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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



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Vernacular Architecture (Material Culture)

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Publisher Comments:

Based on thirty-five years of fieldwork, Glassie's Vernacular Architecture synthesizes a career of concern with traditional building. He articulates the key principles of architectural analysis, and then, centering his argument in the United States, but drawing comparative examples from many locations in Europe and Asia, he shows how architecture can be a prime resource for the one who would write a democratic and comprehensive history.

Synopsis:

Drawing comparative examples from many locations in Europe and Asia, Glassie shows how architecture can be a prime resource for someone writing a democratic and comprehensive history.

Table of Contents

Vernacular Architecture

Architectural Technology

Social Orders

Composition

Architectural Decoration

Complexity in Architectural Time

Compositional Levels

History

The American Landscape

An Entry to American History

Comparison to Ireland

The United States in the Nineteenth Century

Pattern in Time

Acknowledgments

Notes

Bibliography

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780253213952
Author:
Glassie, Henry
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Location:
Bloomington, IN
Subject:
General
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Domestic
Subject:
Criticism
Subject:
Vernacular architecture
Subject:
Vernacular architecture -- United States.
Subject:
ARCHITECTURE / General
Subject:
General Architecture
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Series:
Material Culture
Series Volume:
no. TRP-03-91-99.
Publication Date:
20001231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
100 bandw photos, 32 plates
Pages:
200
Dimensions:
9.04 x 6.11 x 0.66 in

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