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Zen and the Art of Saving the Planet By Thich Nhat Hanh Cover Image
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Nomad Century: How Climate Migration Will Reshape Our World By Gaia Vince Cover Image
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How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need By Bill Gates Cover Image
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The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming By David Wallace-Wells Cover Image
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The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World By Jeff Goodell Cover Image
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The Next Great Migration: The Beauty and Terror of Life on the Move By Sonia Shah Cover Image
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Endangered Animals Bingo: Learn About 64 Threatened Species That Need Our Help By Marcel George (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Marcel George (Illustrator)
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Climate Crisis and the Global Green New Deal: The Political Economy of Saving the Planet  By Noam Chomsky, Robert Pollin, C.J. Polychroniou (Contributions by) Cover Image
By Noam Chomsky, Robert Pollin, C.J. Polychroniou (Contributions by)
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The Last Winter: The Scientists, Adventurers, Journeymen, and Mavericks Trying to Save the World By Porter Fox Cover Image
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Winning the Green New Deal: Why We Must, How We Can By Varshini Prakash, Guido Girgenti Cover Image
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No Good Alternative: Volume Two of Carbon Ideologies By William T. Vollmann Cover Image
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Unstoppable: Harnessing Science to Change the World By Bill Nye 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.