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Material culture in Anglo-America

Material culture in Anglo-America

regional identity and urbanity in the Tidewater, lowcountry, and Caribbean / edited by David S. Shields.

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Published by University of South Carolina Press in Columbia, S.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Material culture -- Virginia -- Tidewater (Region) -- History,
  • Material culture -- South Carolina -- Charleston Region -- History,
  • Material culture -- West Indies, British -- History,
  • Regionalism -- America -- Case studies,
  • City and town life -- Virginia -- Tidewater (Region) -- History,
  • City and town life -- South Carolina -- Charleston Region -- History,
  • City and town life -- West Indies, British -- History,
  • Tidewater (Va. : Region) -- Social conditions,
  • Charleston Region (S.C.) -- Social conditions,
  • West Indies, British -- Social conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    GenreCase studies
    ContributionsShields, David S.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF232.T54 M385 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23212899M
    ISBN 109781570038525
    LC Control Number2009015501
    OCLC/WorldCa319248359

    BOOK REVIEWS Material Culture in Anglo-America: Regional Identity and Urbanity in the Tidewater, Lowcountry, and Caribbean. DAVID S. SHIELDS (ed.). Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, viii + pp. (Cloth US$ ) SUSAN KERN1 Lyon G. Tyler Department of History College of William and Mary Williamsburg VA 23 1 88, U.S.A. Anglo-America (also referred to as Anglo-Saxon America) most often refers to a region in the Americas in which English is a main language and British culture and the British Empire have had significant historical, ethnic, linguistic and cultural impact. Anglo-America is distinct from Latin America, a region of the Americas where Romance languages (Spanish, Portuguese and French) are prevalent.

    Anglo America Print Because most graduate students have at least a passing familiarity with American history, I will not dwell on the early history of European settlement in North American except to note that from the outset, the dominant American culture rested firmly on a foundation of Western-European, Christian values. Anglo-American definition is - an inhabitant of the U.S. of English origin or descent.

    Material culture studies as an academic field grew along the field of anthropology and so began by studying non-Western material culture. All too often, it was a way of putting material culture into categories in such a way that marginalized and hierarchized the cultures from which they came. During the "golden age" of museum-going, material cultures were used to show the supposed evolution of. Asian material culture in context / Marianne Hulsbosch, Elizabeth Bedford & Martha Chaiklin Moon cakes and the Chinese mid-autumn festival: a matter of habitus / Elizabeth Bedford Up in the hair: strands of meaning in women's ornamental hair accessories in early modern Japan / Martha Chaiklin.


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