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History through material culture

Author: Leonie Hannan; Sarah Longair; University of London. Institute of Historical Research,
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2017.
Series: IHR research guides.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"History through material culture is a unique, step-by-step 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 makes clear how students and researchers ready to use these rich material sources can make important, valuable and original contributions to history. Written by two experienced  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leonie Hannan; Sarah Longair; University of London. Institute of Historical Research,
ISBN: 1784991260 9781784991265
OCLC Number: 957738597
Description: xvi, 183 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Approaches to the material world --
Planning a research project --
Developing a methodology --
Locating sources: understanding museum collections and other repositories --
Analysing sources --
Writing up findings.
Series Title: IHR research guides.
Responsibility: Leonie Hannan and Sarah Longair.

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Material culture is central to human experience and represents a vital but under-used source for historians. Written in a lively and accessible style, this guide provides clear and practical guidance  Read more...
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