Quick Search

Keyword
Title
Author
Seller Id
Advanced Search
 
 

Find us on:

 
Gift Certificate

 
 
Other
       Tell a Friend
Add to Shopping Cart
Wanted: The Outlaw in American Visual Culture (Cultural Frames, Framing Culture), Rachel Hall
Stock Image
Author Name:    Rachel Hall

Title:   Wanted: The Outlaw in American Visual Culture (Cultural Frames, Framing Culture)

Binding:   PAPERBACK

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    University of Virginia Press 

ISBN Number:   0813928567 / 9780813928562

Seller ID:   ING9780813928562

0813928567 Special order direct from the distributor

More Description

Assembling a rich archive of images and texts from the eighteenth century to the present, Rachel Hall offers a history of the "wanted" poster, examining its uses, patterns of circulation, and formal development as an iconic print genre. Her narrative covers a wide range of images: execution broadsides, runaway slave notices, private detective posters, FBI posters, artists' approximations, and the depiction of key figures in the "war on terror." Hall's cultural analysis has profound implications for our understanding of contemporary American fantasies of vulnerability, projection of enemies around the world, and adoption of security measures in domestic and foreign policy.

"Wanted "will appeal not only to students and scholars in literary studies, cultural studies, and art history but also to readers more generally interested in society's outlaws and in the test of wills between law enforcement and criminal evasion.



Price = 41.36 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart

cookie