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American Artifacts Essays in Material Culture by

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Published by Michigan State University Press .
Written in English


  • Antiques & Collectables,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Semiology,
  • United States - General,
  • Popular culture,
  • Civilization,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • United States,
  • History: World,
  • USA,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Americana,
  • Material Culture,
  • Social life and customs

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsJules David Prown (Editor), Kenneth Haltman (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages368
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8333459M
ISBN 100870135244
ISBN 109780870135248

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