Discerning Characters–Now Available

Discerning Characters: The Culture of Appearance in Early America
Christopher J. Lukasik
320 pages | 6 x 9 | 28 illus.
Cloth Dec 2010 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4287-4 | $45.00 | £29.50
A volume in the Early American Studies series

Discerning CharactersIn this wide-ranging study of the intersections between visual and literary culture, Christopher J. Lukasik demonstrates how late 18th-century physiognomy transformed the relationship of facial characteristics to social distinction in early American culture. Read more . . .

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