American Photography and the American Dream

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UNC Press Books, 1991 - Social Science - 341 pages
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James Guimond's powerful study reveals how documentary photographers have expressed or contested the idea of the American Dream throughout the twentieth century. In Guimond's formulation issues like growth, equality, and national identity came under the r
 

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Contents

Dreams and Documents
1
Frances Johnstons Hampton Album A White Dream for Black People
21
Lewis Nine and American Industrialism
55
The Signs of Hard Times
99
The American Way of Life at Home and Abroad
149
The Great American Wasteland
205
After the Fall
245
Notes
291
Bibliography
319
Index
337
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About the author (1991)

James Guimond is professor of English and American studies and chair of the English department at Rider College.

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