The Formative Years: 1829 to 1857 (Who's That in the White

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Major retailers generally open; smaller shops may or may not close. Yet despite all these tensions, Americans and new immigrants poured into the West. The dissecting room was portrayed as a dangerous, even liminal, space wherein the anatomist conquered the dead body. Among the greatest Romantic artists were Eugène Delacroix, Francisco Goya, J. Among many other popular tourist attractions are the movie and television studios in Los Angeles; the cable cars in San Francisco; casino gambling in Las Vegas and in Atlantic City, N.

Pages: 96

Publisher: Steck-Vaughn (August 1997)

ISBN: 0817243011

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