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Cultural History and Material Culture: Everyday Life, Landscapes, Museums
     

Cultural History and Material Culture: Everyday Life, Landscapes, Museums

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by Thomas J. Schlereth, Kenneth L. Ames (Designed by)
 
This profusely illustrated collection of essays, winner of the Elsie Clews Parsons Prize as the best folklore book of 1990, should engage anyone with an interest in how the humble devices and relics of everyday American life have influenced, and will continue to influence, our cultural history.

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This profusely illustrated collection of essays, winner of the Elsie Clews Parsons Prize as the best folklore book of 1990, should engage anyone with an interest in how the humble devices and relics of everyday American life have influenced, and will continue to influence, our cultural history.

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Fifteen essays written or revised for this collection exemplify Schlereth's (American studies, U. of Notre Dame) work in relating the studies of culture and material artifacts. Topics include the natural material culture, mail-order catalogs, traces of New England in the Midwest, architecture, chautauquas, and world expositions. Also contains advice for students in the field. This profusely illustrated collection of Schlereth's shorter essays saw limited printing in UMI's now defunct Material Culture Series, and is now reprinted in paperback with a new preface by the author. Winner of the Elsie Clews Parsons Prize as the best folklore book of 1990. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813913964
Publisher:
University of Virginia Press
Publication date:
03/28/1992
Series:
American Material Culture & Folklife Ser
Edition description:
1st pbk. ed
Pages:
440
Product dimensions:
6.16(w) x 9.04(h) x 1.16(d)

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Cultural History and Material Culture: Everyday Life, Landscapes, Museums 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
manirul01 More than 1 year ago
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