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Fads and fancies of representative Americans at the beginning of the twentieth century

Fads and fancies of representative Americans at the beginning of the twentieth century

being a portrayal of their tastes, diversions and achievements.

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Published by Town Topics Publishing Company in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Biography.,
    • United States -- Social life and customs -- 1865-1918.

    • Edition Notes

      GenreBiography.
      ContributionsMann, William D"Alton, 1839-1920., Harrison, Burton, Mrs., 1843-1920.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE168, E663 .M28
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[4], 220, [5] p. :
      Number of Pages220
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6961636M
      LC Control Number05034461

      Fads by nature and by definition are hard to capture, yet Hoffmann and Bailey have captured over one hundred of the passing fashion fancies and merchandising miracles during America’s short history.   As noted previously, tuberculosis incidences were falling rapidly in Europe during the first half of the 20th century, but the ravages of World War I led to a resurgence of the disease. The American Red Cross sponsored an evaluation trip to France by Herman Biggs in –

      * American History: Twentieth Century. Includes citations to articles and book reviews of works covering history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. Includes all the articles published since the first issue of the paper in up to 7 years ago.   And when Mann announced in that he intended to publish Fads and Fancies, a book-form compilation J , the publisher insisted “Fads and Fancies is to be a specimen of as a biography of the lives of one hundred of the greatest men who by their achievements are destined to mark the beginning of the twentieth century.

      What change in American society at the beginning of the twentieth century sparked the Progressive movement? Rise of corporate power and the growth of citie How did Jane Addams aim to address the chaos of urban life in the early twentieth century by what she called "civic housekeeping"? A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text.


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Fads and fancies of representative Americans at the beginning of the twentieth century: being a portrayal of their tastes, diversions, and achievements Author: William D'Alton Mann. Fads and fancies of representative Americans at the beginning of the twentieth century: being a portrayal of their tastes, diversions, and achievements: 1.

Inside the glowing patina of an oak box is an oversized book covered in a handsome, green morocco binding decorated with a profusion of gold-tooled ornamentation: Fads and Fancies of Representative Americans at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century: Being a.

Fads and Fancies of Representative Americans at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century, Being a Portrayal of their Tastes, Diversions, and Achievments, number 28 of an unspecified limited edition printed for subscribers only, illustrations throughout, many decorative borders and ornaments in gilt, green silk doublures, publisher's full morocco gilt, elaborate gilt decoration, g.e., small stain on upper cover, folio, New York.

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New York: Arbor House,   A get together of Christmas within the Nineteen Fifties and '60s. Midcentury the USA was once a wonderland of department shops, suburban cul-de-sacs, and Tupperware events. each child at the block needed to have the most recent cool toy, be it a simple Bake Oven for fake baking, a rocket send for fake area go back and forth, or a Slinky, simply because.

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Clark, Electa, Leading Ladies: An Affectionate Look at American Women of the Twentieth Century (New York, ), – 1 The author would like to thank Marisa Calabrese, Janet Gray, Mary Lynn Hopps, John Landreau, and the anonymous reader for their incisive remarks.

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In a book, Fads and Fancies of Representative Americans, described Henry E. Huntington as a director of 40 corporations -- including railway, banking, express, land, lumber, coal, iron, copper, and shipbuilding -- a great reader and fun-loving and a great joker, but made no mention of a library.

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