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 ...
The Center for Material Culture Studies at the University of Delaware helps to
integrate and enhance the University's rich resources for the creation, study, and
Journal of Interdisciplinary History, xxxv:4 (Spring, 2005), 591-603. Richard
Grassby. Material Culture and Cultural History Many cultural historians ignore the
Janice Tauer Wass Research and Narrative. Material culture is the physical
evidence of human experience. It includes the vast numbers of objects that
Writing Material Culture History examines the methodologies currently used in
the historical study of material culture. Touching on archaeology, art.
May 28, 2013 ... Those who study material culture are situated in a wide range of disciplines such
as archaeology, anthropology, geography, history, design, ...
paradigms of cultural history, while clearer than a generation ago, are still shifting
as ... publication of The New Cultural History (1989), Reading Material Culture.
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 ...
Journal of Interdisciplinary History 35.4 (2005) 591-603 ... Hence historians of
material culture use artifacts, as well as written evidence, to reconstruct the ...
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 ...