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Washington Seen: A Photographic History, 1875-1965

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Oktober 1995

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Beschreibung

This unique portrait of Washington, D.C., from the Guilded Age to the Great Society, brings together nearly 400 photographs which focus not on the monuments and streets of our nation's capital, but on the complex relationships among the people who worked and lived there. 338 photos. Short discount: 5%.

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Fredric M. Miller is former director of Temple University's Urban Archives Center and co-author of Still Philadelphia and Philadelphia Stories. Since 1989 he has been a program officer with the National Endowment for the Humanities. Howard Gillette Jr. is professor of American Civilization and History at George Washington University, where he was founder and first director of the Center for Washington Area Studies. He has been editor of Washington History, the journal of the Historical Society of Washington, D.C., and a frequent contributor to books and journals on American urban and political history.

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This long overdue volume takes a nuanced look at familiar photographs and also serves to circulate widely for the first time many others, depicting all classes and strata of society. Washington History Miller and Gillette selected more than 350 black and white photographs that reveal something of the lives of the people who inhabited the nation's capital between the Guilded Age and the Great Society. American History
EAN: 9780801849794
ISBN: 0801849799
Untertitel: Empfohlen ab 18 Jahre. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 1995
Seitenanzahl: 264 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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