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(The True Story of Child Abuse Continued) - Child Abuse True Stories dHe author concludes from close examination of stylistic evolution that regional characteristics largelyisappear after that ate An 1850s building in Harpers Ferry looks essentially the same as an 1850s building in San FranciscoSecond the photography and graphics in this book are among the best I have ever seen many of the colonial structures studied in Many of the colonial structures studied in book are illustrated with archival HABS photographs but once we move past 1780 the photographs all monochrome are native to this book and are simply superb The photography of fine architectural etails is world class The conjectural illustrations of so called restored elevations are beautiful and the plans are comprehensive These evices give the reader an idea of what the pristine structures looked like before alteration The graphics add real value to the book as a research toolA uick note about ating How architectural historians ate structures is still very much personal as there is no universally accepted standard Sometimes if there is a section of a wall that ates to 1750 an historian will ate the entire structure to 1750 Realtors are good at this hoping to cash in on the prestige of age Other times if one column of an entrance structure received a nail in 1877 an historian Will Date The Entire date the entire to 1877 The ultra purist architectural historians like to o this This particular author is of the ultra purist architectural historians like to Tyral (Mated to the Alien, do this This particular author is of the than the former meaning that hisating of buildings is exceptionally conservative Many of the houses featured in this book were substantially built BEFORE the author s stated build Knocked Up by a Thug dates based on common evidence such as letters tax recordseeds contracts etc This is not a flaw but it s important to establish the author s point of view The author African or American?: Black Identity and Political Activism in New York City, 1784-1861 does not make use ofendrochronology since few of these structures have been The Logic of Self-Destruction dated using the techniueHere s the bottom line Buy this book if you have any interest in theomestic architecture of frontier Virginia This book is appropriate for professionals as well as interested amateurs It is a real gem of a volumeThis book immediately brings to mind Maral Kalbian s eually superb study of Frederick County VirginiaThe book is beautifully edited cloth bound and printed by West Virginia University Exceptional work. Within the picturesue borders of Jefferson County West Virginia remain the vestiges of a history filled with Civil War battles and political rebellion Yet also woven into the historical landscapeof this small county nestled within the Shenandoah Valley is an unusual collection of historic homes In this fascinating architectural exploration John C Allen Jr Around the Sacred Fire: Native Religious Activism in the Red Power Era details his expansive seven year survey of Jefferson County's historic residences By focusing onwellings built from the mid eighteenth century to the arrival of the railroad and canal in 1835 Allen unfolds the uniue story of this area's early building traditions and architectural innovations The 250 buildings included in this work from the plantation homes of the Washington family to the log houses of yeomen farmers reveal the uniue The Alchemy of Opposites development of this region as Allen categorizes structures and establishes patterns of construction plan and styleAllen's refreshing perspective illuminates the vibrant vernacular architecture of Jefferson County connecting the housing of this area to the rich history of the Shenandoah Valley Varying features of house siting plan types construction techniues building materials outbuildings and exterior and interioretailing illustrate the blending of German Scots Irish English and African cultures into a istinct regional style Adorned with over seven hundred stylish photographs by Walter Smalling and elegant rawings floor plans and maps by Andrew Lewis Uncommon Vernacular explores and preserves this historic area's rich architectural heritage. Uncommon Vernacular: The Early Houses of Jefferson County, West Virginia, 1735-1835For anyone interested in architecture the history of rural eastern America or history in general this book is a wonderful glimpse at the origins and events that unfolded behind and in many cases Stand and Deliver: Political Activism, Leadership, and Hip Hop Culture dramatically shaped the rural and small town landscape that exists in Jefferson County West Virginia today This book is packed with beautiful and thought provoking pictures and illustrations that show not only the structures as they exist today but provide insight through itseeply researched and artfully The Wrong Complexion for Protection drawn illustrations into what once was but no longer exists This project is both aesthetically stunning and historically important It is at the same time a story of how our history has shaped our landscape and an artful catalog of archetecture worthy of and in need of preservation I like it For privacy the locations of the homes aren t shown Interesting to learn the history of the Shenandoah Valley and the influence of early pioneers on our local architecture The finest county inventory I ve seen Minor uibbles The organization makes it easy to focus on a specific characteristic but veryifficult to focus on an individual house especially A Black Woman's Civil War Memoirs: Reminiscences of My Life in Camp With the 33rd U.S. Colored Troops, Late 1st South Carolina Volunteers disappointing in the county with theocumented work of John Arris and incredibly beautiful hall at Harewood The author s use of the term millwork to escribe the hand planed and careful on site installation of ecorative woodwork is a major solecism Uncommon Vernacular will live on in your bookcase and in your hand like Waterman s Mansions of Virginia and Early architecture of North Carolina for the value of its photographs long after much of its text is Children of the Sun deemed outdated orubious or both A fantastic must buy book I have only read a few chapters so far but it is interesting to see how factors such as transportation methods and political influences caused changes in architecture Many houses in Jefferson County are uniue to even neighboring counties The author is Approaches To Academic Reading And Writing disheartened as am I about the loss of some of these historic structures Hopefully this book will help motivate people to preserve and restore not only houses in Jefferson County WV but across our nation My fear is that only those of us who already believe in historic preservation will read the book I wish it were reuired reading. Within the picturesue borders of Jefferson County West Virginia remain the vestiges of a history filled with Civil War battles and political rebellion Yet also woven into the historical landscapeof this small county nestled within the Shenandoah Valley is an unusual collection of historic homes In this fascinating architectural exploration John C Allen Jretails his expansive seven year survey of Jefferson County's historic residences By focusing on wellings built from the mid eighteenth century to the arrival of the railroad and canal in 1835 Allen unfolds the uniue story of this area's early building traditions and architectural innovations The 250 buildings included in this work from the plantation homes 250 buildings included in this work

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In our schools Architecture is ignored unless oneecides to major in it in college The houses in this book are from the lowly to the mansion but all are wonderful The author book are from the lowly to the mansion but all are wonderful The author spent a lot of time researching and Alcohol Addiction Recovery documenting the houses he wrote about You can tell this book is a labor of love The paper is thick and of high uality Photographs are high uality My only regret is that I waited so long to order a copy Architectural historians rejoice This book presents the most comprehensive accurate beautiful and important study of historic houses in any county of West Virginia ever published I waited for two months for this book and I m absolutely stunned What a gorgeous volume author John Allen and West Virginia University Press have producedFirst let me brieflyiscuss the studied area Jefferson County West Virginia contains an enormous stock of pre Civil War houses From the small stone houses of early German settlers traveling own the Great Wagon Road to the grand estates of the Washington and Fairfax families to the townhouses of important merchants in Shepherdstown Charles Town and Harpers Ferry this book covers them all There s still so much to be iscovered and restored in Jefferson County and this book oes justice to that be iscovered and restored in Jefferson County and this book Climax (Double Alchemy, does justice to that the book itself this is NOT an architectural catalog and it is a study ofomestic architecture houses not churches courthouses or other public structures It s written in a narrative style split into chapters Peace DeLeos Action Thriller Singles dedicated to farm houses town houses construction techniues architecturaletails and interior Roots and Blossoms design It s so comprehensive in its coverage of the built environment that you might forget that it s not actually a catalog but a study of cultural historical and artistic contextsNow here are the REAL standouts you will take away from this book First this is a study of what IS Not a study of what WAS or what COULD HAVE BEEN In other words the 250 sites included in this book are ALL still standing This is noirectory of lost glory You can find each and every structure mentioned in the book still standing today though many will be altered The author makes clear in his methodology that the building selection includes extant farm and town structures built before 1835 Why 1835 Within the picturesue borders of Jefferson County includes extant farm and town structures built before 1835 Why 1835 Within the picturesue borders of Jefferson County Virginia remain the vestiges of a history filled with Civil War battles and political rebellion Yet also woven into the historical landscapeof this small county nestled within the Shenandoah Valley is an unusual collection of historic homes In this fascinating architectural exploration John C Allen Jr The Humanities, Higher Education, and Academic Freedom details his expansive seven year survey of Jefferson County's historic residences By focusing onwellings built from the mid eighteenth century to the arrival of the railroad and canal in 1835 Allen unfolds the uniue story of this area's early building traditions and architectural innovations The 250 buildings included in this work from the plantation homes of the Washington family to the log houses of yeomen farmers reveal the uniue Shakespeare development of this region as Allen categorizes structures and establishes patterns of construction plan and styleAllen's refreshing perspective illuminates the vibrant vernacular architecture of Jefferson County connecting the housing of this area to the rich history of the Shenandoah Valley Varying features of house siting plan types construction techniues building materials outbuildings and exterior and interioretailing illustrate the blending of German Scots Irish English and African cultures into a istinct regional style Adorned with over seven hundred stylish photographs by Walter Smalling and elegant rawings floor plans and maps by Andrew Lewis Uncommon Vernacular explores and preserves this historic area's rich architectural heritage. ,