Cræft : an inquiry into the origins and true meaning of traditional crafts /

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...

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Main Author: Langlands, Alex, (Author)
Other Authors: Brockway, Harry, 1958- (Illustrator)
Language: English
Published: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 2018.
Edition: First American edition.
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Popular reading.
Notes: First published in 2017 by Faber and Faber Ltd under the title "Cræft : how traditional crafts are about more than just making."
Format: Printed Book Book Nonfiction
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Cræft : an inquiry into the origins and true meaning of traditional crafts / Alexander Langlands.
Craft : an inquiry into the origins and true meaning of traditional crafts
First American edition.
New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 2018.
©2017
344 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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First published in 2017 by Faber and Faber Ltd under the title "Cræft : how traditional crafts are about more than just making."
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.
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.
Material culture Europe History.
Artisans Europe History.
Handicraft industries Europe History.
Antiquities, Prehistoric Europe.
Popular reading.
Brockway, Harry, 1958- illustrator.
264-00/Zsym 20�17
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Cræft : an inquiry into the origins and true meaning of traditional crafts /
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.
Material culture Europe History.
Artisans Europe History.
Handicraft industries Europe History.
Antiquities, Prehistoric Europe.
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publisher W.W. Norton & Company,
publishDate 2018
physical 344 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
edition First American edition.
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.
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Artisans Europe History.
Handicraft industries Europe History.
Antiquities, Prehistoric Europe.
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Artisans Europe History.
Handicraft industries Europe History.
Antiquities, Prehistoric Europe.
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