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Art Ceramics

Pottery in Alberta

The Long Tradition

by (author) Marylu Antonelli & Jack Forbes

Publisher
The University of Alberta Press
Initial publish date
Jan 1978
Category
Ceramics
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9780888640239
    Publish Date
    Jan 1978
    List Price
    $12.50

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Description

A history of the pottery industry in Alberta, which began around the turn of the century in Medicine Hat, where clay deposits and natural gas were abundant. This is a dramatic story of temperamental entrepreneurs who were fierce rivals and who had fires, world wars, a depression, high freight rates and cheap imports to contend with.

About the authors

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Jack Forbes recently retired as a professor, director and chair at the Department of Native Studies at the University of California. He received the Before Columbus Foundation's American Book Award for Lifetime Achievement for 1997. Red Blood is his first book.

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