Material Culture Studies in America

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Rowman Altamira, 1982 - History - 419 pages
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The country's leading authority on use of artifactual evidence in historical research collects twenty-five classic essays and gives his overview of the field of material culture.
 

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Contents

Material Culture Studies in America 18761976
1
Words or Things?
79
The Challenge of the Artifact
93
Manuscripts and Manufacts
101
Culture History and Artifact
114
Folk Art
124
The Connoisseurship of Artifacts
143
The Six Requirements for Design
153
Household Technology
222
A TimePlace
237
The Evolution of a Vernacular Form
251
An Indiana Subsistence Craftsman
259
Three American Arches
269
An Essay on Photography
278
An Interpretation of the Material
289
The Implications of Experimental
306

A Proposed Model
162
Some Guides to the American
174
Looking at the Coke Bottle
183
Deaths Head Cherub Urn and Willow
195
Hall Furnishings in Victorian America
206
Le Projet du Garbage
316
Tin Can Archaeology
325
A Selective Bibliographical
341
Tables
415
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University of Notre Dame

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