Meetinghouses of early New England /Peter Benes.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-286898

Description

vi, 446 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm

Details

Descriptive Terms

Public buildings History.
Wooden churches History.
Vernacular architecture History.
Church history.

Originator

Benes, Peter.

Contents

pt. I. THE BACKGROUND -- 1. The Meetinghouse and the Community -- 2. The Meetinghouse and the Church -- 3. The Builders -- 4. Seating the Congregation -- pt. II. THE ARCHITECTURE -- 5. Meetinghouses of the Seventeenth-Century -- 6. Meetinghouses of the Eighteenth-Century -- 7. Meetinghouses of the Early Nineteenth-Century -- pt. III. CONCLUSIONS -- 8. Some Theoretical Models -- 9. Meetinghouse Architecture as Puritan Ecclesiology -- 10. A Fleeting Image.

Publication

Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press

Description

vi, 446 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 403-428) and index.

ISBN

9781558499102 (cloth : alk. paper)
1558499105 (cloth : alk. paper)

Call Number

Book Prize NA4210.B46 2012 c.1
Stacks NA4210.B46 2012 c.2

Places

New England