To Build in a New Land : Ethnic Landscapes in North America (Paperback)

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A collection of twenty-two original essays by noted authorities on the distinctive cultural landscapes created by the immigration of various European groups, mostly in the nineteenth century, and the migrations of black and Native American groups. (Anthropology)

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Publisher Johns Hopkins Univ Pr
Mfg Part# 9780801841897
SKU 30491563
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0801841895
Release Date 4/10/2007
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Dimensions (in Inches) 10.25H x 7.25L x 1.25T
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Editors Note A collection of twenty-two original essays by noted authorities on the distinctive cultural landscapes created by the immigration of various European groups, mostly in the nineteenth century, and the migrations of Black and Native American groups. A rich portrait of the ethnic groups that have helped mold the cultures of the United States and Canada.
Editors Note 1 "Provides an overview of North American ethnic landscapes and offers portrayals of some of the ethnic groups in the United States and Canada." -- Vernacular Architecture Newsletter.Lavishly illustrated with historical photographs, maps, and architectural drawings, To Build in a New Land includes chapters on Ukrainian pioneer landscapes in western Canada, Cajun farmsteads in Louisiana, Czech settlements in South Dakota, Danish homes in Iowa and Minnesota, vernacular architecture of the German-Russian Mennonites of southeastern Manitoba, Afro-American housing in the southeastern United States, and the regional variations of Irish, English, and Scottish construction in Ontario.
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Book Format Paperback
Minimum Age 22
Number of Pages 0472
Publisher Johns Hopkins University Press

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