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Art and Architecture

The Architecture of Jefferson Country

Charlottesville and Albemarle County, Virginia

K. Edward Lay

The great architectural significance of Albemarle County and Charlottesville, Virginia, rests, not surprisingly, on the continuing influence of Thomas Jefferson. Not only did Jefferson design the State Capitol in Richmond, his home Monticello, his country retreat Poplar Forest, and the University... More

An Illustrated Glossary of Early Southern Architecture and Landscape

Carl R. Lounsbury, ed.

Covering the full range of building in the South from 1607 to the 1820s, An Illustrated Glossary of Early Southern Architecture and Landscape is now available for the first time in paperback. This unique and exhaustive compilation traces the origin and development of an American architectural... More

Jazz Scrapbook

Bill Russell and Some Highly Musical Friends

The Historic New Orleans Collection

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Keeping Score

Music, Disciplinarity, Culture

David Schwarz, Anahid Kassabian, et al., eds.

Keeping Score is a diverse collection of essays that argues for and demonstrates the current effort to redefine the methods, goals, and scope of musical scholarship. This volume gives voice to new directions in music studies, including traditional and "new" musicology, music and psychoanalysis,... More


Carol Burch-Brown and David Rigsbee

In an evocative blending of words and images, painter-photographer Carol Burch-Brown and poet David Rigsbee offer a depiction of trailers and their inhabitants. The understated imagery of Burch-Brown's 48 photos implies rather than proclaims the living conditions of these mobile-home dwellers,... More

Rockbridge County Artists and Artisans

Barbara Crawford

In Rockbridge County Artists & Artisans, Barbara Crawford and Royster Lyle, Jr., trace the development of many artisans' activities in Rockbridge County - in fine arts, textiles, furniture, tall clocks, rifles, ironwork, and pottery - from 1750 through the post Civil War years. Some of the... More

Complementary Visions of Louisiana Art

The Laura Simon Nelson Collection at The Historic New Orleans Collection

The Historic New Orleans Collection

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Grant Wood's Secrets

Sue Taylor

Incorporating copious archival research and original close readings of American artist Grant Wood’s iconic as well as lesser-known works, Grant Wood’s Secrets reveals how his sometimes anguished psychology was shaped by his close relationship with his mother and how he channeled his lifelong... More

Historic Preservation

Curatorial Management of the Built World

James Marston Fitch

This book outlines a complete programme for the restoration and preservation of historic structures and historic sites throughout the world. It is a basic text for both the novice entering the field and the specialist. Dr Fitch covers the many disciplines, concepts and technologies needed by the... More

Encyclopaedia of New Orleans Artists, 1718-1918

Florence M. Jumonville

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Crescent City Silver

The Historic New Orleans Collection

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