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The evolution of American taste / William Peirce Randel.


New York : Crown Publishers, 1978.
ISBN 0517521806, 9780517521809

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Subjects Architecture -- United States -- History.
Decorative arts -- United States -- History.
Manners and customs.
Popular culture -- United States -- History.
Popular culture.
United States -- Social life and customs -- History.
United States.
Description 212 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Copyright Date 1978.
Notes A Rutledge book.
Includes index.
Summary For over 200 years, Americans have been free to do and say as they please. But for most of that time, American accepted foreign rule over how they dressed themselves, the shape of the chairs they sat in, and the style of the buildings they lived and worked inches The Evolution of American Taste covers the growth of a unique American style through food, clothing, literature, architecture, painting and sculpture, and furniture.
Contents The Old World transplanted (1607-1714) -- The Georgian age (1715-1775) -- The Federal decades (1776-1825) -- The people's choice (1826-1875) -- From Centennial to World War (1876-1914) -- Twentieth century limited (1915-1945) -- Anything goes (since 1945).
Genre History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)3516603
(OCoLC)ocm03516603
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Randel, William Peirce, 1909-
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