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The Resource Alcatraz : history and design of a landmark, Donald MacDonald and Ira Nadel

Alcatraz : history and design of a landmark, Donald MacDonald and Ira Nadel

Label
Alcatraz : history and design of a landmark
Title
Alcatraz
Title remainder
history and design of a landmark
Statement of responsibility
Donald MacDonald and Ira Nadel
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An architectural history of the legendary prison addresses how the facility's design, in conjunction with its island location, ensured its maximum security to contain such notorious criminals as Al Capone and George "Machine Gun" Kelly
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
979.4/61
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F868.S156
LC item number
M25 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Alcatraz : history and design of a landmark, Donald MacDonald and Ira Nadel
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
What's in a name? -- The defensive triangle : from citadel to fortress -- Island architecture & the lighthouse : Victorian style -- From fortress to prison -- Escapes -- Life on the rock -- Occupation -- Gardens -- Birds of Alcatraz -- Alcatraz today & tomorrow -- Appendix 1. Alcatraz in the movies -- Appendix 2. Alcatraz : inmates & wardens -- Appendix 3. Escape attempts
Control code
ocn747532963
Dimensions
16 x 21 cm.
Extent
141 p.
Isbn
9781452101538
Lccn
2011051722
Other physical details
col. ill., col. maps
System control number
(OCoLC)747532963
Label
Alcatraz : history and design of a landmark, Donald MacDonald and Ira Nadel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
What's in a name? -- The defensive triangle : from citadel to fortress -- Island architecture & the lighthouse : Victorian style -- From fortress to prison -- Escapes -- Life on the rock -- Occupation -- Gardens -- Birds of Alcatraz -- Alcatraz today & tomorrow -- Appendix 1. Alcatraz in the movies -- Appendix 2. Alcatraz : inmates & wardens -- Appendix 3. Escape attempts
Control code
ocn747532963
Dimensions
16 x 21 cm.
Extent
141 p.
Isbn
9781452101538
Lccn
2011051722
Other physical details
col. ill., col. maps
System control number
(OCoLC)747532963

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