Architecture, Landscape and Amer Culture

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  1. The Suburban Church
    After World War II, America's religious denominations spent billions on church architecture as they spread into the suburbs. In this richly illustrated history of midcentury modern churches in the Midwest, Gretchen Buggeln shows... Learn More
    Published: 15th December 2015
    Hardback | £116.00
    Paperback | £33.00
  2. Building Zion
    For Mormons, the second coming of Christ and the subsequent millennium will arrive only when the earth has been perfected through the building of a model world called Zion. Throughout the nineteenth century the Latter-day Saints... Learn More
    Published: 17th March 2015
    Hardback | £93.00
    Paperback | £31.00
  3. Designing the Creative Child
    The postwar American stereotypes of suburban sameness, traditional gender roles, and educational conservatism have masked an alternate self-image tailor-made for the Cold War. The creative child, an idealized future citizen, was... Learn More
    Published: 21st April 2013
    Paperback | £27.99
  4. Little White Houses
    A rare exploration of the racial and class politics of architecture, Little White Houses examines how postwar media representations associated the ordinary single-family house with middle-class whites to the exclusion of others,... Learn More
    Published: 19th February 2013
    Paperback | £33.00
  5. Fallout Shelter
    In 1961, reacting to U.S. government plans to survey, design, and build fallout shelters, the president of the American Institute of Architects, Philip Will, told the organization's members that "all practicing architects should... Learn More
    Published: 8th April 2011
    Hardback | £69.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  6. Women and the Everyday City
    In Women and the Everyday City, Jessica Ellen Sewell explores the lives of women in turn-of-the-century San Francisco. A period of transformation of both gender roles and American cities, she shows how changes in the city affected... Learn More
    Published: 3rd January 2011
    Hardback | £62.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  7. Manhood Factories
    Between the Civil War and the Great Depression, the Young Men's Christian Association built more than a thousand community centers across the United States and in major cities around the world. Dubbed "manhood factories"... Learn More
    Published: 18th March 2010
    Hardback | £68.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  8. 194X
    Hardback | £62.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  9. Medicine by Design
    In the history of medicine, hospitals are usually seen as passive reflections of advances in medical knowledge and technology. In Medicine by Design, Annmarie Adams challenges these assumptions, examining how hospital design influenced... Learn More
    Published: 30th January 2008
    Hardback | £68.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  10. The Architecture of Madness
    Elaborately conceived, grandly constructed insane asylums—ranging in appearance from classical temples to Gothic castles—were once a common sight looming on the outskirts of American towns and cities. Many of these buildings... Learn More
    Published: 12th April 2007
    Paperback | £21.99
  11. A Manufactured Wilderness
    Since they were first established in the 1880s, children's summer camps have touched the lives of millions of people. Although the camping experience has a special place in the popular imagination, few scholars have given serious... Learn More
    Published: 25th October 2006
    Hardback | £27.99
    Paperback | £21.99