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Tangible Things: Making History Through Objects

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Tangible Things: Making History through Objects - Ulrich, Laurel Thatcher, and Carter, Sarah Anne, and Gaskell, Ivan
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In a world obsessed with the virtual, tangible things are once again making history. Tangible Things invites readers to look closely at the things around them, ordinary things like the food on their plate and extraordinary things like the transit of planets across the sky. It argues that almost any material thing, when examined closely, can be a link beween present and past. The authors of this book pulled an astonishing array of materials out of storage-from a pencil manufactured by Henry David Thoreau to a bracelet made ...

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Tangible Things: Making History through Objects 2015, Oxford University Press Inc, New York

ISBN-13: 9780199382286

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