Swinging in Place: Porch Life in Southern Culture

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Univ of North Carolina Press, 2001 - Social Science - 193 pages
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The front porch evokes cherished memories from across a lifetime for many southerners--recollections of childhood games, courtship, family visits, gossip with neighbors. In this book, Jocelyn Hazelwood Donlon offers an original appreciation of the signifi
  

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Contents

ILLUSTRATIONS
6
Setting Terms
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Martie and Mike Richmond Baton Rouge La 1999
16
Michael and Carolyn Cavanaughs book discussion group
22
Living the Everyday Life
27
Mountain child shooting slingshot near Buckhorn Ky 1940
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Home of Wilson Adrien Petit Cut Off La ca 1928
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Houses at Cape Mersurado Grain Coast West Africa ca 1700
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Gallery and garden Charleston S C ca 1920
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Gloria Johnson and her son Gregory Lake Charles La 1995
88
Wells with her grandfather New Orleans La ca 1956
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McManus family porch Meadville Miss
131
Sophcom employee sleeping on swing 1998
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