Useful Objects

Useful Objects

Museums, Science, and Literature in Nineteenth-Century America

Gochberg, Reed

Oxford University Press Inc

10/2021

224

Dura

Inglês

9780197553480

15 a 20 dias

544

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Introduction

1. Circulating Objects: Loss and Decay in the American Philosophical Society's Cabinet
2. Shadowed Silhouettes: Writing Indigenous Resistance in Early American Museums
3. American Claimants: Overwhelming Collections and Visitor Impressions at the British Museum
4. Novel Inventions: Nation and Spectacle in the U.S. Patent Office Gallery
5. Specimen Collectors: Preservation and Classification at the Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology
Conclusion

Notes
Selected Bibliography
Index
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