Cloth and Human Experience

Cloth and Human Experience

by Annette B. Weiner
     
 

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Cloth and Human Experience explores a wide variety of cultures and eras, discussing production and trade, economics, and symbolic and spiritual associations.

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Cloth and Human Experience explores a wide variety of cultures and eras, discussing production and trade, economics, and symbolic and spiritual associations.

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Thirteen essays by art historians, historians, and anthropologists who probe the social and political significance of cloth in both small- scale and industrial societies. Covers a wide variety of cultures and eras, discussing production and trade, economics, and symbolic and spiritual associations. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781588343840
Publisher:
Smithsonian Institution Press
Publication date:
08/06/2013
Sold by:
Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
448
File size:
6 MB

Meet the Author

Annette B. Weiner holds the Kriser Distinguished Professorship in Anthropology and is chair of the Department of Anthropology at New York University. She is the author of Women of Value, Men of Renown: New Perspectives on Trobriand Exchange, and The Trobrianders of Papua New Guinea. Jane Schneider teaches at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, where she is currently the executive officer of the Ph.D. program in anthropology. She is coauthor of Culture and Political Economy in Western Sicily.

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