Cultural Histories of the Material World (The Bard Graduate by Peter N. Miller PDF

By Peter N. Miller

ISBN-10: 0472118919

ISBN-13: 9780472118915

All around the humanities fields there's a new curiosity in fabrics and materiality. this is often the 1st ebook to seize and examine the “material flip” within the humanities from all its assorted views. Cultural Histories of the cloth World brings jointly most sensible students from a lot of these diverse fields—from paintings historical past, Anthropology, Archaeology, Classics, Folklore, historical past, background of technology, Literature, Philosophy—to provide their imaginative and prescient of what cultural historical past of the fabric global seems like and try and convey how consciousness to materiality can give a contribution to a extra targeted old figuring out of particular occasions, locations, methods, and ability. the result's a brilliant kaleidoscope of destiny chances and new perspectives.

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