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Author Stein, Sarah Abrevaya.

Title Plumes [electronic resource] : ostrich feathers, Jews, and a lost world of global commerce / Sarah Abrevaya Stein.

Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, c2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xii, 244 p. : ill., maps.
Note Map on endpapers.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [205]-227) and index.
Contents Introduction: The pursuit of plumes -- The Cape of Southern Africa : Atlantic crossings -- London : global feather hub -- The trans-Saharan trade : Mediterranean connections -- The American feather world -- Conclusion: Global stories.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Ostrich feather industry -- History.
Jewish merchants -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780300127362 (alk. paper)
0300127367 (alk. paper)

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