The West as America

Prelude to Expansion: Repainting the Past
William Truettner


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Chapman “ methods of research and a changed moral stance enable us to see what nineteenth-century viewers took for granted-the projection in pictorial language of a national ideology.”


Ideology and Image
Prelude to Expansion
Picturing Progress
Inventing the Indian
Settlement and Development
The Kiss of Enterprise
Doing the Old America
Views and Reviews
Mary Wood  |  ARTH 958  |  September 2004