The Los Angeles riots: America's cities in crisis

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Millbrook Press,
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[1993]
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1st ed.
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English
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A lavish presentation of this fine Milwaukee collection. Two hundred pieces of seventeenth-, eighteenth-, and early nineteenth-century American furniture. Each entry includes all known information about the particular object's history, cost, design sources, regional origin and unique qualities, as well as a photograph of the piece and a description of its salient construction features. Complimenting this rich catalogue are two essays. The first summarizes stylistic developments in the period 1680-1820 and seeks to place the Stone collection in historical perspective. The second, by Stanley Stone himself, discusses a personal approach to collecting that mixes obvious aesthetic joy and keen judgment--two qualities everywhere evident in this remarkable collection.

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9781562943738
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Grouping Title los angeles riots americas cities in crisis
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subject_facet African Americans -- California -- Los Angeles -- Social conditions -- Juvenile literature, Literature, Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Race relations -- Juvenile literature, Race relations -- Juvenile literature, Riots -- California -- Los Angeles -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature, Riots -- California -- Los Angeles -- Juvenile literature, Urban policy -- United States -- Juvenile literature
title_display The Los Angeles riots : America's cities in crisis
title_full The Los Angeles riots : America's cities in crisis / John Salak
title_short The Los Angeles riots :
title_sub America's cities in crisis
topic_facet African Americans, History, Race relations, Riots, Social conditions, Urban policy