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Sew to Speak

A Woman’s Journey to Preserving Palestinian Identity

Sew to Speak
9781623719043
$37.95
Hardback
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2021/11/09
Interlink Books

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6.3 X 8.5 in
270 pg


BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional / Arab & Middle Eastern
ART / Techniques / General
CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Sewing


Description

Sew to Speak tells the moving story of one Palestinian woman and her 50-year quest to safeguard Palestinian culture through the preservation and promotion of its national costume.


Author Bio

Siham N. Abu-Ghazaleh was born in Jaffa, Palestine in 1940. She studied anthropology at Yarmouk University in Jordan, psychology at Kuwait University, and political science and economics at Dartmouth College in the US. She is Head of the Palestinian Cultural Centers in Jordan, where she also serves as consultant on its cultural committee. Her research publications include Palestinian History in Costumes, Needle, and Thread and The City: Today, Yesterday, and the Day Before. She resides in Kuwait and Jordan.