2 edition of Victorian culture in America, 1865-1914. found in the catalog.
Victorian culture in America, 1865-1914.
H. Wayne Morgan
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Chapter Cultural Struggles of Industrial America, Overview As the nation’s political economy changed in the last half of the nineteenth century, so, too, did the varieties of entertainment. The industrialization of America profoundly changed American cultural values. The Reconstruction of American Liberalism, / Edition 1 available in Paperback, NOOK Book. Read an excerpt of this book! by virtue of their strategic positions in American culture, were able to frame the terms of political debate, determine the issues, and establish the values to which others had to conform. Excerpted from The Price: $
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Thompson 26 A Companion to Digital Humanities Edited by Susan Schreibman, Ray. Victorian era, the period between about andcorresponding roughly to the period of Queen Victoria’s reign (–) and characterized by a class-based society, a growing number of people able to vote, a growing state and economy, and Britain’s status as the most powerful empire in the world.
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History’s. Victorian values dominated American social life for much of the 19th century. The notion of separate spheres of life for men and women was commonplace.
The male sphere included wage work and politics, while the female sphere involved childrearing and domestic work. Industrialization and urbanization brought new challenges to Victorian values.
The Victorian America refers to the influence of Victorian period on the lifestyle, culture, religion and other aspects of America. The Civil War in America was responsible for bringing about a change in the American culture. The impact of the Victorian culture was evident after the Civil War.
Victorian America and the Civil War examines the relationships between American Victorian culture and the Civil War. The author argues that at the heart of American Victorian culture was Romanticism, a secular quest to answer questions previously settled by traditional : Paperback.
The book, first published intraces the efforts of various American interpreters to make sense of Buddhism in Western terms. Tweed demonstrates that while many of those interested in Buddhism considered themselves dissenters from American culture, they did not abandon some of the basic values they shared with their fellow Victorians.
The Victorian Popular Culture portal is an essential resource for the study of popular entertainment in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
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Thomas Schlereth's Victorian America is a comprehensive book on social life and cultural history in America from to The book covers topics such as where Americans worked, what they did during their time off, the types of housing they shared, the types of goods they produced and sold, and how they communicated/5(30).
Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and The history of American comics began in the 19th century in mass print media, in the era of yellow journalism, where newspaper comics served as a boon to mass readership.
In the 20th century, comics became an autonomous art medium and an integral part of American culture. The Victorian Era • Placed high value on honor, duty, moral seriousness, and sexual propriety. • Still have brutal factory conditions, low wages, and crowded cities, but the s mark the beginning of political and social reform acts.
• Shift from agrarian society to industrial society creates a middle class (neither rich nor poor). American Victorianism as a Culture rivals and adversaries: the presence of so many ethnic minority groups gave the United States a cultural diversity wider than anything known in Great Britain.
The relationship of these groups to the dominant Victorian culture forms an important and still little understood chapter of American history. The best books on Life in the Victorian Age recommended by Judith Flanders. History books often focus on big political or economic events, wars and leaders.
But there's much to learn from studying the way people lived, and what made the Victorian age both like and unlike our own, as. The Victorian age began as an age of realism, in literature and art, and of nationalism and romanticism in music and culture.
By the end of the century, however, the high noon of Victorian culture was starting to give way to more disturbing developments - the disintegration of musical tonality, the emergence of abstract art, the eruption of the 'primitive' into cultural styles and the arrival.
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