The Politics of Taste in Antebellum Charleston

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UNC Press Books, 2005 - 395 pagine
At the close of the American Revolution, Charleston, South Carolina, was the wealthiest city in the new nation, with the highest per-capita wealth among whites and the largest number of enslaved residents. Maurie D. McInnis explores the social, political,
 

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Introduction
1
A BirdsEye View
17
A Walking Tour
31
The Public Landscape of Racial Control
66
Temples for Posterity
90
Public Art and Politics
128
Ordering the Backlot
160
The Gothic Revival
195
Life in the Yard
240
A Love of Display
277
Epilogue
327
Notes
333
Bibliography
369
Index
387
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Informazioni sull'autore (2005)

Maurie D. McInnis is assistant professor of art history at the University of Virginia.

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