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The Ultimate Book of Historic Barns
     

The Ultimate Book of Historic Barns

by Robin Langley Sommer
 
The contemporary reawakening of interest in the historic folk buildings of North America has made us see old barns with new eyes, even as many of these simple, dignified structures vanish from the landscape. With spectacular full-color photographs, The Ultimate Book of Historic Barns is a fascinating pictorial essay into the history, geography, symbolism,

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The contemporary reawakening of interest in the historic folk buildings of North America has made us see old barns with new eyes, even as many of these simple, dignified structures vanish from the landscape. With spectacular full-color photographs, The Ultimate Book of Historic Barns is a fascinating pictorial essay into the history, geography, symbolism, ethnic roots, design and technology, and lore and legend of these vernacular buildings - - the focal point of the family farm when agriculture was a way of life for most people.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781571452238
Publisher:
Advanced Global Distribution
Publication date:
05/01/2000
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
8.83(w) x 11.29(h) x 1.20(d)

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