The Island of Lace

Drawn Threadwork on Saba in the Dutch Caribbean
 
 
University Press of Mississippi
  • erschienen am 30. Juli 2019
 
  • Buch
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  • Hardcover
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  • 208 Seiten
978-1-4968-2362-5 (ISBN)
 
Nicknamed the ""Island of Lace"", the Caribbean island of Saba is the smallest special municipality in the Netherlands. Eric Eliason, travelled to the island with the intent to document the history and patterns of Saba lace. Born out of his research, this book tells the story of lacework's central role in Saba's culture, economy, and history.
  • Englisch
  • Jackson
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  • USA
  • Für Beruf und Forschung
326 colour photographs
  • Höhe: 229 mm
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  • Breite: 229 mm
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  • Dicke: 18 mm
  • 953 gr
978-1-4968-2362-5 (9781496823625)
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Eric A. Eliason is professor of folklore at Brigham Young University and has published on Caribbean, Mormon, Russian, English, Afghan, American, Mexican, military, hunting, and biblical cultural traditions. His books include Wild Games: Hunting and Fishing Traditions in North America with Dennis Cutchins; Latter-day Lore: Mormon Folklore Studies with Tom Mould; and Black Velvet Art and To See Them Run: Great Plains Coyote Coursing with Scott Squire, both published by University Press of Mississippi.

Scott Squire is a documentary photographer and filmmaker. He is a principal in NonFiction Media, the production company responsible for the 2015 Sundance-supported feature documentary Drawing the Tiger. With Eric A. Eliason, he has published Black Velvet Art and To See Them Run: Great Plains Coyote Coursing, both published by University Press of Mississippi.

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