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- DescriptionIn this holistic approach to the study of textiles and their makers, Colleen Kriger charts the role cotton has played in commercial, community, and labor settings. She pays close attention the details of how people made, exchanged, and wore cotton cloth from before industrialization in Europe to the twentieth century. Closely tracing this history in Nigeria,Cloth in West African History offers a fresh perspective on the history of the region and on the local, regional, and global processes that shaped it.
- Author BiographyColleen E. Kriger is professor of history at University of North Carolina, Greensboro.
- PrizesShortlisted for Milia Davenport Publication Award 2007.
- Author(s)Colleen E. Kriger
- PublisherAltaMira Press,U.S.
- Date of Publication08/06/2006
- SubjectRegional History
- Series TitleAfrican Archaeology Series
- Place of PublicationCalifornia
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintAltaMira Press,U.S.
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight499 g
- Width170 mm
- Height237 mm
- Spine22 mm
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