"Published in cooperation with the University of Arizona Southwest Center."
"A University of Arizona Southwest Center book"--T.p. verso.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-312) and index.
Introduction -- Trade, commerce, and diversification -- Discourses on traders, weavers, and trade blankets -- Blankets by weight: the hidden narrative -- Blankets by design: assessing traders' influence -- From flea market to Fifth Avenue: tracking the investment market -- Toward an understanding of Navajo aesthetics -- Reconceptualizing Navajo weaving: from commodity to cosmological performance.