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Guest Editorial / Éditorial Invité

No. 90-91 (2020): Special Issue - Storied Spaces: Renewing Folkloristic Perspectives on Vernacular Architecture

Stories Buildings Tell, Lives Buildings Shape: The Enduring Tradition of Vernacular Architecture Research in North American Folkloristics

  • Michael J. Chiarappa
  • Gabrielle A. Berlinger
April 14, 2021


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