People, power, places / edited by Sally McMurry and Annmarie Adams.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals




xxvii, 295 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.


Descriptive Terms

Vernacular architecture
Architecture and society


McMurry, Sally Ann, 1954-
Adams, Annmarie.
Vernacular Architecture Forum (U.S.). Meeting (1996 : Lawrence, Kan.)
Vernacular Architecture Forum (U.S.). Meeting (1997 : Portland, Ore.)


Anglo-American wooden frame farmhouses in the Midwest, 1830-1900 : origins of balloon frame construction / Fred W. Peterson -- The machine in the garden : the trolley cottage as romantic artifact / William B. Rhoads --The workers' cottage in Milwaukee's Polish community : housing and the process of Americanization, 1870-1920 / Thomas C. Hubka and Judith T. Kenny --Midwesterners in the Matanuska Valley : colonizing rural Alaska during the 1930s / Arnold R. Alanen -- "Come in the dark" : domestic workers and their rooms in apartheid-era Johannesburg, South Africa / Rebecca Ginsburg --Familiar things in strange places : Ankara's Ethnography Museum and the legacy of Islam in republican Turkey / Zeynep Kezer -- Manufacturing moral reform : images and realities of a nineteenth-century American prison / Elaine Jackson-Retondo -- The gazes of hierarchy at religious camp meetings, 1850-1925 / Anna Vemer Andrzejewski --
Constructions of tradition : vernacular architecture, country music, and auto-ethnography / Michael Ann Williams and Larry Morrisey --Constructing optimism : Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest / Travis C. McDonald Jr. -- Commercial space as consumption arena : retail stores in early Virginia / Ann Smart Martin -- Chicago's Eleanor Clubs : housing working women in the early twentieth century / Jeanne Catherine Lawrence -- Inside the institution : the art and craft of settlement work at the Oakland New Century Club, 1895-1923 / Marta Gutman.


Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press

Publisher Series

Perspectives in vernacular architecture ;


xxvii, 295 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.


"Originally papers presented at the annual meetings of the Vernacular Architecture Forum (VAF) held in Lawrence, Kansas (1996), and Portland, Oregon (1997)"--P. [xix].
Includes bibliographical references (p. [281]-283) and index.


1572330759 (pbk : alk. paper)

Call Number

HisPres. NA705.P47 2000


United States.


1st ed.