From the Cadillac to the Apple Mac, the skyscraper to the Tiffany Lampshade, the world in which we live has been profoundly influenced for over a century by the work of American designers
>Upper-middle-class Americans are moving into larger homes in greater numbers, which leads Knox to explore the relationship between built form and material culture in contemporary society. He covers changes in home design, real
of the quintessential images of modern life, both generic types and particular buildings. Gwendolyn Wrightâ€™s USA is an engaging account of this evolution from the late nineteenth century to the twenty-first. Upending
Music in the USA: A Documentary Companion charts a path through American music and musical life using as guides the words of composers, performers, writers and the rest of us ordinary folks who sing
Read and discover all about favorite free-time activities around the world... Where is dog sledding popular? What is beach cricket? Read and Discover is specially designed to make reading other
strategies into the design, construction, and operation of affordable housing developments. A completely revised and expanded second edition of the groundbreaking 1999 publication, this new book focuses
Drawing on the expertise of the European Hygienic Equipment Design Group (EHEDG) and other experts in the field, this collection includes hygiene regulation and legislation for Europe and the USA.
This book presents the thoroughly refereed and revised proceedings of the 14th Monterey workshop, held in Monterey, CA, USA, September 10-13, 2007. The theme of the workshop was Innovations
on everything you need to know about living in the USA. A must-buy for those who intend to migrate to the Land of Opportunity. Best value for money.
Alison R. Lanier's book is part cultural