Moravian Architecture and Town Planning
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and Other Eighteenth-Century American Settlements
William J. Murtagh
168 pages | 8 1/2 x 11 | 66 illus.
Paper 1997 | ISBN 9780812216370 | $42.50s | Outside the Americas £35.00
A volume in the series Pennsylvania Paperbacks
The industrial city of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, was originally settled in colonial times by Moravians from southeastern Germany. These religious utopians were noted for urban planning. In this large-format, richly illustrated volume, historian William Murtagh compares more than 20 Bethlehem landmarks with other Moravian communities for a fascinating glimpse into a part of America's past.
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