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The power of objects in eighteenth-century British America / by Jennifer Van Horn.

Author/creator Van Horn, Jennifer author.
Other author/creatorOmohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture, issuing body.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Chapel Hill : Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia, by the University of North Carolina Press, [2017]
Descriptionpages cm
Subject(s)
Abstract "Over the course of the eighteenth century, Anglo-Americans purchased an unprecedented number and array of goods. [Van Horn] investigates these diverse artifacts--from portraits and city views to gravestones, dressing furniture, and prosthetic devices--to explore how elite American consumers assembled objects to form a new civil society on the margins of the British Empire. In this interdisciplinary transatlantic study, artifacts emerge as key players in the formation of Anglo-American communities and eventually of American citizenship"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2016032977
ISBN9781469629568 (cloth ; alk. paper)
ISBN1469629569 (cloth ; alk. paper)
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