Volume 47, Spring/Printemps 1998

Table of Contents

Front Matter
Ideal Forms, Practical Responses / Formes idéales, solutions pratiques
Gerald Pocius


Tim Cook
Terry MacLean
Jean-François Moreau

Research Reports / Rapports de recherche

Making a House a Home: Company Housing in Cape Breton Island
Richard MacKinnon
Newfoundland Outport Furniture: Identifying Irish Regional Links
Walter Peddle

Exhibit Reviews / Comptes rendus d'expositions

Canadian Museum of Civilization, The Painted Furniture of French Canada, 1700-1840
Jane L. Cook
Clothing in Two Acts
Rhona Richman Kenneally
Musée des Arts décoratifs de Montréal, Le plaisir de l'objet : nouveau regard sur les arts décoratifs du XXe siècle
Elisabeth Naud

Media Reviews / Comptes rendus de média

CBC and BBC, Dawn of the Eye
Bryan Dewalt
Rick Prelinger, Our Secret Century: Archival Films from the Darker Side of the American Dream
Susan James

Conference Reviews / Rapports de colloques

Interpreting Edison
Louise Trottier

Book Reviews / Comptes rendus de livres

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