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The Material Culture of Weapons in the Civil War

Earl J. Hess (ed.)

in War Matters: Material Culture in the Civil War Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643205
eISBN:
9781469643229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643205.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Troops in both armies cherished their guns, not only as weapons necessary for their survival, but also as an extension of the physical self. They sometimes domesticated their guns by giving them ... More


Bodies: Coping with Data-Rich Environments

Jesse LeCavalier

in The Rule of Logistics: Walmart and the Architecture of Fulfillment

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816693313
eISBN:
9781452955360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693313.003.0005
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

The fourth chapter takes a wider view of the logistical environment in order to survey the range technologies that affect the human body itself. Inhabitants of distribution centers are subject to ... More


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