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Peterson S Magazine

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ISBN : PRNC:32101076520186
Genre : American literature
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Category: American literature

The Peterson Magazine

Author : Charles Jacobs Peterson
ISBN : MINN:31951002807891H
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The Peterson Magazine

Author : Ann Sophia Stephens
ISBN : LCCN:ca10000047
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Peterson S 440 Great Colleges For Top Students 2009

Author : Peterson's Magazine Staff
ISBN : 9780768925425
Genre : Reference
File Size : 29.4 MB
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Profiles over four hundred colleges that attract high-achievement students, with information on academic life, post-baccalaureate choices of recent graduating classes, and guidance on applying to these schools.
Category: Reference

The Magazine Writer S Handbook

Author : Franklynn Peterson
ISBN : 0299214931
Genre : Reference
File Size : 83.26 MB
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An expanded and updated revision of the already comprehensive first edition, The Magazine Writer’sHandbook offers insightful strategies addressing virtually every aspect of writing a magazine article for publication. Designed to be useful for both experienced magazine writers and those seeking to break into the magazine-writing industry, this handbook provides an exhaustive step-by-step approach taking the reader through every stage of the publication process. From targeting the right publication to constructing a professional article, and from dealing with legal considerations to working with editors, the revised edition of The Magazine Writer’s Handbook will be an indispensable addition to any writer’s desk. Extensively published in popular trade magazines, the authors dispense their knowledge in this handbook to help writers of all levels see their work published.
Category: Reference

Looking Forward Through Childhood And Adolescence

Author : Candida Clifford Peterson
ISBN : 1741034043
Genre : Adolescent psychology
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Concentrates on child developmental psychology highlighting differences that are linked to gender, ethnic background, historical era and socioeconomic conditions. It is a clearly organised text that will suit both chronological and topically organised courses. Author is from University of Queensland.
Category: Adolescent psychology

Mba Programs 2003

Author : Peterson's Magazine Staff
ISBN : 0768908388
Genre : Study Aids
File Size : 74.61 MB
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The essential guide to US, Canadian & international business schools. - Covers more than 2,900 full-time, part-time, joint degree, dual degree, international and executive MBA and Master's Level programmes offered at over 800 US and international institutions. - Accurate data on admission and degree requirements, key contacts, entrance difficulty, enrolment figures, financial aid etc. - Corporate hiring trends - Expected salary targets
Category: Study Aids

Art For The Middle Classes

Author : Cynthia Lee Patterson
ISBN : 1604737379
Genre : Social Science
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How did the average American learn about art in the mid-nineteenth century? With public art museums still in their infancy, and few cities and towns large enough to support art galleries or print shops, Americans relied on mass-circulated illustrated magazines. One group of magazines in particular, known collectively as the Philadelphia pictorials, circulated fine art engravings of paintings, some produced exclusively for circulation in these monthlies, to an eager middle-class reading audience. These magazines achieved print circulations far exceeding those of other print media (such as illustrated gift books, or catalogs from art-union membership organizations). Godey’s, Graham’s, Peterson’s, Miss Leslie’s, and Sartain’s Union Magazine included two to three fine art engravings monthly, “tipped in” to the fronts of the magazines, and designed for pull-out and display. Featuring the work of a fledgling group of American artists who chose American rather than European themes for their paintings, these magazines were crucial to the distribution of American art beyond the purview of the East Coast elite to a widespread middle-class audience. Contributions to these magazines enabled many an American artist and engraver to earn, for the first time in the young nation’s history, a modest living through art.Author Cynthia Lee Patterson examines the economics of artistic production, innovative engraving techniques, regional imitators, the textual “illustrations” accompanying engravings, and the principal artists and engravers contributing to these magazines.
Category: Social Science

Making The American Home

Author : Marilyn Ferris Motz
ISBN : 087972434X
Genre : Family & Relationships
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The transformation of a house into a home has been in our culture a traditional task of women. The articles examine this process as they reflected the role of American middle-class women as homemakers in the years 1840–1940.
Category: Family & Relationships

Calico Dresses And Buffalo Robes

Author : Katherine Krohn
ISBN : 9780761380528
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Read about fashions of the Old West-from buckskins to sunbonnets to sombreros-in this fascinating book!
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Victorian Alphabets Monograms And Names For Needleworkers From Godey S Lady S Book And Peterson S Magazine

Author : Rita Weiss
ISBN : 9780486230726
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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The Victorian woman put initials on nearly every piece of linen and clothing she owned ? everything from handkerchiefs and blouses to tablecloths, napkins, and towels. The modern needleworker may not be quite so avid about initialing everything, but initials and monograms are still attractive and popular ways of decorating common items. This book brings you a large selection of alphabets, initials, monograms, and common names from Godey's Lady's Book and Peterson's Magazine, the most popular American women's magazines of the Victorian era. Each is available in a variety of letter forms, so that you may find the most suitable for your sewing needs: scripts, floral, geometric, Old English, block, ornamental, and many more. Although eminently usable for embroidery, there are also a number of alphabets for crochet and needlepoint. You will find these motifs of the highest quality ? both easy to use and productive of professional-looking results. For traditional embroidery and sewing needs, these alphabets, monograms, and names are ideal but you will also find them applicable to a number of modern uses: for decorating blue jeans and hats, for patches, and even a variety of non-sewing needs.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Horse Trading In The Age Of Cars

Author : Steven M. Gelber
ISBN : 9781421401676
Genre : History
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The trading, selling, and buying of personal transport has changed little over the past one hundred years. Whether horse trading in the early twentieth century or car buying today, haggling over prices has been the common practice of buyers and sellers alike. Horse Trading in the Age of Cars offers a fascinating study of the process of buying an automobile in a historical and gendered context. Steven M. Gelber convincingly demonstrates that the combative and frequently dishonest culture of the showroom floor is a historical artifact whose origins lie in the history of horse trading. Bartering and bargaining were the norm in this predominantly male transaction, with both buyers and sellers staking their reputations and pride on their ability to negotiate the better deal. Gelber comments on this point-of-sale behavior and what it reveals about American men. Gelber's highly readable and lively prose makes clear how this unique economic ritual survived into the industrial twentieth century, in the process adding a colorful and interesting chapter to the history of the automobile.
Category: History

Social Stories

Author : Patricia Okker
ISBN : 0813922402
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Largely ignored in American literary history, the magazine novel was extremely popular throughout the nineteenth century, with editors describing the form as a virtual "necessity" for magazines. Unlike many previous studies of periodicals that focus often exclusively on elite literary magazines, Social Stories treats a variety of magazines and authors, ranging from Ann Stephens’s novels in fashionable magazines for women to William Dean Howells’s anxious investigation of modern mass culture in A Modern Instance. William Gilmore Simms’s pro-Southern antebellum novels, the publication of Martin Delany’s Blake in an African American magazine, Jeremy Belknap’s investigation of the racial and national politics of the early national period, and Rebecca Harding Davis’s efforts to make sense of race during Reconstruction all receive Patricia Okker’s careful attention. By exploring how magazine novelists addressed audiences that differed from one another in terms of race, region, class, and gender, Social Stories offers a narrative of the American magazine novel that emphasizes its direct engagement with social, political, and cultural issues of its day. Rejecting the association of novel reading with notions of the private, Okker convincingly argues that nineteenth-century magazine novels were indeed fiercely social. Created collaboratively with readers, editors, and authors, and read among a community of readers and other texts, the serial novel of the 1800s proved to be an ideal form for exploring the strategies Americans used and the obstacles they faced in forming and sustaining a collective sense of themselves. They are, in short, novels that tell stories about how—and whether—individuals can come together to form a society. Patricia Okker is Associate Professor of English at the University of Missouri, Columbia, and the author of Our Sister Editors: Sarah J. Hale and the Tradition of Nineteenth-Century American Women Editors.
Category: Literary Criticism