Handwriting in America

Handwriting in America

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In this engaging history, the author demonstrates handwriting in America from colonial times to the present. Exploring such subjects as penmanship, pedagogy, handwriting analysis, autograph collecting, and calligraphy revivals, Thornton investigates the shifting functions and meanings of handwriting. 57 illustrations.John Clark, Writing Improv a#39;d (London, 1714), n.p.; B. G. Howes, Howesa#39;s Model Copy Book (Worcester, Mass. ... Potter, Penmanship Explained; B. H. Rand, The American Penman (Philadelphia, 1833); Thomas E. Hill, Hilla#39;s Manual of Social and ... 1951), 32-42; Nash, American Penmanship, 64-67; Joan G. Sugarman, The Spencerian Heritage: Reawakening the ... George W. Winchester, Theoretical andanbsp;...

Title:Handwriting in America
Author: Tamara Plakins Thornton
Publisher:Yale University Press - 1998-04-01

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