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GDES 216: Imaging II: Design

What is Material Culture?

Material Culture is the physical objects, such as tools, domestic articles, or religious objects, which give evidence of the type of culture developed by a society or group.

"material, adj., n., and adv." OED Online.

Browsing Material Culture

Use these call numbers to browse for books at the Cabell Library:


GN 406 -- Material Culture

N72.A56 -- Visual Art. Anthropology.

Books on Material Culture