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Masters of Traditional Arts [2 volumes]: A Biographical Dictionary

Masters of Traditional Arts [2 volumes]: A Biographical Dictionary

by Alan Govenar


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A compilation of America's premier folk artists and a celebration of their excellence and devotion to their crafts.

• A–Z encyclopedia of biographies of every National Heritage Fellowship recipient of the past 20 years

• Many photographs documenting the artists practicing their crafts

• An appendix listing the recipients of the Bess Lomax Hawes Award, created in 2000 to recognize artists whose contributions have greatly benefited their artistic tradition

• A selected bibliography, discography, webography, and filmography of available print, recordings, films, and videos compiled from materials at the National Endowment for the Arts, Library of Congress, and Smithsonian Institution, among others

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781576072400
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/21/2001
Pages: 754
Product dimensions: 8.74(w) x 11.22(h) x 2.10(d)
Age Range: 12 Years

About the Author

Alan Govenar, PhD, is founder and president of Documentary Arts and is a writer, folklorist, filmmaker, and photographer.

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