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Author Stillinger, Elizabeth

Title A kind of archeology : collecting American folk art, 1876-1976 / Elizabeth Stillinger

Publ Info Amherst [Mass.] : University of Massachusetts Press, [2011]
 CCRI-Newport  NK805 .S73 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  NK805 .S73 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  NK805 .S73 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xix, 441 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 421-429) and index
Contents The folk art idea -- Folk art, ethnology, and antiquarianism -- Folk art and modern art -- The decorative and aesthetic uses of folk art -- Folk art, patriotism, and nationalism
LC subject Folk art -- Collectors and collecting -- United States -- History
Alt Title Collecting American folk art, 1876-1976
ISBN 9781558497443 (cloth : alk. paper)
1558497447 (cloth : alk. paper)