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Nature and Culture : American Landscape and Painting, 1825-1875, With a New Preface
Language: en
Pages: 328
Authors: Barbara Novak Altschul Professor of Art History Barnard College and Columbia University (Emerita)
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-01-05 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

In this richly illustrated volume, featuring more than fifty black-and-white illustrations and a beautiful eight-page color insert, Barbara Novak describes how
Nature and Culture
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Barbara Novak
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-01 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

In this illustrated volume, including a number of stunning color prints, the author explains that for fifty extraordinary years, American society bestowed in th
The Embodied Imagination in Antebellum American Art and Culture
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Catherine Holochwost
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-03-25 - Publisher: Routledge

This book reveals a new history of the imagination told through its engagement with the body. Even as they denounced the imagination’s potential for inviting
Power-Lined
Language: en
Pages: 262
Authors: Daniel L. Wuebben
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-07-01 - Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

The proliferation of electric communication and power networks have drawn wires through American landscapes like vines through untended gardens since 1844. But
Laid Waste!
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: John Lauritz Larson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-12-06 - Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

After humble beginnings as faltering British colonies, the United States acquired astonishing wealth and power as the result of what we now refer to as moderniz
An Introduction to the U.S. Congress
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Charles Bancroft Cushman
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: M.E. Sharpe

What does Congress do? How does it do it? Why is it such a complicated institution? This concise primer offers students and general readers a brief and systemat
Driving Germany
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Thomas Zeller
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Berghahn Books

Published in Association with the German Historical Institute, Washington, D.C. Hitler's autobahn was more than just the pet project of an infrastructure-friend
Reading American Art
Language: en
Pages: 492
Authors: Professor and Department Head of Art & Art History Elizabeth Milroy
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-01-01 - Publisher: Yale University Press

This anthology brings together twenty outstanding works of recent scholarship on the history of the visual arts in the United States from the colonial period to
A Companion to American Environmental History
Language: en
Pages: 696
Authors: Douglas Cazaux Sackman
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-02-12 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

A Companion to American Environmental History gatherstogether a comprehensive collection of over 30 essays that examinethe evolving and diverse field of America
Locating American Art
Language: en
Pages: 303
Authors: Cynthia Fowler
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-05 - Publisher: Routledge

How does museum location shape the interpretation of an art object by critics, curators, art historians, and others? To what extent is the value of a work of ar