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

Author/creator Schulman, Vanessa Meikle, 1981- author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Amherst and Boston : University of Massachusetts Press, [2015]
Descriptionxi, 287 pages ; 24 cm.
Subject(s)
Uniform titleManaging vision, envisioning management
Series Science/Technology/Culture
Science/technology/culture. ^A1314857
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.
General noteRevision 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.
General noteIncludes index.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Genre/formHistory.
LCCN 2015030475
ISBN9781625341952 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
ISBN1625341954 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
ISBN9781625341945 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
ISBN1625341946 (hardcover ; alk. paper)

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