Material culture is the physical evidence of a culture in the objects and
architecture they make, or have made. The term tends to be relevant only in
archeological ... More »
Material culture studies is an interdisciplinary field that examines the relationship
between people and their things, the making, history, preservation...
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 ...
Jan 8, 2015 ... We are more interested in preserving cultural heritage than at other times in
history, which requires us to observe aspects of material culture ...
It means different things in connection with different disciplines. Culture
is also used to encompass language, art -- visual, performance and literary -- religious ceremonies, as well as even less tangible elements of human social life, like education, customs, and mo... More »
As a field, the historical study of material culture is no longer new. It has its ... But
not all historians who deal with material culture are aware of, or troubled by,.
May 28, 2013 ... Those who study material culture are situated in a wide range of disciplines such
as archaeology, anthropology, geography, history, design, ...
Janice Tauer Wass Research and Narrative. Material culture is the physical
evidence of human experience. It includes the vast numbers of objects that
Sources are the raw material of history, but where the written word has
traditionally been seen as the principal source, today historians are increasingly
have been interested in either social history or material culture as important ...
assumed the subtitle The Journal of Historic American Material Culture; in 1979 ...