The Resource Half a truth is better than none : some unsystematic conjectures about art, disorder, and American experience, John A. Kouwenhoven

Half a truth is better than none : some unsystematic conjectures about art, disorder, and American experience, John A. Kouwenhoven

Label
Half a truth is better than none : some unsystematic conjectures about art, disorder, and American experience
Title
Half a truth is better than none
Title remainder
some unsystematic conjectures about art, disorder, and American experience
Statement of responsibility
John A. Kouwenhoven
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1909-1990
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kouwenhoven, John Atlee
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
NX503
LC item number
.K67 1982
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Popular culture
  • Culture populaire
  • Popular culture
  • Kultur
  • Aufsatzsammlung
  • Zivilisation
  • United States
  • USA
Label
Half a truth is better than none : some unsystematic conjectures about art, disorder, and American experience, John A. Kouwenhoven
Link
https://archive.org/details/halftruthisbette00kouw
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Errata slip inserted
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A preliminary note on the lay of the land -- American culture: words or things? -- The trouble with translation -- Urban dispair and the cities' hope -- Architecture as environmental technology -- Democracy, machines, and vernacular design -- The Eiffel tower and the Ferris wheel -- Who's afraid of the machine in the garden?: a footnote to the unwritten history of America's response to technology -- Living in a snapshot world -- Photographs as historical documents -- Design and chaos: the American distrust of art
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 248 pages
Isbn
9780226451558
Lccn
81024051
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)08171181
  • (OCoLC)ocm08171181
Label
Half a truth is better than none : some unsystematic conjectures about art, disorder, and American experience, John A. Kouwenhoven
Link
https://archive.org/details/halftruthisbette00kouw
Publication
Note
Errata slip inserted
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A preliminary note on the lay of the land -- American culture: words or things? -- The trouble with translation -- Urban dispair and the cities' hope -- Architecture as environmental technology -- Democracy, machines, and vernacular design -- The Eiffel tower and the Ferris wheel -- Who's afraid of the machine in the garden?: a footnote to the unwritten history of America's response to technology -- Living in a snapshot world -- Photographs as historical documents -- Design and chaos: the American distrust of art
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 248 pages
Isbn
9780226451558
Lccn
81024051
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)08171181
  • (OCoLC)ocm08171181

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