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American Genre Painting: The Politics of Everyday Life

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American genre painting flourished in the thirty years before the Civil War, a period of rapid social change that followed the election of President Andrew Jackson. It has long been assumed that these paintings--of farmers, western boatmen and trappers, blacks both slave and free, middle-class women, urban urchins, and other everyday folk--served as records of an innocent age, reflecting a Jacksonian optimism and faith in the common man. In this enlightening book Elizabeth Johns presents a different interpretation--arguing ...

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American Genre Painting: The Politics of Everyday Life
1993, Yale University Press

ISBN-13: 9780300057546

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American Genre Painting: The Politics of Everyday Life
1991, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300050196

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