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The Resource Bowing to necessities : a history of manners in America, 1620-1860, C. Dallett Hemphill, (electronic resource)

Bowing to necessities : a history of manners in America, 1620-1860, C. Dallett Hemphill, (electronic resource)

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Bowing to necessities : a history of manners in America, 1620-1860
Title
Bowing to necessities
Title remainder
a history of manners in America, 1620-1860
Statement of responsibility
C. Dallett Hemphill
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Anglo-Americans wrestled with some profound cultural contradictions as they shifted from the hierarchical and patriarchal society of the seventeenth-century frontier to the modern and fluid class democracy of the mid-nineteenth century. How could traditional inequality be maintained in the socially leveling environment of the early colonial wilderness? And how could nineteenth-century Americans pretend to be equal in an increasingly unequal society? Bowing to Necessities argues that manners provided ritual solutions to these central cultural problems by allowing Americans to act out--and thus
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1959-2015
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Hemphill, C. Dallett
Dewey number
395/.0973
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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Bowing to necessities : a history of manners in America, 1620-1860, C. Dallett Hemphill, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-300) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Part III -- Resolution: manners for democrats, 1820-1860.
  • Manners for the middle class
  • Manners for adults
  • Ladies first?
  • Part I -- Hierarchy: manners in a vertical social order, 1620-1740.
  • Manners for gentlemen
  • Manners over minors
  • Manners maketh men
  • Part II --Revolution: an opening of possibilities, 1740-1820.
  • Middle class rising
  • Youth rising
  • Women rising
Control code
ocn191946502
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 310 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195125573
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)191946502
Label
Bowing to necessities : a history of manners in America, 1620-1860, C. Dallett Hemphill, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-300) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Part III -- Resolution: manners for democrats, 1820-1860.
  • Manners for the middle class
  • Manners for adults
  • Ladies first?
  • Part I -- Hierarchy: manners in a vertical social order, 1620-1740.
  • Manners for gentlemen
  • Manners over minors
  • Manners maketh men
  • Part II --Revolution: an opening of possibilities, 1740-1820.
  • Middle class rising
  • Youth rising
  • Women rising
Control code
ocn191946502
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 310 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195125573
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)191946502

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