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National Mall: The Complete Guide
     

National Mall: The Complete Guide

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by Mark N. Ozer
 
The United States was a new country. It was also a new kind of country. It founded its traditions in the use of great architecture from the ancient world. We explore how those traditions expressed themselves anew for this new country and why these memorials are placed where they are and look the way they do.

Overview

The United States was a new country. It was also a new kind of country. It founded its traditions in the use of great architecture from the ancient world. We explore how those traditions expressed themselves anew for this new country and why these memorials are placed where they are and look the way they do.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940014543545
Publisher:
Garden Publishing
Publication date:
04/26/2012
Series:
The Complete Guides to Washington, D.C. Series , #2
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
403 KB

Meet the Author

Mark N. Ozer has lectured throughout the world as a former professor of neurology at the Georgetown University Medical School. Currently a study group leader at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the American University, he has lectured on the history of most of the great cities of the world. Dr. Ozer has published more than 15 books, including a series of books on Washington, D.C. The first, entitled Washington, DC: Politics and Place, was followed by Massachusetts Avenue in the Gilded Age and Northwest Washington: Tales from West of the Park both available at www.History Press.com. Ozer is a graduate of Harvard College with honors in history. He is a leader in the national capital’s history community, with active membership in the U.S. Capitol Historical Society, the Association of Oldest Inhabitants, the History Society of Washington, and the Cosmos Club. Ozer has been a Washington area resident since 1964. He lives there with his wife Martha and has five children and ten grandchildren.

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National Mall: The Complete Guide 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
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