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Volume II of the Annual Publication Series for 2013

posted May 16, 2013, 1:27 PM by PA German Heritage Center   [ updated Jul 9, 2013, 6:17 AM ]
The Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center at Kutztown University is proud to present Volume II of the Annual Publication Series:




























 HEX SIGNS
Myth and Meaning in Pennsylvania Dutch Barn Stars

Based upon five years of research and photographic documentation of Pennsylvania Dutch decorated barns, this ground-breaking work is an unparalleled presentation of the areas most publicly acclaimed regional folk art, known as Hex Signs or Barn Stars. With special emphasis on Berks and Lehigh Counties, the current, local landscape is depicted in over 200 color illustrations. Featuring a special foreword by Don Yoder, the most distinguished scholar of Pennsylvania’s folklife, this valuable collection offers the rare opportunity to examine in depth the history, mythology, and cultural significance of these captivating local icons.

Join us as we explore one of the most diverse and colorful expressions of regional culture - full-color and in-depth like never before!

 AVAILABLE NOW!
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PA German Heritage Center,
Jul 9, 2013, 6:18 AM
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