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Morality and the mail in nineteenth-century America

Fuller, Wayne E

Morality and the mail in nineteenth-century America

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana, IL .
Written in English


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StatementWayne E. Fuller.
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LC ClassificationsHE:E
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 264 p. :
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22525756M
ISBN 100252028120

  Late-nineteenth-century America was crazy about dialect: vernacular varieties of American English entertained mass audiences in local color stories, in realist novels, and in poems and plays. But dialect was also at the heart of anxious debates about the moral degeneration of urban life, the ethnic impact of foreign immigration, the black presence in white society, and the female influence on.


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Morality and the Mail in Nineteenth-Century America explores the evolution of postal innovations that sparked a communication revolution in nineteenth-century America.

Wayne E. Fuller examines how evangelical Protestants, the nation’s dominant religious group, struggled against those transformations in American society that they believed threatened to paganize the Christian nation they were Cited by: Morality and the Mail in Nineteenth-Century America explores the evolution of postal innovations that sparked a communication revolution in nineteenth-century America.

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