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Author Van Hook, Bailey, 1953-
Title The virgin & the dynamo : public murals in American architecture, 1893-1917 / Bailey Van Hook.
Imprint Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, [2003]
©2003

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  ND2607 .V36 2003    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  ND2607 .V36 2003    AVAILABLE  
Subject Mural painting and decoration, American -- 19th century -- Themes, motives.
Mural painting and decoration, American -- 20th century -- Themes, motives.
Symbolism in art -- United States.
Alt Name Center for American Places.
Add Title Virgin and the dynamo
Description xxii, 240 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Note "Published in association with the Center for American Places, Santa Fe, New Mexico, and Harrisonburg, Virginia"--P. [ii].
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [217]-225) and index.
Contents A SHORT HISTORY OF THE MOVEMENT -- 1876-1893: Beginnings -- 1893-1903: Early Progress -- 1903-1917: Golden Age -- ASPECTS OF THE MOVEMENT -- Decoration: Painting Subordinated to Architecture -- Democracy, Education, and Commerce: That He Who Runs May Read -- From Allegory to History -- Modernity and Gender: The Virgin and the Dynamo -- Ideology: Inventing Modern America -- Eclipse.
ISBN 0821415018 (acid-free paper)
OCLC # 51566461
Table of Contents
 List of Illustrations 
 Acknowledgments 
 Introduction 
Pt. IA Short History of the Movement 
Ch. 11876-1893: Beginnings3
Ch. 21893-1903: Early Progress23
Ch. 31903-1917: Golden Age43
Pt. IIAspects of the Movement 
Ch. 4Decoration: Painting Subordinated to Architecture67
Ch. 5Democracy, Education, and Commerce: That He Who Runs May Read99
Ch. 6From Allegory to History118
Ch. 7Modernity and Gender: The Virgin and the Dynamo150
Ch. 8Ideology: Inventing Modern America168
Ch. 9Eclipse183
 Notes191
 Bibliography217
 Index227