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Published by Artisan .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • United States History (General),
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History - U.S,
  • History: American,
  • General,
  • U.S. Architecture - General,
  • United States - 18th Century,
  • United States - Revolutionary War,
  • ARCHITECTURE / General,
  • History / United States / Revolutionary Period (1775-1800),
  • Historical - General,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • Historic buildings,
  • Homes and haunts,
  • Politicians,
  • Statesmen,
  • United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsRoger Straus III (Photographer)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages354
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12273176M
ISBN 101579652751
ISBN 109781579652753
OCLC/WorldCa77011433

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  Houses of the Founding Fathers broadens our view with photographic tours of forty 18th century houses once owned by the men and women who helped create our nation. Located in former colonies from Maine to Georgia, these varied abodes lend us a palpable sense of this surprising mix of merchants, farmers, landowners, and professional men who formed the nucleus of our Author: Hugh Howard.   Beautiful photographs by Roger Straus III. This book might more accurately been named "Surviving Houses from the Colonial era that are open to the public." The connection of some of these houses to the Founding Fathers is tenuous. Many fit the shibboth: "Washington Slept Here."/5. Houses of the Founding Fathers by Hugh Howard A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less/5(4). Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Houses of the Founding Fathers: The Men Who Made America and the Way They Lived by Hugh Howard (, Trade Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!

Houses of the Founding Fathers offers a penetrating look at the private lives of the men whose ideas ignited an insurrection against England—and who helped create the modern world. When they declared independence in Philadelphia in , they changed the course of Western history. [Houses of the Founding Fathers] [Author: Howard, Hugh] [October, ] [Howard, Hugh] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. [Houses of the Founding Fathers] [Author: Howard, Hugh] [October, ]/5(39). Mount Vernon made such an impression on me that I became inspired to visit all founding father homes. I received the book,"The Founding Fathers, The Men Behind the Nation," as a Christmas gift, a few years ago, and began to realize how little I knew about our founding fathers.   A riveting look at the private worlds of Hamilton, Washington, Jefferson, Adams, and more The hit Broadway show Hamilton has shined a spotlight on our Founding Fathers and the fascinating private lives of these men who helped create the modern world. In this breathtaking volume, historian Hugh Howard and photographer Roger Straus take us on an eye-opening tour of forty of the Founding Fathers Author: Hugh Howard.

Houses of the founding fathers. [Hugh Howard; Roger Straus] -- A riveting look at the domestic world of the Founding Fathers - their private lives, families, passions, culture, aspirations. When they declared independence in Philadelphia in , they changed. Book Overview A grand tour of 40 Founding Fathers stately 18th-century houses: the private residences of such legendary figures as Jefferson, Washington, Adams, and Hamilton. The Founders at Home is subtitled “The Building of America, –” “Building” is a pun: All the men he writes about left homes that, centuries later, are still intact and s: About Heirs of the Founders. From New York Times bestselling historian H. W. Brands comes the riveting story of how, in nineteenth-century America, a new set of political giants battled to complete the unfinished work of the Founding Fathers and decide the future of our democracy In the early s, three young men strode onto the national stage, elected to Congress at a moment when the.