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McInnis, Maurie D.
Shaping the Body PoliticArt and Political Formation in Early America
edited by Maurie D. McInnis and Louis P. Nelson
Traditional narratives imply that art in early America was severely limited in scope. By contrast, these essays collectively argue that visual arts played a critical role in shaping an early American understanding of the body politic. American artists in the late colonial and early national periods... More