Looking for America: The Visual Production of Nation and People
January 2005, Wiley-Blackwell
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Looking for America: The Visual Production of Nation and People is a groundbreaking collection that explores the “visual” in defining the kaleidoscope of American experience and American identity in the 20th century.
Covers enduringly important topics in American history: nationhood, class, politics of identity, and the visual mapping of “others” Includes editorial introductions, suggested readings, a primer on how to "read" an image, and a guide to visual archives and collections Well-illustrated book for those in American Studies and related fields eager to incorporate the visual into their teaching—and telling—of the American story.