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Civil War in Art and Memory

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ISBN-10: 0300214685

ISBN-13: 9780300214680

Edition: 2016

Authors: Kirk Savage

List price: $70.00
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Reflecting on the sesquicentennial of the American Civil War, this notable book brings together a range of media and perspectives that show how the conflict has been recorded and remembered over time. Fifteen essays written by leading scholars in a variety of disciplines explore visual representations of the war and its remembrance from the mid-19th century to the present. The text is organized in four sections on the themes of home, the battlefield, public space, and heroism.  Within these, famous images such as Antietam battlefield photography are presented in a new light, and discussions of lesser-known works--ranging from newspaper illustrations to stained glass windows to public…    
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Book details

List price: $70.00
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: National Gallery of Art
Publication date: 3/15/2016
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 292
Size: 9.21" wide x 11.14" long x 1.19" tall
Weight: 3.982
Language: English

Kirk Savageis Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Art and Architecture at the University of Pittsburgh. He is the author ofStanding Soldiers, Kneeling Slaves: Race, War, and Monument in Nineteenth-Century America.