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What Country Women Use

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ISBN-10: 1406797057

ISBN-13: 9781406797053

Edition: N/A

Authors: Louise Howard

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Originally published in 1939, this book advises women living in the country on how they can best use the natural resources around them. Not only for financial reasons, but for a sense of the pride and pleasure of creation. 'There is no doubt that some of the arts practised, especially the minor arts, have arisen directly out of the strong wish to make something, and above all, "something out of nothing," i.e. out of nothing bought.' In 1939, as is the case today, there was a fear that these 'old arts' such as weaving and spinning, were in danger of being lost, and this book aims to address that issue. Contents Include: Wool Flax, Cotton, Hemp Hides and Skins Wood and Bark Various Animal…    
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Book details

List price: $25.45
Publisher: Read Books
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 104
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English