabetically arranged entries on the architecture, art, ecology, folklore, food, religion, and recreation of each major United States region.

A Bibliographic Guide to North American Industry

Author: Dale A. Stirling
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 9780810867024
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With a view toward the heritage of North American Industry, A Bibliographic Guide to North American Industry: History, Health, and Hazardous Waste provides recommended readings in historical and contemporary literature related to the origins of specific industries, the health and safety issues they face, and how they manage waste and prevent pollution. It encompasses three areas of industry that are critical to understanding the whole of industry: historical development, protection of worker health, and management of associated hazardous substances and materials. This publication serves the reference needs of researchers examining issues of historical development of industry, worker exposure to hazardous substances and materials, and historic and contemporary management of hazardous wastes. The book is unique in using the North American Industrial Classification System as a framework for organizing bibliographic entries. Attorneys, historians, economists, and all others interested in historical and contemporary issues facing North American industry find here a useful and important resource.

Prairies and Plains

Author: Robert Balay
Publisher: Kws Pub
ISBN:
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Prairies and Plains is an analysis of the reference sources—encyclopedias, bibliographies, biographies, almanacs, dictionaries—that readers and researchers will need to prepare class papers, resolve queries, and develop strategies for investigating questions regarding the history and culture of the Prairies and Plains region.