Includes bibliographical references.
|Contributions||Fort Worth Contemporary Arts (Gallery)|
|LC Classifications||NB230.T4 M38 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2008049697|
Material Culture 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 and anthropological studies, but it specifically means all material evidence which can be attributed to culture, past or present. Following Schlereth's introduction, is an anthology of material cultural essays devoted to theory, method, and implemented practice, concluding with a short bibliographic essay. An exemplary and engaging collection.4/5(2). History through material culture is a unique, step-by-step guide for students and researchers who wish to use objects as historical sources. Responding to the significant, scholarly interest in historical material culture studies, this book makes clear how students and researchers ready to use these rich material sources can make important, valuable and original contributions to Cited by: 1. His research interests include the theorisation and conceptualisation of cultural heritage, material culture studies and cultural property in relation to long term social and cultural change. He has conducted fieldwork research in West Africa (Nigeria, Cameroon, Liberia) to investigate negotiations of material culture, heritage and museums/5(9).
Book History is a dynamic and rapidly growing area of interdisciplinary study that explores the book as an artefact in material culture. Helping us to understand the current communications revolution, it reminds us that ideas circulate through a material world of things, from medieval manuscripts to contemporary e-readers. Non‐material culture refers to the nonphysical ideas that people have about their culture, including beliefs, values, rules, norms, morals, language, organizations, and institutions. For instance, the non‐material cultural concept of religion consists of a set of ideas and beliefs about God, worship, morals, and ethics. Material Culture’s auctions offer a broad and exciting range of Antiques, Asian Arts, Fine Art, Folk Art, Ethnographic Arts, Decorative Arts, Modern Design, Couture, Jewelry, Timepieces, Silver, Objets de Vertu, Fine Books & Manuscripts. Auction Department Hours: Due to the coronavirus, our specialists and staff are currently working from home. The Handbook of Material Culture provides a critical survey of the theories, concepts, intellectual debates, substantive domains and traditions of study characterizing the analysis of things. It is cutting-edge: rather than simply reviewing the field as it currently exists.4/5(1).
About Clothing as Material Culture This book puts the material back into clothing. In recent years social scientists have become increasingly interested in theories of fashion, but have rarely directly addressed the material qualities of clothing. Book Description. Sources are the raw material of History, but whereas the written word has traditionally been seen as the principal source, historians now recognize the value of sources beyond text. In this new edition of History and Material Culture. Material culture records human intrusion in the environment. It is the way we imagine a distinction between nature and culture, and then rebuild nature to . The Body as Material Culture book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Skeletal remains are a vital source of evidence for arc /5.