Material Culture (review)

  title={Material Culture (review)},
  author={M. Schiffer},
  journal={Technology and Culture},
  pages={791 - 793}
  • M. Schiffer
  • Published 2000
  • Engineering
  • Technology and Culture
Material Culture is the personal statement of Henry Glassie, a distinguished folklorist who has devoted his career to studying technology in cultural context. Actually, the term “technology” rarely appears, but the book’s subject matter—the multifaceted relationships of objects to the lives of their makers and users—is what studies of technology should be about. Glassie seeks to reorient studies of history and art by furnishing an antidote to the B O O K R E V I E W S 
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