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Fifty State Capitols: The Architecture of Representative Government (2nd Edition)

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Complete with colorized photos and detailed descriptions, Jim Stembridge's book explores the uniqueness of each U.S. capitol, the intricacy behind the architecture, and the significance of each decision made in a capitol's design. Details below.
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State governments, headquartered in their iconic capitol buildings, have been governing continuously—and largely democratically, peacefully, and openly—for more than two centuries, a record difficult to match in the history of civilization. Fifty State Capitols shows how the architecture of state capitols contributes to the success of representative government.The formality, timelessness, and public grandeur of representative government are on public display at every one of America’s fifty state capitols. Fifty State Capitols describes the majesty and stateliness of each state capitol’s exterior form and selected interior details, in words and photographs, including a brief history of the building.

State governments, headquartered in their iconic capitol buildings, have been governing continuously—and largely democratically, peacefully, and openly—for more than two centuries, a record difficult to match in the history of civilization. Fifty State Capitols shows how the architecture of state capitols contributes to the success of representative government.The formality, timelessness, and public grandeur of representative government are on public display at every one of America’s fifty state capitols. Fifty State Capitols describes the majesty and stateliness of each state capitol’s exterior form and selected interior details, in words and photographs, including a brief history of the building.

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PublisherCoho Publishing
ISBN Number9780983029298
Publication Year2019
Page Count128
Illustrations
Format/BindingPaperback
Trim Size15 x 12 inches
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Products specifications
Details
PublisherCoho Publishing
ISBN Number9780983029298
Publication Year2019
Page Count128
Illustrations
Format/BindingPaperback
Trim Size15 x 12 inches
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