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Places for the Spirit: Traditional African American Gardens

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Places for the Spirit is a stunning collection of over 80 documentary photographs of African American folk gardens — and their creators — in the Deep South (Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina). These landscapes have a unique historical significance due to the design elements and spiritual meanings that have been traced to the yards ...more
Hardcover, 160 pages
Published August 31st 2010 by Trinity University Press
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