9780789203588

Shaker Life, Art, and Architecture

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  • ISBN13:

    9780789203588

  • ISBN10:

    0789203588

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1999-04-01
  • Publisher: Abbeville Pr
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Summary

In this pioneering study, historian Scott T. Swank reveals the links between the daily life of the Shakers and their art and architecture. 250 illustrations, 150 in color.

Table of Contents

PREFACE 6(4)
INTRODUCTION 10(10)
VILLAGE LIFE
20(104)
THE BUILDING PROCESS OF A PLANNED COMMUNITY
20(16)
Formation: 1792-1858
Victorianization: 1859-91
Modernization: 1892-1939
ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN AND AESTHETICS
36(22)
The Inspired Building
The Inspiration of Space
The Changing Dimensions of Light
The Color Palette
Decoration of Floors and Walls
WORSHIP AND INDUSTRY
58(16)
Dancing as Worship
Commerce and Industry
MIND AND BODY
74(18)
Education
Healing, Health, and Death
DAILY LIFE AND WORK
92(32)
Daily Life
Daily Work
Leisure
COMMUNITY ORDER REGULATING EVERYDAY LIFE
124(34)
The Proper Path
Letters and Numbers
A Place for Everything
Communication
Cleanliness
heating
Fire Protection
Light Control
Record Keeping, Documentation, and Memory
SHAKER STYLE CLASSIC DESIGNS
158(50)
Furniture
Woodenware and Baskets
Clothing, Textiles, and Fancywork
Maps, Paintings, and Drawings
Stonework
AFTERWORD 208(4)
NOTES 212(6)
CHRONOLOGY OF CANTERBURY SHAKER EVENTS 218(6)
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY 224(6)
INDEX 230

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