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American Rustic

Author : Chase Reynolds Ewald
ISBN : 9781423640288
Genre : Design
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An intimate look at rustic homes, cabins, architecture, and decorating in true American rustic style. Included are fresh takes on traditional log cabins, sustainable projects, artistic abodes, and places for play—all artistically photographed and discussed in exquisite prose. From a New Mexico Pueblo to a New York lake house, from humble to grand, these dream retreats will carry away your imagination. CHASE REYNOLDS EWALD has been writing about food, design, travel, and lifestyle for 25 years. A graduate of Yale and the Graduate School of Journalism at U.C. Berkeley, she is currently Senior Editor of Western Art & Architecture Magazine. She lives in Tiburon, California. AUDREY HALL’S photography has been widely published; her feature stories have appeared in The New York Times, Interiors, Luxe, Preservation, Country Living, Sunset, and the Wall Street Journal. She lives in Livingston, Montana.

The Content Of Science A Constructivist Approach To Its Teaching And Learning

Author : Peter J. Fensham; Richard F. Gunstone; Richard T. White all of Monash University, Australia.
ISBN : 9781317856214
Genre : Education
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First published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Rustic Fireplaces

Author : Ralph Kylloe
ISBN : 1423601661
Genre : Architecture
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A sourcebook featuring more than one hundred rustic fireplace and hearth designs includes more than 150 full-color photographs and inspirational suggestions on how to construct a unique fireplace from different types of stone, natural rocks, brick, wood, metals, wrought iron, and more.

Modern Rustic

Author : Emily Henson
ISBN : 1849754454
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 55. 4 MB
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Provides ideas and inspiration for stylish modern rustic designs for the home.

Country Living American Style

Author : Country Living
ISBN : 1618371290
Genre : Design
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Country Living celebrates all-American design: quaint New England towns, dusty Texas ranches, woodsy log cabins, and Main Street, Anywhere, USA. Lush photography puts our country's most beloved styles on vivid display—architecture, ornaments, textiles, more—along with secrets for recreating this inviting look at home and mixing up old and new. Sidebars explore iconic US companies in this joyous presentation of classic Americana.

Ranches Of The American West

Author : Linda Leigh Paul
ISBN : UCSD:31822036371185
Genre : Architecture
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A look at American ranches, from century-old working ranches to rugged new compounds designed for life in the West.

Rustic Warriors

Author : Steven C. Eames
ISBN : 9780814722718
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"The early French Wars (1689-1748) in North America saw provincial soldiers, or British white settlers, in Massachusetts and New Hampshire fight against New France and her Native American allies with minimal involvement from England ... Steven Eames demonstrates that [the battlefield style that] developed in early New England was ... a unique way of war that selectively blended elements of European military strategy, frontier fighting, and native American warfare. This new form of warfare responded to and influenced the particular challenges, terrain, and demography of early New England. Drawing upon a wealth of primary materials on King William's War, Queen Anne's War, Dummer's War, and King George's War, Eames offers a bottom-up view of how war was conducted and how war was experienced in this particular period and place"--Page 4 of cover.

At Home In The American Barn

Author : James B. Garrison
ISBN : 0847847497
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At Home in the American Barn examines the fascinating possibilities for living and adaptive reuse provided by the expansive spaces and rough-hewn look of these traditional structures. Nationwide, Americans are turning to structures such as the barn with a mind to renovating them to fit the lifestyles of today, redesigning these often-wonderful places of the past into residential spaces. At Home in the American Barn embraces the dream to slow things down and return to basics and shares some success stories, as made plain by the buildings themselves.This richly illustrated volume focuses on the barn as home. Each of the structures featured has been adapted from its original utilitarian purpose to allow for comfortable, joyous living. Built at first as places for work, barns nevertheless often demonstrate fine craftsmanship and artistry. This volume emphasizes the rare beauty of these structures and shows throughout elegant solutions for living in these beautifully imagined homes. Soaring rafters here allow for dramatic chandeliers in one home or a wall of magnificent bookcases in another. Spaces that are unconventional in a traditional domestic sense here serve as springboards for inspiration that allow for, in one home, a spiral staircase of fantasy made from hand-planed wood, and, in another, a wall of glass that lets in the sun. The American Barn shows the way that this can be done successfully and artfully.

The Southern Rustic Cabin

Author : Emily J. Followill
ISBN : 1423638859
Genre : Decoration and ornament, Rustic
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In the cool, wooded mountains of the South, each log cabin has a rich history and a unique personality. Homeowners featured here have preserved the age-old qualities of their cabins while renovating, revitalizing, and redecorating these treasures to support modern living and reflect their personal style. Emily Followill’s stunning photography shows every cozy corner of thirteen homes located in Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina, Alabama, and Virginia. The writing tells the story of how each cabin and owner came together; as the owners changed their cabins, the cabins invariably changed the owners as well.

Three Squares

Author : Abigail Carroll
ISBN : 9780465025527
Genre : History
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We are what we eat, as the saying goes, but we are also how we eat, and when, and where. Our eating habits reveal as much about our society as the food on our plates, and our national identity is written in the eating schedules we follow and the customs we observe at the table and on the go. In Three Squares, food historian Abigail Carroll upends the popular understanding of our most cherished mealtime traditions, revealing that our eating habits have never been stable—far from it, in fact. The eating patterns and ideals we’ve inherited are relatively recent inventions, the products of complex social and economic forces, as well as the efforts of ambitious inventors, scientists and health gurus. Whether we’re pouring ourselves a bowl of cereal, grabbing a quick sandwich, or congregating for a family dinner, our mealtime habits are living artifacts of our collective history—and represent only the latest stage in the evolution of the American meal. Our early meals, Carroll explains, were rustic affairs, often eaten hastily, without utensils, and standing up. Only in the nineteenth century, when the Industrial Revolution upset work schedules and drastically reduced the amount of time Americans could spend on the midday meal, did the shape of our modern “three squares” emerge: quick, simple, and cold breakfasts and lunches and larger, sit-down dinners. Since evening was the only part of the day when families could come together, dinner became a ritual—as American as apple pie. But with the rise of processed foods, snacking has become faster, cheaper, and easier than ever, and many fear for the fate of the cherished family meal as a result. The story of how the simple gruel of our forefathers gave way to snack fixes and fast food, Three Squares also explains how Americans’ eating habits may change in the years to come. Only by understanding the history of the American meal can we can help determine its future.

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