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Back of the big house : the architecture of plantation slavery / by John Michael Vlach.

Author/Creator:
Vlach, John Michael, 1948-
Publication:
Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, 1993.
Series:
Fred W. Morrison series in Southern studies
The Fred W. Morrison series in Southern studies
Format/Description:
Book
xviii, [2], 258. [2] pages : illustrations, map, plans ; 28 cm
Subjects:
Slaves -- Southern States -- Social conditions.
Space (Architecture) -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Vernacular architecture -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Plantation life -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Southern States -- Social conditions.
Place of Publication:
United States North Carolina Chapel Hill.
Contents:
The Plantation Landscape
Big House Quarters
The Yard
Kitchens
Smokehouses
Outbuildings
Barns and Stables
Production Machinery and Buildings
Overseers' Housese
Buildings for Slave Welfare
Quarters for Field Slaves
Plantation Landscape Ensembles
Conclusion.
Notes:
"Cover illustration: Row of slave quarters at Roseberry plantation, Dinwiddie County, Virginia ..."
Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-250) and index.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1993
Contributor:
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0807820857 (cloth : alk. paper)
0807844128 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
26851074
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