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 viewpoint at the fabric tradition of Caribbean slaves, bringing into concentration the dynamics of race, classification and gender. Focussing at the period of time from the 1660s to the Twenties, it examines how the constructed, the kinds of garments made, and the folk who wore them. The learn asks the most important questions on the social roles that bark textile creation performed within the plantation economic climate and colonial society, and specifically explores the connection among bark textile creation and id among slave women.
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