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Silent in the Land

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SILENT IN THE LAND is a unique depiction of the major styles and periods of Southern architecture. With photographs by artist Chip Cooper and essays by Harry Knopke and Robert Gamble, the book's visual and written images provide impressionistic comments on the 19th century southern landscape viewed through the prism of time. Featuring 60 houses in more than 150 full, four- ...more
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published September 1st 1993 by Ckm Press
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Ellen Johnson
beautiful photos of old, rural Southern houses, and not all the stereotypical plantation houses either. There are also slave quarters, shotgun houses, and just to remind us it wasn't all luxury in the early days, old homes owned by planters, doctors, etc. that are actually very small and simple by today's standards. I wish the architectural info in the back was the main text rather than info on the owners and what they'd done to the houses. Convinced me I should never try to renovate a place lik ...more
A wonderful tour of Alabama history in pictures and articles. Well written and the pictures are outstanding.
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