American flintknappers : Stone Age art in the age of computers / John C. Whittaker

Author(s): Whittaker, John C. (John Charles), 1953-
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Subjects: Flintknapping
Stone implements
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2004
LC Classification: T, TT
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
1. Introduction : coming to the knap-in 1
2. Making stone tools : the world's oldest craft 17
3. From fakes and experiments to knap-ins : the roots of modern flintknapping 34
4. The knap-in : people and organization 72
5. Knappers at the knap-in 112
6. Status and stones 147
7. Art, craft, or reproduction : knapper esthetics 169
8. Can't never have too much flint : the lore of stone 203
9. Modern Stone Age economics 227
10. Knappers, collectors, archaeologists : ethics and conflicts 249
11. Silicon and society 289
App. A. Knapper mail survey questionnaire 309
App. B. Fall 1996 Fort Osage Knap-in registration 314
App. C. New York Knap-in contest rules, 1994 316
App. D. New York Knap-in contest rules, 1996 318
Bibliography 320
Notes 345
Index 347
Notes: LCCN: 2003017053
ISBN: 0292701632 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0292702663 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [320]--344) and index
Physical Description: xii, 353 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 52773430
ISBN/ISSN: 0292701632
0292702663

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