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The Ethnic Myth: Race, Ethnicity, and Class in America By Stephen Steinberg Cover Image
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The Progress Paradox: How Life Gets Better While People Feel Worse By Gregg Easterbrook Cover Image
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Breach of Faith: Hurricane Katrina and the Near Death of a Great American City By Jed Horne Cover Image
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The Diversity Advantage: Multicultural Identity In The New World Economy By G. Pascal Zachary Cover Image
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Narrating Love and Violence: Women Contesting Caste, Tribe, and State in Lahaul, India By Himika Bhattacharya Cover Image
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Unequal Higher Education: Wealth, Status, and Student Opportunity (The American Campus) By Barrett J. Taylor, Brendan Cantwell Cover Image
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India: A Civilization of Differences: The Ancient Tradition of Universal Tolerance By Alain Daniélou Cover Image
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In All Fairness: Equality, Liberty, and the Quest for Human Dignity By Chris J. Coyne (Editor), Michael C. Munger (Editor), Robert M. Whaples (Editor), Richard A. Epstein, LLB (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Chris J. Coyne (Editor), Michael C. Munger (Editor), Robert M. Whaples (Editor), Richard A. Epstein, LLB (Foreword by)
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Hope for Justice and Power: Broad-based Community Organizing in the Texas Industrial Areas Foundation By Kathleen Staudt Cover Image
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Commonwealth of Toil: Chapters in the History of Massachusetts Workers and Their Unions By Thomas Juravich, William F. Hartford, James Green Cover Image
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Shadows Over Sunnyside: An Arkansas Plantation in Transition, 1830-1945 By Jeannie M. Whayne Cover Image
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Brother Bill: President Clinton and the Politics of Race and Class By Daryl A. Carter 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.