Facts & Fabrications: Unraveling the History of Quilts & Slavery - Print-On-Demand Edition

Facts & Fabrications: Unraveling the History of Quilts & Slavery - Print-On-Demand Edition

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This volume uses the most current research to provide a controversial, yet informative examination of the role of quilts in the era of slavery and emancipation. It includes nine projects and 20 block patterns that represent the history of slavery, inspired by stories of the 'Underground Railroad'.

Title:Facts & Fabrications: Unraveling the History of Quilts & Slavery - Print-On-Demand Edition
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781571203649
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    Facts & Fabrications: Unraveling the History of Quilts & Slavery - Print-On-Demand Edition Reviews

  • Liv Augusta

    The patterns are good, the intention is good, the compilation of first hand reports is good. The narrative text feels outdated only 15 years after publication....

  • Mel

    I bought this book to do more research on history of quilts regarding the use of them during the Underground Railroad. This book book came up in the search, but it doesn't touch on that myth. It does ...

  • L.B.

    Always nice to read about quilt history. Especially when the subject matter, slave quilts or even quilts made by African Americans, since there is so very little written on the subject. And very littl...

  • Kristin

    Really interesting and well-researched. ...

  • Gwen Humphries

    I really enjoyed reading this book. It was a combination of historical facts, WPA interviews with former slaves, quilting patterns plus history fabrications....

  • Becky Loader

    Barbara Brackman cannot be beat for excellent scholarship and research. ...

  • Deb Thom

    Help for Covid Time in 2020We are in challenging hard times, we will endure, we will persevere. The Country survived before and we will again. Thankful Barbara Brackman wrote this book....

  • Erion Prometheus

    review to follow...

  • Claire

    The history is in summary form, but there are endnotes with further sources.The book opens with a brief discussion of myth Vs. historical method. This is followed by an abbreviated history of slavery ...

  • Kathy Duncan

    Brackman's work is always wonderful. However, she is sometimes off in her assessment of southern culture. The most glaring example from this work is a reference to the antebellum tradition of shooting...