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The Shaker village

Author: Raymond Bial
Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : State or province government publication : English : [Rev. ed.]View all editions and formats
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Photographed at the Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, Kentucky, this volume introduces the traditional Shaker way of life in text and full-color photographs. The text describes the people as they lived, worked, and changed as well as the origins of the sect, their beliefs, activities, clothing, inventiveness, skills, and humanity. The author explains the Shaker ideal of functional simplicity, through descriptions  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Government publication, Juvenile audience, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond Bial
ISBN: 0813124891 9780813124896
OCLC Number: 180190800
Notes: Rev. ed. of: Shaker home. 1994.
Description: 41 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Responsibility: Raymond Bial.

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The Shakers - officially known as The United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing - were, at their peak, a small but thriving Christian sect that lived in private, rural communities  Read more...

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"Mirroring the simplicity and elegance of a Shaker chair, this book captures the spirit of a very special people." - School Library Journal"

 
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