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Print the Legend By Martha A. Sandweiss

Print the Legend by Martha A. Sandweiss

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This volume tells the intertwined stories of photography and the American West - a new medium and a new place that came of age together in the 19th century. It demonstrates how Americans first came to understand western photographs and, consequently, to envision their expanding nation.

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Print the Legend: Photography and the American West by Martha A. Sandweiss

This prize-winning book tells the intertwined stories of photography and the American West-a new medium and a new place that came of age together in the nineteenth century. "Excellent . . . rewarding . . . a provocative look at the limits of photography as recorder of history-and its role in perpetuating myth."-Chris Vognar, Dallas Morning News "A sophisticated and engaging exploration of photography and the West . . . A really handsome work."-James McWilliams, Austin Chronicle "A wonderful book."-Vernon Peter, Sunday Oregonian "A deliciously intelligent new book . . . so engrossing you can't stop reading."-Michael More, Albuquerque Journal "Print the Legend belongs on that short shelf of essential books about the American West."-James P. Ronda, University of Tulsa

Print the Legend Reviews

"Excellent... rewading, a provocative look at the limits of photography as recorder of history, and its role in perpetuating myth." Chris Vognar, Dallas Morning News; "A sophisticated and engaging exploration of photography and the West. A really handsome work." James McWilliams, Austin Chronicle; "A wonderful book." Vernon Peter, Sunday Oregonian; "A deliciously intelligent new book... so engrossing you can't stop reading." Michael More, Albuquerque Journal; "Print the Legend belongs on that short shelf of essential books about the American West." James P. Ronda, University of Tulsa"

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NLS9780300103151
9780300103151
0300103158
Print the Legend: Photography and the American West by Martha A. Sandweiss
New
Paperback
Yale University Press
2004-04-02
420
N/A
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