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Emblems of American community in the revolutionary era : a study in rhetorical iconology

Author: Lester C Olson
Publisher: Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press, ©1991.
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Genre/Form: Art
History
Art and the revolution
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Olson, Lester C.
Emblems of American community in the revolutionary era.
Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press, ©1991
(OCoLC)645801488
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lester C Olson
ISBN: 1560980664 9781560980667
OCLC Number: 22861221
Description: xxi, 306 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction. The power of the media during the eighteenth century ; The underlying rhetorical structure of the images --
The colonies are a snake. The image of the snake in America ; The image of the snake in Britain --
The colonies are an Indian. The image of the Indian in Britain ; The image of the Indian in America --
The colonies are a child. The image of the child in Britain ; The image of the child in America --
Uncommon images of the colonies. The colonies are a part of the British empire ; The colonies are distinct and united ; The colonies are the limbs or the child of Britannia ; The colonies are a neoclassical god or goddess ; The colonies are an Indian or a rattlesnake ; The colonies are animals.
Responsibility: Lester C. Olson.

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