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African contributions to landscape architecture

Marvolyn D. Alexander

African contributions to landscape architecture

the cultural landscape of African-Americans in southern Louisiana

by Marvolyn D. Alexander

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Published by M.D. Alexander in [Louisiana] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Louisiana,
  • Louisiana.
    • Subjects:
    • Architecture, Domestic -- Louisiana -- African influences.,
    • Vernacular architecture -- Louisiana.,
    • Landscape architecture -- Louisiana.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Marvolyn D. Alexander.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA7235.L8 A43 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination55 leaves :
      Number of Pages55
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1030201M
      LC Control Number96106493

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