Confidence Men and Painted Women: A Study of Middle-class Culture in America, 1830-1870


Confidence Men and Painted Women: A Study of Middle-class Culture in America, 1830-1870
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.�An ingenious book: original, inventive, resourceful, and exciting. � This book adds immeasurably to the current work on sentimental culture and American

Book Summary Confidence Men and Painted Women: A Study of Middle-class Culture in America, 1830-1870

Title Confidence Men and Painted Women: A Study of Middle-class Culture in America, 1830-1870
AuthorKaren Halttunen
Release Date11.10.2017
Formatpdf, fb2, mobi, txt
LanguageEnglish
Pages367 pages
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