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Modern Bonds : Redefining Community in Early Twentieth-Century St. Paul - (Hardcover)

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What does community mean, exactly? In this inter-disciplinary study, Elizabeth Ann Duclos-Orsello takes seriously the concept of community as an object of historical analysis.

Focusing on St. Paul, Minnesota, from 1900 to 1920, Modern Bonds explores the diverse ways that its people renegotiated private and public affiliations during a period of modernization. The book examines a wide range of subjects and materials, including photographs from an African American family, fictional depictions of middle-class women, built environments that created enclaves of immigrants, and public festivals designed to unite all citizens. As Duclos-Orsello demonstrates, it was in this period that a complex set of activities, policies, and practices led to new understandings of community that continue to shape life today.

Number of Pages: 24016
Genre: Social Science
Sub-Genre: General
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Univ of Massachusetts Pr
Author: Elizabeth Ann Duclos-orsello
Language: English
Street Date: June 14, 2018
TCIN: 53421906
UPC: 9781625343345
Item Number (DPCI): 248-66-5011
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