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Eccles Centre Summer Scholars: Cabin-Fever: deconstructing the log-cabin myth of Appalachia

July 25, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Free Entry, Conference Centre Chaucer Room, 12.30-2.00pm on stated dates
The Eccles Centre Summer Scholars series runs through July and August.  The series highlights the work of the Eccles Visiting Fellows and Postgraduate Researchers have done during their residency in the British Library, bringing the latest research related to the North Americas collections to a public audience.

Kevan Manwaring explores the iconic ‘log-cabin’, synonymous with the pioneering spirit of North America. Tracing influences back to Scots-Irish and Scandinavian settlers, this illustrated talk will show log-cabins in a new light.


July 25, 2016
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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