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Myths of Modern History: From the French Revolution to the 20th Century World Wars and the Cold War - New Perspectives on Key Events By Jacques R. Pauwels Cover Image
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A BREED APART - The Inside Story of a Recce's Special Forces Training Year By Johan Raath Cover Image
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A Higher Call: An Incredible True Story of Combat and Chivalry in the War-Torn Skies of World War II By Adam Makos, Larry Alexander Cover Image
Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo By Cap. Ted W. Lawson, Robert Considine (Editor) Cover Image
The Thirty Years War: Europe's Tragedy By Peter H. Wilson Cover Image
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World War II Map by Map By DK, Smithsonian Institution (Contributions by) Cover Image
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War and American Life: Reflections on Those Who Serve and Sacrifice By James Wright Cover Image
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The Shape of Battle: The Art of War from the Battle of Hastings to D-Day and Beyond By Allan Mallinson Cover Image
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The Histories (Oxford World's Classics) By Herodotus, Robin Waterfield (Translator), Carolyn Dewald (Editor) Cover Image
By Herodotus, Robin Waterfield (Translator), Carolyn Dewald (Editor)
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The Cultural Cold War: The CIA and the World of Arts and Letters By Frances Stonor Saunders Cover Image
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Bolt Action: World War II Wargames Rules: Second Edition By Warlord Games, Peter Dennis (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Warlord Games, Peter Dennis (Illustrator)
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The Internationalists: How a Radical Plan to Outlaw War Remade the World By Oona A. Hathaway, Scott J. Shapiro 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.