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Author Hamlin, Talbot, 1889-1956.

Title Greek revival architecture in America : being an account of important trends in American architecture and American life prior to the War between the States / by Talbot Hamlin ; together with a list of articles on architecture in some American periodicals prior to 1850 by Sarah Hull Jenkins Simpson Hamlin (1887-1930) ; and an introduction by Leopold Arnaud.

Publication Info. New York : Dover, 1964.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  724.2735 H223G    Check Shelf
Description xl, 439 pages, 94 pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Note Reprint. Originally published: London : Oxford University Press, 1944.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [356]-409) and index.
Contents The backgrpound of the Classic revival : "Late Colonial" architecture -- The birth of American architecture -- American architecture comes of age -- The Greek revival in Philadephia -- The Greek revival in Boston -- The classic revival in New York -- The Provincial Greek revival : the New England states -- The Provincial Greek revival : in the Old South -- The Provincial Greek revival : the Gulf Coast, New Orleans, and Texas -- Westward ways : throughout the South to the Mississippi -- Westward ways: Through the North to the Pacific -- Why the Greek revival succeeded, and why it failed.
Subject Architecture, American -- History -- 19th century.
Greek revival (Architecture) -- United States.
Architecture -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Architecture as Topic -- Bibliography.
Added Author Hamlin, Sarah Hull Jenkins Simpson, 1887-1930.
ISBN 0486211487
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