Practicing Primitive: A Handbook of Aboriginal Skills

February 24, 2005|
Practicing Primitive: A Handbook of Aboriginal Skills by Steven Watts
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Practicing Primitive: A Handbook of Aboriginal Skills is a collection of information and images put together over a twenty-year period in a search for hands-on communication with our shared Stone Age past. The story of the Stone Age is our story, and primitive technology is a way for anyone who wants to understand that shared history. Watts makes the case that the learning and practice of aboriginal skills helps us connect with our remote past, encourages us to participate in the shared inheritance of primitive (''first'') skills. < BR>
Steven M. Watts, has directed the Aboriginal Studies Program at the Schiele Museum of Natural History in Gastonia, North Carolina, since 1984. Steve is currently president of the international Society of Primitive Technology, which publishes a biannual journal, The Bulletin of Primitive Technology. He is the author of many articles dea...
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Title:Practicing Primitive: A Handbook of Aboriginal Skills
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:240 pages, 11 X 8.5 X 0.66 in
Shipping dimensions:240 pages, 11 X 8.5 X 0.66 in
Published:February 24, 2005
Publisher:Gibbs Smith
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781586852993

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