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Lincoln Memorial: The Story and Design of an American Monument
     

Lincoln Memorial: The Story and Design of an American Monument

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by Jay Sacher
 

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Though Abraham Lincoln remains one of the most beloved figures in American history and millions of people visit the Lincoln Memorial each year, few are familiar with the intriguing stories behind this national monument. In authoritative yet friendly text and handsome watercolor illustrations, this volume reveals fascinating facts about the monument's design and

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Though Abraham Lincoln remains one of the most beloved figures in American history and millions of people visit the Lincoln Memorial each year, few are familiar with the intriguing stories behind this national monument. In authoritative yet friendly text and handsome watercolor illustrations, this volume reveals fascinating facts about the monument's design and construction, historic events that took place there, and insights into the role this elegant edifice has played in the creation of a national identity. From 19th-century political infighting to Martin Luther King Jr. and beyond, this is a celebration of an iconic American and a famous memorial— and the ideal gift for architecture lovers and history buffs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781452131986
Publisher:
Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date:
05/06/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
112
Sales rank:
1,364,059
File size:
11 MB
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Meet the Author

Jay Sacher is the author of A Compendium of Collective Nouns and How to Swear Around the World. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Chad Gowey is an illustrator based in Boston, Massachusetts.

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