Picturing America

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ISBN: 9780226386188
Release Date: 2017-03-23
Number of pages: 304
Author: Stephen J. Hornsby
Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Download and read online Picturing America in PDF and EPUB Instructive, amusing, colorful—pictorial maps have been used and admired since the first medieval cartographer put pen to paper depicting mountains and trees across countries, people and objects around margins, and sea monsters in oceans. More recent generations of pictorial map artists have continued that traditional mixture of whimsy and fact, combining cartographic elements with text and images and featuring bold and arresting designs, bright and cheerful colors, and lively detail. In the United States, the art form flourished from the 1920s through the 1970s, when thousands of innovative maps were mass-produced for use as advertisements and decorative objects—the golden age of American pictorial maps. Picturing America is the first book to showcase this vivid and popular genre of maps. Geographer Stephen J. Hornsby gathers together 158 delightful pictorial jewels, most drawn from the extensive collections of the Library of Congress. In his informative introduction, Hornsby outlines the development of the cartographic form, identifies several representative artists, describes the process of creating a pictorial map, and considers the significance of the form in the history of Western cartography. Organized into six thematic sections, Picturing America covers a vast swath of the pictorial map tradition during its golden age, ranging from “Maps to Amuse” to “Maps for War.” Hornsby has unearthed the most fascinating and visually striking maps the United States has to offer: Disney cartoon maps, college campus maps, kooky state tourism ads, World War II promotional posters, and many more. This remarkable, charming volume’s glorious full-color pictorial maps will be irresistible to any map lover or armchair traveler.


Aus der Mitte entspringt ein Flu

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ISBN: 9783105609576
Release Date: 2015-12-15
Number of pages: 194
Author: Norman Maclean
Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

Download and read online Aus der Mitte entspringt ein Flu in PDF and EPUB Die packende Geschichte zweier ungleicher Brüder, die sich trotzdem nahestehen. Ort: der Westen von Montana; die Zeit: Sommer 1937. Die Brüder treffen sich zum Fliegenfischen und verleben einige glückliche Tage. Der Ausflug nimmt jedoch ein tragisches Ende, als einer der Brüder erschlagen aufgefunden wird. Der Roman von Norman Maclean wurde überaus erfolgreich von Robert Redford verfilmt. (Dieser Text bezieht sich auf eine frühere Ausgabe.)


Alte Meister

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ISBN: UOM:49015001225664
Release Date: 1985
Number of pages: 310
Author: Thomas Bernhard
Publisher:

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Kunst und Antikunst

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ISBN: 3446204288
Release Date: 2003
Number of pages: 374
Author: Susan Sontag
Publisher:

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weiter leben

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ISBN: 383532151X
Release Date: 2012
Number of pages: 285
Author: Ruth Klüger
Publisher: Wallstein Verlag

Download and read online weiter leben in PDF and EPUB "Weiter leben" ist kein Holocaust-Buch, das ein weiteres Mal das Grauen der KZs vor Augen bringt. Hier wird nicht das brutale Detail geschildert, sondern es werden die Auswirkungen des Erlebten auf die Entwicklung eines Menschen beschrieben und reflektiert. Erinnerung und Bewältigung zweifacher Rechtlosigkeit - als Jüdin und als Frau - sind zentrale Anliegen dieses Buches. Ruth Klüger, geb. 1931 in Wien, wurde nach Theresienstadt und in die Konzentrationslager Auschwitz und Gross-Rosen verschleppt. Nach dem Krieg emigrierte sie in die USA und lebt als Literaturwissenschaftlerin in Irvine/Kalifornien und Göttingen.Auszeichnungen u.a.: Rauriser Literaturpreis, Grimmelshausen-Preis, Marie-Luise-Kaschnitz-Preis, Prix Mémoire de la Shoa, Preis der Frankfurter Anthologie, Thomas-Mann-Preis der Stadt Lübeck, Roswitha-Preis, Lessing-Preis des Freistaates Sachsen.


Alle Welt Das Landkartenbuch

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ISBN: 3895652709
Release Date: 2013
Number of pages: 105
Author: Aleksandra Mizielińska
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Das Bild der Stadt in der Neuzeit 1400 1800

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ISBN: UOM:39015047523637
Release Date: 1999
Number of pages: 509
Author: Wolfgang Behringer
Publisher:

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De vita libri tres

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ISBN: 3770551788
Release Date: 2012
Number of pages: 423
Author: Marsilio Ficino
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Die Geschichte der Kunst

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ISBN: 0714891371
Release Date: 1996
Number of pages: 688
Author: Ernst H. Gombrich
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Tigermond

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ISBN: 3833716835
Release Date: 2006
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Author: Antonia Michaelis
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Mapline

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ISBN: UOM:39015049926747
Release Date: 1994
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El Hi Textbooks and Serials in Print

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ISBN: 0835221695
Release Date: 1986
Number of pages: 1059
Author: R.R. Bowker Company
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American Book Publishing Record

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ISBN: UOM:39015066180426
Release Date: 2006
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Visual Rhetoric

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ISBN: 9781412949194
Release Date: 2008-03-20
Number of pages: 437
Author: Lester C. Olson
Publisher: SAGE

Download and read online Visual Rhetoric in PDF and EPUB Visual images, artifacts, and performances play a powerful part in shaping U.S. culture. To understand the dynamics of public persuasion, students must understand this “visual rhetoric.” This rich anthology contains 20 exemplary studies of visual rhetoric, exploring an array of visual communication forms, from photographs, prints, television documentary, and film to stamps, advertisements, and tattoos. In material original to this volume, editors Lester C. Olson, Cara A. Finnegan, and Diane S. Hope present a critical perspective that links visuality and rhetoric, locates the study of visual rhetoric within the disciplinary framework of communication, and explores the role of the visual in the cultural space of the United States. Enhanced with these critical editorial perspectives, Visual Rhetoric: A Reader in Communication and American Culture provides a conceptual framework for students to understand and reflect on the role of visual communication in the cultural and public sphere of the United States. Key Features and Benefits Five broad pairs of rhetorical action—performing and seeing; remembering and memorializing; confronting and resisting; commodifying and consuming; governing and authorizing—introduce students to the ways visual images and artifacts become powerful tools of persuasion Each section opens with substantive editorial commentary to provide readers with a clear conceptual framework for understanding the rhetorical action in question, and closes with discussion questions to encourage reflection among the essays The collection includes a range of media, cultures, and time periods; covers a wide range of scholarly approaches and methods of handling primary materials; and attends to issues of gender, race, sexuality and class Contributors include: Thomas Benson; Barbara Biesecker; Carole Blair; Dan Brouwer; Dana Cloud; Kevin Michael DeLuca; Anne Teresa Demo; Janis L. Edwards; Keith V. Erickson; Cara A. Finnegan; Bruce Gronbeck; Robert Hariman; Christine Harold; Ekaterina Haskins; Diane S. Hope; Judith Lancioni; Margaret R. LaWare; John Louis Lucaites; Neil Michel; Charles E. Morris III; Lester C. Olson; Shawn J. Parry-Giles; Ronald Shields; John M. Sloop; Nathan Stormer; Reginald Twigg and Carol K. Winkler “This book significantly advances theory and method in the study of visual rhetoric through its comprehensive approach and wise separations of key conceptual components.” —Julianne H. Newton, University of Oregon