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The Frontier ClubPopular Westerns and Cultural Power, 1880-1924

The Frontier Club: Popular Westerns and Cultural Power, 1880-1924

Christine Bold

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199731794
eISBN:
9780199332441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731794.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, American History: 19th Century

“The Frontier Club” is Christine Bold’s name for the network of eastern aristocrats who created the western as we now most commonly know it. At the turn of the twentieth century, they yoked this most ... More

The Gospel of KindnessAnimal Welfare and the Making of Modern America

The Gospel of Kindness: Animal Welfare and the Making of Modern America

Janet M. Davis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199733156
eISBN:
9780190609030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733156.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Cultural History

This book investigates the historical significance of the American animal welfare movement at home and overseas from the Second Great Awakening to the Second World War, a time span encompassing the ... More

Object LessonsHow Nineteenth-Century Americans Learned to Make Sense of the Material World

Object Lessons: How Nineteenth-Century Americans Learned to Make Sense of the Material World

Sarah Anne Carter

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190225032
eISBN:
9780190908317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190225032.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Cultural History

Object Lessons: How Nineteenth-Century Americans Learned to Make Sense of the Material World examines the ways material things—objects and pictures—were used to reason about moral issues, the ... More

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