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9780465025992 | Basic Books, March 5, 2013, cover price $27.99
9780374946265, titled "Made in America: The Arts in Modern Civilization" | Octagon Books, June 1, 1975, cover price $20.50 | also contains Made in America: The Arts in Modern Civilization

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9780465084999 | Reprint edition (Basic Books, February 10, 2015), cover price $16.99

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Product Description: Within their approach to trace the routes of music and music's impact on identity formation the editors take the popularity of American music more or less for granted. Most genres addressed in this study have emerged within the multiethnic US or the Americas on a larger scale, most have traversed through the Americas and, in different adaptations, through different parts of the world...read more
By John Miller Jones (editor)

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9783825813284 | Lit Verlag, February 1, 2010, cover price $52.95 | About this edition: Within their approach to trace the routes of music and music's impact on identity formation the editors take the popularity of American music more or less for granted.

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Product Description: Martha Banta reaches across several disciplines to investigate America's early quest to shape an aesthetic equal to the nation's belief in its cultural worth. Marked by an unusually wide-ranging sweep, the book focuses on three major "testing grounds" where nineteenth-century Americans responded to Ralph Waldo Emerson's call to embrace "everything" in order to uncover the theoretical principles underlying "the idea of creation...read more

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9780300122978, titled "One True Theory & The Quest for an American Aesthetic" | Yale Univ Pr, December 4, 2007, cover price $38.00 | About this edition: Martha Banta reaches across several disciplines to investigate America's early quest to shape an aesthetic equal to the nation's belief in its cultural worth.

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Product Description: The photographer and reformer Jacob Riis once wrote, “I have seen an armful of daisies keep the peace of a block better than a policeman and his club.” Riis was not alone in his belief that beauty could tame urban chaos, but are aesthetic experiences always a social good? Could aesthetics also inspire violent crime, working-class unrest, and racial murder? To answer these questions, Russ Castronovo turns to those who debated claims that art could democratize culture—civic reformers, anarchists, novelists, civil rights activists, and college professors—to reveal that beauty provides unexpected occasions for radical, even revolutionary, political thinking...read more

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9780226096285 | Univ of Chicago Pr, September 15, 2007, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: The photographer and reformer Jacob Riis once wrote, “I have seen an armful of daisies keep the peace of a block better than a policeman and his club.

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9780226096292 | Univ of Chicago Pr, September 15, 2007, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: The photographer and reformer Jacob Riis once wrote, “I have seen an armful of daisies keep the peace of a block better than a policeman and his club.

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Product Description: Although contemporary art may sometimes shock us, more alarming are recent attempts to regulate its display. Drawing upon extensive interviews, a broad sampling of media accounts, legal documents and his own observations of important events, sociologist Steven Dubin surveys the recent trend in censorship of the visual arts, photography and film, as well as artistic upstarts such as video and performance art...read more

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9780415908931 | Routledge, March 1, 1994, cover price $52.95 | About this edition: Although contemporary art may sometimes shock us, more alarming are recent attempts to regulate its display.

Looks at the development of a split between serious and popular culture in America and discusses drama, opera, orchestral music, art, and literature

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9780674390768 | Harvard Univ Pr, October 1, 1988, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Looks at the development of a split between serious and popular culture in America and discusses drama, opera, orchestral music, art, and literature

Paperback:

9780674390775 | Reprint edition (Harvard Univ Pr, September 1, 1990), cover price $33.00 | About this edition: Looks at the development of a split between serious and popular culture in America and discusses drama, opera, orchestral music, art, and literature

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Product Description: The Divided Mind examines the debate between innovation and tradition in American culture of the early years of the twentieth century. Peter Conn discusses literature, painting, music, architecture and politics, using illustrations of the artwork, buildings and popular graphics of the period...read more
By Conn

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9780521253925 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, November 1, 1983), cover price $37.50 | About this edition: The Divided Mind examines the debate between innovation and tradition in American culture of the early years of the twentieth century.

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Product Description: This book is an analysis of the movement's functions and activities. It presents the history of the movement as it has been captured and recorded by the first generation of people who have been involved. Second edition with a new Introduction...read more

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9780977790838 | New Academia Pub Llc, September 30, 2006, cover price $34.00 | About this edition: This book is an analysis of the movement's functions and activities.
9780275908027 | Praeger Pub Text, December 1, 1982, cover price $112.95

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