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William Henry Holmes and the rediscovery of the American West

Autore: Kevin J Fernlund
Editore: Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, ©2000.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro : Biography : State or province government publication : English : 1st edVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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"William Henry Holmes is the biography of post-Civil War America's most brilliant western artist. Born in 1846, Holmes first came to national attention as a topographical illustrator for western survey by Ferdinand V. Hayden and Clarence E. Dutton. The insistent incorporation of geological knowledge distinguished Holmes's illustrations of western wonders such as Yellowstone, Estes Park, Mesa Verde, and Grand Canyon  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: Biography
Informazioni aggiuntive sul formato: Online version:
Fernlund, Kevin J.
William Henry Holmes and the rediscovery of the American West.
Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, c2000
(OCoLC)606394294
Online version:
Fernlund, Kevin J.
William Henry Holmes and the rediscovery of the American West.
Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, c2000
(OCoLC)608535488
Persona incaricata: William Henry Holmes; William Henry Holmes, Archäologe.
Tipo materiale: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Kevin J Fernlund
ISBN: 0826321275 9780826321275
Numero OCLC: 43096800
Descrizione: xvii, 300 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contenuti: 1. "What is the Species of the Bird?" --
2. Yellowstone Expedition, 1872 --
3. Mount of the Ephemeral Cross --
4. Opportunity --
5. Ghosts --
6. Laccoliths and Lithographs --
7. New Wests --
8. "The Great Innovation" --
9. The Death and Rebirth of Pleistocene Man --
10. "On the Ragged Edge of Uncertainty" --
11. The Significance of the "Frigid Gateway" In American Anthropology --
12. The Racial Frontier --
13. History and Prophecy --
14. The Great Dragon of Quirigua.
Altri titoli: William Henry Holmes
Responsabilità: Kevin J. Fernlund.

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The first full-length biography of post-Civil War America's most brilliant western artist.  Per saperne di più…

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