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Publications [#237718] of J. Lorand Matory

Essays, Articles, Chapters in Books

  1. Matory, JL, Islands Are Not Isolated: Reconsidering the Roots of Gullah Distinctiveness, in Grass roots: African origins of an American art, edited by Rosengarten, D; Rosengarten, T; Schildkrout, E; Carney, JA (September, 2008), pp. 232-244, University of Washington Press, Long Island City, NY, ISBN 094580251X [repository]
    (last updated on 2020/10/01)

    Abstract:
    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.

    Keywords:
    Gullahs, Geechees, African Americans, black Americans, South Carolina, Georgia, African culture in the Americas, Baskets and Basketry


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