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The Resource Women's work : the first 20,000 years : women, cloth, and society in early times, Elizabeth Wayland Barber

Women's work : the first 20,000 years : women, cloth, and society in early times, Elizabeth Wayland Barber

Label
Women's work : the first 20,000 years : women, cloth, and society in early times
Title
Women's work
Title remainder
the first 20,000 years : women, cloth, and society in early times
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Wayland Barber
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An economic and social history of ancient textiles, looking at what can be learned about the lives, work, and values of early women from the technological record of fabric, an industry for which women were largely responsible
Member of
Cataloging source
NQA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Barber, E. J. W.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Textile fabrics, Prehistoric
  • Women, Prehistoric
  • Textile fabrics, Ancient
  • Women
Label
Women's work : the first 20,000 years : women, cloth, and society in early times, Elizabeth Wayland Barber
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published in hardcover: c1994
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 306-322) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A tradition with a reason -- The string revolution -- Courtyard sisterhood -- Island fever -- More than hearts on our sleeves -- Elements of the code -- Cloth for the caravans -- Land of linen -- The golden spindle -- Behind the myths -- Plain or fancy, new or tried and true -- Postscript: finding the invisible
Control code
001635927
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
334 p.
Isbn
9780393313482
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
Women's work : the first 20,000 years : women, cloth, and society in early times, Elizabeth Wayland Barber
Publication
Note
Originally published in hardcover: c1994
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 306-322) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A tradition with a reason -- The string revolution -- Courtyard sisterhood -- Island fever -- More than hearts on our sleeves -- Elements of the code -- Cloth for the caravans -- Land of linen -- The golden spindle -- Behind the myths -- Plain or fancy, new or tried and true -- Postscript: finding the invisible
Control code
001635927
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
334 p.
Isbn
9780393313482
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., maps

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