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Quaker aesthetics

reflections on a Quaker ethic in American design and consumption

by Emma J. Lapsansky-Werner

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Delaware River Valley (N.Y.-Del. and N.J.)
    • Subjects:
    • Aesthetics -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History.,
    • Society of Friends -- Delaware River Valley (N.Y.-Del. and N.J.) -- History.,
    • Aesthetics, American -- Delaware River Valley (N.Y.-Del. and N.J.) -- History.,
    • Delaware River Valley (N.Y.-Del. and N.J.) -- Church history.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Emma Jones Lapsansky and Anne A. Verplanck.
      ContributionsVerplanck, Anne A.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBX7748.A77 L36 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 394 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages394
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3562279M
      ISBN 100812236920
      LC Control Number2002028951

      Recommended Citation. J. William Frost. (). "From Plainness To Simplicity: Changing Quaker Ideals For Material Culture". Quaker Aesthetics: Reflections On A Cited by: 5.


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William. The Quaker Aesthetics book has a nice section on plain dress, with some photos and illustrations. Why Do They Dress That Way. by Stephen Scott (People's Place Booklet No. 7) Quaker Aesthetics Edited by Emma Jones Lapsansky and Anne A. Verplanck (Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, ).

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"The Silhouette and Quaker Identity in Early National Philadelphia.". According to Lapsansky, Quaker Aesthetics“surveys examples of the dress, interior home designs and architecture created or purchased by Quakers in the 18th, 19th and early 20th century.

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(Emma Jones), Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, c Quaker Studies is the only refereed journal covering all aspects of Quaker studies. Quaker Studies is multi-disciplinary and articles submitted typically cover the subject areas of aesthetics, anthropology, architecture, art, cultural studies, history, literature, peace studies, philosophy, research methodology, sociology, theology, and women’s studies.

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Book Reviews Emma Jones Lapsansky and Anne A. Verplanck, eds. Quaker Aesthetics: Reflections on a Quaker Ethic in American Design and Consumption. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, xiv+ ; 16 color plates; 69 black and white illustrations, glossary, index.

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Another good source of information is Catherine C. Lavoie, "Quaker Beliefs and Practices and the Eighteenth-Century Development of the Friends Meeting House in the Delaware Valley," in Emma Jones Lapsansky and Anne A. Verplanck, eds., Quaker Aesthetics: Reflections on a Quaker Ethic in American Design and Consumption (Phila.: University of.

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