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A communion of shadows : religion and photography in nineteenth-century America

Author: Rachel McBride Lindsey
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"When the revolutionary technology of photography erupted in American culture in 1839, it swiftly became, in the day's parlance, a 'mania.' In this ... illustrated book, Rachel McBride Lindsey places vernacular photography at the center of the study of nineteenth-century American religious culture and lived religion. As an empirical tool, photography captured many of the signal scenes of American life, from the Gold  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Lindsey, Rachel McBride.
Communion of shadows.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2017]
(DLC) 2017003594
(OCoLC)971130511
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel McBride Lindsey
ISBN: 9781469633732 1469633736 1469633744 9781469633749
OCLC Number: 1006637894
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; A Note on the Images; Introduction: A New Testament; 1: When I Awake with Thy Likeness; 2: Here Is My Name When I Am Dead; 3: Agents of a Fuller Revelation; 4: By Pencil and Camera; 5: Beyond the Sense Horizon; Epilogue: How Mr. Eastman Changed the Face of American Religion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Responsibility: Rachel McBride Lindsey.

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When the technology of photography erupted in American culture in 1839, it swiftly became, in the day's parlance, a "mania". This book positions vernacular photography at the centre of the study of  Read more...

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