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Sacred Relics - a book by Barnett, Teresa

Sacred Relics

Pieces of the Past in Nineteenth-Century America

Sacred Relics( )
Author: Barnett, Teresa
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $43.00
Book Description:

A piece of Plymouth Rock. A lock of George Washington's hair. Wood from the cabin where Abraham Lincoln was born. Various bits and pieces of the past--often called "association items"--may appear to be eccentric odds and ends, but they are valued because of their connections to prominent people and events in American history. Kept in museum collections large and small across the United States, such objects are the touchstones of our popular engagement with history. In...
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Detailed Subjects: Antiques & Collectibles / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.045 x 9.126 x 0.883 Inches
Book Weight:1.166 Pounds

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