Handwriting in America: A Cultural History (Revised)

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Description

Copybooks and the Palmer method, handwriting analysis and autograph collecting - these words conjure up a lost world, in which people looked to handwriting as both a lesson in conformity and a talisman of individuality. In this engaging history, ranging from colonial times to the present, Tamara Plakins Thornton explores the shifting functions and meanings of handwriting in America.

Product Details

Price
$34.80
Publisher
Yale University Press
Publish Date
May 25, 1998
Pages
264
Dimensions
6.1 X 0.68 X 9.22 inches | 0.99 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780300074413

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About the Author

Tamara Plakins Thornton is professor of history at the State University of New York, Buffalo.