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The Strategy of Victory: How General George Washington Won the American Revolution By Thomas Fleming Cover Image
A New World Begins: The History of the French Revolution By Jeremy Popkin Cover Image
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The Twelve Apostles: Michael Collins, the Squad, and Ireland's Fight for Freedom By Tim Pat Coogan Cover Image
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The Irish Revolution: A Global History By Patrick Mannion (Editor), Fearghal McGarry (Editor) Cover Image
By Patrick Mannion (Editor), Fearghal McGarry (Editor)
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Thomas Paine: Collected Writings (LOA #76): Common Sense / The American Crisis / Rights of Man / The Age of Reason /  pamphlets, articles, and letters By Thomas Paine, Eric Foner (Editor) Cover Image
By Thomas Paine, Eric Foner (Editor)
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Underground Asia: Global Revolutionaries and the Assault on Empire By Tim Harper Cover Image
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Revolution in Orange: The Origins of Ukraine's Democratic Breakthrough By Anders Aslund (Editor), Michael McFaul (Editor) Cover Image
By Anders Aslund (Editor), Michael McFaul (Editor)
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The Oxford History of the French Revolution By William Doyle Cover Image
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La Cristiada: The Mexican People's War for Religious Liberty By Jean Meyer Cover Image
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Villa and Zapata: A History of the Mexican Revolution By Frank McLynn Cover Image
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Ten Days that Shook the World By John Reed Cover Image
Roger Lamb's American Revolution: A British Soldier's Story By Don N. Hagist (Editor) Cover Image
By Don N. Hagist (Editor)
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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.