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California on the breadlines : Dorothea Lange, Paul Taylor, and the making of a New Deal narrative

Author: Jan Goggans
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume presents the account of how Dorothea Lange (1895-1965), the Great Depression's most famous photographer, and Paul Taylor (1895-1984), her labor economist husband, forged a relationship that was private -- they both divorced spouses to be together -- collaborative, and richly productive. Lange and Taylor poured their considerable energies into the decade long project of documenting the plight of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Dorothea Lange; Paul S Taylor; Dorothea Lange; Paul S Taylor
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Goggans
ISBN: 9780520266216 0520266218
OCLC Number: 445479363
Description: xvi, 345 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Prologue : uncommon ground --
From Belleau Wood to Berkeley --
The magnet of the West --
Labor on the land --
Far West factories --
A new social order --
Women on the breadlines --
An American exodus --
Conclusion : can the subaltern speak?
Responsibility: Jan Goggans.

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An account of how Dorothea Lange, the Great Depression's most famous photographer, and Paul Taylor, her labor economist husband, forged a relationship that was private - they both divorced spouses to  Read more...

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"This is a fascinating story and immense research is evident." Law Society Journal 20110208 "Much to admire in Jan Goggan's chronicling of the Dorothea Lange/Paul Taylor partnership ... Breadlines Read more...

 
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