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MATERIAL HISTORY REVIEW / REVUE D'HISTOIRE DE LA CULTURE MATÉRIELLE


Issues Published / Numéros publiés


49. Spring 1999 / Printemps 1999

    Editorial/Éditorial: The Material Culture of Us/Une culture matérielle bien à nous.

    Articles: G. Bruce Retallack, "Razors, Shaving and Gender Construction: An Inquiry into the Material Culture of Shaving"; Janice Rahn, "Painting Without Permission: An Ethnographic Study of Hip-Hop Grafitti Culture"; Alyson E. King, "Centres of ‘Home-Like Influence': Residences for Women at the University of Toronto"; J.T.H. Connor and Felicity Pope, "A Shocking Business: The Technology and Practice of Electrotherapeutics in Canada, 1840s to 1940s".

    Exhibit Reviews / Comptes rendus d'expositions: Wendy Cooper, "The Bata Shoe Museum, Toronto".

    Book Reviews / Compte rendus de livres: Anna Adamek, "Jane Taylor and Lesley Smith, eds., Women and the Book: Assessing the Visual Evidence"; Paul Nathanson, "John Davis, The Landscape of Belief: Encountering the Holy Land in Nineteenth-Century American Art and Culture"; Brian S. Osborne, "F.H.A. Aalaen, Kevin Whelan, and Matthew Stout, eds., Atlas of the Irish Rural Landscape"; Robert Tremblay, "Geoffrey Batchen, Burning with Desire: The Conceptions of Photography".



48. Fall 1998 / Automne 1998

    Editorial/Éditorial: Small Craft / Embarcations.

    Articles: John Summers, "Probably the Most Beautiful Rowboat Afloat: The Form and Meaning of the St Lawrence Skiff"; Hallie E. Bond, "The Featherweight and the Backwoods and the Evolution of the Pack Canoe"; Brad Loewen, "Recent Advances in Ship History and Archaeology, 1450-1650: Hull Design, Regional Typologies and Wood Studies"; David McGee, "The Amsler Integrator and the Burden of Calculation"; Scott Muir Stroh III, "Snagboats and "Dead-Heads": Interpreting Maritime History Onboard the W.T. Preston" ; Paula J. Johnson, "Boat Models, Buoys and Board Games: Reflecting and Reliving Watermen's Work"; Nicolas Landry, "Culture matérielle et niveaux de richesse chez les pêcheurs de Plaisance et de l'île Royale, 1700-1758"; Laura Brandon, "Emotion as Document: Death and Dying in the Second World War Art of Jack Nichols"; Patricia Bellis Bixel, "You Paint Me a Ship as is Like a Ship": The Verkin Ship Portraits"; Alberto Baldi, "Mi-marins, mi-mages: caractères de l'univers magico-religieux des pêcheurs et des gens de mer du littoral tyrrhénien"; Maurice Duval, "Les objets du rite: le baptême de la Ligne"; Michael McCaughan, "Voyagers in the Vault of Heaven: The Phenomemon of Ships in the Sky in Medieval Ireland and Beyond" .

    Research Reports / Rapports de recherche: Charles D. Moore, "Reassembly of a Sixteenth-Century Basque Chalupa" ; Daniel La Roche, "Le Marco Polo, un navire canadien de renommée mondiale au milieu du XIXe siècle".

    Exhibit Reviews / Comptes rendus d'expositions: Robin Inglis, "Edu-tainment and the Museum: A Cautionary Tale".

    Media Reviews / Comptes rendus de média: John Wilson Foster, "Recent Media Treatments of the Titanic Tragedy";

    Book Reviews / Compte rendus de livres: John G. Arrison, "Eilen Reid Marcil, Tall Ships and Tankers: The History of Davie Shipbuilders"; Hallie R. Bond, "Jamie Benidickson, Idleness, Water and a Canoe: Reflections on Paddling for Pleasure"; Wendy R. Childs, "Richard Hoffmann, Fishers' Craft and Lettered Art: Tracts on Fishing from the End of the Middle Ages"; N. Lyles Forbes, "John Szarkowski and Richard Benson, A Maritime Album: 100 Photographs and Their Stories"; Anne Godlewska, "Robin Fisher and Hugh Johnston, From Maps to Metaphors: The Pacific World of George Vancouver"; Daniel G. Harris, "John E. Barnard, Building Britain's Wooden Walls: The Barnard Dynasty, 1697-1851"; Olaf Uwe Janzen, "Peter E. Pope, The Many Landfalls of John Cabot"; Steve Killing, "Peter Watts and Tracy Marsh, W. Watts & Sons Boat Builders: Canadian Designs for Work and Pleasure, 1842-1946"; David A.Taylor, "Wayne M. O'Leary, The Tancook Schooners: An Island and Its Boats"; David A. Walker, "Julian Mannering, ed., The Chatham Directory of Inshore Craft: Traditional Working Vessels of the British Isles".



47. Spring 1998 / Printemps 1998

    Editorial/Éditorial: Ideal Forms, Practical Responses / Formes idéales, solutions pratiques.

    Articles: Tim Cook, "Through Clouded Eyes: Gas Masks and the Canadian Corps in the First World War"; Terry MacLean, "The Making of Public History: A Comparative Study of Skansen Open Air Museum, Sweden; Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia; and the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site, Nova Scotia"; Jean-François Moreau, "La question de l'interculturalité en archéologie: l'exemple d'une région du Subarctique oriental".

    Research Reports / Rapports de recherche: Richard MacKinnon, "Making a House a Home: Company Housing in Cape Breton Island"; Walter Peddle, "Newfoundland Outport Furniture: Identifying Irish Regional Links".

    Exhibit Reviews / Comptes rendus d'expositions: Jane L. Cook, "Canadian Museum of Civilization, The Painted Furniture of French Canada, 1700-1840"; Rhona Richman Kenneally, "Clothing in Two Acts"; Elisabeth Naud, "Musée des Arts décoratifs de Montréal, Le plaisir de l'objet: nouveau regard sur les arts décoratifs du XX e siècle".

    Media Reviews / Comptes rendus de média: Bryan Dewalt, "CBC and BBC, "Dawn of the Eye"; Susan James, "Rick Prelinger, Our Secret Century: Archival Films from the Darker Side of the American Dream";

    Conference Review / Rapport de colloque: Louise Trottier, "Interpreting Edison".

    Book Reviews / Compte rendus de livres: Anna Adamek, "Krzysztof Dydo, Masters of Polish Poster Art"; Annmarie Adams, "Annette Carruthers, ed., "The Scottish Home"; Marion H. Barclay, "Wendy M. Watson, Altered States: Conservation, Analysis and Interpretation of Works of Art"; Bozena Bilinska-Kornas, "Richard Teleky, Hungarian Rhapsodies: Essays on Ethnicity, Identity and Culture"; Laura Brandon, "Jonathan F. W. Vance, Death So Noble: Memory, Meaning and the First World War"; Randall C. Brooks, "Alfred W. Crosby, The Measure of Reality: Quantification of Western Society, 1250 -1600 "; R. John Corby, "Barrie Trinder, The Industrial Archaeology of Shropshire"; Jacques R. Giard, "Stephen Fenichell, Plastic: The Making of Synthetic Century"; Robin Inglis, "Lawrence Weschler, Mr. Wilson's Cabinet of Curiosities"; Edward J. Keall, "Ralph S. Hattox, Coffee and Coffeehouses: The Origins of a Social Beverage in the Medieval Near East"; Barbara Klempan, "Paul Mitchell and Lynn Roberts, A History of European Picture Frames"; Franz Klingender, "Katherine Jellison, Entitled to Power: Farm Women and Technology, 1913 - 1963"; Richard MacKinnon, "Michael Ann Williams, Homeplace: The Social Use and Meaning of the Folk Dwelling in Southwestern North Carolina"; Brian S. Osborne, "Hugh Clout, After the Ruins: Restoring the countryside of Northern France After the Great War"; Lydia Sharman, "Harriet Dover, Home Front Furniture: British Utility Design, 1941 to 1951"; Cory Silverstein, "Arthur J. Ray, I Have Lived Here Since the World Began: An Illustrated History of Canada's Native People".


46. Fall 1997 / Automne 1997

    Editorial/Éditorial: Exchanges, Ecologies, Exhibitions/ Échanges, écologies, expositions.

    Articles: Christopher Clarke-Hazlett, "Interpreting Environmental History through Material Culture"; Peter Kaellgren, "Omar Ramsden and the CNE"; Cynthia Wallace-Casey, "Providential Openings": The Women Weavers of Nineteenth-Century Queens County, New Brunswick.

    Research Reports / Rapports de recherche: Dennis Bartels, "George Cove's Solar Energy Device"; Bonar A. (SANDY) Gow, "Researching Alberta's Gas Technology: A Case Study - The Turner Valley Gas Plant"; Frederick John Thorpe, "La pierre de taille des Charentes et les colonies françaises".

    Exhibit Review / Compte rendu d'exposition: Elizabeth H. Kennell, "The Bank of Montreal Museum".

    Conference Review / Rapport de colloque: Garald Pocius, "Material Culture Worlds: A Report on Three Conferences".

    Book Reviews / Comptes rendus de livres: Anna Adamek, "Cracovie ville belle et merveilleuse, Kracovian Szopka: From the Collection of the Historical Museum of the City of Krakow, Krakows Julkrubbor"; Annmarie Adams, "Maureen Ogle, All the Modern Conveniences: American Household plumbing, 1840-1890";Jean-François Gauvin, " Arno Borst, The Ordering of Time: From the Ancient Computus to the Modern Computer", "Gerhard Dohrn-Van Rossum, History of the Hour: Clocks and the Modern Temporal Orders"; David McGee, "Eileen Reid Marcil, "The Charley-Man: A History of Wooden Shipbuilding at Quebec, 1763-1893"; Paul Nathanson, "Colleen McDannell, Material Christianity: Religion and Popular Culture in America"; Jean-Marc Ran Oppenheim, "Robert Elgood, The Arms and Armour of Arabia in the Eighteenth, Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries"; Luce Vermette, "Edward S. Cooke, Making Furniture in Preindustrial America: The Social Economy of Newtown and Woodbury, Connecticut".


45. Spring 1997 / Printemps 1997

    Editorial / En tête: Turning the Page / Une page est tournée; Assessing Ourselves / Autoévaluation

    Articles: Gerald L. Pocius, "Material Culture Research: Authentic Things, Authentic Values"; Nicole Cloutier, "Quelques instruments de musique de XIXe siècle dans la collection du Musée du Château Ramezay"; Mark Ferguson, "Hard Racket for a Living - Making Light-Salted Fish on the East Coast of Newfoundland"; Helen S. Schwartz, "When Barbie Dated G.I. Joe: Analyzing the Toys of the Early Cold War Era".

    Conference Report / Rapport de colloque: Sharon Babaian, "History and the Public Interest".

    Film and Video Review / Compte rendu de films et vidéos: Ron Burnett, "Robert Brent Toplin, ed., Ken Burns's The Civil War: Historians Respond, David Bercuson and S.F. Wise, eds., The Valour and the Horror Revisited".

    Book Reviews / Comptes rendus de livres: Duncan Ferguson Cameron, " Ivan Karp and Steven D. Lavine, eds., Exhibiting Cultures: The Poetics and Politics of Museum Display, Ivan Karp, Christine Mullen Kreamer, and Steven D. Lavine, eds., Museums and Communities: The Politics of Public Culture"; Bryan Dewalt, "Angela E. Davis, Art and Work: A Social History of Labour in the Canadian Graphic Arts Industry to the 1940s"; David Jarraway, "Betsy Erkkila and Jay Grossman, eds., Breaking Bounds: Whitman and Cultural Studies"; Paul Nathanson, "David Morgan, ed., Icons of American Protestantism: The Art of Warner Sallman"; John Summers, "Hallie E. Bond, Boats and Boating in the Adirondacks"; Brian S. Osborne, "Simon Schama, Landscape and Memory".


44. Fall 1996 / Automne 1996

    Editorial / Éditorial

    Articles: Elizabeth C. Cromley, "Transforming the Food Axis: Houses, Tools, Modes of Analysis"; Susan Haight, "Machines in Suburban Gardens: The 1936 T. Eaton Company Architectural Competition for House Designs"; Richard MacKinnon, "Tompkinsville, Cape Breton Island: Co-operativism and Vernacular Architecture"; Elizabeth Beaton, "Slag Houses in a Steel City"; Carl Benn, "British Army Officer Housing in Upper Canada, 1784-1841"; David Guynes, "Managing Household Pests the Old-Fashioned Way: Defenses Against Pest Damage in Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries".

    Exhibit Reviews / Comptes rendus d'expositions: Karen Dubinsky, "National Museum of Science and Technology, Love, Leisure and Laundry: Why Housework Just Won't Go Away"; Jo-anne McCutcheon, "Finding a Space for Children and Their History: The Manitoba Children's Museum and the Children's Museum, Canadian Museum of Civilization"; Rhona Richman Kenneally, "Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal, Power and Planning: Industrial Towns in Québec, 1890-1950".

    Book Reviews / Comptes rendus de livres: Annmarie Admans, "Helen Damon-Moore, Magazines for the Millions: Gender and Commerce in The Ladies' Home Journal and The Saturday Evening Post, 1880-1910"; Jane L. Cook, "Michael S. Bird, Canadian Country Furniture, 1675-1950"; Edward S. Cooke, Jr., "John A. Fleming, The Painted Furniture of French Canada, 1700-1840"; Elizabeth C. Cromley, "Jessica H. Foy and Karal Ann Marling, The Arts and the American Home, 1890-1930"; Joan Mattie, "Nicole Eaton and Hilary Weston, At Home in Canada"; Gerald L. Pocius, "Harold Kalman, A History of Canadian Architecture"; Marion Roberts, "Annmarie Adams, Architecture in the Family Way: Doctors, Houses and Women, 1870-1900".


43. Spring 1996 / Printemps 1996

    Editorial / Éditorial

    Forum / Colloque: Garth Wilson, "History Museum, Media Coverage and Material History".

    Articles: Marijke Kerkhoven, "Striving for the Divine Ornament: Change and Adaptation of Hutterite Women's Dress in North America"; Yves Bergeron,«Les systèmes de classification et l'informatisation des collections : enjeux et derates»; Joanne Watkins, «Vennat, maison spécialisée en broderie : mode ou tradition?».

    Research Reports / Rapports de recherche: Gloria Lesser, "Carl Poul Peterson: Master Danish-Canadian Silversmith"; G. Leslie Oliver, "The Fractional Horsepower Motor and its Impact on Canadian Society and Culture".

    Exhibit Review / Compte rendu d'exposition: Michael McCaughan, "National Maritime Museum, Reading the Relics: Titanic Culture and the Wreck of the Titanic Exhibit".

    Film/Video Review / Compte rendu de film ou vidéo: Elspeth Cameron, "David Adkin and Arlene Moscovitch, Constructing Reality: Exploring Media Issues in Documentary".

    Book Reviews / Comptes rendus de livres: Anna Adamek, "Apolonja Maria Kejder and Barbara Glogowska, "Marynia Don't Cry: Memoirs of Two Polish-Canadian Families"; Hallie E. Bond, "Patricia Jasen, Wild Things: Nature, Culture and Tourism in Ontario, 1790-1914"; Bill McKee, "Richard Rajala, The Legacy and the Challenge: A Century of the Forest Industry at Cowichan lake"; Paul Nathanson, "John McIntyre, Children of Peace"; Brian S. Osborne, "Grady Clay, Real Places: An Unconventional Guide to America's Generic Landscape, John Brinckerhoff Jackson, A Sense of Place, A Sense of Time"; M. Stephen Salmon, "E.B. "Skip" Gillham, The Ships of Collingwood"; Barrie Trinder, "Robert B. Gordon and Patrick M. Malone, The Texture of Industry: An Archaeological View of the Industrialization of North America".


42. Fall 1995 / Automne 1995

    Editorial / Éditorial

    Articles: Gerald T. Conaty and Barry Agnew, "Exhibiting Warriors at the Glenbow"; Carl Benn, "The Blockhouses of Toronto: A Material History Study"; René Chartrand, «Les drapeaux militaires en Nouvelle-France»; Jonathan F. Vance, "Tangible Demonstrations of a Great Victory: War Trophies in Canada"; Hugh A. Halliday, "Symbols of Honour: The Search for a National Canadian Honours System"; Laura Brandon, "A Unique and Important Asset? The Transfer of the War Art Collections from the National Gallery of Canada to the Canadian War Museum"; Bonita Bray, "From Flag-Waving to pragmatism: Images of Patriotism, Heroes and War in Canadian World War II Propaganda Posters"; Bill Rawling, "Technology in Search of a Role: The machine Gun and the CEF in the First World War"; Peter Krenn, Paul Kalaus and Bert Hall, "Material Culture and Military History: Test-Firing Early Modern Small Arms".

    Exhibit Reviews / Comptes rendus d'expositions: Annemarie Adams, "National Building Museum, World War II and the American Dream: How Wartime Building Changed a Nation"; Sharon McLeod-Martin, "Manitoba Museum of Man and Nature, Remembering Our Warriors: A Tribute to Manitoba's First Nations Veterans".

    Film and Video Reviews / Comptes rendus de films et vidéos: Barbara Abrash, "Picturing World War II: The Visual Record and Its Legacies"; Patricia Aufderheide, "Personal Documentary: War and Memory".

    Book Reviews / Comptes rendus de livres: R.H. Caldwell, "Technical Determinism: Examining the Armour in Armoured Warfare"; Martin Kitchen, "Paul Fussell, Wartime: Understanding and Behaviour in the Second World War, Michael D. Doubler, Closing with the Enemy, How GIs Fought the War in Europe 1944-1945"; Desmond Morton, "Gaynor Kavanaugh, Museums of the First World War: A Social History"; Bernard Pothier, "René Chartrand, Canadian Military Heritage, Jacques Bodin, L'histoire extraordinaire des soldats de la Nouvelle-France"; Peter Simkins, "Desmond Morton, When Your Number's Up: The Canadian Soldier in the First World War".


41. Spring 1995 / Printemps 1995

    Editorial / Éditorial

    Articles: Linda Hutcheon, "The Post Always Rings Twice: The Postmodern and the Postcolonial"; Peter Bischoff, «Du châssis à la machine à mouler» : la transformation des méthodes de production dans l'industrie canadienne du moulage, au cours de la seconde moitié du XIXe siècle; Philippe Maurice, "Snippets of History: The Tintype and Prairie Canada"; Michelle Comeau, «Les grands magasins de la rue Ste-Catherine à Montréal : des lieux de modernisation, d'homogénéisation et de différenciation des modes de consommation».

    Exhibit Reviews / Comptes rendus d'expositions: Sylvana Villata, «Les maisons de la culture de la Ville de Montréal, La culture italienne, lieux et mémoire»; James Naylor "Manitoba Museum of Man and Nature, Winnipeg 1919: A City in Crisis"; Steve Prystupa, "Hockey Hall of Fame".

    Book Reviews / Comptes rendus de livres: Duncan Ferguson Cameron, "Kevin Walsh, The Representation of the Past: Museums and Heritage in the Post-Modern World"; Donald Swainson, "R. Louis Gentilcore, et al, eds., Historical Atlas of Canada, Vol. II, The Land Transformed 1800-1891"; Larry McNally, "Barrie Trinder, ed., The Blackwell Encylopedia of Industrial Archaeology"; Randall C. Brooks, "Robert Bud and Susan E. Cozzens, eds., Invisible Connections: Instruments, Institutions and Science "; Christopher Andreae, "Peter Freund and George Martin, The Ecology of the Automobile"; Helge Kongsrund, "National Archives of Canada, Treasures of the National Archives of Canada"; John E. Carter, "Roger Hall, Gordon Dodds and Stanley Triggs, The World of William Notman: The Nineteenth Centry Through a Master Lens"; Gillian Naylor, "Katharine A. Lochnan, Douglas E. Schoenherr and Carole Silver, eds., The Earthly Paradise: Arts and Crafts by William Morris and His Circle from Canadian Collections".


40. Fall 1994 / Automne 1994

    Editorial / Éditorial

    Articles: John Summers, "Toward a Material History of Watercraft"; Louise Lalonger, «La transition des colorants naturels aux colorants synthétiques et ses répercussions»; Annmarie Adams, "Rooms of Their Own: The Nurses' Residences at Montreal's Royal Victoria Hospital".

    Research Reports / Rapports de recherche: Richard Fiset, «Les maquettes d'inventions comme vestiges de la technologie canadienne du xixe siècle»; Bryan Dewalt, "The Cliff Street Heating Plant, Ottawa".

    Exhibit Reviews / Comptes rendus d'expositions: Gerry Berkowski, "University of Winnipeg, Brooks: Coming Home"; Élise Dubuc, «Musée McCord d'histoire canadienne, Le McCord est mort! Vive le McCord! : la renaissance d'un musée»; Annmarie Adams, "Cooper-Hewitt National Museum of Design, Mechanical Brides: Women and Machines from Home to Office"; Joan Seidl, "Royal British Columbia Museum, Chinatown".

    Film Review / Compte rendu de films: John E. Carter, "Colin Neal, Bill Brind, Notman's World; Barry Cowling, Rex Tasker, Fixed in Time: A Victorian Album".

    Book Reviews / Comptes rendus de livres: Louise Trottier, «Les Cahiers de La fonderie»; Jennifer Hayman, "Marilyn I. Walker, Ontario's Heritage Quilts"; Franz Klingender, "Donald Wetherell and Elise Corbet, Breaking New Ground: A Century of Farm Equipment Manufacturing on the Canadian Prairies"; Alan B. McCullough, "Laurence F. Gross, The Course of Industrial Decline: The Boott Cotton Mills of Lowell, Massachusetts, 1835-1955"; Paul Nathanson, "Lynn Spigel, Make Room for TV: Television and the Family Ideal in Postwar America".

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