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House Garden

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924101491821
Genre : Interior decoration
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House Garden Nation

Author : Ileana Rodríguez
ISBN : 0822314657
Genre : Literary Criticism
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How ironic, the author thought on learning of the Sandinista’s electoral defeat, that at its death the Revolutionary State left Woman, Violeta Chamorro, located at the center. The election signaled the end of one transition and the beginning of another, with Woman somewhere on the border between the neo-liberal and marxist projects. It is such transitions that Ileana Rodríguez takes up here, unraveling their weave of gender, ethnicity, and nation as it is revealed in literature written by women. In House/Garden/Nation the narratives of five Centro-Caribbean writers illustrate these times of transition: Dulce María Loynáz, from colonial rule to independence in Cuba; Jean Rhys, from colony to commonwealth in Dominica; Simone Schwarz-Bart, from slave to free labor in Guadeloupe; Gioconda Belli, from oligarchic capitalism to social democratic socialism in Nicaragua; and Teresa de la Parra, from independence to modernity in Venezuela. Focusing on the nation as garden, hacienda, or plantation, Rodríguez shows us these writers debating the predicament of women under nation formation from within the confines of marriage and home. In reading these post-colonial literatures by women facing the crisis of transition, this study highlights urgent questions of destitution, migration, exile, and inexperience, but also networks of value allotted to women: beauty, clothing, love. As a counterpoint on issues of legality, policy, and marriage, Rodriguez includes a chapter on male writers: José Eustacio Rivera, Omar Cabezas, and Romulo Gallegos. Her work presents a sobering picture of women at a crossroads, continually circumscribed by history and culture, writing their way.

Diana S White House Garden

Author : Elisa Carbone
ISBN : 9780698139848
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Diana Hopkins lived in a white house. THE White House. World War II is in full force across the seas. It's 1943, President Roosevelt is in office, and Diana's father, Harry Hopkins, is his chief advisor. And Diana wants to be part of the war effort. After some well-intentioned missteps (her quarantine sign on her father's office door was not well-received), the President requests her help with his newest plan for the country's survival: Victory Gardens! From award-winning author Elisa Carbone comes the true story of how Diana Hopkins started her own Victory Garden on the White House lawn under the tutelage of Eleanor Roosevelt. With dedication and patience, she showed the nation that the war effort started first on the homefront.

White House Garden Cookbook

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ISBN : 9781933176437
Genre : Cooking (Vegetables)
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House And Garden

Author : Julius Owen
ISBN : 1654362425
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A fan of Modernism, Best importedMarimekko textiles from Finland and designerlighting and furniture by leading Italian and USbrands. Australian House & Garden, launchedin 1948, bore witness to the 35-year career ofthe pioneering work of Best, who died at herDarling Point home in 1988. Now, with anexhibition of her archives showing in Sydney, it's time to devote pages to her genius again

A Garden With House Attached

Author : Sarah Warner Brooks
ISBN : 9781465500083
Genre : Fiction
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When, by an unlooked-for sequence of events, I became manager of "The Garden with House Attached" (as an important preliminary) along with "The Third Son" I went over from Cambridge to take account of its possibilities. And here be it stated that from the time of his first trousers "The Third Son" had been my assistant gardener; and in all my horticultural enterprises, might still be counted in as "aider and abettor." "Mother," said this astute young person—on our return from this inspection—"It is a big job; but there is yet another week of my vacation. Let us make a beginning." In shaping the ground plan of this quaint old garden, its long-dead projectors had shown a capability which came within an ace of genius itself! Hence, so far as laying out went, there was absolutely no call for improvement. All had been so well and effectively outlined, that the landscape gardener himself must have approved. The long South walk—leading past the front door of the "Mansion House"—passing orchard and kitchen garden on its way up the long, gradual ascent towards the western boundary of the estate, and then turning a corner, followed the low stone wall hedged with sturdy purple lilacs (free to all the country round) and making a second turn, skirted the low northern ledge, where in June the locust hangs its tassels of perfumed snow, and, in autumn time, the wild barberry perfects its coral clusters. There, all summer long, the wind blows cool and sweet, and, resting on low, mossy boulders, you may sight, on the left, Middlesex Fells, and, across the blue distance, glimpse Tufts College on its broad, grassy hill, with the Mystic River (if the tide be in) creeping leisurely between you and that ancient seat of learning. Following the walk down the lazy declivity, you take a turn with it beneath two aged pines, with the big lily-of-the-valley patch nestling in their shade; and (hard by) the well-appointed triangular flower plot, from time immemorial "bedded out" with "The Lady's" house plants. Turning on your track, you take a stroll through "The Lover's Walk"—a little, lilac-embowered pathway—and turning, follow, past the back of the house, the long, rocky ledge, with its glorious crown of white lilac trees—their tall tops touching the very ridge-pole of the roof. There orange toadstools, like fairy parasols, push up through the damp mosses. There a giant Norway spruce drops its cones and spreads its brown carpet of needles; and in summer-time you may dream away the hours upon the cool stone steps and, harkening to an ancient pine singing its slow song, may "Eat of the lotus, and dream, and forget." The rough wagon road on the East takes you from the high road to the big old-fashioned barn, beneath whose eaves, year after year, the punctual swallow nests; while, high among the rafters within, immemorial pigeons rear their toothsome squabs.

Uppark House And Garden

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Around The House And In The Garden

Author : Dominique Browning
ISBN : 0743226933
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The main editor-in-chief of House & Garden serves up a collection of essays about home life, covering home decoration, gardening, domestic life, and the intimate relationship between self and home. Reprint.

The White House Gardens And Grounds

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ISBN : MINN:31951D02368857P
Genre : Gardens
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For Every House A Garden

Author : Rudy J. Favretti
ISBN : 0874515149
Genre : Gardening
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Prominent horticulturalists present an excellent practical guide for reproducing period gardens in their many forms

Seasons In My House And Garden

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ISBN : 9780522857825
Genre : Gardening
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Season by season and month by month, Holly shares her passion for gardening and the knowledge gained from years of success with flower and vegetable gardens. Inside the house, Holly offers ideas on transforming home-grown produce into beautiful dishes, from preserves such as spiced fruit chutney to a hearty cassoulet or delicate lime tart. She also gives tips for creating stunning flower arrangements, table settings, home decorations and more. Lavishly illustrated throughout, and with useful identifying pictures for flowers and produce, Seasons in My House and Garden is the perfect companion for gardeners both experienced and novice, homemakers and keen cooks.

Waterwise House And Garden

Author : Allan Windust
ISBN : 0643068007
Genre : Gardening
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This practical guide shows how we can contribute to conserving water in our home and garden. This book takes a planned approach to saving water in the home using different household reticulation options including the use of rainwater tanks and recycling greywater. It shows how to eliminate unnecessary watering in the garden by working with nature to create a garden that is both enjoyable and sensitive to the environment.

House Garden Fifties House

Author : Catriona Gray
ISBN : 9781840916867
Genre : Architecture
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The post-war consumer boom of the 1950s, coupled with a desire for new, innovative design resulted in one of the most exciting decades in the history of interiors - a visual revolution that was captured on the pages of British House & Garden. In Fifties House, mid-century modern enthusiast Catriona Gray has drawn on the magazine's peerless archive, curating the best illustrations and photographs to show how the use of colour, pattern, homewares and furniture evolved through the decade. The homes of key tastemakers are featured including Le Corbusier, Giò Ponti, Terence Conran and Hans and Florence Knoll. The first title in the new Decades of Design series, House & Garden Fifties House is required reading for mid-century modern enthusiasts, collectors and decorators in search of inspiration from the most influential homes of the past.

The House In The Garden

Author : John Randolph
ISBN : 0801445426
Genre : History
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Aspiring thinkers require a stage for their performance and an audience to help give their actions distinction and meaning. To be made durable and influential, their charismatic stories have to be framed by supporting ideals, practices, and institutions. Although the biographies of the Empire's most famous thinkers have a comfortable platform in modern Russia's printed record, scholars have yet to explore fully the intimate context surrounding their activities in the early nineteenth century. There is, as a result, a certain homeless quality to our understandings of Imperial Russian culture, which this history of one extremely productive home will help us correct.--from The House in the Garden The House in the Garden explores the role played by domesticity in the making of Imperial Russian intellectual traditions. It tells the story of the Bakunins, a distinguished noble family who in 1779 chose to abandon their home in St. Petersburg for a rustic manor house in central Russia's Tver Province. At the time, the Russian government was encouraging its elite subjects to see their private lives as a forum for the representation of imperial virtues and norms. Drawing on the family's vast archive, Randolph describes the Bakunins' attempts to live up to this ideal and to convert their new home, Priamukhino, into an example of modern civilization. In particular, Randolph shows how the Bakunin home fostered the development of a group of charismatic young students from Moscow University, who in the 1830s sought to use their experiences at Priamukhino to reimagine themselves as agents of Russia's enlightenment. Some of the story Randolph tells is familiar to historians. The anarchist Mikhail Bakunin, whose early philosophical evolution Randolph describes, was born at Priamukhino, while the radical critic Vissarion Belinsky claimed to have been transformed by his experiences there. When Tom Stoppard sought to portray the spiritual history of the Russian intelligentia in his trilogy, The Coast of Utopia, he chose Priamukhino as the scene for act 1. Yet Randolph's research allows us to watch this drama from a radically different perspective. It shows how the culture of Russian Idealism--so long presumed to be a product of alienation--actually relied on the support provided by the cult of distinction that the Russian government had built around noble homes. It also allows us to see the other actors and agents of private life--and most notably, the Bakunin women--as participants in the creation of modern Russian social thought. The result is a work that revises our understanding of Russian intellectual history while also contributing to the histories of women, gender, private life, and memory in nineteenth-century Russia. --Stephen Lovell, King's College London, author of Summerfolk: A History of the Dacha, 1710-2000

Create Your Dream House And Garden

Author : Lizzie O'Prey
ISBN : 9781907518072
Genre : House & Home
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Millions of us want to improve our home and surroundings, and there’s a ton of advice out there to help us; a never-ending avalanche of books, magazines, websites and TV programmes. But who’s got the time to wade through this lot to sift the stuff that works from what doesn't? What we need are failsafe short cuts to turning our run-of-the-mill house into our dream home, complete with the perfect garden. Create your dream house and garden is the indispensable guide to turning your property into your dream residence, inside and out. Packed with down-to-earth, simple and effective advice, Create your dream house and garden will help you make the most of your house and garden so you can feel truly at home. Create your dream house and garden is compact, inspiring to read and fantastic value.

A Guide To Poisonous House And Garden Plants

Author : Anthony Knight
ISBN : 9781482241044
Genre : Science
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This title is an excellent resource to help indentify poisonous plants in the home and garden and contains the most current information about plant toxicity in dogs and cats. This essential reference allows veterinarians to not only identify poisonous plants, but also includes the toxic properties of the plant and the clinical signs that can be expected in animals that ingest the plants. This instrumental guide contains detailed discussions on the plant toxins, the plant parts that are most dangerous and the first aid that should be considered. The title includes 192 domestic and exotic plant species, with an emphasis on plants typically found in and around the home. This user friendly guide is organized alphabetically by the plant’s botanical name, while the index includes common names listed to help find the specific plant in question. The 350 high quality color photos also assist the practitioner in accurate plant identification. The highly visual, easily accessible format make this title an ideal toxically reference for small animal practitioners.

The Magical Garden Of The Little Yellow House

Author : Sue Cronin
ISBN : 9781483651378
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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These stories are about the little girls who live in the little yellow house at the top of the hill on a very busy road and about what goes on in their garden at night. The plants and flowers come to life at night, after the neighbourhood has settled down for the night. There is one particular flower that has a wish to be transformed into a little girl, just like Stephanie and Olivia. Does this happen?

House And Garden Book Of Garden Decoration

Author : Peter Coats
ISBN : WISC:89031296403
Genre : Garden ornaments and furniture
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House And Garden Ebook Of Talk Radio Shows

Author : Francine Silverman
ISBN : 9783730907184
Genre : House & Home
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Covers gardening, growing vegetables, going green, home improvement, repair, and remodeling, healthy home design trends, buying and selling homes, feng shui, organizing vegetable garden

More Magic In The Garden Of The Little Yellow House

Author : Sue Cronin
ISBN : 9781483699189
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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The second book about the magical garden of the little yellow house introduces Lily, who thinks she is the best flower in the garden, and the Fairy Queen who is not impressed with Lilys antics. Rose still dreams of becoming a little girl does this dream come true?

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