By Steeve O. Buckridge
This is the 1st e-book at the topic and, via shut collaboration with specialists within the box together with Maroon descendants, scientists and conservationists, it deals a pioneering viewpoint at the fabric tradition of Caribbean slaves, bringing into concentration the dynamics of race, classification and gender. Focussing at the period of time from the 1660s to the Nineteen Twenties, it examines how the built, the categories of garments made, and the folk who wore them. The learn asks the most important questions on the social roles that bark textile creation performed within the plantation economic climate and colonial society, and particularly explores the connection among bark textile construction and id among slave women.
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