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Author Fay, Patricia J.,
Title Creole clay : heritage ceramics in the contemporary Caribbean / Patricia J. Fay.
Imprint Gainesville : University Press of Florida, 2017.
©2017

Author Fay, Patricia J.,
Subject Pottery -- Caribbean Area -- History.
Indian pottery -- Caribbean Area -- History.
Description 1 online resource
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: old pots make good soup -- Saint Lucia: Tout moun ki ka fe Kannawi -- Shaping culture: traditional forms -- Process: production methods in Choiseul -- Provenance: creating context in Saint Lucia -- Creole clay: cultural legacies in Caribbean ceramics -- Nevis and Antigua: a tale of two villages -- Jamaica: Spanish town Yabbas and the Kingston walkaround style -- Barbados: the potters of Chalky Mount -- Trinidad and Guyana: indians in the Americas -- Conclusion: coalpots and cruise ships.
Summary In this book, Patricia Fay tells the history of the Anglophone Caribbean by documenting the material culture in the form of locally made earthenware pots--everyday objects that have been central to domestic life dating from precolonial to postcolonial times. Over the course of twenty years and multiple visits to the region, Fay has documented, via text and image, the living heritage of traditional ceramics in the contemporary Caribbean, introducing the reader to the generations of potters, pots, and production techniques. In the process, she charts the history of the region and its people, reminding the reader of the extraordinary historical insights to be gained by examining seemingly quotidian objects.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780813052939 (electronic bk.)
0813052939 (electronic bk.)
9780813054582
0813054583
OCLC # 1007134234
Additional Format Print version: Fay, Patricia J. Creole clay. Gainesville : University Press of Florida, 2017 9780813054582 (DLC) 2017010462 (OCoLC)982465245


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