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Inhaltsangabe: Complete explication of hogan and house forms, root forms, summer structures and more make this possibly the most complete study ever made of the folk architecture of a tribal society to date.
About the Author:
BRIEF PROFESSIONAL BIOGRAPHY OF STEPHEN C. JETT
Stephen C. Jett (b. Cleveland, OH, 1938) holds an A.B. cum laude in Geology (Princeton 1960) and a Ph.D. in Geography (Johns Hopkins 1964).
He taught geography at The Ohio State University 1963-1964 and then at the University of California, Davis, serving thrice as Geography chair and becoming emeritus in 2000. From 1996, he was also professor of Textiles and Clothing, becoming emeritus in 2000. He has also taught or co-taught courses at other institutions, and he serves on the boards of various research organizations.
Jett's major research areas include Navajo history, material culture, sacred places, and placenames. He wrote: Tourism in the Navajo Country: Resources and Planning (1966, Navajo Tribal Museum); award-winning Navajo Wildlands (photographs by Philip Hyde; 1967, Sierra Club, 1969 Ballantine ); House of Three Turkeys: Anasazi Redoubt (photographs by Dave Bohn; 1977, Capra); award-winning Navajo Architecture: Forms, History, Distributions (with Virginia E. Spencer; 1981, University of Arizona); Navajo Placenames and Trails of the Canyon de Chelly System, Arizona (2002, Peter Lang); and France (2004, Chelsea House); plus scores of articles, book chapters, reviews, and bibliographies.
He has also published many articles and book chapters on his second major research interest, pre-Columbian transoceanic influences between the Old World and the Americas, and he founded and edits Pre-Columbiana: A Journal of Long-Distance Contacts.
He has curated or co-curated four textiles exhibits, including, in 2006 for The University of Georgia's Georgia Museum of Art, Woven Jewels from the Black Tents: Baluchi, Aimaq, and Related Tribal Weavings of Iran, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, May 20 - July 30, 2006 (printed brochure plus CD catalogue).
Jett has been involved in various conservation and other civic activities. He lives in Virginia.
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