Discerning Characters: The Culture of Appearance in Early America

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In 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.

Discerning Characters: The Culture of Appearance in Early America 2010, University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia

ISBN-13: 9780812242874

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