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The Plains Indian photographs of Edward S. Curtis

Author: Edward S Curtis
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The traditional cultures of the Indians of the Great Plains - Lakotas, Cheyennes, Wichitas, Arikaras, Crows, Osages, Assiniboins, Comanches, Crees, and Mandans, among others - are recalled in detail in this collection of photographs by Edward S. Curtis (1868-1952)."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Portraits
Pictorial works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
Plains Indian photographs of Edward S. Curtis.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)606531572
Online version:
Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
Plains Indian photographs of Edward S. Curtis.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)609194692
Named Person: Edward S Curtis; Edward S Curtis
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward S Curtis
ISBN: 0803215126 9780803215122
OCLC Number: 44090459
Notes: UNC Charlotte Libraries notes:
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Description: viii, 81 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Martha H. Kennedy --
Picturing Indians: Curtis in Context / Martha A. Sandweiss --
Ways of Seeing the Curtis Project on the Plains / Mick Gidley --
The Aesthetic Impulses of Edward S. Curtis's Images of the Great Plains Indians / Duane Niatum --
The Plains Indian Photographs of Edward S. Curtis.
Responsibility: Edward S. Curtis.
Local System Bib Number:
.b18503354

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Curtis's photographs have exerted an enduring influence - both positive and negative - on mainstream American culture. Accompanying the remarkable array of images in this book are essays by leading  Read more...
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"Elegant and thoughtful photographs... An excellent volume for a general audience as well as a post-structural/feminist/new-historical/post-colonial/self-reflexive reader!"-Gretchen Ronnow, Journal Read more...

 
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