Art, Education, & African-American Culture: Albert Barnes and the Science of Philanthropy
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BeschreibungAlbert Barnes was a physician who applied his knowledge of chemistry to the manufacture of a widely used antiseptic. This is both a biography of an iconoclastic and innovative figure and a study of the often-conflicted efforts of an emergent liberalism to seek out and showcase African-American contributions to the American aesthetic tradition.
PortraitMary Ann Meyers is secretary and a director of the American Academy of Political and Social Science and the senior fellow at the John Templeton Foundation. She is the author of A New World Jerusalem: The Swedenborgian Experience in Community Construction and a coauthor of Religion in American Life and Coping with Serious Illness.
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: TRANSACTION PUBL
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2006
Seitenanzahl: 453 Seiten