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The Intersecting Rhythms of Spiritual and Commercial Life

John M. Giggie

in After Redemption: Jim Crow and the Transformation of African American Religion in the Delta, 1875-1915

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195304039
eISBN:
9780199866885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304039.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, History of Religion

This chapter examines the intersection between consumer capitalism and black religion in the Delta. After Reconstruction, African Americans increasingly turned to the market to raise money for their ... More


Street Traders, Hawkers, and Pedlars

Claire Holleran

in Shopping in Ancient Rome: The Retail Trade in the Late Republic and the Principate

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199698219
eISBN:
9780191741326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698219.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Street traders, hawkers, and peddlers were an integral part of the retail trade in Rome. This chapter analyses the literary, archaeological, and pictorial evidence for these retailers. Street trading ... More


City of Noise: Sound and Nineteenth-Century Paris

Aimée Boutin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039218
eISBN:
9780252097263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039218.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Beloved as the city of light, Paris in the nineteenth-century sparked the acclaim of poets and the odium of the bourgeois with its distinctive sounds. Street vendors bellowed songs known as the Cris ... More


Bankers and Brokers, Peddlers and Pickpockets (1700–1800)

Todd M. Endelman

in The Jews of Britain, 1656 to 2000

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520227194
eISBN:
9780520935662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227194.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes the Jewish community in England during the resettlement period. The Jewish community of the resettlement period was overwhelmingly Spanish and Portuguese in origin. Most ... More


Road Warriors: The Migration and the Peddlers

Hasia R. Diner

in Roads Taken: The Great Jewish Migrations to the New World and the Peddlers Who Forged the Way

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300178647
eISBN:
9780300210194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178647.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter addresses the migration of Jewish peddlers. Immigrant peddlers played a significant role in the establishment of regional, national, and local Jewish economic infrastructures and the ... More


Finding and Founding Communities

Amy Hill Shevitz

in Jewish Communities on the Ohio River: A History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124308
eISBN:
9780813134932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124308.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the rapid population and economic growth which happened along the Ohio River Valley, as communities were slowly founded and built. In response, the governments helped foster ... More


Making Do at the Margins of Maritime Empire

Brian Rouleau

in With Sails Whitening Every Sea: Mariners and the Making of an American Maritime Empire

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452338
eISBN:
9780801455087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452338.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter acknowledges that sailors were the largest single community of itinerant peddlers in the world. American men came aboard ships expecting to trade with the globe's inhabitants, and these ... More


Road Maps: An Introduction

Hasia R. Diner

in Roads Taken: The Great Jewish Migrations to the New World and the Peddlers Who Forged the Way

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300178647
eISBN:
9780300210194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178647.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This introductory chapter presents the story of how immigrant Jewish peddlers and the non-Jewish women made history through their ordinariness. The history of peddling has contributed to our ... More


Road Runners: Jewish Peddlers in Their New Worlds

Hasia R. Diner

in Roads Taken: The Great Jewish Migrations to the New World and the Peddlers Who Forged the Way

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300178647
eISBN:
9780300210194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178647.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter discusses increases in the Jewish peddler population in small towns and big cities. It shows that Jews have played a significant role in retail business in communities of all sizes. ... More


Along the Road: Jewish Peddlers and Their New- World Customers

Hasia R. Diner

in Roads Taken: The Great Jewish Migrations to the New World and the Peddlers Who Forged the Way

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300178647
eISBN:
9780300210194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178647.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter discusses new-world customers who traded with the Jewish peddlers. It shows that Jews and their customers influenced each other's lives despite differences in race, class, religion, ... More


Road Rage: Jewish Peddlers and the Perils of the Road

Hasia R. Diner

in Roads Taken: The Great Jewish Migrations to the New World and the Peddlers Who Forged the Way

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300178647
eISBN:
9780300210194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178647.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter discusses conflicts that Jewish peddlers encountered in the new world. It specifically addresses anti-Jewish incidents. Jewish peddlers experienced spurts of political agitation, ... More


The End of the Road: Life After Peddling

Hasia R. Diner

in Roads Taken: The Great Jewish Migrations to the New World and the Peddlers Who Forged the Way

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300178647
eISBN:
9780300210194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178647.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter describes what lay ahead for Jewish immigrant peddlers after peddling. In particular, it illustrates stories of the success of Jewish peddlers. Through peddling, some Jews were able to ... More


Legacies of the Road: A Conclusion

Hasia R. Diner

in Roads Taken: The Great Jewish Migrations to the New World and the Peddlers Who Forged the Way

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300178647
eISBN:
9780300210194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178647.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Peddling opened a path for a crucial new chapter in modern Jewish history. Many Jews went to work in factories in new-world cities as the demand for clothing increased. Jewish peddlers suffered from ... More


Worked as a Huckster: Moral Connotations of Placeless Labor

Robert Wuthnow

in American Misfits and the Making of Middle-Class Respectability

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691176864
eISBN:
9781400888092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691176864.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on hucksters who peddled farm produce in towns, brought town goods to farms, in the nineteenth century. The social role of the huckster offers an exceptional opportunity to probe ... More


Blason Sonore: Street Cries in the City

Aimée Boutin

in City of Noise: Sound and Nineteenth-Century Paris

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039218
eISBN:
9780252097263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039218.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Street cries had long defined the ambiance of Paris in the nineteenth century. From the Middle Ages through to the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, street cries were used by hawkers to ... More


Sonic Classifications in Haussmann’s Paris

Aimée Boutin

in City of Noise: Sound and Nineteenth-Century Paris

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039218
eISBN:
9780252097263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039218.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter investigates repeated attempts to control street noise in order to cleanse Paris of its antiquated soundscapes, which social policy makers associated with mendicancy, vagrancy, sedition, ... More


“Cry Louder, Street Crier”: Peddling Poetry and the Avant-Garde

Aimée Boutin

in City of Noise: Sound and Nineteenth-Century Paris

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039218
eISBN:
9780252097263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039218.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter follows representations of peddlers from Baudelaire to François Coppée, Charles Cros, and Jean Richepin, and finally to symbolists such as Stéphane Mallarmé and Joris Karl Huysmans. It ... More


Conclusion

Aimée Boutin

in City of Noise: Sound and Nineteenth-Century Paris

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039218
eISBN:
9780252097263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039218.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This concluding chapter summarizes key themes and presents some final thoughts. It argues that the collective experience of sounds is what gives aurality meaning, even though there is an element of ... More


Shadow Markets

Anna Greenspan

in Shanghai Future: Modernity Remade

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780190206697
eISBN:
9780190235659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190206697.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

The “floating population” of migrants who work on construction sites and factory floors, act as the essential underpinning of China's new cities. Yet, this chapter argues, it is as the petty ... More


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