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Wanted : the outlaw in American visual culture

Author: Rachel Hall
Publisher: Charlottesville [Va.] : University of Virginia Press, 2009.
Series: Cultural frames, framing culture.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Assembling an archive of images and texts since the eighteenth century, this book offers history of the 'wanted' poster, examining its uses, patterns of circulation, and formal development as an  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hall, Rachel, 1974-
Wanted.
Charlottesville [Va.] : University of Virginia Press, 2009
(OCoLC)690997251
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Hall
ISBN: 9780813928555 0813928559 9780813928562 0813928567
OCLC Number: 318534276
Description: xiv, 195 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction. The making of the vigilante viewer --
Execution broadsides --
Slave notices --
Pinkerton posters --
The FBI's most wanted --
America's most wanted --
Conclusion. The vigilante viewer rides again.
Series Title: Cultural frames, framing culture.
Other Titles: Outlaw in American visual culture
Responsibility: Rachel Hall.
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"Images of crime and lawlessness have long dominated American culture across the lines of virtually all media forms. Not only does Rachel Hall's Wanted: The Outlaw in American Visual Culture fill a Read more...

 
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