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Author Magrill, Barry, 1964-
Title A commerce of taste : church architecture in Canada, 1867-1914 / Barry Magrill.
Imprint Montreal ; Ithaca : McGill-Queen's Unioversity Press, ©2012.

Author Magrill, Barry, 1964-
Series McGill-Queen's studies in the history of religion. Series two ; 56
McGill-Queen's studies in the history of religion. Series two ; 56.
Subject Gothic revival (Architecture) -- Canada.
Pattern books -- Great Britain.
Religious architecture -- Canada.
Canada -- Economic conditions -- 19th century.
Canada -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Description 1 online resource (xix, 216 pages :) : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The Rise of Commercial Society in Pre-Confederation Canada -- Economy and Religion from the Maritimes to Upper Canada -- Selling Ecclesiology as Identity in the Dominion of Canada -- Property Ownership and Church-Building: The Financial Structure of Churches in Ontario -- The Spread of Empire in Western Canada: Railway, Religion, and Church-Building -- An Unfinished Business of Western Expansion -- The Influence of US Artistic, Cultural, and Economic Capital -- Conclusion -- Appendix: Biographies of Pattern Book Authors.
Summary How books of church drawings marketed taste and status alongside social change.
Note English.
ISBN 9780773587007 (electronic bk.)
0773587004 (electronic bk.)
0773539824 (bound)
0773539832 (pbk.)
9780773539822 (bound)
9780773539839 (pbk.)
OCLC # 811411363
Additional Format Print version: Magrill, Barry. A Commerce of Taste : Church Architecture in Canada, 1867-1914. Montréal : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2014 9780773539822

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