National Trust Guide/San Francisco: America's Guide for Architecture and History Travelers




      National Trust Guide/San Francisco: America's Guide for Architecture and History Travelers
An accomplished writer and San Francisco historian, Peter Booth Wiley has produced a journey through the colourful neighbourhoods of one of the world s most popular tourist destinations As he describes the stories behind some of the best known landmarks, readers gain a new appreciation for the city s character, colourful history and diverse architectural traditions. Download National Trust Guide/San Francisco: America's Guide for Architecture and History Travelers – bluevapours.co.uk

Peter Booth Wiley has served as Chairman of the Board of John Wiley Sons since 2002 and has been a member of the board since 1984 He represents the sixth generation of Wileys to play a leadership role at the company.Wiley is Chairman of the California Polytechnic University at San Luis Obispo s Library and Technology Advisory Council and serves on the Board of Directors of the University of California Press He is also the author of many books including Empires in the Sun The Rise of the New American West, America s Saints The Rise of Mormon Power, and Yankees in the Land of the Gods Commodore Perry and the Opening of Japan Wiley has lectured extensively on the history and future of publishing, San Francisco history and architecture, and the writing experience Wiley received a B.A in English literature from Williams College and an M.A in United States history from the University of Wisconsin Madison.


      National Trust Guide/San Francisco: America's Guide for Architecture and History Travelers
 By Peter Booth Wiley IBN : 0471191205 Format : Paperback – bluevapours.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 432 pages
  • National Trust Guide/San Francisco: America's Guide for Architecture and History Travelers
  • Peter Booth Wiley
  • English
  • 05 May 2018
  • 0471191205

10 thoughts on “ National Trust Guide/San Francisco: America's Guide for Architecture and History Travelers

  1. Jane says:

    The first part of this book is a history of San Francicso focusing on its architecture and regional spread I was particularly interested in how the city grew into its inhospitable regions such as the dunes on the western shore who funded it and who benefited The second half of the book has a set of historical architectural walking tours several of which I want to take I feel like I have a much better sense of how the city has grown and why it has grown that way and why it now looks the wa The first part of t...

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