Women Artisans of Morocco: Their Stories, Their Lives

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9.9 X 9.9 X 0.6 inches | 1.7 pounds

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About the Author
Susan Schaefer Davis is a consultant with American Friends Service Committee, the World Bank, USAID, and several NGOs, a leader of cultural and textile tours through Morocco, and author of Patience and Power and Adolescence in a Moroccan Town. Joe Cocoa is a photographer of people from all walks of life over five continents.
"Women Artisans of Morocco is a beautifully written, colorfully illustrated, and meticulously researched book by one of the foremost experts on contemporary women's issues in Morocco." --Katja Zvan Elliott, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane, Morocco
"The most important contribution of Women Artisans of Morocco is its stereotype-busting presentation of Muslim women that the non-Muslim world so needs right now. A lifetime of Arabic-speaking relationships with Moroccan women has given Davis the basis for sharing their stories as well as their world perspectives." --Deborah Chandler, author of Traditional Weavers of Guatemala, Their Stories, Their Lives and Learning to Weave
"A unique achievement, Women Artisans of Morocco is at once richly ethnographic, deeply informative, and aesthetically vibrant; it will be of lasting historic value." --Lila Abu-Lughod, Joseph L. Buttenweiser Professor of Social Science, Columbia University, and author of Veiled Sentiments and Do Muslim Women Need Saving?
"In a time when women's voices across the world are louder and clearer, Women Artisans of Morocco: Their Stories, Their Lives is an important volume for anyone interested in textile traditions and in the lives of Muslim women." --Rebeca Schiller, Editor, Hand/Eye magazine