This is the best one-volume survey of American architecture on the market today, and it will long live…as a basic resource and authority.
The illustrations are excellent, the author’s writing style clear and easily comprehended.”
—Jean France, University of Rochester
In a country with such a hodgepodge f roots, Mr. Roth provides an extensive survey that helps explain and document our American architectural history.”
The most detailed and current survey in print, this book should prove a very useful reference for the many professionals and laypersons with an interest in American architecture,”
—Richard Lonstreth, Gerorge Washington University
I read the entire book with great interest. It is very well-presented and well-written.”
—Jeffery Howe, Boston College
A full, reliable, and up-to-date description, analysis, and interpretation of American buildings and their architects.”
About the Author
Leland M. Roth is Marion Dean Ross Professor of Architectural History at the University of Oregon at Eugene. He is the author of American Architecture: A History; A Concise History of American Architecture; McKim, Mead & White, Architects; and other works. He lives in Eugene, Oregon.