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              Auckland Museum: Director's Choice

              Auckland Museum: Director's Choice (Paperback)

              By Gaimster, David

              • RRP: $39.99
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              Auckland Museum houses the world's leading collection of Maori taonga (treasures) and, reflecting Auckland's place as the world s largest Polynesian city, multiple traditional and contemporary arts from throughout the Pacific region.

              ISBN 9781785511738
              Released NZ 1 Mar 2019
              Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
              Interest Age General Audience
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              The Archaeology of Reformation,1480-1580

              The Archaeology of Reformation,1480-1580 (Paperback)

              By Gaimster, David

              • RRP: $86.99
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              This book demonstrates the potential of the discipline to contribute to Reformation studies in 1480-1580. It is the result of the second joint conference of the Society for Medieval Archaeology and the Society for Post-Medieval Archaeology.

              ISBN 9780367604578
              Released NZ 30 Jun 2020
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              The Routledge Handbook of Material Culture in Early Modern Europe

              The Routledge Handbook of Material Culture in Early Modern Europe (Hardback)

              Edited by Richardson, Catherine, PhD; Hamling, Tara; Gaimster, David

              • RRP: $282.00
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              Material culture research has become an increasingly important aspect of the study of early modern societies. Always the foundation of museum practice and the subject of enquiry for archaeologists and social anthropologists, it has more recently become a key feature of scholarshi...p across a wide range of humanities disciplines. Ways of presenting the objects themselves and the findings of research into them have been the focus of increasing critical attention and hence new methodologies, and materiality has come to be recognised as a central element of traditional historiographical subjects in this period, such as religious practice, social identity, power relations and global exchange. The Ashgate Research Companion to Material Culture in Early Modern Europe offers a comprehensive multi-disciplinary examination of current research in the field, making it the first such volume to present a detailed yet wide-ranging consideration of the breadth and scope of research on material culture in the early modern period. It brings together essays from scholars working in a range of disciplines, and contributors include specialists from the fields of history, art history, literature and archaeology as well as museum practitioners. The volume surveys the most recent work in various disciplines, and describes the methods which have been developed within each for analysing material culture in the pre-modern period. It also discusses recent efforts to integrate these various methods into a multi- and interdisciplinary approach to the evidence which has the potential to address some of the larger questions of the study of this period, such as the relationship between public and private life, the changing connections between the sacred and the profane, or the effects of gender and social status upon lived experience. This research companion considers how such an approach might be taken further, investigating the development of a coherent agenda for material culture studies for this
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              ISBN 9781409462699
              Released NZ 16 Sep 2016
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Routledge History Handbooks
              In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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