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              Auckland Museum: Director's Choice

              Auckland Museum: Director's Choice (Paperback)

              By Gaimster, David

              • RRP: $39.99
              • $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 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: $271.00
              • $271.00
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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
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              The Archaeology of Reformation,1480-1580

              The Archaeology of Reformation,1480-1580 (Hardback)

              By Gaimster, David; Edited by Gilchrist, Roberta

              • RRP: $225.00
              • $225.00
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              Featuring contributions given at the Archaeology of Reformation conference, this volume includes papers spread across five themes: public worship and iconoclasm, private devotion and material culture, dissolution landscapes and secular power, corporate charity and Reformation, an...d burial and commemoration.
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              ISBN 9781904350002
              Released NZ 1 Sep 2003
              Publisher Maney Publishing
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Society of Post-medieval Archaelogy Monograph
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              International Handbook of Historical Archaeology

              International Handbook of Historical Archaeology (Paperback, 2009 ed.)

              Edited by Majewski, Teresita; Gaimster, David

              • RRP: $250.99
              • $250.99
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              Historical archaeology is a branch of global archaeology that has grown into an increasingly global community. The essays in this book have been commissioned from leading international researchers to create a wide-ranging digest of historical archaeology.

              ISBN 9781441999238
              Released NZ 3 Mar 2011
              Publisher Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
              Interest Age 19+ years
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