Beyond the Lines: Pictorial Reporting, Everyday Life, and the Crisis of Gilded Age America
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Beschreibung""Beyond the Lines offers the most imaginative reading I have seen of 19th century visual journalism. The book illuminates in highly original ways how Gilded Age engravers both shaped and reflected popular views regarding race, ethnicity, and labor strife."--Eric Foner, Columbia University
InhaltsverzeichnisList of Illustrations Acknowledgments Note on Terms Introduction 1. Pictorial Journalism in Antebellum America 2. Illustrating the News 3. Constructing Representation, 1866-77 4. Balancing Act, 1866-77 5. Reconstructing Representation, 1866-77 6. Balancing the Unbalanceable, 1878-89 Epilogue Notes Bibliography Index
PortraitJoshua Brown is Executive Director of the American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning at The Graduate Center, City University of New York. He is coauthor of the interactive CD-ROMs Who Built America? From the Great War of 1914 to the Dawn of the Atomic Age (2000) and Who Built America? From the Centennial Celebration of 1876 to the Great War of 1914 (1993), and visual editor of the groundbreaking Who Built America? textbook (1990, 2000), in addition to his many other documentaries, digital programs, essays, illustrations, and cartoons.
Pressestimmen"[A] wonderful study: Brown's narrative is a story, with twists and turns of plot, Dickensian characters and settings, and an equivalently complex set of interwoven themes." - Peter Bacon Hales, Reviews In American History "Beyond the Lines offers the most imaginative reading I have seen of 19th century visual journalism. The book illuminates in highly original ways how Gilded Age engravers both shaped and reflected popular views regarding race, ethnicity, and labor strife." - Eric Foner, Columbia University"
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF CALIFORNIA PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2006
Seitenanzahl: 361 Seiten