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By Daniel Gifford

ISBN-10: 0786478179

ISBN-13: 9780786478170

within the early twentieth century, postcards have been some of the most very important and renowned expressions of vacation sentiment in American tradition. hundreds of thousands of such postcards circulated between networks of neighborhood and kinfolk as a part of a bigger American postcard craze. despite the fact that, their makes use of and meanings have been faraway from universal.
This ebook argues that vacation postcards circulated essentially between rural and small city, Northern, white ladies with Anglo-Saxon and Germanic heritages. via research of a large diversity of resources, Daniel Gifford recreates the heritage of postcards to account for those particular audiences, and reconsiders the postcard phenomenon as an image-based dialog between unique teams of usa citizens. a number of narratives are hence published: the debates generated via the rustic lifestyles flow; the empowering manifestations of the recent girl; the civic privileges of whiteness; and the position of rising technologies.
From Santa Claus to Easter bunnies, flag-waving turkeys to gun-toting cupids, vacation postcards initially appear to be a laugh expressions of a halcyon earlier. but with wisdom of viewers and old conflicts, this e-book demonstrates how the postcard photographs display deep divides on the top of the revolutionary Era.

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