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City in the woods : the life and design of an American camp meeting on Martha's Vineyard

Author: Ellen Weiss
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The premier example of that peculiar American invention, the Methodist camp meeting, is at Martha's Vineyard. With its unique architectural forms, this remarkable Victorian place has the aesthetic  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Weiss, Ellen (Ellen B.).
City in the woods.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1987
(OCoLC)571414487
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen Weiss
ISBN: 0195041631 9780195041637
OCLC Number: 13582142
Notes: Revision of the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Description: xv, 167 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Camp meetings --
Wesleyan Grove : the first growth --
The cottages --
Wesleyan Grove in the 1860s --
Oak Bluffs --
Two communities : the 1870s --
City in the woods.
Responsibility: Ellen Weiss.
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