Looking for America: The Visual Production of Nation and People

Title

Looking for America: The Visual Production of Nation and People

Files

Document Type

Book

Description

Looking for America: The Visual Production of Nation and People is a groundbreaking collection that explores the “visual” in defining the kaleidoscope of American experience and American identity in the 20th century.

  • Covers enduringly important topics in American history: nationhood, class, politics of identity, and the visual mapping of “others”
  • Includes editorial introductions, suggested readings, a primer on how to "read" an image, and a guide to visual archives and collections
  • Well-illustrated book for those in American Studies and related fields eager to incorporate the visual into their teaching—and telling—of the American story.

ISBN

978-1405114653

Publication Date

1-14-2005

Publisher

Wiley-Blackwell

City

Malden, MA

Keywords

Visual communication -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century, National characteristics, American

Disciplines

Social History