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Thatched roofs and open sides : the architecture of Chickees and their changing role in Seminole society / Carrie Dilley ; foreword by Paul N. Backhouse.

Author/Creator:
Dilley, Carrie, author.
Publication:
Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2015]
Format/Description:
Book
xv, 194 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Indian architecture -- Florida -- History.
Seminole Indians -- Florida -- History.
Seminole Indians -- Florida -- Social life and customs.
Indians of North America -- Florida -- History.
Indian architecture.
Indians of North America.
Seminole Indians.
Seminole Indians -- Social life and customs.
Florida.
Form/Genre:
History.
Summary:
By examining the past, present, and future of chickees, chickee builders, and their role in tribal life, this architectural and cultural history reveals the relationship between the transformation of these structures and the cultural evolution of the Seminole Tribe.
Contents:
An introduction to Native American architecture
What is a Chickee?
The architecture of Chickees
Seminole architectural roots
A century of evolution, 1840-1940
Seminole camps
The transitional period, 1930s-1970s
The Big Cypress Chickee survey
Chickees today and beyond.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-178) and index.
Contributor:
Backhouse, Paul N. (Paul Nathan), Author of introduction, etc.
ISBN:
9780813061535
0813061539
OCLC:
904861744
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