Treasures Afoot

Treasures Afoot

Interweaving biography and material culture with full-color photographs, this fascinating book raises a number of fresh questions about everyday life in early America: What did eighteenth-century British Americans value? How did they present themselves? And how did these fashionable shoes reveal their hopes and dreams? Examining shoes that have been preserved in local, regional, and national collections, Treasures Afoot demonstrates how footwear captures an important moment in American history while revealing a burgeoning American identity.


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Publisher JHU Press
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ISBN 1421425858
Pages 248 pages
Treasures Afoot
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Kimberly S. Alexander
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-09-14 - Publisher: JHU Press

Interweaving biography and material culture with full-color photographs, this fascinating book raises a number of fresh questions about everyday life in early A
Material Literacy in 18th-Century Britain
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Serena Dyer
Categories: Design
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-03 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

The eighteenth century has been hailed for its revolution in consumer culture, but Material Literacy in Eighteenth-Century Britain repositions Britain as a nati
Everyday Political Objects
Language: en
Pages: 316
Authors: Christopher Fletcher
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-06-10 - Publisher: Routledge

Everyday Political Objects examines a series of historical case studies across a very broad timescale, using objects as a means to develop different approaches
Jane Austen Embroidery
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Alison Larkin
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-01 - Publisher: Pavilion

'If you re a bone fide Austen fan, this novel book has plenty of embroidery ideas you can stitch with pride (no prejudice in sight!).'
Worn on This Day
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Kimberly Chrisman-Campbell
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-11-05 - Publisher: Hachette UK

This stunning visual guide is a journey of discovery through fashion's fascinating history, one day at a time. Beginning on January 1st and ending on December 3
The Way We Wed
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Kimberly Chrisman-Campbell
Categories: Design
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-12-01 - Publisher: Hachette UK

For fashion buffs, romantics, and brides-to-be, a fascinating collection of wedding garb and glamour through pop culture and history. The Way We Wed: A History
Eastward of Good Hope
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Dane A. Morrison
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-11-30 - Publisher: JHU Press

Morrison reconsiders American ideas about the world through three questions: How did British Americans imagine the world before independence allowed them to tra
The Barkuu, Dawn of a Species
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Lauren Wright
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: Lulu.com

Treasure and Intrigue
Language: en
Pages: 348
Authors: Graham Harris
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-09-01 - Publisher: Dundurn

Three hundred years ago, Captain Kidd was hanged for piracy, but before died he claimed to have hidden a vast fortune in the Indies. In the years since, maps to
Unearthing Bon Treasures
Language: en
Pages: 495
Authors: Dan Martin
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-07-26 - Publisher: BRILL

This unprecedented account of one of the earliest Tibetan ‘treasure revealers’ also seeks to understand the role social or familial interests and sectarian