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The Courthouse and the Depot: The Architecture of Hope in an Age of Despair A Narrative Guide to Railroad Expansion and Its Impact on Public Architecture in Georgia, 1833-1910 by Wilber W. Caldwell

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Published by Mercer University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Public architecture,
  • U.S. Architecture - South,
  • History: American,
  • Georgia - Local History,
  • Psychology Of Architecture,
  • Railroads,
  • Public, Commercial, or Industrial Buildings,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • General,
  • 19th century,
  • Architecture,
  • Georgia,
  • History

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages613
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8317616M
ISBN 100865547483
ISBN 109780865547483
OCLC/WorldCa47689877

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