Princeton University Library Catalog

Work sights : the visual culture of industry in nineteenth-century America / Vanessa Meikle Schulman.

Author:
Schulman, Vanessa Meikle, 1981- [Browse]
Uniform title:
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Amherst and Boston : University of Massachusetts Press, [2015]
Description:
xi, 287 pages ; 24 cm.
Series:
Notes:
  • Revision of the author's thesis (Ph. D.--University of California, Irvine, 2010) under title: Managing vision, envisioning management : representations of labor and technological systems in Gilded Age America.
  • Includes index.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Introduction : Behold the Lightning Chained and Bound -- Between Materiality and Magic : Representing the Railroad and the Telegraph -- "Where Vulcan Is the Presiding Genius" : John Ferguson Weir, Metallurgy, and the Alchemical Sublime -- Swords into Ploughshares : Reconstruction, Reconciliation, and Labor -- Sugar, Shipping, and Cityscapes : Mapping Systems in Thomas Moran's Lower Manhattan from Communipaw, New Jersey -- Managing Visions of Industry : The Managerial Eye -- Laziness and Civilization : Picturing Sites of Social Control -- Conclusion : Twentieth-Century Echoes.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
History.
ISBN:
  • 9781625341952 ((pbk. ; : alk. paper))
  • 1625341954 ((pbk. ; : alk. paper))
  • 9781625341945 ((hardcover ; : alk. paper))
  • 1625341946 ((hardcover ; : alk. paper))
LCCN:
2015030475
OCLC:
910596078
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