In the Past Lane: Historical Perspectives on American Culture

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Index
Abbott, Lawrence F., 133, 136, 251 (n25)
Abernethy, Thomas P., 38
academic criticism, historians' fear of, 59-63
Adair, Douglass, 32, 34, 55, 239-40(n151)
suicide of, 63
Adair, Virginia, 34
Adamic, Louis, 154
Adams, Brooks, 247(n2)
Adams, Charles Francis, 7
Adams, Henry, xiii, 70, 98, 211, 247(n2)
Adams, John, 100
Adams, John Quincy, cultural and scientific agendas of, 82, 87, 95
Addams, Jane, 38
advertising, prominent Americans used in, 126-29
Africa. See also West Africa
cultural ministries in, 92
judicial masks and icons of, 121-23, 250(n52;n53)
African Americans, 28, 31, 45, 119, 150, 198
civil rights of, 214
curriculum programs for, 150
as historians, 33-38
memory distortions affecting, 205
monolithic views of, 156
museum displays of history, 153
as object of racism, 31, 33-38, 153
as voters, 209
Afro-Brazilian culture, preservation of, 92
Agee, James, 66
AIDS, impact on gay culture, 45
Albee, Edward, 12
Alcott, Bronson, 212-13
American art
business leaders as patrons of, 139-41, 147-48
distinctive forms of, 88
historical. See American historical art
in Metropolitan Museum of Art, 131, 140, 148
in museums, 144
reproductions of, 140
American cultur. See culture
American exceptionalism, x, 76, 151, 169-98
comparative work on, 173, 183-90, 259(n51)
critics of, 173, 178-83
cultural and historical origins of, 173, 174-78
American historical art
amnesia role in, 161-68, 210, 211
changing perceptions of, 161-68
myths in, 161-68
American Historical Association (AHA), 13, 14, 33, 37, 40, 41, 51, 98
Americanization movement, 193-96
American Revolution, 103, 126, 149, 162, 176
effect on exceptionalism, 174
amnesia. See also memory distortion
of American past, xi, 201, 204, 214, 220
role in American historical art, 161-68, 210, 211
Anderson, Perry, 190
Anstey, Roger, 15, 16
anticommunism, 18, 26
architecture
of courthouses, 102-16
of Public buildings, 81
Arnold, Benedict, 28
art, American. See American art
arts
European royal patronage of, 93, 246(n59)
private support of, 131
Public support of, 242(n9;n11)
Astor, John Jacob, 138
Athearn, Robert G., 6, 50
Australia, exceptionalist thought in, 192-93
Austro-Hungarian Empire, patronage of arts in, 93, 94
autobiographies, by historians, 9, 211, 241 (n187)

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