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Weaving new worlds : Southeastern Cherokee women and their basketry

Author: Sarah H Hill
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this innovative study, Sarah Hill illuminates the history of Southeastern Cherokee women by examining changes in their basketry. Based in tradition and made from locally gathered materials, baskets evoke the lives and landscapes of their makers. Incorporating written, woven, and spoken records, Hill demonstrates that changes in Cherokee basketry signal important transformations in Cherokee culture.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hill, Sarah H.
Weaving new worlds.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1997
(OCoLC)609193559
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah H Hill
ISBN: 0807823457 9780807823453 0807846503 9780807846506
OCLC Number: 35865477
Description: xxii, 414 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: Rivercane --
White Oak --
Honeysuckle --
Red Maple.
Responsibility: by Sarah H. Hill.

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This study illuminates the history of Southeastern Cherokee women by examining changes in their basketry. The baskets evoke the lives and landscapes of their makers and the author demostrates that  Read more...

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[S]hould be read by anyone with an interest in ethnohistory, Southern history, women 's studies, or material culture."American Historical Review"

 
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