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 ...
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, ...
Jan 11, 2016 ... This free course, An introduction to material culture, introduces the study of
material culture. It asks why we should study things and outlines ...
Writing Material Culture History examines the methodologies currently used in
the historical study of material culture. Touching on archaeology, art.
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 ...
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 ...
Consumption & Material Culture ... James Duncan Phillips Professor of Early
American History ... Assistant Professor of History and History & Literature ...
Journal of Interdisciplinary History 35.4 (2005) 591-603 ... Hence historians of
material culture use artifacts, as well as written evidence, to reconstruct the ...