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A Cultural History Of Objects

$755.00
SKU 9781474298810

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How have objects have been created, used, interpreted and set loose in the world over the last 2500 years? Over this time, the West has developed particular attitudes to the material world, at the centre of which is the idea of the object. This set brings together over 50 scholars, in 1776 pages, to examine how the world of human subjects shapes and is shaped by the world of material objects.

Voume 1 – A Cultural History of Objects in Antiquity (Edited by Robin Osborne, University of Cambridge, UK)

Voume 2 – A Cultural History of Objects in the Medieval Age (Edited by Julie Lund, University of Oslo, Norway, and Sarah Semple, University of Durham, UK)

Voume 3 – A Cultural History of Objects in the Renaissance (Edited by James Symonds, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

Voume 4 – A Cultural History of Objects in the Age of Enlightenment (Edited by Audrey Horning, William & Mary, USA and Queen's University, Belfast, UK)

Voume 5 – A Cultural History of Objects in the Age of Industry (Edited by Carolyn White, University of Nevada, Reno, USA)

Voume 6 – A Cultural History of Objects in the Modern Age (Edited by Laurie Wilkie, University of California, Berkeley, USA, and John Chenoweth, University of Michigan, Dearborn, USA)

The Cultural Histories series offers an authoritative survey of a wide range of subjects throughout history. Each subject is looked at in Antiquity, the Medieval Age, the Renaissance, the Enlightenment, the Age of Empire and the Modern Age and thematic coverage is consistent across all periods so that users can either gain a broad overview of a period or follow a theme through the ages.

Hardback: 6 Volumes
Product Dimensions: 176 x 250 mm
ISBN: 9781474298810

Published by Bloomsbury