Wilson Center Experts

Igor Kuznetsov

Regional Exchange Grant
Kennan Institute

Expertise:
Russia and Eurasia
;
United States
Affiliation:
Assistant Professor, Cuban State University
Wilson Center Project(s):
Seminole Indian Clothing (A Semiotic Interpretation)
Term:
Jul 01, 1996
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Sep 01, 1996

Project Summary

An ethnographic investigation into the symbolic uses of clothing within cultures, as material culture is used to express world perception and axiological character. This study differentiates among various indigeous cultures. This information is part of a larger project that studies the nexus of Old World cultural traditions, and discuss their encounter with Westernization.