American Material Culture: The Shape of Things around Us


The use of objects as source materials for scholarship has been increasingly legitimized by the growth of American Studies programs which are now in the forefront in their work with objects. The use of the museum as a primary resource is currently being given a position of increasing importance in American Studies scholarship.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Edith Mayo
  • Ronald T. Marchese
  • Kenneth L. Ames
  • Martha Pike
  • Virginia G. Drachman
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Bowling Green, OH
Publication year:
  • 1984


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