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Matachines Dance

Matachines Dance - 96 edition

Matachines Dance - 96 edition

ISBN13: 9780826316783

ISBN10: 0826316786

Matachines Dance by Sylvia Rodriguez - ISBN 9780826316783
Edition: 96
Copyright: 1996
Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
Published: 1996
International: No
Matachines Dance by Sylvia Rodriguez - ISBN 9780826316783

ISBN13: 9780826316783

ISBN10: 0826316786

Edition: 96

Summary

A collection of essays chronicling the study of fiber industries and textiles among prehistoric and historic Native Americans in eastern North American. Details the role industries such as basketry, fabrics, cordage, and netting played in the economic, social, and ceremonial life of indigenous cultures, examining the function and meaning of particular specimens and revealing the complexity of native fiber industries over a time span of some 11,000 years. Also details the history of material culture research that has been done in this area. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR