The Age of Homespun: Objects and Stories in the Creation of an American Myth

The Age of Homespun: Objects and Stories in the Creation of an American Myth

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They began their existence as everyday objects, but in the hands of Bancroft Award-winning historian Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, fourteen domestic items from preindustrial America–ranging from a linen tablecloth to an unfinished sock–relinquish their stories and offer profound insights into our history.

In an age when even meals are rarely made from scratch, homespun easily acquires the glow of nostalgia. The objects Ulrich investigates unravel those simplified illusions,… (more)

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Publisher: Vintage (August 26, 2009)

Format: EPUB

File size: 11.8 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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