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The Resource A material world : culture, society, and the life of things in early Anglo-America, edited by George W. Boudreau and Margaretta Markle Lovell

A material world : culture, society, and the life of things in early Anglo-America, edited by George W. Boudreau and Margaretta Markle Lovell

Label
A material world : culture, society, and the life of things in early Anglo-America
Title
A material world
Title remainder
culture, society, and the life of things in early Anglo-America
Statement of responsibility
edited by George W. Boudreau and Margaretta Markle Lovell
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A collection of essays that examine early American cultural, political, and social history through a material lens, exploring the meanings of objects ranging from artworks and domestic furnishings to Penn's Treaty Tree"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
PSt/DLC
Dewey number
973.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E162
LC item number
.M33 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Boudreau, George W
  • Lovell, Margaretta M
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Material culture
  • United States
  • United States
  • Politics and culture
  • Civilization
  • Manners and customs
  • Material culture
  • Politics and culture
  • United States
Label
A material world : culture, society, and the life of things in early Anglo-America, edited by George W. Boudreau and Margaretta Markle Lovell
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
Introduction : culture, society, and the material world / Margaretta Markle Lovell -- Picturing Penn : portraits, public memory, and the political culture of late colonial Pennsylvania / George W. Boudreau -- Ascending the stair : Charles Wilson Peale's Staircase group, reimagining a grand-manner portrait in federal Philadelphia / Carol Eaton Soltis -- Artists' materials and the transatlantic craft traditions of eighteenth-century American portrait painting / Ellen G. Miles -- Clock making in southwestern Connecticut, 1760-1820 / Paul G.E. Clemens and Edward S. Cooke Jr. -- Face, place, and power : James Logan, Stenton, and the Anglo-American gentleman's house / Stephen G. Hague -- Trophy heads at Monticello / Margaretta Markle Lovell -- "Painting" faces and "dressing" tables : concealment in colonial dressing furniture / Jennifer Van Horn -- Mommy dearest : Britannica, American, and mother-daughter conflicts in eighteenth-century prints and medals / Nancy Siegel -- "The family of Derby has a taste in this way" : the homes of Elias Hasket and Elizabeth Derby, 1762-1799 / Emily A. Murphy -- From region to nation : M.F. Cornè's Landing of the pilgrims and the circulation of images in the early republic / Patricia Johnston -- Remembering the "olden time" : John Fanning Watson's cultivation of memory and relics in early national Philadelphia / Laura C. Keim
Control code
on1044780588
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
x, 331 pages
Isbn
9780271081151
Lccn
2018030800
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Label
A material world : culture, society, and the life of things in early Anglo-America, edited by George W. Boudreau and Margaretta Markle Lovell
Publication
Copyright
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
Introduction : culture, society, and the material world / Margaretta Markle Lovell -- Picturing Penn : portraits, public memory, and the political culture of late colonial Pennsylvania / George W. Boudreau -- Ascending the stair : Charles Wilson Peale's Staircase group, reimagining a grand-manner portrait in federal Philadelphia / Carol Eaton Soltis -- Artists' materials and the transatlantic craft traditions of eighteenth-century American portrait painting / Ellen G. Miles -- Clock making in southwestern Connecticut, 1760-1820 / Paul G.E. Clemens and Edward S. Cooke Jr. -- Face, place, and power : James Logan, Stenton, and the Anglo-American gentleman's house / Stephen G. Hague -- Trophy heads at Monticello / Margaretta Markle Lovell -- "Painting" faces and "dressing" tables : concealment in colonial dressing furniture / Jennifer Van Horn -- Mommy dearest : Britannica, American, and mother-daughter conflicts in eighteenth-century prints and medals / Nancy Siegel -- "The family of Derby has a taste in this way" : the homes of Elias Hasket and Elizabeth Derby, 1762-1799 / Emily A. Murphy -- From region to nation : M.F. Cornè's Landing of the pilgrims and the circulation of images in the early republic / Patricia Johnston -- Remembering the "olden time" : John Fanning Watson's cultivation of memory and relics in early national Philadelphia / Laura C. Keim
Control code
on1044780588
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
x, 331 pages
Isbn
9780271081151
Lccn
2018030800
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)

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