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Author Wilkinson-Weber, Clare M.

Title Embroidering lives : women's work and skill in the Lucknow embroidery industry / Clare M. Wilkinson-Weber
Published Albany, N.Y. : State University of New York Press, [1999]
©1999
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Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 239 pages) : illustrations, 3 maps
Series SUNY series in the anthropology of work
SUNY series in the anthropology of work.
Contents Chapter 1 Chikan in Historical Context 1 -- Chapter 2 The Division of Labor 25 -- Chapter 3 Embroiderers in Social Perspective 59 -- Chapter 4 Work and Wages 87 -- Chapter 5 Skill and Knowledge in Fine Chikan Embroidery 123 -- Chapter 6 Development Schemes and State Patronage 157
Notes Portions of the text have previously been published by the journal Ethnology, Volume 36(1), Winter 1997, p. 49-65
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-230) and index
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Subject White work embroidery -- India -- Lucknow.
Women embroidery industry employees -- India -- Lucknow.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0585089086 (electronic bk.)
0791440877
0791440885
9780585089089 (electronic bk.)
9780791440872
9780791440889