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The Pennsylvania Barn, second edition

Its Origin, Evolution, and Distribution in North America

In his widely acclaimed The Pennsylvania Barn, Robert Ensminger provided the first comprehensive study of an important piece of American vernacular architecture—the forebay bank barn, better known as the Pennsylvania barn or the Pennsylvania German barn. Now, in this revised edition, Ensminger has continued his diligent fieldwork and archival research into the origins, evolution, and distribution in North America of this significant agricultural structure. Including an entire chapter of new material, 85 new illustrations, and updates to previous chapters, this edition of Ensminger's classic work will appeal to students and scholars in cultural and historical geography, folklore and vernacular architectural history, and American studies, as well as to general readers.

About the Author

Robert F. Ensminger is a professor of geography, emeritus, at Kutztown University.

Reviews

"Reading the second edition of The Pennsylvania Barn is like sitting at the kitchen table with an old friend."

- Stephen Gordon - CRM: Journal of Heritage Stewardship

"The Pennsylvania Barn belongs on the shelf of all students of the vernacular landscape. It is hard to imagine that this monumental work will ever be displaced by a new interpretation."

- Robert W. Reynolds - Vernacular Architecture Newsletter

Endorsements

"Ensminger provides an updating of every chapter that is complete with corrections and additional information that renders a closer picture of Pennsylvania barns. This includes details of form, a greater in-depth look at European connections, a closer scrutiny of the distribution of the barn style and more examples of adaptive re-use. All of this has resulted in a much more comprehensive study of the forebay barn."

- Gregory Huber, author of the updated edition of The New World Dutch Barn
Johns Hopkins University Press
Creating the North American Landscape
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