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Published by Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group in New York .
Written in English


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In the Age of Homespun, Ulrich examines "homespun" artifacts or artifacts relating to the creation and storage of homespun goods in early colonial America.

Each chapter of her text is devoted to a particular artifact, such as an Indian basket, spinning wheels, a Niddy-Noddy, a chimneypiece, a pocketbook, linens, and a by: The Age of Homespun is a study of ordinary household goods.

Each of the chapters begins by focusing on a single object and uses it to organize a discussion of. Inwhen theologian Horace Bushnell stood on the village green in Litchfield, Conn., and looked back lovingly on the "Age of Homespun," he was expressing a.

The Age of Homespun displays Laurel Thatcher Ulrich doing the thing she does best: extrapolating entire stories out of seemingly mute objects. By examining the history of a handful of woven objects from colonial and early republic New England, she provides a vivid picture of women's domestic lives during that time and of the influence those lives had on the social and 4/5.

The Golden Age of Homespun chronicles the occupations, handicrafts, and traditions that defined rural life in upstate New York―and throughout much of America―in the first half of the nineteenth century.

First published init is an engaging and affectionate account of how land was cleared, farms established, and homes built; of how Cited by: 5. The Golden Age of Homespun. Illus. by Erwin H. Austin by Jared () Van Wagenen and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The Age of Homespun was an age created out of American myth, but behind this mythology Laurel Thatcher Ulrich has found many treasures of true lives led.

The author takes fourteen objects and spins out a story of cultures clashing and times changing. It is a fascinating series of narratives richly written The Age of Homespun book economy and by: In an age when even meals are rarely made from scratch, homespun easily acquires the glow of nostalgia.

The objects Ulrich investigates unravel those simplified illusions, revealing important clues to the culture and people who made them. Ulrich uses an Indian basket to explore the uneasy coexistence of native and colonial Americans.

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On a scale of she gets a 12 in book book. Read full review. THE AGE OF HOMESPUN: Objects and Stories in the Creation of an American Myth User Review - Kirkus. A chronicle of New England cloth production—as well as an exploration of the production of place American objects, far from being ordinary, have contributed to our /5(5).

A chronicle of New England cloth production—as well as an exploration of the production of history. Commonplace American objects, far from being ordinary, have contributed to our national identity, argues Ulrich (History/Harvard Univ.), who looks at 14 textiles and related tools preserved by 19th-century Americans.

About The Age of Homespun. They began their existence as everyday objects, but in the hands of award-winning historian Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, fourteen domestic items from preindustrial America–ranging from a linen tablecloth to an unfinished sock–relinquish their stories and offer profound insights into our history.

The Golden Age of Homespun chronicles the occupations, handicrafts, and traditions that defined rural life in upstate New York--and throughout much of America--in the first half of the nineteenth century. First published init is an engaging and affectionate account of how land was cleared, farms established, and homes built; of how each.

The reference to "Churche's Wars" led nineteenth-century antiquaries to date the basket tothe year Captain Benjamin Church of Little Compton, Rhode Island, led New England troops. The Age of Homespun (Paperback) Objects and Stories in the Creation of an American Myth.

By Laurel Thatcher Ulrich. Vintage,pp. Publication Date: Novem PUBLISHERS WEEKLY OCT 1, Inwhen theologian Horace Bushnell stood on the village green in Litchfield, Conn., and looked back lovingly on the "Age of Homespun," he was expressing a perennial American nostalgia for the "good old days," when clothing and other necessities were mostly made at home by family labor.

''The Age of Homespun'' is loosely but effectively organized around 14 specific objects, including two baskets, two spinning wheels, a yarn winder, a rug, a tablecloth and ''an unfinished stocking.''.

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Although a native of Sugar City, Idaho, Ulrich graduated in English from the University of Utah, then went to Boston's Simmons College for a master's degree in history and the.

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Get this from a library. The golden age of homespun. [Jared Van Wagenen; New York (State). Department of Agriculture and Markets.]. The Golden Age of Homespun has done more to present the manner of early American living than any similar book known to -- Carl Carmer * New York Times * "Jaren van Wagenen has put together in this book the full and fascinating record of the lore and methods-the economic and social life-by which upstate New York farmers lived on and off the land.

The Age of Homespun is a history of women's textile making in New England from the mid-seventeenth century to the mid-nineteenth. As readers of Laurel Thatcher Ulrich's earlier work would anticipate, her new book is no conventional history.

She continues the experimentation with historical form that she used so successfully in A Midwife's Tale () Author: Jan Lewis. In the Age of Homespun, Ulrich examines "homespun" artifacts or artifacts relating to the creation and storage of homespun goods in early colonial America.

Each chapter of her text is devoted to a particular artifact, such as an Indian basket, spinning wheels, a Niddy-Noddy, a chimneypiece, a pocketbook, linens, and a cupboard/5(22). The Age of Homespun. A Midwife's Tale. Good Wives. Los Angeles Times review.

Chicago Tribune review. Dallas News review **DoHistory invites you to explore the process of piecing together the lives of ordinary people in the past. It is an experimental, interactive case study based on the research that went into Laura Thatcher Ulrich's book A Midwife's Tale and the.

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They began their existence as everyday objects, but in the hands of award-winning historian Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, four Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. The Age of Homespun: Objects and Stories in the Creation of an American Myth: Ulrich, Three-Hundredth Anniversary University Professor Laurel Thatcher: : Libros/5(23).

The Age of Homespun Book Review. The Age of Homespun: Objects and Stories in the Creation of an American Myth Laurel Thatcher Ulrich () Please note: Our discussion will focus on Chapter 1 and Chapters Thought Questions: 1.

Professor Ulrich covers a lot of ground in this book, from technical information. The Age of Homespun. Written by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich Review by Margaret Barr.

Like the women she writes about, historian and academic Ulrich (a Pulitzer Prize recipient) has herself spun an intricate and wonderful work. an embroidered chimneypiece, a pocket-book, a counterpane, linen for adorning table and bed, and more.

In her account of.Golden Age of Homespun Author Wagenen, Jared Van Format/binding Paperback Book condition Used - Good Quantity available 1 Binding Paperback ISBN 10 ISBN 13 Publisher Farrar Straus & Giroux Place of .The book takes its title from a famous speech made by the Reverend Horace Bushnell inin which he praised an innocent rural economy sustained by the homespun.

At that time, the nation was swept up in a Colonial revivial, which brought with it a romanticized retelling of Colonial history in which women’s domestic lives were blissfully.