Building a house in new France: an account of the perplexities of client and craftsmen in early Canada
This unconventional account of early French Canada describes the social background of popular architecture and shows how the evolution of the Canadiens was mirrored in the houses they built.
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Preface W J Eccles7
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The Canadien Farmhouse22
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