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James Archambeault's historic Kentucky

Author: James Archambeault
Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"In his new book, James Archambeault preserves the landscapes, buildings, and sights of old Kentucky as many of them fall into neglect, become irreversibly altered, or disappear completely." "In addition to his essay describing the early settlement of Kentucky, Archambeault explains the historical and cultural significance of each of the more than 130 color photographs. Some of these subjects are well-preserved
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Named Person: James Archambeault; James Archambeault
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Archambeault
ISBN: 0813124204 9780813124209
OCLC Number: 67383516
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiii, 153 pages : color illustrations ; 34 cm
Other Titles: Historic Kentucky
Responsibility: [James Archambeault] ; foreword by Wendell Berry.
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Features the photographs of the landscapes, buildings, and sights of old Kentucky as many of them fall into neglect, become irreversibly altered, or disappear completely. This work explains the  Read more...

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"Many capture the sheer beauty of Kentucky's landscapes, while others poignantly capture images from a way of life that is fading from the scene, from mom-and-pop country stores to old signs on Read more...

 
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