History and Its Objects : : Antiquarianism and Material Culture since 1500 / / Peter N. Miller.

Cultural history is increasingly informed by the history of material culture—the ways in which individuals or entire societies create and relate to objects both mundane and extraordinary—rather than on textual evidence alone. Books such as The Hare with Amber Eyes and A History of the World in 100 O...

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Superior document:Title is part of eBook package: De Gruyter Cornell University Press Complete eBook-Package 2017
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Place / Publishing House:Ithaca, NY : : Cornell University Press, , [2017]
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Year of Publication:2017
Language:English
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Table of Contents:
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Illustrations
  • Introduction: Why Historiography Matters
  • 1. History and Things in the Twentieth Century
  • 2. Karl Lamprecht and the “Material Turn” c. 1885
  • 3. Things as Historical Evidence in the Late Renaissance and Early Enlightenment
  • 4. Material Evidence in the History Curriculum in Eighteenth-Century Göttingen
  • 5. Archaeology as a Way of Talking about Things, 1750–1850
  • 6. Material Culture in the Amateur Historical Associations of Early Nineteenth-Century Germany
  • 7. Gustav Klemm, Cultural History, and Kulturwissenschaft
  • 8. The Germanisches Nationalmuseum: Antiquitates and Cultural History in the Museum
  • Conclusion: Toward a Future Theory of the Historical Document
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index