Art of the Cherokee: Prehistory to the Present

Art of the Cherokee: Prehistory to the Present

by Susan C. Power


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780820327662
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Publication date: 02/25/2007
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.04(d)

About the Author

Susan C. Power is a professor emerita of art at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia. Her book Early Art of the Southeastern Indians (Georgia) was selected by the American Library Association as a "Best of the Best from the University Presses" title.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments     ix
Introduction     1
Historical Precedents
Encounter of Old and New Worlds     11
Cherokee Art and the Southern Frontier     41
Continuities and Transitions
Qualla, Tahlequah, and Beyond     85
New Markets and Revitalization     129
Contemporary Forms
Honoring the Elders and the Continuity of Tradition     179
Artistic Visions and Emerging Forms     217
Notes     249
Glossary     261
Works Consulted     267
Index     285

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