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Architecture : An Image for America

By: Pat Perrin

Price: $7.95

Publisher: History Compass:

Seller ID: 600105


Editor Pat Perrin presents documentation of America's developing architecture, from the arrival of early European settlers to the Columbian Exposition. Details are included on the works of the early Native Americans, Thomas Jefferson, the new Capitol for the nation's capital, and on the debates over adhering to the classical styles or creating a new, innovative, and unique American form. Many illustrations and photographs enhance the text as we follow the development of ... View more info

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Transportation Stories

By: Pat Perrin

Price: $8.95

Publisher: History Compass:

Seller ID: 600983


First-hand accounts and stories concerning different modes of transportation in America’s history, from stage coaches to trains, trolleys, ships, canal boats, airplanes, and the newest of all...the Segway.ReviewsThe innovative Researching American History series, designed for less experienced students introduces our nation's history through compelling firsthand accounts and primary source materials. Each book features: Selections from written and... View more info

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The Age of Broadcasting : Radio

By: Wim Coleman & Pat Perrin

Price: $7.95

Publisher: History Compass:

Seller ID: 668854


With its power to reach through the atmosphere, radio seemed like some sort of magic to the people who first experienced it during the early part of the 20th century. This anthology focuses on the experiences of some of the people who were directly involved in the invention, development, and heyday of broadcast radio. How was this new medium to be handled? What government controls would be involved? How could radio best serve the public interest? Also included, along wit... View more info