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The West of the imagination

Author: William H Goetzmann; William N Goetzmann
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Companion volume to the PBS television series.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Art
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William H Goetzmann; William N Goetzmann
ISBN: 0393023702 9780393023701
OCLC Number: 13524439
Notes: Companion volume to the PBS television series of the same title.
Description: xviii, 458 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Part one : The romantic horizon --
The view from Peale's museum --
George Catlin : saving the memory of a vanishing race --
The vogue for galleries and compendia: Stanley, Kane, and Eastman --
European science and the noble savage --
The mountain man : a fair likeness --
Part two : The golden land --
Destiny and democracy --
Shattering the rim of Christendom --
Picturing manifest destiny --
The great reconnaissance --
Overland to an empire : dream, nightmare and reality --
The Eldorado vision --
Epilogue in San Francisco --
Part three : Images of glory --
Bierstadt's mighty mountains --
The wonders of Yosemite --
Artist and photographer in wonderland --
The grandest canyon of them all --
Images of progress --
Episodes of glory ---
Views of tragedy --
The resurrection of the romantic red man --
Part four : The wild riders --
Frederic Remington : no teacup tragedies --
C.M. Russell : the cowboy genius --
Part five : Play the legend --
The American scout triumphant --
Cowboys and cameramen --
Pictures tell the story --
Cowboys create history --
Westerns make history --
Part six : Other voice, other wests --
Escape to Taos --
Left bank of the Rio Hondo --
What have you done with your land? --
The Indian renaissance --
Montezuma's return --
The transcendent West of Georgia O'Keeffe.
Other Titles: West of the imagination (Television program)
Responsibility: William H. Goetzmann & William N. Goetzmann.

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Companion volume to the PBS television series.

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