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Carol Gayle

Born: 1936 in Atlanta, Georgia
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Ms. Gayle is an Associate Professor of History at Lake Forest College in Illinois.

Biography: N/A


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Carol Gayle on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Cast-iron architecture in America :
ISBN: 0393730158 OCLC: 37513113

W.W. Norton, New York : ©1998.

The first book on Bogardus's life and work, Cast-Iron Architecture in America describes how iron architecture remade the face of American cities in the mid-nineteenth century, following the appearance of cast iron on the industrial scene in eighteenth-century England and Europe. It documents the role played by Bogardus, who patented his method for cast-iron construction in 1850 and championed its use in America's growing cities.