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280 Pages | 200 illus.

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780199382286

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Tangible Things

Making History through Objects

Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, Sarah Anne Carter, Ivan Gaskell, Sara Schechner, and Samantha van Gerbig

  • Presents an innovative and unprecedented exhibition as a new framework for thinking about museum collections
  • Challenges the boundaries between museums and between academic disciplines
  • Introduces an astonishing array of objects hidden in Harvard collections
  • Each chapter includes accessible and entertaining case studies
  • 200 beautiful photographs that illustrate modes of close looking

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