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The Log House in East Tennessee
Language: en
Pages: 177
Authors: John Morgan
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990 - Publisher:

The Log House in East Tennessee argues that the introduction of portable sawmills, commercial lumbering activity, technical innovations such as balloon framing and 'box' construction, and the coming of the railroads acted in concert to eclipse log home building.
Appalachian Folkways
Language: en
Pages: 353
Authors: John B. Rehder
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-07-12 - Publisher: JHU Press

Winner of the Kniffen Award and an Honorable Mention from the Professional and Scholarly Publishing Awards in Sociology and Anthropology Appalachia may be the most mythologized and misunderstood place in America, its way of life and inhabitants both caricatured and celebrated in the mainstream media. Over generations, though, the families
Tennessee Log Buildings
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: John B. Rehder
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-30 - Publisher: Univ. of Tennessee Press

Drawing on more than four decades of research, Tennessee Log Buildings examines one of the Volunteer State’s most precious—and fast-disappearing—traditions. From the pioneer era through the mid–twentieth century, folk builders in Tennessee used logs to construct cabins, barns, other outbuildings, schools, and churches. In warm, accessible prose that often makes
Vernacular Architecture
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Henry Glassie
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-12-22 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

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
Valleys of the Shadow
Language: en
Pages: 163
Authors: Reuben Grove Clark
Categories: Knoxville (Tenn.)
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994 - Publisher: Univ. of Tennessee Press

They also offer valuable analyses of battles from a participant's point of view and discuss the irony many soldiers felt when combat pitted them against men they had known before the war in business, politics, and society.