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- DescriptionThe makers of obi, the elegant and costly sash worn over kimono in Japan, belong to an endangered species. Tamara Hareven integrates historical research with intensive life history interviews to reveal the relationships among family, work, and community in this highly specialized occupation.
- Author BiographyTamara K. Hareven (1937-2002) was Unidel Professor of Family Studies and History at the University of Delaware. She was founder and co-editor of The History of the Family: an International Quarterly, and her earlier books include Families, History, and Social Change (2000), Family Time and Industrial Time (1982; 1993), and the groundbreaking Amoskeag: Life and Work in an American Factory City (1978; 1995).
- Author(s)Tamara K. Hareven
- PublisherUniversity of California Press
- Date of Publication15/01/2003
- GenreSociology & Anthropology: Professional
- Place of PublicationBerkerley
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of California Press
- Content Note30 b/w photographs, 4 maps, 9 tables
- Weight499 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine22 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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