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American Pantheon: Sculptural and Artistic Decoration of the United States Capitol

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American Pantheon: Sculptural and Artistic Decoration of the United States Capitol - Kennon, Donald R, Professor (Editor), and Somma, Thomas P (Editor)

Like the ancient Roman Pantheon, the U.S. Capitol was designed by its political and aesthetic arbiters to memorialize the virtues, events, and persons most representative of the nation's ideals--an attempt to raise a particular version of the nation's founding to the level of myth. "American Pantheon "examines the influences upon not only those ... Read More

American Pantheon: Sculptural and Artistic Decoration of the United States Capitol 2004, Ohio University Press

ISBN-13: 9780821414422

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