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African-American Architects free pdf Since 1865 African-American architects have been designing and building houses and public buildings, such as schools and research institutes. Many of these buildings have survived to the twenty-first century, but the architects are virtually unknown. African-American Architects: A Biographical Dictionary brings their lives and work to light for the first time. The number of architects and the scope of their accomplishments will surprise and fascinate scholars and students of Africa-American history, architectural history, and American history in general. Written by 100 field experts ranging from architectural historians to archivists, this unique reference contains 250 biographical, A-Z entries on African-American architects from the era of Emancipation to the end of World War II. The entries provides biographical facts about each architect and assess his or her work. Over 250 photos, illustrating architects and their buildings, are included. Practical and accessible, this reference includes an extensive index that lists architects by birthplace and location of major work. Key Features: Contains approximately 160 informative biographical entries on African-American architects practicing throughout the United States from the Civil War through World War II Written by a team of over 100 experts in fields ranging from architecture to African-American history Includes more than 200 photographs and illustrations of the architects and their works An appendix lists buildings by geographic region

About Dreck Spurlock Wilson

Dreck Spurlock Wilson is an African-American architect and holds an M.A. in Urban Studies from the University of Chicago. Wilson has contributed to historical journals and books on African-American history, art, and architecture.

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Author : Dreck Spurlock Wilson
Publisher : Routledge, Inc
Data Published : 12 February 2004
ISBN : 0415929598
EAN : 9780415929592
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 576 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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