Alice Morse Earle and the domestic history of early America /Susan Reynolds Williams.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-273243

Description

xvi, 315 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Historians
Women historians
Material culture Historiography.
Home economics Historiography.
Social life and customs Historiography. To 1775

Originator

Williams, Susan, 1948-

Contents

Introduction : hunting for Alice Morse Earle -- Family matters -- Parlor culture, public culture -- New England kismet -- The China hunter -- Writing the past -- Home life and history -- Remembering the garden -- Genealogy and the quest for an inherited future -- Toward new public history -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Chronological bibliography of Alice Morse Earle's works.

Publisher Series

Public history in historical perspective
Public history in historical perspective.

Description

xvi, 315 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-299) and index.

ISBN

9781558499881 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1558499881 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781558499874 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1558499873 (hardcover : alk. paper)

Call Number

Stacks E175.5.E14 W55 2013
Coll. E175.5.E14 W55 2013

Other People and Orgs

Earle, Alice Morse, 1851-1911.

Material Type

Biography.

Places

United States
New England