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Faulkner and Material Culture

Joseph R. Urgo and Ann J. Abadie (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037122
eISBN:
9781604731637
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037122.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Photographs, lumber, airplanes, hand-hewn coffins—in every William Faulkner novel and short story, worldly material abounds. This book provides a fresh understanding of the things Faulkner brought ... More


Three

Wilma Dykeman

in Family of Earth: A Southern Mountain Childhood

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469629148
eISBN:
9781469629162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629148.003.0004
Subject:
History, Family History

Dykeman details the process that her father takes to perfect his woodworking craft, from picking the right wood to piecing it together with care. Dykeman enjoyed watching her father work with wood ... More


Progression, regression and archaism

Caroline Earwood

in Domestic Wooden Artefacts: In Britain and Ireland from Neolithic to Viking Times

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859893893
eISBN:
9781781380529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859893893.003.0010
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter traces the progression, regression, and archaism of manufacturing techniques used in the production of wooden artefacts in prehistoric Britain and Ireland. It looks at the woodworking ... More


Stylistic and technical evolution: prehistory

Caroline Earwood

in Domestic Wooden Artefacts: In Britain and Ireland from Neolithic to Viking Times

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859893893
eISBN:
9781781380529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859893893.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Simple carved implements fashioned from a branch or straight rod were probably the earliest wooden tools made by man, but the earliest archaeological evidence in Europe suggests that more ... More


Carving and bentwood techniques

Caroline Earwood

in Domestic Wooden Artefacts: In Britain and Ireland from Neolithic to Viking Times

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859893893
eISBN:
9781781380529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859893893.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

In the early prehistoric period, woodworking techniques simply involved carving of tools and containers in one piece. Timber, and sometimes roundwood, was carved into the desired shape. Manufacturing ... More


Cooperage

Caroline Earwood

in Domestic Wooden Artefacts: In Britain and Ireland from Neolithic to Viking Times

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859893893
eISBN:
9781781380529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859893893.003.0006
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The introduction of new woodworking techniques in the late prehistoric period allowed for the more rapid production of various wooden artefacts, particularly larger containers. One of the new methods ... More


Turning and woodworking tools

Caroline Earwood

in Domestic Wooden Artefacts: In Britain and Ireland from Neolithic to Viking Times

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859893893
eISBN:
9781781380529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859893893.003.0007
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Turning probably appeared in western Europe at about the same time as cooperage and evolved along similar lines. It was widely practised during the early historic period in the manufacturing of ... More


Slave Artisans: Black Nonagricultural Workers in Colonial America and the Antebellum South

Frederick C. Knight

in Working the Diaspora: The Impact of African Labor on the Anglo-American World, 1650-1850

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748183
eISBN:
9780814749128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748183.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter looks at the role of African workers in nonagricultural labor. Africans toiled in the mines, fishing waters, and artisan workshops of the British American colonies and early United ... More


Woodworking

Peter Acton

in Poiesis: Manufacturing in Classical Athens

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199335930
eISBN:
9780190208981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199335930.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter identifies opportunities to build large businesses in wood products by differentiating certain types of furniture and other goods, including musical instruments, theatre equipment, and ... More


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