This essay explores ways to use material objects in the study of history. “Material
objects” include items with physical substance. They are primarily shaped or ...
Material Culture and Cultural History Many cultural historians ignore the physical
environment in which culture is embedded. They elevate abstract ideas above ...
Journal of Interdisciplinary History, xxxv:4 (Spring, 2005), 591-603. Richard
Grassby. Material Culture and Cultural History Many cultural historians ignore the
Editorial Reviews. Review. 'This collection of essays by eleven leading historians
... offers a wealth of new insights into the burgeoning field of material culture ...
May 28, 2013 ... Those who study material culture are situated in a wide range of disciplines such
as archaeology, anthropology, geography, history, design, ...
Writing Material Culture History examines the methodologies currently used in
the historical study of material culture. Touching on archaeology, art.
Feb 1, 2013 ... Sources are the raw material of history, but where the written word has
traditionally been seen as the principal source, today historians are ...
Mar 3, 2008 ... Using material culture can be a powerful way to bring history to life, to awaken
students' interest in exploring the past, and to discover ...
Material culture is the study of material or physical objects, as well as the
placement of those objects in critical, theoretical and historical perspectives as
understand what material culture is; understand the origin of material culture as
an area of study in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century; understand ...