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Handwriting in America

A Cultural History

Published by Yale University Press in New Haven, USA, London, UK .

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Prologue iv
Chapter One The Lost World of Colonial Handwriting 2
Chapter Two Men of Character, Scribbling Women: Penmanship in Victorian America 42
Chapter Three The Romance of Science and Individuality 72
Chapter Four Yourself, as in a Mirror: Graphology in the Modern Age 108
Chapter Five Automatic Writing? Learning to Write in the Twentieth Century 142
Epilogue The Symbolic Functions of Obsolescence 176
Notes 195
Acknowledgements 233
Illustration Credits 235
Index 239

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