Jonathan Fisher of Blue Hill, Maine :commerce, culture, and community on the Eastern frontier /Kevin D. Murphy.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-256322

Description

xiv, 288 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 25 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Clergy
Congregationalists
Farmers
Businessmen
Artists
Frontier and pioneer life
Community life History 19th century.
Social life and customs 19th century.

Originator

Murphy, Kevin D.

Contents

Introduction: Representation and authority on the Eastern frontier -- Drawing and building, from Dedham to Blue Hill -- Domestic production in the Fisher homestead -- Religious authority on the Eastern frontier -- Teaching, learning, reading, and self-fashioning -- Painting Blue Hill -- Conclusion: Representation and resistance on the Eastern frontier.

Publication

Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press

Description

xiv, 288 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 25 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.
Copy 1 signed by author. Received 2011, T211.

ISBN

9781558497436 (cloth : alk. paper)
1558497439 (cloth : alk. paper)

Call Number

Stacks F29.B78 M87 2010 c. 1
Coll. F29.B78 M87 2010 c. 2

Other People and Orgs

Fisher, Jonathan, 1768-1847.

Material Type

Biography.

Places

Maine Blue Hill
Maine Blue Hill.
Blue Hill (Me.)