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Graduate Course Details
Number HST 803
Title Material Culture of Early America
Credits 3.0


Covers the identification, classification, and interpretation of the artifacts and decorative art of early America. Handcrafted and mass produced materials of both domestic and foreign manufacture will be considered. Focus is on the material culture of New England prior to 1860, and its interpretation by archaeologists, historians and museum professionals. Not open to students who have received credits for HIS 790.