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Title Material culture studies in America / compiled and edited, with introductions and bibliography, by Thomas J. Schlereth
Published Nashville, Tenn. : American Association for State and Local History, [1982]
Nashville, Tennessee : American Association for State and Local History, 1982


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Description xvi, 419 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Building in wood in the Eastern United States : a time-place perspective / Fred Kniffen and Henry Glassie -- The service station in America : the evolution of a vernacular form / Bruce A. Lohof -- An Indiana subsistence craftsman / Willard B. Moore -- Monuments and myths : three American arches / Joseph F. Trimmer -- Chicago through a camera lens : an essay on photography as history / Glen E. Holt -- Embellishing a life of labor : an interpretation of the material culture of American working-class homes, 1885-1915 / Lizabeth A. Cohen -- Immaterial material culture : the implications of experimental research for folklife museums / Jay A. Anderson -- In praise of archaeology : le projet du garbage / William L. Rahje -- Tin* can archaeology / Robert Ascher -- Material culture studies in America : a selective bibliographical essay / Thomas J. Schlereth
Preface : on studying the things they left behind ; Material culture studies in America, 1876-1976 / Thomas J. Schlereth -- American studies : words or things? / John A. Kouwenhoven -- The challenge of the artifact / William B. Hesseltine -- Manuscripts and manufacts / Wilcomb E. Washburn -- The use of objects in historical research / John T. Schlebecker -- Culture, history, and artifact / Steven M. Beckow -- Folk art / Henry Glassie -- The connoisseurship of artifacts / Charles F. Montgomery -- The six requirements for design / David Pye -- Artifact study : a proposed model / E. McClung Fleming -- Axioms for reading the landscape : some guides to the American scene / Peirce F. Lewis -- Pop pedagogy : looking at the coke bottle / Craig Gilborn -- Death's head, cherub, urn and willow / James Deetz and Edwin S. Dethlefsen -- Meaning in artifacts : hall furnishings in Victorian America / Kenneth L. Ames -- The "industrial revolution" in the home : household technology and social change in the twentieth century / Ruth Schwartz Cowan
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-352) and index
Subject Archaeology and history -- United States.
Industries -- United States.
Material culture -- Study and teaching -- United States.
Material culture -- United States.
United States -- Antiquities.
United States -- Civilization -- Study and teaching.
United States -- Civilization.
United States -- Social life and customs -- Study and teaching.
United States -- Social life and customs.
Author Schlereth, Thomas J.
LC no. 82008812
ISBN 0910050619 (hardcover)
0910050678 (paperback)
9780910050616 (hardcover)
9780910050678 (paperback)