Includes bibliographical references and index.
Stained glass: p. 15-38, 121, 182, 190, 192-193.
Introduction : national romanticism : vernacular expression in turn-of-the-century design / Nicola Gordon Bowe --
Recreating a tradition : Christopher Whall (1849-1924) and the arts & crafts renascence of English stained glass / Peter Cormack --
Vernacular expression or Western style? : Josiah Conder and the beginning of modern architectural design in Japan / Toshio Watanabe --
The vernacular in America, 1890-1920 : ideology and design / Wendy Kaplan --
The search for a northwest vernacular : Kirtland Cutter and the rustic picturesque 1888-1920 / Henry Matthews --
Reviving folk art in Russia : the Moscow Zemstvo and the Kustar art industries / Wendy Salmond --
Searching for a national style in Polish architecture at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th century / Malgorzata Omilanowska --
Romantic elements in Hungarian art nouveau / Katalin Gellér.
Vernacularism and its special characteristics in Hungarian art / Katalin Keserü --
What is vernacular? or, the search for the "mother-tongue of forms" / János Gerle --
Norwegian craft theory and national revival in the 1890s / Patricia G. Berman --
How nationalism was expressed in Finnish architecture at the turn of the last century / Ritva Wäre --
A contextual introduction to romantic nationalism and vernacular expression in the Irish arts and crafts movement, c.1886-1925 / Nicola Gordon Bowe.