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Cultural Histories of the Material World (The Bard Graduate by Peter N. Miller

By Peter N. Miller

All around the humanities fields there's a new curiosity in fabrics and materiality. this is often the 1st publication to seize and examine the “material flip” within the humanities from all its assorted views. Cultural Histories of the cloth World brings jointly most sensible students from a lot of these various fields—from paintings historical past, Anthropology, Archaeology, Classics, Folklore, historical past, background of technological know-how, Literature, Philosophy—to supply their imaginative and prescient of what cultural historical past of the cloth international appears like and try and convey how realization to materiality can give a contribution to a extra detailed old realizing of particular instances, locations, methods, and potential. the result's a superb kaleidoscope of destiny probabilities and new perspectives.

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