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Karl Bodmer S America Revisited

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Less than thirty years after Lewis and Clark completed their epic journey, Prince Maximilian of Wied—a German naturalist—and his entourage set off on their own daring expedition across North America. Accompanying the prince on this 1832–34 voyage was Swiss artist Karl Bodmer, whose drawings and watercolors—designed to illustrate Maximilian’s journals—now rank among the great treasures of nineteenth-century American art. This lavishly illustrated book juxtaposes Bodmer’s landscape images with modern-day photographs of the same views, allowing readers to see what has changed, and what seems unchanged, since the time Maximilian and Bodmer made their storied trip up the Missouri River. To discover how the areas Bodmer depicted have changed over time, photographer Robert M. Lindholm and anthropologist W. Raymond Wood made several trips over a period of years, from 1985 to 2002, to locate and record the same sites—all the way from Boston Harbor, where Maximilian and Bodmer began their journey, to Fort McKenzie, in modern-day western Montana. Pairing sixty-seven Bodmer works side by side with Lindholm’s photographs of the same sites, this volume uses the comparison of old and new images to reveal alterations through time—and the encroachment of a built environment—across diverse landscapes. Karl Bodmer’s America Revisited is at once a tribute to the artistic achievements of a premier landscape artist and a photographer who followed in his footsteps, and a valuable record of America’s ever-changing environment.

Karl Bodmer S North American Prints

Author : Karl Bodmer
ISBN : 0803213263
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In 1832, twenty-two-year-old Swiss artist Karl Bodmer was employed to create a "faithful and vivid image" of America and its people. This book contains 431 illustrations (most in color), which reflect the updating of Bodmer's documenting process, and essays and appendices elucidating all aspects of the project.

The North American Journals Of Prince Maximilian Of Wied

Author : Stephen S. Witte
ISBN : 9780806185989
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Made famous through the paintings of Swiss artist Karl Bodmer, the North American expedition of German naturalist Prince Maximilian of Wied in 1832–34 was the first scientific exploration of the Missouri River’s upper reaches since the epic journey of Lewis and Clark almost thirty years earlier. Maximilian’s journal has never been presented fully in English—until now. This collector’s-quality, oversized volume, the first of a three-volume set, draws on the Maximilian-Bodmer Collection at Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha, Nebraska. The North American Journals offer an incomparable view of the upper Missouri and its Native peoples at a pivotal moment in the history of the American West. This meticulous account, newly translated with extensive modern annotation, faithfully reproduces Maximilian’s 110 drawings and watercolors as well as his own notes, asides, and appendices. Volume I, which covers May 1832 to April 1833, documents Maximilian’s voyage to North America and his first encounters with Indians upon reaching the West. This is an essential resource for nineteenth-century western American history and a work of lasting value. This book is published with the assistance of the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Maximilian Prince Of Wied S Travels

Author : Karl Bodmer
ISBN : 9781429002424
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The four volumes of the Maximilian, Prince of Wied's Travels in the Interior of America during the years 1832-1834 follow the German explorer and naturalist's travels to the Great Plains region with Swiss painter Karl Bodmer, including his journey up the Missouri River and his encounters with the native tribes living in the region. vol. 1 of 4

The Racial Imaginary

Author : Claudia Rankine
ISBN : 1934200794
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Frank, fearless letters from poets of all colors, genders, classes about the material conditions under which their art is made.

Ancient Chinese Warfare

Author : Ralph D. Sawyer
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The history of China is a history of warfare. Rarely in its 3,000-year existence has the country not been beset by war, rebellion, or raids. Warfare was a primary source of innovation, social evolution, and material progress in the Legendary Era, Hsia dynasty, and Shang dynasty--indeed, war was the force that formed the first cohesive Chinese empire, setting China on a trajectory of state building and aggressive activity that continues to this day. In Ancient Chinese Warfare, a preeminent expert on Chinese military history uses recently recovered documents and archaeological findings to construct a comprehensive guide to the developing technologies, strategies, and logistics of ancient Chinese militarism. The result is a definitive look at the tools and methods that won wars and shaped culture in ancient China.

Handbook Of Science And Technology Studies

Author : Sheila Jasanoff
ISBN : 0761924981
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Now available in paperback the Handbook of Science and Technology Studies is the most authoritative and extensive resource in the field. This volume represents the social constructivist turn of the field, which made a major impact during the 1970s and 1980s. The diverse papers included here highlight the role of ethnography in STS. Expertly edited with contributions from internationally renowned academics, this edition addresses the crucial contemporary issues - both traditional and non-traditional - in social studies, policy studies, and humanistic studies of science and technology studies. This paperback edition includes updated bibliographic references.

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