HALI In-Depth

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    The Qaraqalpaq Dialectic: Qaraqalpaqs of the Aral Delta: The Right to Reply

    In HALI 175 (Spring 2013, pp.124-127), Andrew Hale reviewed David and Sue Richardson’s ‘encyclopaedic’ new book, Qaraqalpaqs of the Aral Delta. The full version of his review was published on this site.  Here the Richardsons address what they consider to be serious flaws in the reviewer’s assessment. An abridged version of this detailed rebuttal appears in… Read more »

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    Lyon – Splendours in the City of Silk: 1. Textiles, by Georgina Adam

    In the mid 1980s HALI published a series of four articles on the textiles and carpets in the collection of the Musée Historique des Tissus (MHT) in Lyons, France.  The first article, by Georgina Adam, in HALI 32, focused on a select handful of the historical textiles in Lyon, the following three, by Ian Bennett,… Read more »

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    A Carbon-14 Primer by Christine Prior

    Carbon-14 dating has become the subject of intense debate in the antiques world – but how many people really know how it works or what it can and cannot determine? Dr Christine Prior of the Rafter Radiocarbon Laboratory offers a concise guide


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