Materializing Havana and Revolution: Cuban Material Culture
- material and visual in south asia. Davis, Richard H. // Material Religion;Nov2009, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p361
The article discusses the examples of visual culture and material culture in the study of South Asian religions. The perception of "Material Religion" editors of visual culture being a subset of material culture is highlighted, since visual objects are most often material objects, although that...
- Knee, Garter, Girdle, Hat, Stock, and Spur Buckles from Seven Sites in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. White, Carolyn // International Journal of Historical Archaeology;Jun2009, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p239
Material culture studies have begun to take new directions within the field of historical archaeology. Shoe buckles are the most familiar and readily identifiable type of buckle to archaeologists, but there are many other buckles worn as part of a personâ€™s dress that may be identified on...
- A Cypriot model for prehistoric ritual. Peltenburg, E. J. // Antiquity;Jun88, Vol. 62 Issue 235, p289
Prehistoric figurines and building models are rarely discovered in clearly defined, non-funerary contexts in the Near East and eastern Mediterranean regions. When they are found in association in a cache of over 50 objects it is a notable archaeological event. Here Dr Edgar Peltenburg, Director...
- The gabbroic pottery of Cornwall. Peacock, D. P. S. // Antiquity;Jun88, Vol. 62 Issue 235, p302
Cornish gubbroic pottery has one of the more distinctive British petrological signatures and a remarkable distribution in space and time. Here recent developments are reviewed and some misconceptions corrected.
- Latin American Popular Culture (Book Review). Childress, Boyd // Library Journal;8/1/2000, Vol. 125 Issue 13, p136
Reviews the book 'Latin American Popular Culture: An Introduction,' edited by William H. Beezley and Linda Curcio-Nagy.
- "Todo el aÃ±o es carnaval". Unmasking the Carnival in Buenos Aires, 1810-1920. Anderson, Patricia // Studies in Latin American Popular Culture;2005, Vol. 24, p37
This article analyzes the carnival in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1810-1920. The carnival can be understood as a cultural manifestation that, embodying the social, political and economic struggles between 1810 and 1920, reflected the tensions that underlay the city's growth and transformation....
- Object Lessons: Thinking About Material Culture. Burkhart, Anne // Art Education;Mar2006, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p33
Focuses on the study of material culture in an art classroom. Components of material culture; Reasons for studying material culture in the art classroom; Suggestions for studying everyday objects in art classrooms.
- McOndo and Latinidad: An Interview with Edmundo Paz SoldÃ¡n. Arias, Claudia M. Milian // Studies in Latin American Popular Culture;2005, Vol. 24, p139
Presents an interview with Edmundo Paz Soldan, an author of six novels specializing in Latin American studies. Illustration of the new Latin American narrative in the McOndo movement; Response to the exoticization of Latin America through the immense popularity of magical realism; Linkages...
- Batik and Pewter: Symbols of Malaysian Pianissimo. Leigh, Barbara // SOJOURN: Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia;Apr2002, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p94
National symbols are part of a country's historical material culture. The article describes batik and pewter, two examples of Malaysian material culture that are accepted by visitors and promoted by the government as national symbols. The making of these national material cultural identities...