Vernacular Architecture

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Indiana University Press, 2000 - Architecture - 197 pages
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Based on thirty-five years of fieldwork, Glassie's Vernacular Architecture synthesizes a career of concern with traditional building. He articulates the key principles of architectural analysis, and then, centering his argument in the United States, but drawing comparative examples from many locations in Europe and Asia, he shows how architecture can be a prime resource for the one who would write a democratic and comprehensive history.

 

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An alternative title for Glassie's book might well be "A Thoughtful Ramble Through Euro-American Cultural History Using Old Buildings as a Starting Point." Rewriting and revising the fifth chapter of ... Read full review

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II
17
III
21
IV
25
V
36
VI
51
VII
61
VIII
70
IX
79
XII
112
XIII
116
XIV
131
XV
138
XVI
146
XVII
163
XVIII
165
XIX
181

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