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Arts and crafts of Micronesia : trading with tradition

Author: Barbara Wavell
Publisher: Honolulu : Bess Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This image-driven book provides a detailed view of the artwork, craftsmanship, and history of the traditional arts of Micronesia using a unique blend of contemporary and historic collections to showcase such items as carved statuary, storyboards, model canoes, woven mats, baskets and fans. Over 130 full color photos illustrate the descriptions in the text. Wavell's book is an excellent comprehensive view of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Wavell
ISBN: 9781573063098 1573063096
OCLC Number: 652680707
Description: 154 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), 1 color map ; 21 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Figural sculpture --
ch. 2. Storyboards to graphics : the evolution of Micronesian illustration --
ch. 3. Tools and trade in island life --
ch. 4. Woven ware and adornments.
Responsibility: Barbara Wavell.

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"This image-driven book provides a detailed view of the artwork, craftsmanship, and history of the traditional arts of Micronesia using a unique blend of contemporary and historic collections to showcase such items as carved statuary, storyboards, model canoes, woven mats, baskets and fans. Over 130 full color photos illustrate the descriptions in the text. Wavell's book is an excellent comprehensive view of the artistic and practical handiwork of the peoples of Micronesia." --Publisher.

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