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The Resource Cræft : an inquiry into the origins and true meaning of traditional crafts, Alexander Langlands

Cræft : an inquiry into the origins and true meaning of traditional crafts, Alexander Langlands

Label
Cræft : an inquiry into the origins and true meaning of traditional crafts
Title
Cræft
Title remainder
an inquiry into the origins and true meaning of traditional crafts
Statement of responsibility
Alexander Langlands
Title variation
Craft
Title variation remainder
an inquiry into the origins and true meaning of traditional crafts
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The Old English word "craeft" signified knowledge, skill, wisdom, and resourcefulness. Today, in the wake of industrialization, people are again seeking products made with authenticity -- artisan breads, local honey, craft beers, furniture and other goods made by human hands. Archaeologist and medieval historian Alexander Langlands travels from his home in Wales along the Atlantic seaboard of Europe learning a wide range of traditional manual skills, and searching for the lost meaning of craeft
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Langlands, Alex
Dewey number
306.4/6094
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Brockway, Harry
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Material culture
  • Artisans
  • Handicraft industries
  • Antiquities, Prehistoric
Label
Cræft : an inquiry into the origins and true meaning of traditional crafts, Alexander Langlands
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published in 2017 by Faber and Faber Ltd under the title "Cræft : how traditional crafts are about more than just making."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword: The strimmer and the scythe -- Preface: Why cræft? -- Defining cræft -- Making hay -- Sticks and stones -- Grenjaðarstaður -- The skep-making beekeeper -- Taming the wilds -- Weft and warp -- Under thatch -- The shoe and the harness -- Seed and sward -- The oxna mere -- Fire and earth -- The craft of digging -- Baskets and boats -- Postscript: Cræft and contemplation
Control code
ocn988281164
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
344 pages
Isbn
9780393635904
Lccn
2017047723
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)988281164
Label
Cræft : an inquiry into the origins and true meaning of traditional crafts, Alexander Langlands
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published in 2017 by Faber and Faber Ltd under the title "Cræft : how traditional crafts are about more than just making."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword: The strimmer and the scythe -- Preface: Why cræft? -- Defining cræft -- Making hay -- Sticks and stones -- Grenjaðarstaður -- The skep-making beekeeper -- Taming the wilds -- Weft and warp -- Under thatch -- The shoe and the harness -- Seed and sward -- The oxna mere -- Fire and earth -- The craft of digging -- Baskets and boats -- Postscript: Cræft and contemplation
Control code
ocn988281164
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
344 pages
Isbn
9780393635904
Lccn
2017047723
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)988281164

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