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View Resource Digital Library for the Decorative Arts and Material Culture

University of Wisconsin-Madison Library Director Kenneth Frazier says the Digital Library for the Decorative Arts and Material Culture could be the first step toward creating "a virtual encyclopedia of the decorative arts." Ultimately, this site will include digital facsimiles of all types of material documenting American decorative arts. Currently, The Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and...
View Resource The History of Eating Utensils

Presented by the California Academy of Sciences, this online history of eating utensils is both stimulating and educational, with brief presentations on individual utensils and their evolution, as well as images of specimens from various cultures and periods. Learn, among other things, what Louis the XIV had to fear from the knife and what he did about it, and how it changed the shape of that...
View Resource The British Museum: Money

This online exhibit from the British Museum offers a brief look into the world of money, with sections dealing with the history of money, the production of money, and money in a societal context. Each section offers an interactive section where visitors can click on different forms of money and explore the nuances behind their meaning, production, and uses. One of the best examples of this...