Material Culture -- Supplemental Readings
Glassie, Henry, “Material Culture,” in Material Culture, (Bloomington : Indiana University Press), 1999.
Lubar, Steven and Kingery, W. David, History from Things: Essays on Material Culture, (Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press), 1993.
Miller, Daniel, Material Culture and Mass Consumption, Oxford : Blakwell Publishing), 1987.
Schlereth, Thomas J. Cultural History & Material Culture: Everyday Life, Landscapes, Museums, (Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press), 1992. Parts I and II.
Petroski, Henry, The Evolution of Useful Things: How Everyday Artifacts From Forks to Pins to Paperclips to Zippers Came to Be as They Are, (New York : Random House), 1994.