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Series I – From the Plains

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Description: Art of the United States, 1750–2000: Primary Sources
At the end of the nineteenth century, philosopher John Dewey was astonished by the transformations wrought in the span of a lifetime. The United States had gone from being a respectable manufacturing nation to an industrial powerhouse, surpassing the production of Britain, France, and Germany combined. In an 1899 lecture, published the next year in The School and Society, Dewey listed the...
PublisherTerra Foundation for American Art
Related print edition pages: pp.252-289

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