Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Smithsonian Books On Sale: September 17, 1995 Price: $19.95
History from Things explores the many ways objects–defined broadly to range from Chippendale tables and Italian Renaissance pottery to seventeenth-century parks and a New England cemetery–can reconstruct and help reinterpret the past. Eighteen essays describe how to “read” artifacts, how to “listen to” landscapes and locations, and how to apply methods...
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