M is for Mola, A Kuna Indian Alphabet of Quilted Folk Art is a unique alphabet book, illustrated with charming and amusing examples of museum quality folk art. Rich in detail, the brightly colored illustrations motivate young readers to hone their skills in visual discrimination. Looking at the art will spark curiosity and stimulate conversation. The titles on each page are translated into nine languages, adding to this rich cultural experience.
"An informative analysis of craft production among the Kuna. Tice combines rich ethnographic detail and a description of mola production with an analysis of the impact of global market forces, tourism, and state programs (including the development of craft cooperatives) on local culture"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 57.
Release on 2003-01-01 | by International Trade Centre UNCTAD/WTO.,World Intellectual Property Organization
The Role of Intellectual Property
Author: International Trade Centre UNCTAD/WTO.,World Intellectual Property Organization
Category: Business & Economics
This guide provides basic knowledge of marketing techniques and intellectual property for artisans, craft entrepreneurs and visual artists. It identifies relevant IP issues and ways of protecting creative output and lays out the costs and benefits. The chapters include: understanding the value of intellectual property; linking intellectual property to business development and marketing throughout the business cycle; how to protect crafts and visual arts; case studies.
Ethnological classic details life of 19th-century Native American — childhood, tribal customs, contact with whites, government attitudes toward tribe, much more. Editor's preface, introduction and epilogue. Index. 1 map.