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Exploring Folk Art by Michael Owen Jones

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Exploring Folk Art
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Publisher: Utah State University Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0874211654
ISBN-13: 9780874211658
Number of pages: 229

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Jones explores the human impulse to create, the necessity for having aesthetically satisfying experiences, and the craving for tradition. He also considers topics such as making chairs, remodelling houses, using and preserving soda-fountain slang, preparing and eating food, and sculpting lifelike figures out of cement.

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