9780300103151

Print the Legend; Photography and the American West

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  • ISBN13:

    9780300103151

  • ISBN10:

    0300103158

  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 2004-04-10
  • Publisher: Yale University Press
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
INTRODUCTION Picture Stories 1(14)
Photography and the Nineteenth-Century West
1 "The Spirit Is Wanting" 15(32)
Photography and the Mexican-American War
2 "Of Instruction for Their Faithfulness" 47(40)
Panoramas, Indian Galleries, and Western Daguerreotypes
3 "A Panorama of the Country" 87(34)
Government Enterprise, Daguerreotypes, and the Exploration of the Far West
4 "The Attempt Has Not Met with Distinguished Success" 121(34)
Early Wet-Plate Photography and Western Exploration
5 "Westward the Course of Empire" 155(52)
Photography and the Invention of an American Future
6 "Momentoes of the Race" 207(68)
Photography and the American Indian
7 "Print the Legend" 275(50)
Western Photography and the Illustrated Book
EPILOGUE Pictures as History and Memory 325(20)
Photography and the Story of the Western Past
Notes 345(46)
Index 391

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