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log cabin myth

Harold Robert Shurtleff

log cabin myth

a study of the early dwellings of the English colonists in North America

by Harold Robert Shurtleff

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Published by P. Smith in Gloucester, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture, Colonial -- United States.,
  • Architecture, Domestic -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited with an introd. by Samuel Eliot Morison.
    ContributionsMorison, Samuel Eliot, 1887-1976.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA707
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 243 p. :
    Number of Pages243
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19203912M

    The log cabin myth: the social backgrounds of the presidents / Edward Pessen. Format Book Published New Haven: Yale University Press, c Description xii, p. ; 21 cm. Notes Includes index. Bibliography: p. Subject headings Presidents--United States--History. Social classes--United States--History. ISBN.   I often book handicap cabins, yet I do not use any handicap devices. I have a balance problem which is worse first thing in morning and during the night, so I need the accessible bathroom. We also book it because my husband is diabetic and I know if I leave him in the cabin alone, he could always call someone if a problem arises.

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Citation Information. I Why the Log Cabin. The Log. In this essay I will examine a myth nearly as old as the presidency -- the log cabin myth, which argues that any American may rise from humble roots (e.g.

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