A New Deal for Native Art: Indian Arts and Federal Policy, 1933-1943

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A New Deal for Native Art: Indian Arts and Federal Policy, 1933-1943 - McLerran, Jennifer

As the Great Depression touched every corner of America, the New Deal promoted indigenous arts and crafts as a means of bootstrapping Native American peoples. But New Deal administrators' romanticization of indigenous artists predisposed them to favor pre-industrial forms rather than art that responded to contemporary markets. In "A New Deal for ... Read More

A New Deal for Native Art: Indian Arts and Federal Policy, 1933-1943 2012, University of Arizona Press, Tucson

ISBN-13: 9780816519521

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A New Deal for Native Art: Indian Arts and Federal Policy, 1933-1943 2009, University of Arizona Press

ISBN-13: 9780816527663

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