These Days of Large Things : The Culture of Size in America, 1865-1930

By: Clarke, Michael Tavel

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326 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Hardcover, black cloth, copper spine lettering, [x] + 326 pages, orange boards, index, bibliography, extensive endnotes, 42 b/w photos and illustrations with captions. ; 'Examines a recurring theme in American culture: the celebration of and identification with large things'. Primary focus on Progressive Era. Much on racism, classism, sexism, body size, gender roles, pygmies, skyscrapers, etc. ; Jacket shows a whisper of shelfwear. Otherwise appears unread. Scarce.

Title: These Days of Large Things : The Culture of Size in America, 1865-1930

Author Name: Clarke, Michael Tavel

Categories: History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: University of Michigan Press: 2007

ISBN Number: 0472099620

ISBN Number 13: 9780472099627

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Item: 1.90 lbs

Seller ID: 11900

Keywords: Popular Culture ; Civilization ; Consumerism ; Consumption ; Size Perception ; American History ; Discrimination ; Sociology ; Social Science ;,