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 bargains a pioneering point of view at the fabric tradition of Caribbean slaves, bringing into concentration the dynamics of race, category 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 folks who wore them. The research asks the most important questions about the social roles that bark textile construction performed within the plantation financial system and colonial society, and particularly explores the connection among bark textile creation and identification among slave women.
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African Lace-bark in the Caribbean: The Construction of Race, Class and Gender by Steeve O. Buckridge