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Costume and Identity in Highland Ecuador

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Describes contemporary daily and ceremonial costumes and bodily adornments of indigenous peoples of highland Ecuador, as they relate to ethnic identity. Examines the creation and use of clothing itself, looking at loom styles and fabrics, and explores historical forces that have shaped indigenous costume. Many of the 286 photos were taken on location, while some depict significant examples from the collection of The Textile Museum in Washington, DC. Most photos are b&w, with some in colOR (booknews@booknews.com) Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews@booknews.com)

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-299) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780295977423
Author:
Meisch, Lynn Ann
Publisher:
University of Washington Press
Editor:
Rowe, Ann Pollard
Author:
Miller, Laura M.
Author:
Rowe, Ann Pollard
Location:
Washington, D.C. :
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Subject:
Costume
Subject:
Ethnicity
Subject:
Ecuador
Subject:
Ecuador Social life and customs.
Subject:
Ethnicity -- Ecuador.
Subject:
Clothing and dress
Subject:
Clothing and dress - Ecuador
Subject:
anthropology;cultural anthropology
Publication Date:
19981131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
10.02x8.44x.94 in. 2.72 lbs.

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