Cræft: An Inquiry Into the Origins and True Meaning of Traditional Crafts Alexander Langlands

Cræft: An Inquiry Into the Origins and True Meaning of Traditional Crafts

Author: Alexander Langlands
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Book Title
Cræft: An Inquiry Into the Origins and True Meaning of Traditional Crafts
Author
Alexander Langlands
ISBN
9780393356571
Faced with an endless supply of mass-manufactured products, we find ourselves nostalgic for goods bearing the mark of authenticity--hand-made tools, local brews, and other objects produced by human hands. Archaeologist and medieval historian Alexander Langlands reaches as far back as the Neolithic period to recover our lost sense of craft, combining deep history with detailed scientific analyses and his own experiences making traditional crafts. Craft brims with vivid storytelling, rich descriptions of natural landscape, and delightful surprises that will convince us to introduce more craft into our lives.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Alexander LanglandsPublisher: W. W. Norton & CompanyPublished: 01/15/2019ISBN: 9780393356571Pages: 352Weight: 0.60lbsSize: 8.30h x 5.40w x 0.90d

Faced with an endless supply of mass-manufactured products, we find ourselves nostalgic for goods bearing the mark of authenticity--hand-made tools, local brews, and other objects produced by human hands. Archaeologist and medieval historian Alexander Langlands reaches as far back as the Neolithic period to recover our lost sense of craft, combining deep history with detailed scientific analyses and his own experiences making traditional crafts. Craft brims with vivid storytelling, rich descriptions of natural landscape, and delightful surprises that will convince us to introduce more craft into our lives.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Alexander Langlands
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Published: 01/15/2019
ISBN: 9780393356571
Pages: 352
Weight: 0.60lbs
Size: 8.30h x 5.40w x 0.90d

Faced with an endless supply of mass-manufactured products, we find ourselves nostalgic for goods bearing the mark of authenticity--hand-made tools, local brews, and other objects produced by human hands. Archaeologist and medieval historian Alexander Langlands reaches as far back as the Neolithic period to recover our lost sense of craft, combining deep history with detailed scientific analyses and his own experiences making traditional crafts. Craft brims with vivid storytelling, rich descriptions of natural landscape, and delightful surprises that will convince us to introduce more craft into our lives.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Alexander Langlands
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Published: 01/15/2019
ISBN: 9780393356571
Pages: 352
Weight: 0.60lbs
Size: 8.30h x 5.40w x 0.90d