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A commerce of taste : church architecture in Canada, 1867-1914

Author: Barry Magrill
Publisher: Montreal ; Ithaca : McGill-Queen's Unioversity Press, ©2012.
Series: McGill-Queen's studies in the history of religion., Series two ;, 56.
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How books of church drawings marketed taste and status alongside social change.
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Magrill, Barry.
A Commerce of Taste : Church Architecture in Canada, 1867-1914.
Montréal : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Magrill
ISBN: 9780773587007 0773587004
OCLC Number: 811411363
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 216 pages :) : illustrations.
Contents: The Rise of Commercial Society in Pre-Confederation Canada --
Economy and Religion from the Maritimes to Upper Canada --
Selling Ecclesiology as Identity in the Dominion of Canada --
Property Ownership and Church-Building: The Financial Structure of Churches in Ontario --
The Spread of Empire in Western Canada: Railway, Religion, and Church-Building --
An Unfinished Business of Western Expansion --
The Influence of US Artistic, Cultural, and Economic Capital --
Conclusion --
Appendix: Biographies of Pattern Book Authors.
Series Title: McGill-Queen's studies in the history of religion., Series two ;, 56.
Responsibility: Barry Magrill.
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