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The Resource American flintknappers : Stone Age art in the age of computers, John C. Whittaker

American flintknappers : Stone Age art in the age of computers, John C. Whittaker

Label
American flintknappers : Stone Age art in the age of computers
Title
American flintknappers
Title remainder
Stone Age art in the age of computers
Statement of responsibility
John C. Whittaker
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Whittaker, John C.
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TT293
LC item number
.W45 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Flintknapping
  • Stone implements
Label
American flintknappers : Stone Age art in the age of computers, John C. Whittaker
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [320]-344) and index
Contents
  • Introduction: Coming to the Knap-in -- The Knap-in Ethos -- Sources of Information -- The Knap-in at Fort Osage -- Making Stone Tools: The World's Oldest Craft -- The Processes of Flintknapping -- Tools and the Knappers' Ethos -- From Fakes and Experiments to Knap-ins: The Roots of Modern Flintknapping -- Charlie Shewey -- Early Archaeologists and Fakers -- Native Knappers -- Mack Tussinger and the Oklahoma Eccentrics -- Daniel, Howe, and Others -- McCormick the Folsom Fluter -- Bryon Rinehart and Grey Ghosts -- Richard Warren--Scale Work and Lap Knapping -- Patterns in the Early Modern Knappers -- Halvor Skavlem and the Hobby Knapper -- Archaeology and Replication -- Knapping Newsletters -- The First Knap-ins -- Waldorf and The Art of Flintknapping -- Transition to the Current Scene -- The Current Scene -- The Knap-in: People and Organization -- Bob Hunt, Organizer at Fort Osage -- George Eklund, Commercial Knapper -- Jim Regan, Copper Toolsmith
  • Gene Stapleton, Dealing in Stone -- Percy Atkinson: Gourds, Axes, and Philosophy -- D.C. and Val Waldorf, Knap-in Professionals -- Ingrid Jones, Knapper Spouse -- Knapper Demography -- A Continent of Knap-ins -- Mid-West Flintknappers' Convention, June 1993 -- Pine City Knap-in -- Evergreen Lake Knap-in, July 1996 -- Genesee Valley Flint Knappers Association Knap-in, August 1996 -- Flint Ridge Knap-in, August 1996 -- Knap-in Generalities -- Knappers at the Knap-in -- Culture and Community of Practice -- Performance -- Learning to Knap -- Learning the Ethos -- Politics, Gender, and Ethnicity -- Expressions of Identity -- The Chipping Keeps You Going: Why Knappers Knap -- Status and Stones -- The Knap-in as Egalitarian Event -- Ooga-Booga, a Ritual of Inclusion -- Status and Competition in Knapping -- Talking with Stone: Ritual Exchange and Expression of Status -- Art, Craft, or Reproduction: Knapper Esthetics -- Stone Tools as Art and Folk Art -- Two Knappers, Two Attitudes
  • The Ideal Point: Common Esthetic Rules -- The Rules in Action: Knapping Contests -- Imitation as Esthetic Goal -- Point Types and Artistic Choices -- Replicas and the Art of Knapping -- Can't Never Have Too Much Flint: The Lore of Stone -- The Mystique of Stone -- The Qualities of Stone -- The Quest for Stone -- Decreasing Resources -- Modern Stone Age Economics -- Frank Stevens, Knap-in Entrepreneur -- A Trip to Quartzite -- Market Knapping -- Art Knapping -- Dale Cannon and Stone Knives -- Knappers, Collectors, Archaeologists: Ethics and Conflicts -- Replicas, Fakes, and Art -- Fakes, Replicas, and Ethics -- Murmurings at the Knap-in -- Woody's Dreams and Knappers' Nightmares -- Fakes and Archaeology -- Counting Knappers and Points -- Markets, Again -- The World of Collecting -- Authentication -- Archaeological Impacts of Modern Knapping: Collections -- The Creation and Destruction of Sites -- Epilogue: Sin and Society -- Silicon and Society -- Silicon Connections -- Forming and Breaking -- The Future -- Appendix A. Knapper Mail Survey Questionnaire -- Appendix B. Fall 1996 Fort Osage Knap-in Registration -- Appendix C. New York Knap-in Contest Rules, 1994 -- Appendix D. New York Knap-in Contest Rules, 1996
Control code
52773430
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 353 p.
Isbn
9780292702660
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003017053
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
Label
American flintknappers : Stone Age art in the age of computers, John C. Whittaker
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [320]-344) and index
Contents
  • Introduction: Coming to the Knap-in -- The Knap-in Ethos -- Sources of Information -- The Knap-in at Fort Osage -- Making Stone Tools: The World's Oldest Craft -- The Processes of Flintknapping -- Tools and the Knappers' Ethos -- From Fakes and Experiments to Knap-ins: The Roots of Modern Flintknapping -- Charlie Shewey -- Early Archaeologists and Fakers -- Native Knappers -- Mack Tussinger and the Oklahoma Eccentrics -- Daniel, Howe, and Others -- McCormick the Folsom Fluter -- Bryon Rinehart and Grey Ghosts -- Richard Warren--Scale Work and Lap Knapping -- Patterns in the Early Modern Knappers -- Halvor Skavlem and the Hobby Knapper -- Archaeology and Replication -- Knapping Newsletters -- The First Knap-ins -- Waldorf and The Art of Flintknapping -- Transition to the Current Scene -- The Current Scene -- The Knap-in: People and Organization -- Bob Hunt, Organizer at Fort Osage -- George Eklund, Commercial Knapper -- Jim Regan, Copper Toolsmith
  • Gene Stapleton, Dealing in Stone -- Percy Atkinson: Gourds, Axes, and Philosophy -- D.C. and Val Waldorf, Knap-in Professionals -- Ingrid Jones, Knapper Spouse -- Knapper Demography -- A Continent of Knap-ins -- Mid-West Flintknappers' Convention, June 1993 -- Pine City Knap-in -- Evergreen Lake Knap-in, July 1996 -- Genesee Valley Flint Knappers Association Knap-in, August 1996 -- Flint Ridge Knap-in, August 1996 -- Knap-in Generalities -- Knappers at the Knap-in -- Culture and Community of Practice -- Performance -- Learning to Knap -- Learning the Ethos -- Politics, Gender, and Ethnicity -- Expressions of Identity -- The Chipping Keeps You Going: Why Knappers Knap -- Status and Stones -- The Knap-in as Egalitarian Event -- Ooga-Booga, a Ritual of Inclusion -- Status and Competition in Knapping -- Talking with Stone: Ritual Exchange and Expression of Status -- Art, Craft, or Reproduction: Knapper Esthetics -- Stone Tools as Art and Folk Art -- Two Knappers, Two Attitudes
  • The Ideal Point: Common Esthetic Rules -- The Rules in Action: Knapping Contests -- Imitation as Esthetic Goal -- Point Types and Artistic Choices -- Replicas and the Art of Knapping -- Can't Never Have Too Much Flint: The Lore of Stone -- The Mystique of Stone -- The Qualities of Stone -- The Quest for Stone -- Decreasing Resources -- Modern Stone Age Economics -- Frank Stevens, Knap-in Entrepreneur -- A Trip to Quartzite -- Market Knapping -- Art Knapping -- Dale Cannon and Stone Knives -- Knappers, Collectors, Archaeologists: Ethics and Conflicts -- Replicas, Fakes, and Art -- Fakes, Replicas, and Ethics -- Murmurings at the Knap-in -- Woody's Dreams and Knappers' Nightmares -- Fakes and Archaeology -- Counting Knappers and Points -- Markets, Again -- The World of Collecting -- Authentication -- Archaeological Impacts of Modern Knapping: Collections -- The Creation and Destruction of Sites -- Epilogue: Sin and Society -- Silicon and Society -- Silicon Connections -- Forming and Breaking -- The Future -- Appendix A. Knapper Mail Survey Questionnaire -- Appendix B. Fall 1996 Fort Osage Knap-in Registration -- Appendix C. New York Knap-in Contest Rules, 1994 -- Appendix D. New York Knap-in Contest Rules, 1996
Control code
52773430
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 353 p.
Isbn
9780292702660
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003017053
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)

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