Looking for America: The Visual Production of Nation and People

$64.95

SKU: 9781405114660
Author: Cameron, Ardis
Publication Date: 01/14/2005
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Binding: Paperback
Media: Book
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Description

Looking for America: The Visual Production of Nation and People is a groundbreaking collection that explores the “visual” in defining the kaleidoscope of American experience and American identity in the 20th century.

  • Covers enduringly important topics in American history: nationhood, class, politics of identity, and the visual mapping of “others”
  • Includes editorial introductions, suggested readings, a primer on how to “read” an image, and a guide to visual archives and collections
  • Well-illustrated book for those in American Studies and related fields eager to incorporate the visual into their teaching–and telling–of the American story.