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Fashioning The New England Family

Fashioning The New England Family

As America's first historical society, the Massachusetts Historical Society has collected family materials since 1791, including long-cherished pieces of clothing that were acquired alongside papers such as letters and diaries. Because of the different storage requirements for textiles and manuscrip

ISBN10 : 1936520133 , ISBN13 : 9781936520138

Page Number : 128

In The New England Fashion

In The New England Fashion

In the first half of the nineteenth century, rural New England society underwent a radical transformation as the traditional household economy gave way to an encroaching market culture. Drawing on a wide array of diaries, letters, and published writings by women in this society, Catherine E. Kelly d

ISBN10 : 0801430763 , ISBN13 : 9780801430763

Page Number : 258

Renaissance Self Fashioning

Renaissance Self Fashioning

Renaissance Self-Fashioning is a study of sixteenth-century life and literature that spawned a new era of scholarly inquiry. Stephen Greenblatt examines the structure of selfhood as evidenced in major literary figures of the English Renaissance—More, Tyndale, Wyatt, Spenser, Marlowe, and Shakespea

ISBN10 : 9780226027043 , ISBN13 : 022602704X

Page Number : 332

Women And The Material Culture Of Death

Women And The Material Culture Of Death

Examining the compelling and often poignant connection between women and the material culture of death, this collection focuses on the objects women make, the images they keep, the practices they use or are responsible for, and the places they inhabit and construct through ritual and custom. Women?s

ISBN10 : 9781351536806 , ISBN13 : 135153680X

Page Number : 408

Fashioning The Bourgeoisie

Fashioning The Bourgeoisie

By the middle of the century, men were prompted to disdain the decadent and gaudy colors of the pre-Revolutionary period and wear unrelievedly black frock coats suitable to the manly and serious world of commerce. Their wives and daughters, on the other hand, adorned themselves in bright colors and

ISBN10 : 0691000816 , ISBN13 : 9780691000817

Page Number : 273

Fashioning Professionals

Fashioning Professionals

From artist to curator, couturier to fashion blogger, 'creative' professional identities can be viewed as social practices, enacted, performed and negotiated through the media, the public, and industry. Fashioning Professionals addresses what it means to be a creative professional, historically and

ISBN10 : 9781350001862 , ISBN13 : 1350001864

Page Number : 224

Farmers And Fishermen

Farmers And Fishermen

Daniel Vickers examines the shifting labor strategies used by colonists as New England evolved from a string of frontier settlements to a mature society on the brink of industrialization. Lacking a means to purchase slaves or hire help, seventeenth-centur

ISBN10 : 0807844586 , ISBN13 : 9780807844588

Page Number : 347