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In 1926

Author : Hans Ulrich GUMBRECHT
ISBN : 9780674038042
Genre : Social Science
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In this thoroughly innovative work, Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht evokes the year 1926 through explorations of such things as bars, boxing, movie palaces, hunger artists, airplanes, hair gel, bullfighting, film stardom and dance crazes. From the vantage points of Berlin, Buenos Aires, and New York, the reader is allowed multiple itineraries, ultimately becoming immersed in the activities, entertainments, and thought patterns of the citizens of 1926.

World Radio Markets In 1926

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ISBN : UIUC:30112104068157
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Alaska Fishery And Fur Seal Industries In 1926

Author : Ward Taft Bower
ISBN : UIUC:30112101925292
Genre : Fish-culture
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Robert W Tebbs Photographer To Architects

Author : Richard Anthony Lewis
ISBN : 9780807142202
Genre : Architecture
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One of the finest architectural photographers in America, Robert W. Tebbs produced the first photographic survey of Louisiana's plantations in 1926. From those images, now housed in the Louisiana State Museum, and not widely available until now, 119 plates showcasing fifty-two homes are featured here. Richard Anthony Lewis explores Tebbs's life and career, situating his work along the line of plantation imagery from nineteenth-century woodcuts and paintings to later twentieth-century photographs by John Clarence Laughlin, among others. Providing the family lineage and construction history of each home, Lewis discusses photographic techniques Tebbs used in his alternating panoramic and detail views. A precise documentarian, Tebbs also reveals a poetic sensibility in the plantation photos. His frequent emphasis on aspects of decay, neglect, incompleteness, and loss lends a wistful aura to many of the images -- an effect compounded by the fact that many of the homes no longer exist. This noticeable vacillation between objectivity and sentiment, Lewis shows, suggests unfamiliarity and even discomfort with the legacy of slavery. Poised on the brink of social and political reforms, Louisiana in the mid-1920s had made significant strides away from the slave-based agricultural economy that the plantation house often symbolized. Tebbs's Louisiana plantation photographs capture a literal and cultural past, reflecting a burgeoning national awareness of historic preservation and presenting plantations to us anew. Select plantations included: Ashland/Belle Helene, Avery Island, Belle Chasse, Belmont, Butler-Greenwood, L'Hermitage, Oak Alley, Parlange, Ren? Beauregard House, Rosedown, Seven Oaks, Shadows-on-the-Teche, The Shades, and Waverly.

Panic In Paradise

Author : Raymond B. Vickers
ISBN : 0817307230
Genre : History
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A comprehensive study of bank loan failures during the Florida land boom of the mid-1920s. Using previously sealed bank records, Vickers demonstrates that virtually every bank failure in Florida during the 1920s involved insider abuse, conscious conspiracy to defraud, or both. The ominous parallel with the savings and loan disaster of the 1980s does not go unnoticed.

Polish Economic Conditions In 1926

Author : Poland (1918-). Ministerstwo skarbu
ISBN : UOM:39015038710508
Genre : Finance
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Letters Summer 1926

Author : Boris Leonidovich Pasternak
ISBN : 0940322714
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Edited by Yevgeny Pasternak, Yelena Pasternak, and Konstantin M. Azadovsky The summer of 1926 was a time of trouble and uncertainty for each of the three poets whose correspondence is collected in this moving volume. Marina Tsvetayeva was living in exile in France and struggling to get by. Boris Pasternak was in Moscow, trying to come to terms with the new Bolshevik regime. Rainer Maria Rilke, in Switzerland, was dying. Though hardly known to each other, they began to correspond, exchanging a series of searching letters in which every aspect of life and work is discussed with extraordinary intensity and passion. Letters: Summer 1926 takes the reader into the hearts and minds of three of the twentieth century's greatest poets at a moment of maximum emotional and creative pressure.

Acrocorinth

Author : Carl William Blegen
ISBN : UOM:39015032131024
Genre : History
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The main discoveries during the 1926 season of excavations on the citadel above the main site of ancient Corinth were the foundations of the temple of Aphrodite and a remarkable Hellenistic concrete vault erected to protect the spring of Upper Peirene.

Railroad Fuel Oil Consumption In 1926

Author : Arthur Huber Redfield
ISBN : UOM:39015077569740
Genre : Energy consumption
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India In 1926 27

Author : India. Director of Public Information
ISBN : UCAL:B4299657
Genre : History
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