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Objects as History: From Prehistory to Industrialization

A guide to research tools, resources, techniques for PLHT 1000

About this Guide

This is the research guide for the Parsons First Year course, Objects as History.  Each page of this guide covers a different type of resource for this class.  

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Background Information

Books

Articles

Textbook

The textbook for Objects as History is Marilyn Stokstad's Art History.  The most recent edition is the 6th edition, but any edition can be used.
    
 
The 5th (2014) and 6th (2018) editions of the textbook are "on reserve" at the University Center library information desk, 63 Fifth Avenue, 6th floor. They can be checked out to your New School library account for 2-hour use within the library using your New School ID card.  Request "reserve" books from a staff member using the call number, which is N5300 .S923 for Stokstad's Art History.
 
We also have older editions that can be borrowed for 16 weeks. Go to the Main Collection at the University Center library on the 6th floor, call number N5300 .S923, and bring the book to the information desk to check it out. You can also use our self check-out machine in the hallway between the library entrance and the Main Collection.
 
For information on how to rent or buy your own copy, please contact Jennifer Weinraub at yaoj@newschool.edu.

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