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|Description:||xvi, 296 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.|
|Contents:||From craftsman to operative: the work ethic ideology and American art --
Martyrs and monuments: The Haymarket affair --
The spectacle of labor: the world's Columbian Exposition of 1893 --
The erotics of the laboring body: Douglas Tilden's Mechanics Fountain --
A museological tribute to the work ethic: the Constantin Meunier Exhibition --
The stoker, the ragpicker, and the striker: American genre sculpture in the Progressive Era --
Icons of labor: capitalism, communism, and the politics of sculpture, 1917 to 1935 --
Conclusion: organized labor and the politics of representation: The Samuel Gompers Memorial.
|Series Title:||Cambridge studies in American visual culture.|
"Dabakis' study illuminates the contributions of both public monuments and genre sculptures to contemporary understandings of the value of labor. It is important and innovative in its insistence that