Islands Are Not Isolated: Reconsidering the Roots of Gullah Distinctiveness

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In this investigation of America's most enduring African-inspired art form, the Lowcountry basket becomes a prism through which to explore 300 years of American and African history.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Matory, JL

Cited Editors

  • Rosengarten, D; Rosengarten, T; Schildkrout, E; Carney, JA

Published Date

  • September 30, 2008

Book Title

  • Grass roots: African origins of an American art


  • 10

Start / End Page

  • 232 - 244

Published By

Place of Publication

  • New York: Museum for African Art; Seattle, WA

International Standard Book Number 10 (ISBN-10)

  • 094580251X

International Standard Book Number 13 (ISBN-13)

  • 9780945802518