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Early modern things

Paula Findlen

Early modern things

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Material culture,
  • Modern Civilization,
  • Ceremonial objects,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementedited by Paula Findlen
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN406 .E34 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25393630M
    ISBN 109780415520508, 9780415520515
    LC Control Number2012026865


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Early modern things by Paula Findlen Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Early Modern Things: Objects and their Histories, – is a collection of 17 essays edited by Findlen, which explores what we can learn about the early modern world by studying its things and their meanings and how these change over time, from culture to culture and across geographic locations for students and scholars interested in.

'Grossly Material Things' Women and Book Production in Early Modern England Helen Smith. This is the only comprehensive study of women's roles in writing, making, and using early modern books; An interdisciplinary work drawing on the insights of literary criticism, historical study, art history, musicology, and anthropology.

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