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Gowans, Alan

Overview
Works: 110 works in 269 publications in 2 languages and 7,175 library holdings
Genres: History  Pictorial works  Bibliography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Author, zxx, Author of introduction, Other, Editor
Classifications: NA705, 720.973
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Most widely held works about Alan Gowans
 
Most widely held works by Alan Gowans
Images of American living; four centuries of architecture and furniture as cultural expression by Alan Gowans( Book )

23 editions published between 1962 and 1980 in English and held by 1,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The comfortable house : North American suburban architecture, 1890-1930 by Alan Gowans( Book )

13 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 1,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a guide to the burst of styles used in suburban homes built between 1890 and 1930
Styles and types of North American architecture : social function and cultural expression by Alan Gowans( Book )

15 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The restless art; a history of painters and painting, 1760-1960 by Alan Gowans( Book )

4 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unchanging arts; new forms for the traditional functions of art in society by Alan Gowans( Book )

7 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Building Canada; an architectural history of Canadian life by Alan Gowans( Book )

14 editions published in 1966 in English and Spanish and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learning to see : historical perspective on modern popular/commercial arts by Alan Gowans( Book )

9 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looking at architecture in Canada by Alan Gowans( Book )

11 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Architecture in New Jersey, a record of American civilization by Alan Gowans( Book )

4 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Church architecture in New France by Alan Gowans( Book )

15 editions published between 1955 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Carter's church : being a study in depth of Christ Church, Lancaster County, Virginia as an image of American living through two centuries considering the origins and meaning of its forms as originally conceived by Robert Carter and designed by Christopher Wren and their metamorphosis for later cultural expression from Jefferson to Frank Lloyd Wright by A Gowans( Book )

7 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction: The art historical problem -- The craftsmen of Christ Church : bricklayers from East Anglia -- Christ Church as an architectural form : comparisons with Scotland -- Functions and cultural expressions of Christ Church : comparisons with Britain, Holland, Scandinavia -- Christ Church as an image of living : memorial churches as great family status symbols in old and new worlds -- The master of Christ Church : Christopher Wren -- Old aristocracy and New Republic : symbolic imagery in American architecture, 1600-1850 -- Columbian Fair and colonial revival : symbolic imagery in American architecture, 1850-1950 -- The architectural imagery of Frank Lloyd Wright -- On art, architecture, and the study of history
On parallels in universal history, discoverable in arts & artifacts; an outline statement by Alan Gowans( Book )

16 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The face of Toronto by Ralph Greenhill( Book )

7 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prophetic allegory : Popeye & the American dream : two classics by E.C. Segar by Alan Gowans( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Architectural guide and period walking tours of the old city of Quebec by A. J. H Richardson( Book )

5 editions published between 1961 and 1966 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fruitful fields : American missionary churches in Hawaii by Alan Gowans( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early architecture of Chester County, Pennsylvania : an exhibition of photographs selected from the files of the Historic American Buildings Survey, National Park Service by Swarthmore College( Book )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rural myth and urban fact in the American heritage by Alan Gowans( Book )

2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The festival of cartoon art( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Up the streets of British Columbia by R. A. J Phillips( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The comfortable house : North American suburban architecture, 1890-1930
Alternative Names
Alan Gowans Canadian art historian

Alan Gowans historien de l'art canadien

Gowans, Alan

Gowans, Alan Wilbert

Gowans, Alan Wilbert 1923-2001

Languages
English (159)

Spanish (1)

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