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Alice Morse Earle and the domestic history of early America

Autore: Susan Williams
Editore: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, [2013]
Serie: Public history in historical perspective.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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"Author, collector, and historian Alice Morse Earle (1851-1911) was among the most important and prolific writers of her day. Between 1890 and 1904, she produced seventeen books as well as numerous articles, pamphlets, and speeches about the life, manners, customs, and material culture of colonial New England. Earle's work coincided with a surge of interest in early American history, genealogy, and antique  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: Biography
Persona incaricata: Alice Morse Earle
Tipo materiale: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Susan Williams
ISBN: 9781558499881 1558499881 9781558499874 1558499873
Numero OCLC: 794709414
Descrizione: xvi, 315 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contenuti: 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.
Titolo della serie: Public history in historical perspective.
Responsabilità: Susan Reynolds Williams.

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The biography of an influential Progressive Era scholar of American colonial history  Per saperne di più…

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