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Almost lost arts : traditional crafts and the artisans keeping them alive / by Emily Freidenrich ; with essays by Narayan Khandekar and Margaret Shepherd.

Almost lost arts : traditional crafts and the artisans keeping them alive / by Emily Freidenrich ; with essays by Narayan Khandekar and Margaret Shepherd.
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ISBN 9781452170206 (hardback)
Author Freidenrich, Emily
Title Almost lost arts : traditional crafts and the artisans keeping them alive / by Emily Freidenrich ; with essays by Narayan Khandekar and Margaret Shepherd.
Publication San Francisco, California : Chronicle Books LLC, 2019.
©2019.
Physical description 208 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 29 cm.
Notes This book is a celebration of tactile beauty and a tribute to human ingenuity. In-depth profiles tell the stories of 20 artisans who have devoted their lives to preserving traditional techniques. Gorgeous photographs reveal these craftspeople's studios, from Oaxaca to Kyoto and from Milan to Tennessee. Two essays explore the challenges and rewards of engaging deeply with the past. With an elegant three-piece case and foil stamping, this rich volume will be an inspiration to makers, collectors, and history lovers.
Subject Artisans -- Anecdotes
Handicraft -- History
Industrial arts
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