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The West as America: (reinterpreting images of the frontier, 1820-1920 )

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 373-379) and index.

Table of Contents

An overview of westward expansion / Howard R. Lamar — Ideology and image : justifying westward expansion / William H. Truettner — Prelude to expansion : repainting the past / William H. Truettner — Picturing progress in the era of westward expansion / Patricia Hills — Inventing "the Indian" / Julie Schimmel — Settlement and development : claiming the West / Elizabeth Johns — "The kiss of enterprise" — The western landscape as symbol and resource / Nancy K. Anderson — "Doing the 'Old America'" : the image of the American West, 1880-1920 / Alex Nemerov.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781560980247
Subtitle:
(reinterpreting images of the frontier, 1820-1920 )
Publisher:
Published for the National Museum of American Art by the Smithsonian Institution Press
Location:
Washington :
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Frontier and pioneer life
Subject:
West
Subject:
West (U.S.) In art Exhibitions.
Subject:
United States Territorial expansion Exhibitions.
Series Volume:
9285
Publication Date:
c1991
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xiv, 389 p.

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