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History Through Material Culture (Paperback) (Leonie Hannan & Sarah Longair)
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History through material culture is an excellent 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 provides the first step-by-step guide to developing historical research based around objects. The book makes clear how students and researchers can use these rich material sources to make important, valuable and original contributions to history.Written by two experienced museum practitioners and historians, the book recognises the theoretical and practical challenges of this approach and offers clear advice on methods to get the best out of material culture research. With a focus on the early modern and modern periods, this book draws on examples from across the world and demonstrates how to use material culture to answer a range of enquiries, including social, economic, gender, cultural and global history.
Number of Pages: 183
Genre: History, Art
Series Title: IHR Research Guides
Publisher: Manchester Univ Pr
Author: Leonie Hannan & Sarah Longair
Street Date: May 20, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-47-0221
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