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Title Armenian folk arts, culture, and identity / edited by Levon Abrahamian and Nancy Sweezy ; photography editor, Sam Sweezy.

Publication Info. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2001]


Location Call No. Status
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  398.0947 AR54    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  398.094756 ARMENIAN    Check Shelf
Description xi 312 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 29 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-296) and index.
Contents Origins. In the beginning / Hamlet Petrosyan -- Symbols of Armenian identity. The world as a garden ; The sacred mountain ; The temple ; Writing and the book ; The khachkar or cross-stone / Hamlet Petrosyan -- Settlements, dwellings, and inhabitants. Home as the world / Harutyun Marutyan -- Artifacts and artisans. Wood / Harutyun Marutyan ; Clay / Hamlet Petrosyan and Harutyun Marutyan (with material on salt jars and salt by Levon Abrahamian ... [et al.] ) ; Copper / Hamlet Petrosyan and Harutyun Marutyan ; Carpets / Ashghunj Poghosyan ; Needle arts / Anush Sharambeyan -- Personal adornment. Costume / Svetlana Poghosyan ; Jewelry / Hrachya Margaryan -- Fight, feast, and festival. The blacksmith / Aghasi Tadevosyan and Hamlet Petrosyan ; Festival and feast / Hripsime Pikichian (with material on royal feasts by Hamlet Petrosyan) ; The call of zurna / Hripsime Pikichian ; The wedding tree / Hripsime Pikichian.
Note N ORDER: CSH (Memorial)
Subject Folklore -- Armenia (Republic)
Folk art -- Armenia (Republic)
Artisans -- Armenia (Republic)
Armenians -- Ethnic identity.
Armenia (Republic) -- Social life and customs.
Added Author Abrahamian, Levon.
Sweezy, Nancy.
ISBN 0253337046 cloth alkaline paper
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