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Introduction

ByLauren Leone

“Craft” is a word that resists easy definition. It has meant many things to many different civilizations over tens of thousands of years of human history, so what people mean when they say “craft” often depends on the specific context they are exploring. Interestingly, in a number of languages, including Old English, Middle English, German, Dutch, and several Scandinavian languages, the word “power” has been used to define craft.