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American Holiday Postcards, 1905-1915 - a book by Gifford, Daniel

American Holiday Postcards, 1905-1915

Imagery and Context

American Holiday Postcards, 1905-1915( )
Author: Gifford, Daniel
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $40.00
Book Description:

In the early 20th century, postcards were one of the most important and popular expressions of holiday sentiment in American culture. However, their uses and meanings were far from universal. This book argues that holiday postcards circulated primarily among rural and small town, Northern, white women with Anglo-Saxon and Germanic heritages. Daniel Gifford recreates the history of postcards to account for these specific audiences, and reconsiders the postcard phenomenon as an...
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Detailed Subjects: Antiques & Collectibles / Postcards
History / United States / 20Th Century
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.942 x 9.906 Inches

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