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Texas Log Buildings

Author : Terry G. Jordan
ISBN : 9780292788442
Genre : Architecture
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Once too numerous to attract attention, the log buildings of Texas now stand out for their rustic beauty. This book preserves a record of the log houses, stores, inns, churches, schools, jails, and barns that have already become all too few in the Texas countryside. Terry Jordan explores the use of log buildings among several different Texas cultural groups and traces their construction techniques from their European and eastern American origins.

American Log Buildings

Author : Terry G. Jordan
ISBN : UOM:39015007162368
Genre : Architecture
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The Log House In East Tennessee

Author : John Morgan
ISBN : 0870496530
Genre : Architecture
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The Log House in East Tennessee argues that the introduction of portable sawmills, commercial lumbering activity, technical innovations such as balloon framing and 'box' construction, and the coming of the railroads acted in concert to eclipse log home building.

Ozark Vernacular Houses A Study Of Rural Homeplaces In The Arkansas Ozarks C

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Texas Roots

Author : C. Allan Jones
ISBN : 9781603446020
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The uniquely Texan system that arose from the state's agricultural heritage, a mixture of practices and traditions from New Spain, Mexico, Europe, and the South, was the foundation for Texas' economic strength after the Civil War. In "Texas Roots," Jones brings alive this aspect of the state's history that contributed immeasurably to its identity and prosperity.

Vernacular Buildings

Author : Allen Noble
ISBN : 9781780766249
Genre : Architecture
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Number Ten Downing Street and the Cabinet Office are at the apex of power in Britain, yet they are among the most under-researched of all the great institutions of state. With an unprecedented level of access, and interviews from former ministers, senior civil servants and political advisers, Patrick Diamond examines the administrative and political machinery serving the Prime Minister, and considers how it evolved from the early years of New Labour to the election of the Coalition Government in 2010. Drawing on previously unpublished material, Diamond provides a unique analysis which considers the continuing power of the civil service, the tensions between permanent officials and political aides, and the hard grind of achieving change from the centre in Whitehall. By exploring the ideological beliefs underpinning the policy-making process and illuminating the importance of the British Political Tradition in shaping the institutions and practice of statecraft, this book reveals the contemporary realities of government and democracy in practice.

Plain Folk Of The South Revisited

Author : Samuel C. Hyde, Jr.
ISBN : 9780807158593
Genre : History
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Traditional Buildings

Author : Allen Noble
ISBN : 9780857739025
Genre : Architecture
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Based on a lifelong professional and personal interest, "Traditional Buildings" presents a unique survey of vernacular architecture across the globe. The reader is taken on a fascinating tour of traditional building around the world, which includes the loess cave homes of central China, the stilt houses on the shores of Dahomey, the housebarns of Europe and North America, the wind towers of Iran, the Bohio houses of the Arawak Indians of the Caribbean, and much more. Professor's Noble's extensive travels have allowed him to examine many of the building at close quarters and the richly illustrated text includes photographs from his personal collection. With its comprehensive and detailed bibliography, the work will be welcomed by experts and non-specialists alike.

The New Encyclopedia Of Southern Culture

Author : Richard Pillsbury
ISBN : 9780807877210
Genre : Reference
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The location of "the South" is hardly a settled or static geographic concept. Culturally speaking, are Florida and Arkansas really part of the same region? Is Texas considered part of the South or the West? This volume of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture grapples with the contestable issue of where the cultural South is located, both on maps and in the minds of Americans. Richard Pillsbury's introductory essay explores the evolution of geographic patterns of life within the region--agricultural practices, urban patterns, residential buildings, religious preferences, foodways, and language. The entries that follow address general topics of cultural geographic interest, such as Appalachia, exiles and expatriates, Latino and Jewish populations, migration patterns, and the profound Disneyfication of central Florida. Entries with a more concentrated focus examine major cities, such as Atlanta, New Orleans, and Memphis; the influence of black and white southern migrants on northern cities; and individual subregions, such as the Piedmont, Piney Woods, Tidewater, and Delta. Putting together the disparate pieces that make up the place called "the South," this volume sets the scene for the discussions in all the other volumes of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture.

Log Buildings Of Southern Indiana

Author : Warren Everett Roberts
ISBN : IND:39000005540526
Genre : Log buildings
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