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Author McMurry, Sally Ann, 1954-

Title Families and farmhouses in nineteenth-century America : vernacular design and social change / Sally McMurry
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1988
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 261 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction --The Progressive Agriculturist's Vernacular -- The Shape of Cooperation: The Farmstead as Workplace, 1830-1855 --The Spheres Diverge: Work on the Progressive Farmstead, 1855-1885 -- City Parlor, Country Sitting Room -- Supervision to Self-Culture: Children's Spaces on the Progressive Farmstead -- From Production to Consumption: Progressive Farmhouse Design at the Turn of the Century
Summary A look at the changing design of 19th-century American farmhouses, collected from a wide range of agricultural periodicals of the time
Notes Based on the author's thesis--Cornell University
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-250) and index
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Subject Architecture and society -- United States.
Architecture -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Farmhouses -- United States.
Vernacular architecture -- United States.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0195044754 (Cloth)
0195364511 (electronic bk.)
9780195044751 (Cloth)
9780195364514 (electronic bk.)