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Studies in Material Culture Research By SHA
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A Reader from Historical Archaeology
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Objects in Context: Theorizing Material Culture By Stephanie Anderson, Cierra Webster
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Objects in Context: Theorizing Material Culture brings together a group of diverse essays originating from a graduate student conference held at Western University in 2013 entitled (Re)Activating... More > Objects: Social Theory and Material Culture. With over 100 delegates from across Canada and the United States, the conference’s vision was to investigate the ways that material culture provides a lens to examine the structures of our socio-cultural-economic worlds. As such, this publication provides interdisciplinary approaches to a wide range of fundamental and theoretical questions about social constructions, social politics, and social ethics. The contributing scholars offer critical approaches which ‘activate’ objects that are under-theorized and/or ‘reactivate’ objects with shifting or multiple ideologies. Ultimately, the papers within this volume address the broad-ranging question, what can objects tell us about the worlds in which we live?< Less
Approaches to Material Culture: Research for Historical Archaeologists By David Brauner
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Approaches to Material Culture: Research for Historical Archaeologists By David Brauner
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The Meaning Of Material By Kaitlin Briley
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Art is much more than just the images the artist chooses to portray in their work. The meaning behind a piece can come from multiple different places: cultural context, formal elements, conceptual... More > aspects, time period, and material. The materials that an artist choose to use when creating their work can many times give as much meaning to the piece as the images that are represented on it. I intend to show the importance of the materiality of pieces like Execution of Four Female Sioux by a Sioux warrior artist, The Liberation of Aunt Jemima by Betye Saar, and Fashioned with Patience by LM Wood by addressing the significance of the materials in the context of the time it was created.< Less
The Shipwreck Slobodna: An Archaeological Study, Material Culture Comparison & Digital Exhibit Design By Sheli O. Smith, Anne Corscadden
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The late-nineteenth century Polish cotton carrier, Slobodna, was one of the last sailing ships in a critical period of international trade. On her last voyage Slobodna was hauling a full load of... More > cotton from New Orleans to the industrial mills of Northern Europe. Wrecked on the outer edge of the Florida Keys the shipwreck Slobodna today delights scuba divers with the remains of the once mighty ship. This monograph looks at the site formation process and comparative historic artifact collections in an effort to better understand the shipwreck site and ship's role in history.< Less
The Shipwreck Slobodna: An Archaeological Study, Material Culture Comparison & Digital Exhibit Design By Sheli O. Smith, Anne Corscadden
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The late-nineteenth century Polish cotton carrier, Slobodna, was one of the last sailing ships in a critical period of international trade. On her last voyage Slobodna was hauling a full load of... More > cotton from New Orleans to the industrial mills of Northern Europe. Wrecked on the outer edge of the Florida Keys the shipwreck Slobodna today delights scuba divers with the remains of the once mighty ship. This monograph looks at the site formation process and comparative historic artifact collections in an effort to better understand the shipwreck site and ship's role in history.< Less
The Shipwreck Slobodna: An Archaeological Study, Material Culture Comparison & Digital Exhibit Design By Sheli O. Smith, Anne Corscadden
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The late-nineteenth century Polish cotton carrier, Slobodna, was one of the last sailing ships in a critical period of international trade. On her last voyage Slobodna was hauling a full load of... More > cotton from New Orleans to the industrial mills of Northern Europe. Wrecked on the outer edge of the Florida Keys the shipwreck Slobodna today delights scuba divers with the remains of the once mighty ship. This monograph looks at the site formation process and comparative historic artifact collections in an effort to better understand the shipwreck site and ship's role in history.< Less
The Cultural Gutter By Carol Borden et al.
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Science fiction, fantasy, comics, romance, genre movies, games all drain into the Cultural Gutter, a website dedicated to thoughtful articles about disreputable art—media and genres that are a... More > little embarrassing. Irredeemable. Worthy of Note, but rolling like errant pennies back into the gutter. The Cultural Gutter is dangerous because we have a philosophy. We try to balance enthusiasm with clear-eyed, honest engagement with the material and with our readers. This book expands on our mission with 10 articles each from science fiction/fantasy editor James Schellenberg, comics editor and publisher Carol Borden, romance editor Chris Szego, screen editor Ian Driscoll and founding editor and former games editor Jim Munroe.< Less