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Silk weavers of hill tribe Laos

Joshua Hirschstein

Silk weavers of hill tribe Laos

textiles, tradition, and well-being

by Joshua Hirschstein

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Silk weaving,
  • Weaving

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJoshua Hirschstein and Maren Beck ; photography by Joe Coca
    ContributionsBeck, Maren, author, Coca, Joe, photographer
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTS1413.L28 H57 2017
    The Physical Object
    Pagination220 pages
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26975089M
    ISBN 100997216891
    ISBN 109780997216899
    LC Control Number2017933268
    OCLC/WorldCa981965313

    Follow an American family's travels in Laos as they learn about the ancient silk weaving traditions in the hill tribe community of Xam Tai. The cookie settings on this website are set to 'allow all cookies' to give you the very best experience. Silk Weavers of Hill Tribe Laos: Textiles, Tradition, and Well-Being eBook: Joshua Hirschstein, Maren Beck, Joe Coca: : Kindle Store5/5(6).

    Part travelogue, part silk-weaving elementary text, Silk Weavers of Hill Tribe Laos is a tender portrait of an American family's travels in Laos's remote Houaphan Province. Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - . Silk Weavers of Hill Tribe Laos, a part travelogue and silk weaving primer, take armchair travelers on a picturesque and delightful journey to Lao’s Houaphan Province where authors Joshua Hirschstein and Maren Beck developed warm relationships with the silk weavers of the hill tribe community of Xam Tai.

    Maren Beck ’84 and Joshua Hirschstein—Silk Weavers of Hill Tribe Laos: Textiles, Traditions, and Well-Being, Thrums Books. Kate Broad ’06 (writing as Rebecca Brooks)—Make Me Want, Entangled. Claudia Lauper Bushman ’56—Going to Boston: Harriet Robinson’s Journey to New Womanhood, University Press of New England. Hillary Rodham Clinton ’69 —What Happened, Simon & Schuster.   Beck and Hirschstein are the authors of "Silk Weavers of Hill Tribe Laos: Textiles, Tradition, and Well-Being," gold medal winner of the Benjamin Franklin Award for best travel book.


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A New Book By Joshua Hirschstein & Maren Beck, Owners of Above the Fray. Photography by Joe Coca. Silk Weavers of Hill Tribe Laos: Textiles, Traditions and Well-Being. What began as a backpacking adventure with our young sons in Southeast Asia transformed into a thriving fair trade business and a renewed sense of well-being.

Silk Weavers of Hill Tribe Laos beautifully unfolds the story of one family's exploration of a magical place, the people who live there, and the amazing textiles they create. Well-written, with superb photography, this book carried me into another world.5/5(6).

Silk Weavers of Hill Tribe Laos: Textiles, Tradition, and Well-Being by Joshua Hirschstein is about a simpler way of life and an ancient way of weaving. The talent of the weavers is showcased by the creations that are made and shown by the wonderful photography ion this book.

It is a well done book I received a copy thru a Goodreads Giveaway/5. Silk Weavers of Hill Tribe Laos beautifully unfolds the story of one family's exploration of a magical place, the people who live there, and the amazing textiles they create.

Well-written, with superb photography, this book carried me into another world.5/5(6). Silk Weavers of Hill Tribe Laos by Joshua Hirchstein,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(7).

A truly exceptional study, Silk Weavers of Hill Tribe Laos will prove to be an enduringly popular addition to both community and academic library Needlecraft collections." —James Cox, Midwest Book ReviewAuthor: Joshua Hirschstein.

A truly exceptional study, Silk Weavers of Hill Tribe Laos will prove to be an enduringly popular addition to both community and academic library Needlecraft collections." —James Cox, Midwest Book Review. Silk Weavers of Hill Tribe Laos is available at ClothRoads, Above the Fray, Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Search Press and at your favorite bookstore.

Septem visit with Josh and Maren at the Florence Festival of Books in Florence, Oregon and pick up a signed copy of Silk Weavers of Hill Tribe Laos.

Silk Weavers of Hill Tribe Laos: Textiles, Tradition, and Well-Being $ – $ Part travelogue, part silk-weaving primer, Silk Weavers of Hill Tribe Laos is a tender portrait of an American family’s travels in the remote Houaphan Province of Laos.

Upon reading Silk Weavers of Hill Tribe Laos last month, my brother expressed surprise—and gratitude—that our “textile book” shared stories and personalities. He commented that he truly felt like he was “soaking up the village scene” and sharing time with the locals, which in turn made their history and art seem that much more approachable.

Part travelogue, part silk-weaving primer, Silk Weavers of Hill Tribe Laos is a tender portrait of an American family’s travels in Laos’s remote Houaphan Province.

As they learn about the ancient silk weaving traditions in the hill tribe community of Xam Tai, so too they gain a profound appreciation for Lao culture and traditions.

Silk Weavers of Hill Tribe Laos is available for purchase now from ClothRoads, Above the Fray, and available for pre-order from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and your favorite local bookstore.

Silk Weavers of Hill Tribe Laos: Textiles, Traditions and Well-Being by Joshua Hirschstein and Maren Beck, owners of Above the Fray. Photography by Joe Coca.

Gold-Medal Winner of the Benjamin Franklin Awards in Travel. Joshua Hirschstein and 1 other person liked Laura Luzzi's review of Silk Weavers of Hill Tribe Laos: Textiles, Tradition, and Well-Being: "This is such a beautiful book, the photography is top notch.

Joshua and Maren just amaze me/5. Silk Weavers of Hill Tribe Laos beautifully unfolds the story of one family's exploration of a magical place, the people who live there, and the amazing textiles they create. Well-written, with superb photography, this book carried me into another world.5/5.

Today let's discover Laos in our book Silk Weavers of Hill Tribe Laos 04/08/ The 52 live cluster bombs recently found and defused on this gentleman's family's property were illegally dropped by the US between   [This story was written to be in our up-coming publication, Silk Weavers of Hill Tribe Laos (Thrums Books, available October 1, ) in a section on the future of the independent silk weavers of Xam Tai in Laos’s Houaphan gh the book’s focus and length led to its deletion, but it is still a tale worth telling – a tale emblematic of the rapid modernization occurring in.

Silk Weavers of Hill Tribe Laos by Joshua Hirschstein and Maren Beck “ Perhaps most of all: it would feel healthy and momentous to weave a new. This post was previously published atthe website of the publisher of our recent book: Silk Weavers of Hill Tribe Laos: Textiles, Tradition, and Well-Being, and a site we’d recommend to further explore the role of textiles in today’s traditional cultures.

Inin a small village in the beautiful Annamite Mountains of northern Laos, Maren and I met a Tai Daeng silk. Part travelogue, part silk-weaving elementary text, Silk Weavers of Hill Tribe Laos is a tender portrait of an American family's travels in Laos's remote Houaphan Province. 'I have only one problem with this fascinating book - it had to end.

I felt so well acquainted with the weavers and the authors and the techniques that it seemed like the story should go on forever. Maren Beck is the author of Die DNA-Analyse Im Strafverfahren ( avg rating, 0 ratings, 0 reviews) and Silk Weavers of Hill Tribe Laos ( avg rating /5.Posted in More Posts | Tagged Afghanistan, Chiapas, Chip Morris, Embroidering within Boundaries, Eric Mindling, Faces of Tradition, Guatemala, Joe Coca, Laos, Maya Threads, Nilda Callañaupa, Oaxaca Stories in Cloth, Secrets of Spinning, Silk Weavers of Hill Tribe Laos, Spider Woman's Children, Traditional Weavers of Guatemala, Women Artisans.Pris: kr.

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