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Author Dransart, Penny.
Title Earth, water, fleece, and fabric : an ethnography and archaeology of Andean camelid herding / Penelope Z. Dransart.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2002.

Author Dransart, Penny.
Subject Aymara Indians -- Agriculture.
Pastoral systems -- Chile.
Aymara textile fabrics -- Chile.
Camelidae -- Chile.
Description 1 online resource (xvii, 308 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-301) and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents 1. Threads through time -- 2. Camelids, land and water in the South-Central Andes -- 3. Caring for herd animals in Isluga -- 4. Flowers of the herds : the waynu ceremony in Isluga -- 5. The transformation of fleece into yarn -- 6. Historical perspectives on herding technologies -- 7. The emergence of herding societies in the Atacama -- 8. The yarns and fabrics of Tulan societies -- 9. Conclusions : earth, water, fleece and fabric.
Summary Through a richly detailed examination of the practices of spinning yarn from the fleece of llamas and alpacas, this title explores the relationships that herders have maintained with their herd animals in the Andes.
ISBN 0203219732 (electronic bk.)
9780203219737 (electronic bk.)
9780415279598
0415279593
9786610059065
6610059063
0415279593 (Cloth)
9781134466382 (e-book ; PDF)
1134466382
9781134466337 (e-book ; Mobi)
1134466331
9781134466375 (e-book ; ePub)
1134466374
9780415753821 (paperback)
0415753821
ISBN/ISSN MYILIB_CUp
OCLC # 252904771
Additional Format Print version: Dransart, Penny. Earth, water, fleece, and fabric. London ; New York : Routledge, 2002 (DLC) 2001048679



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