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Tables of Contents for American Furniture 1997
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Editorial Statement
VII
2
Luke Beckerdite
Preface
IX
2
Allen M. Taylor
Introduction
XI
 
Luke Beckerdite
A "Preponderance of Pineapples": The Problem of Southern Furniture
1
20
Jonathan Prown
Dutch Trade and Its Influence on Seventeenth-Century Chesapeake Furniture
21
26
Robert A. Leath
The Convergence and Divergence of Three Stylistic Traditions in Charleston Neoclassical Case Furniture, 1785-1800
47
59
John Bivins
The Holmes-Edwards Library Bookcase and the Origins of the German School in Pre-Revolutionary Charleston
106
21
J. Thomas Savage
Crossroads of Culture: Eighteenth-Century Furniture from Western Maryland
127
43
Sumpter Priddy III
Joan K. Quinn
Irish Influences on Cabinetmaking in Virginia's Rappahannock River Basin
170
26
Ronald L. Hurst
Religion, Artisanry, and Cultural Identity: The Huguenot Experience in South Carolina, 1680-1725
196
32
Luke Beckerdite
The Furniture of Winchester, Virginia
228
38
Wallace Gusler
Leather Bottoms, Satin Haircloth, and Spanish Beard: Conserving Virginia Upholstered Seating Furniture
266
32
Leroy Graves
F. Carey Howlett
Adaptation and Reinterpretation: The Transfer of Furniture Styles from Philadelphia to Winchester to Tennessee
298
37
Anne S. McPherson
Staples for Genteel Living: The Importation of London Household Furnishings into Charleston During the 1780s
335
24
Elizabeth A. Fleming
Book Reviews
359
28
American Windsor Chairs
359
28
Nancy Goyne Evans
review by Jonathan Prown
American Furniture of the 18th Century: History, Technique, Structure
Jeffrey P. Greene
review by Myrna Kaye
Charles and Ray Eames: Designers of the Twentieth Century
Pat Kirkham
review by Glenn Adamson
Sarah Rich
Metalwork in Early America: Copper and Its Alloys from the Winterthur Collection
Donald L. Fennimore
review by David F. Wood
Of Consuming Interests: The Style of Life in the Eighteenth Century
Cary Carson
Ronald Hoffman
Peter J. Albert
review by Robert F. Trent
American Case Furniture, 1680-1840: Selections from the DAR Museum Collection
Patrick Sheary
review by Gerald W. R. Ward
Making Furniture in Preindustrial America: The Social Economy of Newtown and Woodbury, Connecticut
Edward S. Cooke, Jr.;
review by Kevin M. Sweeney
Recent Writing on American Furniture: A Bibliography
387
10
Gerald W. R. Ward
Index
397