New views of New England :studies in material and visual culture, 1680-1830 /Martha J. McNamara, Georgia B. Barnhill, editors.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-286904

Description

xxxv, 277 p. : ill. (some color.), maps, ports. ; 25 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Material culture History 18th century.
Material culture History 17th century.
History Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
History 1775-1865.
Civilization 18th century.
Civilization 17th century.

Originator

Barnhill, Georgia Brady, 1944-, ed.
McNamara, Martha J., ed.
Colonial Society of Massachusetts.

Contents

Foreword / Georgia A. Barnhill -- Introduction: The materiality of experience in early New England / Martha J. McNamara -- Early New England's oceanic context. The archaeology of 1690: status and material life on New England's northern frontier / Emerson W. Baker; Depicting geographic knowledge: mariners' drawings from Salem, Massachusetts / Patricia Johnston; Navigation, vision, and empire: eighteenth-century engraved views of Boston in a British Atlantic context / Kevin Muller; Buildings, landscapes, and the representation of authority on the Eastern frontier / Kevin D. Murphy -- Domestic exchange and regional identity. "The remainder of our effects we must leave behind": American Loyalists and the meaning of things / Katherine Rieder; The color of whiteness: picturing race on ivory / Catherine E. Kelly; Hares Haeredem: The Spectator through Samuel Dexter's spectacles / Katherine Stebbins McCaffrey; "Often concerned in funerals": ritual, material culture, and the large funeral in the age of Samuel Sewall -- Envisioning New England. The "New England" cartouche: tablets, tableaux, and theatricality in eighteenth-century cartography / Martin Brückner ; New England's ends / Wendy Bellion.

Publication

Boston :

Publisher Series

Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts ; v. 82
Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts ;

Description

xxxv, 277 p. : ill. (some color.), maps, ports. ; 25 cm.

Notes

Includes "List of contributors" (p. 263-265).
Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN

9780985254308
0985254300

Call Number

Coll. F7.N53 2012 c.1
Stacks F7.N53 2012 c.2

Places

New England