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The Resource Discerning characters : the culture of appearance in early America, Christopher J. Lukasik, (electronic book)

Discerning characters : the culture of appearance in early America, Christopher J. Lukasik, (electronic book)

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Discerning characters : the culture of appearance in early America
Title
Discerning characters
Title remainder
the culture of appearance in early America
Statement of responsibility
Christopher J. Lukasik
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this wide-ranging study of the intersections between visual and literary culture, Christopher J. Lukasik demonstrates how late 18th-century physiognomy transformed the relationship of facial characteristics to social distinction in early American culture
Member of
Cataloging source
CN8ML
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lukasik, Christopher J
Dewey number
138.0973/09034
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
In English
LC call number
BF859
LC item number
.L85 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Early American studies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Literature and society
  • Social perception
  • Physiognomy
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Discerning characters : the culture of appearance in early America, Christopher J. Lukasik, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
OldControl:muse9780812205930
Antecedent source
not applicable
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-309) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Discerning characters -- Reading and breeding -- The face of seduction -- The face of the public -- The invisible aristocrat -- The physiognomic fallacy
Control code
ocn794700590
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 319 pages :)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780812205930
Isbn Type
(ebk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.9783/9780812205930
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Discerning characters : the culture of appearance in early America, Christopher J. Lukasik, (electronic book)
Publication
Note
OldControl:muse9780812205930
Antecedent source
not applicable
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-309) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Discerning characters -- Reading and breeding -- The face of seduction -- The face of the public -- The invisible aristocrat -- The physiognomic fallacy
Control code
ocn794700590
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 319 pages :)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780812205930
Isbn Type
(ebk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.9783/9780812205930
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote

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