Morgan Pitelka, 2011–2012 | National Humanities Center

Morgan Pitelka (NHC Fellow, 2011–12)

Project Title

Sixteenth-Century Losers: A History of Daily Life and Destruction in Ichijodani, Japan

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2011–12

Morgan Pitelka wrote the final five chapters of Material Culture, Tokugawa Ieyasu (1543–1616), and the Politics of Warrior Sociability, and began research on Sixteenth-Century Losers: Daily Life and Destruction in Late Medieval Japan. He also completed "The Tokugawa Storehouse: Ieyasu's Encounters with Things" for an edited volume, Early Modern Things: Objects and Their Histories, 1500–1800.