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The Daily Planner Meets the Adman

Molly McCarthy

in The Accidental Diarist: A History of the Daily Planner in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226033211
eISBN:
9780226033495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226033495.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses how John Wanamaker, a great advertising expert and retail businessman, introduced a diary for the new century. Although it looked like a common diary of its time, this modern ... More


Taxonomic Minds and the Technological Construction of Confidence

B. M. Pietsch

in Dispensational Modernism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190244088
eISBN:
9780190244101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190244088.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

Dispensationalists inherited their scientific aspirations from popular culture. Chapter 1 describes the rise of technological values in American mass culture, and argues that these values represent ... More


“The Real Nature and Spirit of Our Lives”: The Evolution of Corporate Personality, 1865–1920

Amanda Porterfield

in Corporate Spirit: Religion and the Rise of the Modern Corporation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199372652
eISBN:
9780199372683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199372652.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Proponents of social evolution blurred boundaries between commerce and Christianity after the Civil War, championing Christian work as a means to economic growth, republican liberty, and national ... More


Apostle of Expansion

Joshua David Hawley

in Theodore Roosevelt: Preacher of Righteousness

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300120103
eISBN:
9780300145144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300120103.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

In 1884, the Mugwumps abandoned the Republican Party, which contributed to its loss in the election, but Theodore Roosevelt stayed despite his misgivings, and despite being denounced by his former ... More


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