Cultural Change and the Market Revolution in America, 1789-1860

Cultural Change and the Market Revolution in America, 1789-1860

By: Scott C. Martin (editor)Hardback

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In this exciting new work, Scott C. Martin brings together cutting-edge scholarship and articles from diverse sources to explore the cultural dimensions of the market revolution in America. By reflecting on the reciprocal relationship between cultural and economic change, the work deepens our understanding of American society during the turbulent early nineteenth century.

About Author

Scott C. Martin is associate professor of history and American culture studies at Bowling Green State University. He is the author of Killing Time: Leisure and Culture in Southwestern Pennsylvania, 1800-1850.


Chapter 1: Introduction: Toward a Cultural History of the Market Revolution Chapter 2: The Market Revolution and Market Values in Antebellum Black Protest Thought Chapter 3: A Cultural Frontier: Ethnicity and the Marketplace in Charlotte, Vermont, 1845-1860 Chapter 4: Native Americans, the Market Revolution, and Cultural Change: The Choctaw Cattle Economy, 1690-1830 Chapter 5: The "Sharper" Image: Yankee Peddlers, Southern Consumers, and the Market Revolution Chapter 6: "Well Bred Country People": Sociability, Social Networks, and the Creation of a Provincial Middle Class, 1820-1860 Chapter 7: "In the Sweat of Thy Brow": Education, Manual Labor, and the Market Revolution Chapter 8: "I Have Brought My Pig to a Fine Market": Animals, Their Exhibitors, and Market Culture in the Early Republic Chapter 9: Temperance Nostalgia, Market Anxiety, and the Reintegration of Community in T. S. Arthur's Ten Nights in a Bar-Room Chapter 10: Interpreting Metamora: Nationalism, Theater, and Jacksonian Indian Policy

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780742527706
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9780742527706
  • weight: 454
  • ISBN10: 0742527700

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