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By Marjorie K. Albers

The German immigrants who settled the Amana Colonies of Iowa in 1855 introduced with them a wealthy cultural historical past of arts and crafts. That historical past is explored, and celebrated, during this ebook. This entire name explores every thing from clock making, furnishings, and woodworking to basketry, caning, and carpet weaving. Full-color images through mythical Iowa photographer Joan Liffring-Zug Bourret convey the sweetness that abounds in Amana, together with attractive gardens and structure. jointly, the textual content and pictures develop into their very own paintings of art.

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