Women's Work: the First 20,000 Years

Women's Work: the First 20,000 Years

Women, Cloth, and Society in Early Times

Book - 1994
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Baker & Taylor
Drawing on the latest archaeological and technological research, this intriguing study of women's history explores the relationship between the development of the fiber arts and women's roles in society

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Barber uses data gathered by sophisticated new methods of studying the past, shaping a wealth of information on textiles as one of women's most important contributions to past societies. She examines the relationship of women and their textile work to society and economics over the huge span of prehistoric and early historic times, and chronicles the growth of the textile industry, fashion, and ancient costume. Includes numerous b&w drawings and some photos. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Baker
& Taylor

Drawing on the latest archaeological and technological research, this intriguing study of women's history explores the relationship between the development of the fiber arts and women's roles in society.

Publisher: New York : Norton, c1994
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780393035063
0393035069
Branch Call Number: 305.4309 BAR
Characteristics: 334p. : ill., maps ; 25cm

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