Building the Nation

Building the Nation
Americans Write About Their Architecture, Their Cities, and Their Landscape

Edited by Steven Conn and Max Page

2003 | 424 pages | Cloth $75.00 | Paper $29.95
American History | Architecture
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. "They Do Things Better in Europe": Americans View the World
Chapter 3. So Glorious a Landscape: Shaping Nature the American Way
Chapter 4. One Nation, of Many Parts: Regionalism and the Built Environment
Chapter 5. Urbanism, Real and Imagined
Chapter 6. Taming the Crabgrass Frontier: The Triumph of the Suburbs
Chapter 7. Better Buildings, Better People: American Architecture and Social Reform
Chapter 8. Monuments and Memory: Building and Protecting the American Past