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The call of the wild: 1900-1916. Edited, with introduction and notes, by Roderick Nash.


New York, G. Braziller [1970] .
ISBN 0807605514, 9780807605516, 0807605522, 9780807605523

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
George Washington
Gelman stacks
E 169.1 .N366 Available Request
Catholic
Mullen Library stacks
E169.1.N25 C2 Available Request
UDC
Van Ness stacks
E169.1 .N366 1970 Available Request
Georgetown
Lauinger stacks
E169.1 .N366 1970 Available Request
Subjects Civilization.
Manners and customs.
United States -- Civilization -- 1865-1918.
United States -- Social life and customs -- 1865-1918.
United States.
Series American culture ; 6.
Description xvii, 332 pages illustrations, facsimiles, portraits 24 cm.
Copyright Date [1970]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 330-332).
Contents Introduction / Roderick Nash -- I. Environment -- The birth of the Boy Scouts -- The dilemma of urban growth -- Rejuvenation through conservation -- The virtues of nature -- Environmenal tastes -- Rural uplift and nature education -- Responses to the vanishing frontier -- Fundamental frontier virtues -- Use verses beauty -- II. Arts -- Styles of decoration and design -- Wealth against taste -- Conflicting philosophies of architecture -- Building and values -- Literary rebellion -- Rebillion in music -- Rebellion in poetry -- An art is born -- The potential of motion pictures -- The response to "modern" art -- Rebellion in painting -- III. Work and play -- The new humor -- Comic strips and comic art -- The searchlight of satire -- Heroes of popular fiction -- The showgirl -- Motor sports -- The sport of scandal -- Refinements in advertising rechnique -- Why they play ball -- The gospel of production -- Patterns of work and play -- Men and machines.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)89481
(OCoLC)ocm00089481
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WorldCat Identities Nash, Roderick,
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