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Alaska Eskimo Footwear (Hardback)

Jill Oakes, Rick Riewe

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ISBN 10: 1889963801 / ISBN 13: 9781889963808
Edité par University of Alaska Press, United States, 2006
Neuf(s) Etat New Hardback
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Language: English . Brand New Book. Alaska Eskimo Footwear celebrates the beauty and spiritual significance of the shoes and boots worn by Alaska Native peoples. Stunning photography highlights the harsh and striking environment of the North and demonstrates how essential footwear was to Native survival, while Eskimo seamstresses, dancers, and hunters explain the symbolic meaning of their traditional patterns and decorative details. This full-color volume features photographs from museum collections in Canada, the United States, and Russia, as contributors from each major Alaska Eskimo group discuss skin preparation, boot construction, and decoration. N° de réf. du libraire FLT9781889963808

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"Alaska Eskimo Footwear" celebrates the beauty and spiritual significance of the shoes and boots worn by Alaska Native peoples. Stunning photography highlights the harsh and striking environment of the North and demonstrates how essential footwear was to Native survival, while Eskimo seamstresses, dancers, and hunters explain the symbolic meaning of their traditional patterns and decorative details. This full-color volume features photographs from museum collections in Canada, the United States, and Russia, as contributors from each major Alaska Eskimo group discuss skin preparation, boot construction, and decoration.

A propos de l'auteur: Jill Oakes teaches in the Department of Environment and Geography at the University of Manitoba. Rick Riewe is professor of zoology at the University of Manitoba, where he teaches ecology, resource management, and biology.

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Titre : Alaska Eskimo Footwear (Hardback)

Éditeur : University of Alaska Press, United States

Date d'édition : 2006

Reliure : Hardback

Etat du livre : New

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