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The Resource Confidence men and painted women : a study of middle-class culture in America, 1830-1870, Karen Halttunen

Confidence men and painted women : a study of middle-class culture in America, 1830-1870, Karen Halttunen

Label
Confidence men and painted women : a study of middle-class culture in America, 1830-1870
Title
Confidence men and painted women
Title remainder
a study of middle-class culture in America, 1830-1870
Statement of responsibility
Karen Halttunen
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Karen Halttunen draws a vivid picture of the social and cultural development of the upwardly mobile middle class, basing her study on a survey of the conduct manuals and fashion magazines of mid-nineteenth-century America
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Halttunen, Karen
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Yale historical publications.
Series volume
129
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Middle class
  • United States
  • Social values
  • Hypocrisy
Label
Confidence men and painted women : a study of middle-class culture in America, 1830-1870, Karen Halttunen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-255) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The Era of the Confidence Man -- 2. Hypocrisy and Sincerity in the World of Strangers -- 3. Sentimental Culture and the Problem of Fashion -- 4. Sentimental Culture and the Problem of Etiquette -- 5. Mourning the Dead: A Study in Sentimental Ritual -- 6. Disguises, Masks and the Parlor Theatricals: The Decline of Sentimental Culture in the 1850s -- Conclusion
Control code
ocm08452137
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xviii, 262 p.
Isbn
9780300037883
Lccn
82008336
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Confidence men and painted women : a study of middle-class culture in America, 1830-1870, Karen Halttunen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-255) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The Era of the Confidence Man -- 2. Hypocrisy and Sincerity in the World of Strangers -- 3. Sentimental Culture and the Problem of Fashion -- 4. Sentimental Culture and the Problem of Etiquette -- 5. Mourning the Dead: A Study in Sentimental Ritual -- 6. Disguises, Masks and the Parlor Theatricals: The Decline of Sentimental Culture in the 1850s -- Conclusion
Control code
ocm08452137
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xviii, 262 p.
Isbn
9780300037883
Lccn
82008336
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.

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