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Author Clarke, Michael Tavel.

Title These days of large things : the culture of size in America, 1865-1930 / Michael Tavel Clarke
Published Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, [2007]
©2007
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Description 1 online resource (326 pages) : illustrations
Contents pt. 1. Stature and the discourses of race -- Representing the "pygmies" -- The height of civilization : science and the management of stature -- pt. 2. Size in the marketplace -- A pygmy between two giants : the economic body in popular literature -- The city of dreadful height : skyscrapers and the aesthetics of growth -- pt. 3. Growing women, shrinking men -- The growing woman and the growing Jew : Mary Antin, the new woman, and the immigration debate -- The incredible industrial shrinking man : Upton Sinclair's challenge to hegemonic masculinity -- Epilogue : Shrinking men and growing women (reprise)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-309) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212 MiAaHDL
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Subject Popular culture -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Popular culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Size perception -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Size perception -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Civilization -- 1865-1918.
United States -- Civilization -- 1918-1945.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2006100128
ISBN 0472024981 (electronic bk.)
9780472024988 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)