Town house : architecture and material life in the early American city, 1780-1830 / Bernard L. Herman.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-146711

Description

xviii, 295 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Row houses
Architecture 18th century.
Architecture 19th century.
Dwellings Social aspects

Originator

Herman, Bernard L., 1951-
Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture.

Contents

Urban settings: houses and housing in the early American city -- The merchant family's house -- The burgher's dilemma -- The servants' quarter -- The widow's dower -- The shipwright's lodgings -- A traveler's portmanteau -- A poetical city.

Publication

Chapel Hill : Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia, by the University of North Carolina Press

Description

xviii, 295 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN

0807829919 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780807829912 (cloth : alk. paper)

Call Number

Stacks NA7206.H47 2005

Places

United States.
United States