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↼ Reading ௕ From Shaker Lands and Shaker Hands: A Survey of the Industries for kids ⢸ ePUB By M Stephen Miller ⥖

↼ Reading ௕ From Shaker Lands and Shaker Hands: A Survey of the Industries for kids ⢸ ePUB By M Stephen Miller ⥖ ↼ Reading ௕ From Shaker Lands and Shaker Hands: A Survey of the Industries for kids ⢸ ePUB By M Stephen Miller ⥖ Shaker communities grew and thrived during a period of tremendous social and cultural changes in nineteenth and twentieth century America While the Shakers have traditionally been seen as standing apart from these developments, recent scholarship has emphasized the degree to which the Shakers were actively engaged with the world and times One of the most vital areas of intersection was the economic realm, where the Shakers produced and marketed a wide variety of products.From Shaker Lands and Shaker Hands documents the surprising breadth and depth of the industries pursued by the Shaker communities, from the well known Shaker chairs to seeds, herbal medicines, textiles, and foodstuffs While much has been written about Shaker philosophy and its manifestation in their material culture, scant attention has been paid to the vibrant economic life needed to support their communal way of life As this collection shows, each community engaged in a broad range of commercial activities, astutely marketing not only the products of their farms and craft shops, but also establishing a level of quality widely associated with the word Shaker.This lavishly illustrated, full color book documents the products, their sophisticated packaging, and the marketing strategies employed by the Shakers over a span of two hundred years In addition to essays written by Miller, Gerard C Wertkin, Director Emeritus of the American Folk Art Museum, and historian Stephen Paterwicplacing the Shakers and their commercial activity in appropriate cultural and historical contextthe book includes a unique statement of belief from the remaining Believers at Sabbathday Lake, Maine. Harry M Miller Wikipedia Harry Maurice January July was a New Zealand Australian promoter, publicist and media agent H O E stephenmillership A series of contemporary illustrations inspired by the golden age travel poster art From Shaker Lands and Shaker Hands: A Survey of the Industries

 

    • From Shaker Lands and Shaker Hands: A Survey of the Industries
    • 2.1
    • 98
    • Paperback
    • 208 pages
    • 1584656298
    • M Stephen Miller
    • English
    • 08 June 2017

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