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Creating a Nation with Cloth: Women, Wealth, and Tradition in the Tongan Diaspora
By Ping-Ann Addo
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Tongan women living outside of their island homeland create and use hand-made, sometimes hybridized, textiles to maintain and rework their cultural traditions in diaspora. Central
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Creating a Nation with Cloth: Women, Wealth, and Tradition in the Tongan Diaspora
9780857458964
30 June 2013
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Popular Culture & Media: General Interest
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"The book compellingly demonstrates how women, textile wealth and tradition are enmeshed... [and] adds considerably to the understanding of how material culture works in a contemporary society and how...
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Author Biography

Ping-Ann Addo is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. She has published in Pacific Studies, Pacific Arts, Reviews in Anthropology, The Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, and in anthologies on Pacific transnationalism and Pacific clothing. She has also been a visiting scholar at the Center for Art and Public Life at the California College of the Arts.