History and its objects : antiquarianism and material culture since 1500

Miller, Peter N., 1964- author

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  • Creator Peter N. Miller
  • Format Books
  • Publication Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2017. ©2017
  • Physical Details
    • ix, 300 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780801453700, 0801453704
  • OCLC ocn961213900

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • Why historiography matters -- History and things in the twentieth century -- Karl Lamprecht and the "material turn" of 1885 -- Things as historical evidence in the late Renaissance and early Enlightenment -- Material evidence in the history curriculum in eighteenth-century Göttingen -- Archaeology as a way of talking about things 1750-1850 -- Material culture in the amateur historical associations of early nineteenth-century Germany -- Gustav Klemm, cultural history and Culturwissenschaft -- The Germanisches Nationalmuseum: antiquitates and cultural history in the museum
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