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Thomas Eakins and the cultures of modernity

Author: Alan C Braddock
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, ©2009.
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Situates one of Philadelphia's greatest realist painter in relation to the historical discourse of cultural difference. This work shows that modern anthropological perceptions of 'culture',  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Braddock, Alan C., 1961-
Thomas Eakins and the cultures of modernity.
Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2008043136
(OCoLC)262694289
Named Person: Thomas Eakins; Thomas Eakins
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan C Braddock
OCLC Number: 609911646
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 291 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction: "This current confusion" : Thomas Eakins before cultures --
"Amongst strangers" : studies in character abroad --
"What kind of people are there" : local color, cosmopolitanism, and the limits of civic realism --
"To learn their ways that I might paint some" : cowboys, Indians, and evolutionary aesthetics --
Coda: "Distinctly American art" : Thomas Eakins, national genius --
Notes --
Selected bibliography --
List of illustrations --
Index.
Responsibility: Alan C. Braddock.

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