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Social Movements and Latin American Philosophy: From Ciudad Juárez to Ayotzinapa By Luis Rubén Díaz Cepeda Cover Image
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A History of Violence: Living and Dying in Central America By Oscar Martinez Cover Image
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The Zapatista Reader (Nation Books) By Tom Hayden (Editor) Cover Image
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Kaqchikel Chronicles: The Definitive Edition By Judith M. Maxwell (Translated by), Robert M. Hill (Translated by) Cover Image
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Patchwork Freedoms (Afro-Latin America) By Adriana Chira Cover Image
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Latin American Politics and Development By Harvey F. Kline, Christine J. Wade, Howard J. Wiarda Cover Image
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Populista: The Rise of Latin America's 21st Century Strongman By Will Grant Cover Image
Medianoche en México / Midnight in Mexico By Alfredo Corchado Cover Image
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Goodbye, My Havana: The Life and Times of a Gringa in Revolutionary Cuba By Anna Veltfort Cover Image
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Nepantla Squared: Transgender Mestiz@ Histories in Times of Global Shift (Expanding Frontiers: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality) By Linda Heidenreich Cover Image
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Modernity in Black and White: Art and Image, Race and Identity in Brazil, 1890-1945 (Afro-Latin America) By Rafael Cardoso Cover Image
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Seeds of Power: Environmental Injustice and Genetically Modified Soybeans in Argentina By Amalia Leguizamón Cover Image
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New Hope for American Art

                                               New Hope for American Art is the most comprehensive book ever published on artists from, and surrounding, the New Hope Art Colony (also known as the Pennsylvania Impressionists). This book, with its 612 pages and over 1,000 color plates of artwork include biographies of 165 individual Pennsylvania Impressionists and New Hope Modernists as well as artists from the Philadelphia Ten, a pioneering group of women all educated at Philadelphia art schools. 

In this book, you'll find biographies and artwork from such artists as:

  • Daniel Garber
  • Edward Redfield
  • George Sotter
  • Arthur Meltzer
  • Robert Spencer
  • William Langson Lathrop
  • Kenneth Nunamaker
  • John Folinsbee
  • Henry Snell
  • William F. Taylor
  • Fern Coppedge
  • M. Elizabeth Price
  • Clarence Johnson
  • S. George Phillips
  • Rae Sloan Bredin
  • Walter Baum
  • Walter Schofield
  • Morgan Colt
  • Charles Rosen
  • Joseph Meierhans
  • Charles F. Ramsey
  • Louis Stone
  • Charles Evans
  • Josef Zenk

New Hope for American Art was authored, designed and published by James M. Alterman, an expert in the field of Pennsylvania Impressionist and Modernist painting. A longtime collector and owner of two fine art galleries, Alterman wanted to create a user-friendly book intended not only to educate collectors and enthusiasts about this art but to help train one's eye. The book offers valuable tips on how to avoid common mistakes often experienced by new collectors drawn from the author's personal experiences as a collector and fine art dealer.