Looking for America: The Visual Production of Nation and People
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.
Visual communication -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century, National characteristics, American
Cameron, Ardis, "Looking for America: The Visual Production of Nation and People" (2005). Faculty and Staff Books. 50.