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Published: 06 August 2018

218 Pages | 26 color halftones; 30 b&w halftones

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190225032

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Object Lessons

How Nineteenth-Century Americans Learned to Make Sense of the Material World

Sarah Anne Carter

  • Tells the story of the object lesson, the first teacher-driven educational fad
  • Places the object lesson within the context of nineteenth-century American cultural and intellectual life, providing insight into the major issues of the time
  • Features fifty-six images and a full-color insert
  • Useful for museum professionsals and docents, and teachers of material culture courses using books on the "History of X in 100 Objects"