American Encounters Art, History, and Cultural Identity
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American Encounters is a long-awaited dynamic new narrative of the history of American art that focuses on historical encounters among diverse cultures, upon broad structural transformations such as the rise of the middle classes and the emergence of consumer and mass culture, and on the fluid exchanges between ldquo;highrdquo; art and vernacular expression.nbsp;nbsp; The text emphasizes the intersections among cultures and populations, as well as the influences, borrowings, and appropriations that have enriched and vitalized our collective cultural heritage. nbsp; There was a readily perceived need for an up-to-date survey of American art that addressed the thematic, cultural, and…
List price: $142.80
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Prentice Hall Art
Publication date: 10/11/2007
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.80" long x 1.20" tall
|From Ancient Times to the Late Colonial Era
|The Art of Indigenous Americans before 1500 c.e.
|The Art of the Eastern Woodlands
|Framing the Discourse: New World Origins
|Framing the Discourse: Names and Native Americans
|The Art of Archaic and Woodland Cultures
|Myths and Legends: Nineteenth-Century Myths of the Moundbuilders
|Old Bering Sea Culture
|Ancient Art of the Southwest
|From Basketmakers to Potters and Architects
|Anasazi or Ancestral Pueblo
|Mimbres Painted Pottery
|Art and Culture Change in the Proto-historic Period: Hopi, Zuni, and Acoma
|The Old World and the New: First Phases of Encounter, 1492 date?
|European Images of the New World: The First Century
|The Earliest Images
|Columbus Landing in the Indies
|Paradise and Hell
|The "Noble Savage"
|A Beckoning Princess
|Fast Forward: The Long History of the Feathered Headdress
|The Empirical Eye of Commerce
|De Bry's Great Voyages
|New World Maps
|Ceremonies of Possession
|The Spanish Requirimiento
|The French and the Timucua
|The English: Taking Possession of the Land
|Indigenous Eastern North America: Forging a Middle Ground
|New Materials and New Markets
|Horse Effigy Comb
|A Pair of Ceremonial Pouches
|A Painted Hide
|Wampum: A Contract in Shells
|Fast Forward: The Repatriation of Wampum
|"Fond of Finery": Portraiture and Self-Display
|Hendrick and John: Eighteenth-century Gentlemen at the Boundaries of Cultures