Обложка книги American Country Churches

American Country Churches

ISBN: 0810943352;
Издательство: Harry N Abrams
Страниц: 240

Book DescriptionNow more than ever, vacationing Americans are choosing to stay right here in the U.S., to look inward at our own rich national heritage. Thus, there has never been a more appropriate time for this sweeping, gorgeously photographed look atrural America's most enchanting houses of worship. "The country church tells us who we are. In doing so, it provides a sense of security, especially in times of crisis," says Pulitzer Prize nominee William Morgan in his introduction. The outcome of an inspired two-year cross-country road journey of writer and photographer, American Country Churches touches the heart of America-and many of its religious denominations-as it presents 250 moving, all-new color images of more than 40 of our nation's most uplifting, soul-soothing spaces. The introductory text places the churches within the greater context of American history, while short essays on each church highlight its particular role in the story of its region, architects,...

Похожие книги:

Harris assesses the development of the Asian "Gang of F…
"This excellent time-tested text continues to be a luci…

Robert Crane, Carlos G. Rizowy
This concise, practical book was written to better unde…
Investment and Financial Resources For Central American
From the Vanderbilts'Biltmore and the Rockefellers'Kyku…
the American Country House 1890–1940
The American Country House
Репринтное нотное издание "24 American Country Dances, …
Inviting designs that have stood the test of time An id…
The American Country Awards is a newly created country …