Features: 112 b&w photos. 3 maps. Notes. Bib.
Log cabins and houses are more than historical curiosities. Throughout
the nineteenth century, they were symbols of American frontier
ingenuity. Their images were used in political campaigns and on
commercial products to represent trustworthiness and quality. When new
building techniques were developed, however, they became representatives
of the primitive past that were best left behind. Now log dwellings are
making a comeback for urbanites trying to get back to the land. more... about Dog Trots and Mud Cats: The Texas Log House