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Encyclopedia of American Indian Costume

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Book News Annotation:

A beautifully produced and illustrated (b&w) reference that offers complete descriptions and cultural contexts of the dress and ornamentation of the North American Indian tribes. The volume is divided into ten cultural regions, with each chapter giving an overview of the regional clothing. Individual tribes of the area follow in alphabetical order. Tribal information includes men's basic dress, women's basic dress, footwear, outer wear, hair styles, headgear, accessories, jewelry, armor, special costumes, garment decoration, face and body embellishment, transitional dress after European contact, and bibliographic references. Appendices include a description of clothing arts and a glossary.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 473-485) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780874366853
Author:
Paterek, Josephine
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO
Location:
Denver, Colo. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Native American Studies
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
Beauty & Grooming - General
Subject:
Costume
Subject:
Indiens
Subject:
Indians of North America -- Costume -- Encyclopedias.
Subject:
Native peoples
Subject:
Autochtones
Series Volume:
no. 1267
Publication Date:
19940630
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
516
Dimensions:
11.31x8.73x1.59 in. 3.94 lbs.

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