Lost Boston

Lost Boston

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by Jane Holtz Kay
     
 

Lost Boston is a visual feast, a stunning presentation of a city's physical development, and an eloquent appeal for the preservation of what makes the city special. Bringing history to life with more than 350 photographs and prints, Jane Holtz Kay traces Boston's evolution brick by brick and block by block, creating what the Washington Post hailed as "anSee more details below

Overview

Lost Boston is a visual feast, a stunning presentation of a city's physical development, and an eloquent appeal for the preservation of what makes the city special. Bringing history to life with more than 350 photographs and prints, Jane Holtz Kay traces Boston's evolution brick by brick and block by block, creating what the Washington Post hailed as "an elegant architectural history, excellently illustrated."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781558495272
Publisher:
University of Massachusetts Press
Publication date:
04/28/2006
Edition description:
Expanded
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
1,343,322
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
A Personal Preface
1The City Upon a Hill, 1630-16801
2Geography Is Destiny, 1680-173025
3Growth to Independence, 1730-178041
4Federalist Foundations, 1780-180063
5Splendors by the Shovelful, 1800-182093
6Granite in Athens, 1820-1850127
7New Land, 1850-1870169
8The City Afire, 1870-1880207
9The Greening of Boston, 1880-1900229
10Muted Hurrahs, 1900-1930271
11Epilogue from a Fin-de-Siecle City295
Picture Credits328
Selected Bibliography332
Index333

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