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Author Schulman, Vanessa Meikle, 1981- author.

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

Published Amherst and Boston : University of Massachusetts Press, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
Uniform title Managing vision, envisioning management
Physical description 1 online resource.
Series Science/Technology/Culture
Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
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.
Bibliography 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.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject National characteristics, American, in art.
Technology in art.
Industries in art.
Art and society -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Art and technology -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Art and industry -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781613763827 (electronic bk.)
1613763824 (electronic bk.)
9781625341952 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9781625341945 (hardcover ; alk. paper)