Alice Morse Earle and the domestic history of early America / Susan Reynolds Williams.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Williams, Susan, 1948-
Format: Book
Published: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, [2013]
Series:Public history in historical perspective.
Holy Cross Note:Contains a reproduction of: Porringer, 1755-1818, by Paul Revere (p. 222). Art original: silver; 12.1 cm. in Worcester Art Museum (accession number: 1907.119).
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : hunting for Alice Morse Earle
  • Family matters
  • Parlor culture, public culture
  • New England kismet
  • The China hunter
  • Writing the past
  • Home life and history
  • Remembering the garden
  • Genealogy and the quest for an inherited future
  • Toward new public history
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Chronological bibliography of Alice Morse Earle's works.