The Resource American artifacts : essays in material culture, edited by Jules David Prown and Kenneth Haltman

American artifacts : essays in material culture, edited by Jules David Prown and Kenneth Haltman

Label
American artifacts : essays in material culture
Title
American artifacts
Title remainder
essays in material culture
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jules David Prown and Kenneth Haltman
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
E161
LC item number
.A35 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Prown, Jules David
  • Haltman, Kenneth
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Material culture
  • Americana
  • Popular culture
  • National characteristics, American
  • Material culture
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
American artifacts : essays in material culture, edited by Jules David Prown and Kenneth Haltman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
The truth of material culture: history or fiction? / Jules David Prown -- Seduced by an old flame: paradox and illusion in a late-twentieth-century lucite lighter / Robyn Asleson -- In vino veritas? death and the cellarette in empire New York / Jeffrey Collins -- Reaching out to touch someone? reflections on a 1923 candlestick telephone / Kenneth Haltman -- Sewing and sowing: cultural continuity in an Amish quilt / Sara Laurel Holstein -- Unwrapping the bwat sekre: the secrets of a Haitian money box / Daisann McLane -- The many figures of Eve: styles of womanhood embodied in a late-nineteenth-century corset / Leslie Shannon Miller -- A garden in the machine: reading a mid-nineteenth-century, two-cylinder parlor stove as cultural text / Joel Pfister -- Lucubrations on a lava lamp: technocracy, counterculture, and containment in the American sixties / Jennifer L. Roberts -- Industry, nature, and identity in an iron footbridge / Carlo Rotella -- An heirloom: interpreting a gilded age tortoiseshell locket / Lucy Soutter -- The Foley food mill / Amy B. Werbel -- The light of the home: dialectics of gender in an Argand lamp / Weili Ye
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 255 p.
Isbn
9780870135248
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
00008703
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)43661930
Label
American artifacts : essays in material culture, edited by Jules David Prown and Kenneth Haltman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
The truth of material culture: history or fiction? / Jules David Prown -- Seduced by an old flame: paradox and illusion in a late-twentieth-century lucite lighter / Robyn Asleson -- In vino veritas? death and the cellarette in empire New York / Jeffrey Collins -- Reaching out to touch someone? reflections on a 1923 candlestick telephone / Kenneth Haltman -- Sewing and sowing: cultural continuity in an Amish quilt / Sara Laurel Holstein -- Unwrapping the bwat sekre: the secrets of a Haitian money box / Daisann McLane -- The many figures of Eve: styles of womanhood embodied in a late-nineteenth-century corset / Leslie Shannon Miller -- A garden in the machine: reading a mid-nineteenth-century, two-cylinder parlor stove as cultural text / Joel Pfister -- Lucubrations on a lava lamp: technocracy, counterculture, and containment in the American sixties / Jennifer L. Roberts -- Industry, nature, and identity in an iron footbridge / Carlo Rotella -- An heirloom: interpreting a gilded age tortoiseshell locket / Lucy Soutter -- The Foley food mill / Amy B. Werbel -- The light of the home: dialectics of gender in an Argand lamp / Weili Ye
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 255 p.
Isbn
9780870135248
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
00008703
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)43661930

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