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Selvages & biases

Michael G. Kammen

Selvages & biases

the fabric of history in American culture

by Michael G. Kammen

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Historiography.,
    • United States -- Civilization -- Historiography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Other titlesSelvages and biases.
      StatementMichael Kammen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE175 .K36 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 336 p. :
      Number of Pages336
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2376926M
      ISBN 100801419247
      LC Control Number87005285

      Selvages & Biases: The Fabric of History in American Culture. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, Ed. The Past Before Us: Contemporary Historical Writing in the United States. Ithaca, Cornell University Press, Levine, Lawrence W.   The diagonal grain of the fabric produces the maximum stretch of the fabric. This is used to cut for fitted garments. The 45 angle cut is called the true ut the best way to cut and sew fabric on the bias The best use of diagonal cut of fabric is to make bias tapes which are used for biding, facing and piping.

        The Past Is What Catches Up With Us. By Thomas Fleming. In "Selvages and Biases" (), Mr. Kammen took on his own crowd: historians and . See Michael Kammen, Selvages & Biases: The Fabric of History in American Culture –17 () (noting the paradigm shift among historians in the mid-twentieth century from search- ing for a “usable past” to focusing on the “pastness of the past,” that is, “accept[ing] the past on its own.

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Knowing what bias is will make such a difference in the quality of your finished quilt squares. Bias is the 45 degree angle of a piece of fabric. Hence, bias is the diagonal, from corner to corner, of a square. You can check ANY piece of cotton quilting fabric for straight-of-grain versus bias by yanking, or trying to stretch, one edge of the.

chapters in Selvages ir Biases struggle to refine the craft and to clarify the self-consciousness of historians, whose vocation is defined as "a way of knowing." However indirectly in some instances, these essays attempt to respond to the question that became the title of a volume of Carl L.

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Biased presents the science of bias with rare insight and accessibility, but it is also a work with the power and craft to make us see why overcoming racial bias is so critical.”—Bryan Stevenson, New York Times bestselling.- AMAZING, what I can do with selvage, I did junk before, but now I will save them ;-).

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