Politics and Beauty in America: The Liberal Aesthetics of P.T. Barnum, John Muir, and Harley Earl (Hardcover)

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Preface - Hitching Wagons to StarsIntroduction - Reason over Rhyme1. "Eat Then, Beauty, Said the Monster"2. Swords and Scabbards: Locke's Occupation of Shaftesbury and Burke3. Humbug Feminism: P. T. Barnum, Sara Baartman, and Joice Heth4. Hats Off to Jenny Lind5. John Muir and the Beauty of Poison Oak6. Turbulent and Laminar Flow: From Henry Adams to Harley Earl7. Reconstructing Beauty: Edward Hopper, Jackson Pollock, and Ornette Coleman

About the Author


Timothy J. Lukes is Professor of Political Science at Santa Clara University, USA. His research interests include the Italian Renaissance, American political culture, and contemporary political thought. His books have won awards from the Women's Caucus of the American Political Science Association and the Asian American Studies Association, and his article on Progressives and Asian communities in California received the Carl I. Wheat Memorial Award. He has published essays in numerous academic journals, including The American Political Science Review, The Journal of Politics, PS: Political Science and Politics, Journal of Law and Public Policy, Journal of Sport and Social Issues, and The Sixteenth Century Journal. He is recipient of the Northern California Phi Beta Kappa Outstanding Teaching Award.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781137020888
ISBN-10: 1137020881
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: June 29th, 2016
Pages: 234
Language: English