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Half a truth is better than none : some unsystematic conjectures about art, disorder, and American experience / John A. Kouwenhoven.


Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1982.
ISBN 0226451550, 9780226451558

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George Washington
Gelman stacks
NX 503 .K67 1982 (show me on map) Available Request
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Visual Arts Collection (N-NX,TR) Lower Level
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Off-Campus Shelving
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Subjects Aufsatzsammlung.
Culture populaire -- EĢtats-Unis.
Kultur.
Popular culture -- United States.
Popular culture.
USA.
United States.
Zivilisation.
Description xiii, 248 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1982.
Notes Errata slip inserted.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A preliminary note on the lay of the land -- American culture: words or things? -- The trouble with translation -- Urban dispair and the cities' hope -- Architecture as environmental technology -- Democracy, machines, and vernacular design -- The Eiffel tower and the Ferris wheel -- Who's afraid of the machine in the garden?: a footnote to the unwritten history of America's response to technology -- Living in a snapshot world -- Photographs as historical documents -- Design and chaos: the American distrust of art.
Genre Aufsatzsammlung.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)8171181
(OCoLC)ocm08171181
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Kouwenhoven, John Atlee, 1909-1990.
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