Images of American living; four centuries of architecture and furniture as cultural expression.

[1st ed.].. Philadelphia, Lippincott [1964] .

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Subjects Architecture -- États-Unis -- Histoire.
Architecture -- United States -- History.
Furniture -- United States -- History.
Meubles -- États-Unis -- Histoire.
United States.
Description xv, 498 pages illustrations, plans 26 cm
Copyright Date [1964]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Also issued online.
Contents 20th-Century Man and 20th-Century Art in the United States -- I. "Organic Reality": The Late Victorian "Modern" Generation: c.1885-c.1920 -- 1. The "Rebels": Radicals versus Conservatives before World War I -- 2. New Reality in Old Forms: Late Victorian Principles in Early Modern Architecture, c.1885-c.1920 -- 3. Towards a New Trdition: The "Rebel" Rationale -- II. Modern Architecture Between the Wars: From Cult to Cultural Expression, c.1920-1940 -- 1. "Modernism" and the "Period House": "Normalcy" in the 1920s -- 2. From Europe to America: Anti-Victorian Reaction in the "International Style" -- 3. New Deal, New Order, New Architecture: The "International Style" as American Cultural Expression -- III. Since 1945: Architecture, Civilization, and Man in Modern America -- "For Good or Ill, Modern Architecture ..." -- Paradox I: Aspirins in the Age of Science -- Paradox II: Grey Flannel Suits in Space -- Paradox III: Supermen in the Age of Anxiety.
Medieval America: The 17th Century -- 1. Background: Arts of Survival on Stone and Iron Age Frontiers -- 2. Homestead and Fort: National Traditions in Folk Forms -- 3. Lords and Serfs: Feudal Traditions in New Spain -- 4. Prince and Peasant: Authoritarian Traditions in New France -- 5. Patroons and Paupers: Mercantile Traditions in New Netherlands -- 6. Cult and Circumstance: The Puritan Tradition in New England -- 7. Inspired Experiments: Traditions of Independence in Pennsylvania -- 8. Planters of Urbanity: Traditions of Leadership in the Old South -- 9. Medieval Spirit in Folk Forms: The Tradition of 17th-century American Art -- Classical America: The 18th Century -- 1. From Colonies to Nation: The Classical Spirit -- 2. Four Phases of the Classical Mind: 18th-century Furniture as Historical Experession -- 3. An Age of Transition: The William and Mary Period, 1700-1725 -- 4. Formulation of the Classical Mind: American Queen Anne, 1725-1750 -- 5. Classical Maturity: The Chippendale-Georgian Period, 1750-1775 -- 6. Classical Decadence: Adamesque-Federal, c. 1780-c.1820 -- 7. Diversity Within Unity: The Classical Mind as Regional and Class Expression -- 8. Artisan to Artist: The Classical Mind as Personal Expression
Victorian America: The 19th Century -- I. The "Classical Revivals": Transition to Victorian America -- 1. The Classical Symbol: Forms and Spirit of Neoclassicism in the New Republic -- 2. Towards a National Style: Experiments in Classical Symbolism, 1800-1825 -- 3. Neoclassical America: The Greek Revival, c.1820-c.1840 -- 4. Classical Revival Architecture as National Expression -- II. Style as Language and Symbol: The Victorian Mind in Art -- 1. From Romance to Archaeology: Three Phases of Victorian Art -- 2. Introducing the Eclectic Mind: Forms and Spirit of Early Victorian At, c. 1820-c.1850 -- 3. The "Battle of the Styles": Gothic Revival as Anticlassical Expression, 1820-1850 -- 4. From Early to High Victorian: Picturesqueness in the Italianate Manner, c. 1845-c.1860 -- 5. End of Innocence: Picturesque Eclecticism and Postwar Civilization in the High Victorian Age, c.1860-c.1885 -- 6. Power and Plenty: Picturesque Eclecticism as Cultural Expression -- 7. "Richardsonian Romanesque": High Victorian Art as Personal Expression -- 8. Varieties of Realistic Experience: The Late Victorian Mind, c. 1885-c.1930 -- 9. "Revival of the Revivals": Late Victorian Academic Realism
Genre History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)387617
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Gowans, Alan.
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