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The Resource Material culture studies in America, compiled and edited with introductions and bibliography by Thomas J. Schlereth

Material culture studies in America, compiled and edited with introductions and bibliography by Thomas J. Schlereth

Label
Material culture studies in America
Title
Material culture studies in America
Statement of responsibility
compiled and edited with introductions and bibliography by Thomas J. Schlereth
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Schlereth, Thomas J
  • American Association for State and Local History
Series statement
American Association for State and Local History book series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Material culture
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Material culture studies in America, compiled and edited with introductions and bibliography by Thomas J. Schlereth
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: Nashville, Tenn. : American Association for State and Local History, 1982
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine derived contents note: Preface: On Studying the Things They Left Behind xiii -- Thomas J. Schlereth -- PART I: STATEMENT OF HISTORY -- 1 Material Culture Studies in America, 1876-1976 1 -- Thomas J. Schlereth -- PART II: STATEMENTS OF THEORY -- 2 American Studies: Words or Things? 79 -- John A. Kouwenhoven -- 3 The Challenge of the Artifact 93 -- William B. Hesseltine -- 4 Manuscripts and Manufacts 101 -- Wilcomb E. Washburn -- 5 The Use of Objects in Historical Research 106 -- John T. Schlebecker -- 6 Culture, History, and Artifact 114 -- Steven M. Beckow -- 7 Folk Art 124 -- Henry Glassie -- PART III: STATEMENTS OF METHOD -- 8 The Connoisseurship of Artifacts 143 -- Charles F. Montgomery -- 9 The Six Requirements for Design 153 -- David Pye -- 10 Artifact Study: A Proposed Model 162 -- E. McClung Fleming -- 11 Axioms for Reading the Landscape: Some Guides to the American -- Scene 174 -- Peirce F. Lewis -- 12 Pop Pedagogy: Looking at the Coke Bottle 183 -- Craig Gilborn -- PART IV: STATEMENTS OF PRACTICE -- 13 Death's Head, Cherub, Urn and Willow 195 -- James Deetz and Edwin S. Dethlefsen -- 14 Meaning in Artifacts: Hall Furnishings in Victorian America 206 -- Kenneth L. Ames -- 15 The "Industrial Revolution" in the Home: Household Technology and -- Social Change in the Twentieth Century 222 -- Ruth Schwartz Cowan -- 16 Building in Wood in the Eastern United States: A Time-Place -- Perspective 237 -- Fred Kniffen and Henry Glassie -- 17 The Service Station in America: The Evolution of a Vernacular Form 251 -- Bruce A. Lohof -- 18 An Indiana Subsistence Craftsman 259 -- Willard B. Moore -- 19 Monuments and Myths: Three American Arches 269 -- Joseph F. Trimmer -- 20 Chicago through a Camera Lens: An Essay on Photography as -- History 278 -- Glen E. Holt -- 21 Embellishing a Life of Labor: An Interpretation of the Material -- Culture of American Working-Class Homes, 1885-1915 289 -- Lizabeth A. Cohen -- 22 Immaterial Material Culture: The Implications of Experimental -- Research for Folklife Museums 306 -- Jay A. Anderson -- 23 In Praise of Archaeology: Le Projet du Garbage 316 -- William L. Rathje -- 24 Tin Can Archaeology 325 -- Robert Ascher -- PART V: STATEMENT OF THE FIELD -- 25 Material Culture Studies in America: A Selective Bibliographical -- Essay 341 -- Thomas J. Schlereth -- Notes 355 -- Index 409
Control code
ocm33967820
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvi, 419 p.
Isbn
9780761991601
Lccn
95051839
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Material culture studies in America, compiled and edited with introductions and bibliography by Thomas J. Schlereth
Publication
Note
Originally published: Nashville, Tenn. : American Association for State and Local History, 1982
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine derived contents note: Preface: On Studying the Things They Left Behind xiii -- Thomas J. Schlereth -- PART I: STATEMENT OF HISTORY -- 1 Material Culture Studies in America, 1876-1976 1 -- Thomas J. Schlereth -- PART II: STATEMENTS OF THEORY -- 2 American Studies: Words or Things? 79 -- John A. Kouwenhoven -- 3 The Challenge of the Artifact 93 -- William B. Hesseltine -- 4 Manuscripts and Manufacts 101 -- Wilcomb E. Washburn -- 5 The Use of Objects in Historical Research 106 -- John T. Schlebecker -- 6 Culture, History, and Artifact 114 -- Steven M. Beckow -- 7 Folk Art 124 -- Henry Glassie -- PART III: STATEMENTS OF METHOD -- 8 The Connoisseurship of Artifacts 143 -- Charles F. Montgomery -- 9 The Six Requirements for Design 153 -- David Pye -- 10 Artifact Study: A Proposed Model 162 -- E. McClung Fleming -- 11 Axioms for Reading the Landscape: Some Guides to the American -- Scene 174 -- Peirce F. Lewis -- 12 Pop Pedagogy: Looking at the Coke Bottle 183 -- Craig Gilborn -- PART IV: STATEMENTS OF PRACTICE -- 13 Death's Head, Cherub, Urn and Willow 195 -- James Deetz and Edwin S. Dethlefsen -- 14 Meaning in Artifacts: Hall Furnishings in Victorian America 206 -- Kenneth L. Ames -- 15 The "Industrial Revolution" in the Home: Household Technology and -- Social Change in the Twentieth Century 222 -- Ruth Schwartz Cowan -- 16 Building in Wood in the Eastern United States: A Time-Place -- Perspective 237 -- Fred Kniffen and Henry Glassie -- 17 The Service Station in America: The Evolution of a Vernacular Form 251 -- Bruce A. Lohof -- 18 An Indiana Subsistence Craftsman 259 -- Willard B. Moore -- 19 Monuments and Myths: Three American Arches 269 -- Joseph F. Trimmer -- 20 Chicago through a Camera Lens: An Essay on Photography as -- History 278 -- Glen E. Holt -- 21 Embellishing a Life of Labor: An Interpretation of the Material -- Culture of American Working-Class Homes, 1885-1915 289 -- Lizabeth A. Cohen -- 22 Immaterial Material Culture: The Implications of Experimental -- Research for Folklife Museums 306 -- Jay A. Anderson -- 23 In Praise of Archaeology: Le Projet du Garbage 316 -- William L. Rathje -- 24 Tin Can Archaeology 325 -- Robert Ascher -- PART V: STATEMENT OF THE FIELD -- 25 Material Culture Studies in America: A Selective Bibliographical -- Essay 341 -- Thomas J. Schlereth -- Notes 355 -- Index 409
Control code
ocm33967820
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvi, 419 p.
Isbn
9780761991601
Lccn
95051839
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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