ISBN-10:
0226313689
ISBN-13:
2900226313688
Pub. Date:
12/28/1996
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Inside Culture: Art and Class in the American Home / Edition 1

Inside Culture: Art and Class in the American Home / Edition 1

by David Halle
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ISBN-13: 2900226313688
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 12/28/1996
Edition description: 1
Pages: 278
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

David Halleis professor of sociology at the University of California, Los Angeles, and director ofthe summer travel program, UCLA in New York: Cities and Cultures. He is also an adjunct professor at the City University of New York's Graduate Center and School of Professional Studies and the author ofAmerica's Working ManandInside Culture, also published by the University of Chicago Press.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
List of Tables
Acknowledgments
Introduction
1: The House and Its Context
2: Empty Terrain: The Vision of the Landscape in the Residences of Contemporary Americans
3: Portraits and Family Photographs: From the Promotion to the Submersion of Self
4: Abstract Art
5: "Primitive" Art
6: The Truncated Madonna and Other Modern Catholic Iconography
Conclusion
Appendix
Notes
Index

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