Howard R. Lamar
Howard R. Lamar is Sterling Professor of American History Emeritus at Yale University.
Lamar, Howard R.
Lamar, Howard R.
United States of America
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Description: Discovered Lands, Invented Pasts: Transforming Visions of the American West
In her perceptive chapter “ ‘Curious Historical Artistic Data’: Art History and Western American Art,” Nancy K. Anderson quotes Henry Tuckerman, an early chronicler of American art, as saying: “It is in our...
Description: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: American Art from the Yale University...
In the fall of 1773, James Boswell and Dr. Samuel Johnson embarked on a tour to the Hebrides in Scotland. On their way they spent two days at Armadale on the Isle of Skye, waiting for a favorable wind for their vessel to carry them northward. While at Armadale, Boswell wrote: