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Author Khan, Yasmin Sabina.

Title Enlightening the world : the creation of the Statue of Liberty / Yasmin Sabina Khan.

Imprint Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2010.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    974.71 KHA    Available
Description viii, 231 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The idea -- A champion of liberty -- Bonds of friendship -- The French sculptor -- Bartholdi's tour of America and the American architect -- Washington, D.C., as a national symbol -- Bartholdi's design -- The statue takes shape -- The American committee and the French engineers -- Hunt designs a pedestal -- Fundraising and a visionary sonnet -- The unveiling.
Subject Bartholdi, Frédéric Auguste, 1834-1904.
Statue of Liberty (New York, N.Y.) -- History.
Monuments -- New York (State) -- New York -- Design and construction.
New York (N.Y.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- History.
United States -- Relations -- France.
France -- Relations -- United States.
ISBN 9780801448515 (cloth : alk. paper)
0801448514 (cloth : alk. paper)

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