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Description - French America by Ronald L. Katz

; French America surveys and showcases the rich French architectural and cultural heritage in the United States; A highly visual book, with more than 200 striking full-colour photos ranging from simple Creole structures to urban masterpieces Editorials prepared by experts in the field, inc. architectural historians, archaeologists, and state historic preservation agencies. Celebrating the 200th anniversary of America's purchase of the Louisiana Territory from France, this lavish volume explores the rich French architectural and cultural heritage in America. The range of French-influenced architecture and building techniques portrayed in this volume is breathtaking and extends from New England to the Gulf of Mexico. This is interspersed with features on elements of French culture in the US, such as the Huguenots, French plantation architecture, and the cultural importance of Cajun country in Louisiana.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9789814155151
ISBN-10: 9814155152
Format: Hardback
(290mm x 261mm x 24mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Editions Didier Millet Pty Ltd
Publisher: Editions Didier Millet Pty Ltd
Publish Date: 4-Oct-2001
Country of Publication: Singapore

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Author Biography - Ronald L. Katz

Ron Katz is an American who has lived in Paris since 1978, and a professional journalist and editor for over twenty years. Arielle de La Tour d'Auvergne, a French citizen, is a professional photographer based in Paris. She has exhibited in both France and England and is currently working in Argentina.