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Tobacco, pipes, and race in colonial Virginia : little tubes of mighty power

Author: Anna Agbe-Davies
Publisher: Walnut Creek, California : Left Coast Press, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Tobacco, Pipes, and Race in Colonial Virginia investigates the economic and social power that surrounded the production and use of tobacco pipes in colonial Virginia and the difficulty of correlating objects with cultural identities. A common artifact in colonial period sites, previous publications on this subject have focused on the decorations on the pipes or which ethnic group produced and used the pipes,  Read more...
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Agbe-Davies, Anna.
Tobacco, pipes, and race in colonial Virginia
(DLC) 2014037882
(OCoLC)898092607
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Agbe-Davies
ISBN: 9781611323979 1611323975 9781611327434 1611327431
OCLC Number: 899264870
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents: Introduction --
Classification, or, This is not a pipe --
"The Subberbs of James Cittie" --
Jamestown, cities and crafts --
Moving pipes through social and physical space --
Little Tubes of Mighty Power, or, Doing Things with Words.
Responsibility: Anna S. Agbe-Davies.

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Investigates the economic and social power that surrounded the production and use of tobacco pipes in colonial Virginia and the difficulty of correlating objects with cultural identities.  Read more...

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