The Resource The palace or the poorhouse : the American house as a cultural symbol, by Jan Cohn

The palace or the poorhouse : the American house as a cultural symbol, by Jan Cohn

Label
The palace or the poorhouse : the American house as a cultural symbol
Title
The palace or the poorhouse
Title remainder
the American house as a cultural symbol
Statement of responsibility
by Jan Cohn
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1933-2004
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cohn, Jan
Index
index present
LC call number
HD7287.82.U6
LC item number
C63 1979
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Home ownership
  • Architecture, Domestic
  • Architecture, Domestic
  • Architecture, Domestic
  • Social mobility
  • Habitations
  • Architecture domestique
  • Architecture domestique
  • Architecture domestique
  • Mobilité sociale
  • Architecture, Domestic
  • Architecture, Domestic
  • Architecture, Domestic
  • Home ownership
  • Social mobility
  • Kultur
  • Haus
  • Geschichte
  • Roman
  • Haus (Motiv)
  • United States
  • USA
Label
The palace or the poorhouse : the American house as a cultural symbol, by Jan Cohn
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. The background : 1607-1850. The house in Colonial America -- The American house in the Early Republic -- pt. 2. The authority of architects. From A.J. Downing, the promise of egalitarianism -- To Frank Lloyd Wrights, the preservation of democracy -- pt. 3. Plutocrats and paupers. The houses of the rich -- The housing of the poor -- pt. 4. History, myth, and nostalgia. The log cabin -- George Washington slept here -- Appendix : The house as property and the house as home
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 267 pages
Isbn
9780870132117
Lccn
80109307
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)06791080
  • (OCoLC)ocm06791080
Label
The palace or the poorhouse : the American house as a cultural symbol, by Jan Cohn
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. The background : 1607-1850. The house in Colonial America -- The American house in the Early Republic -- pt. 2. The authority of architects. From A.J. Downing, the promise of egalitarianism -- To Frank Lloyd Wrights, the preservation of democracy -- pt. 3. Plutocrats and paupers. The houses of the rich -- The housing of the poor -- pt. 4. History, myth, and nostalgia. The log cabin -- George Washington slept here -- Appendix : The house as property and the house as home
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 267 pages
Isbn
9780870132117
Lccn
80109307
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)06791080
  • (OCoLC)ocm06791080

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