Heritage of the Great Plains
Richly illustrated with historic and contemporary photographs and artwork, this book reveals the history and significance of the tipi from the 1830s to the present.
This provocative and engaging work emerges from Calthorpe’s belief that, just as the last fifty years produced massive changes in our culture, economy and environment, the next fifty will generate changes of an even more profound nature.
Maguey, a term given to both the agave plant and the fibers extracted from its leaves, can be spun into fine cords used to create colorful textiles from net bags to equestrian gear. In this fascinating book, Kathryn Rousso, an accomplished textile artist, takes a detailed look at the state of maguey culture, use, and trade in Guatemala.
Receive the latest UBC Press news, including events, catalogues, and announcements.Subscribe to our newsletter now
Read past newsletters