qExplorers in Edenq uncovers a vast array of diaries, letters, photographs, paintings, postcards, advertisements, and scholarly monographs, revealing how Anglo-Americans developed a fascination with pueblo culture they identified with biblical associations.Shrewdly and skillfully, the company and the railroad collaboratively aquot;constructed a version of Indian life that reflected and spoke to ... Colter was selected to express an aquot;authenticaquot; regional style of interior decorating, attentive to the Southwestern landscape and Indian motifs. ... Relying for his success on the aesthetic ideas of a Jewish immigrant and two women, all of whom were outsiders to the culture ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||Explorers in Eden|
|Author||:||Jerold S. Auerbach|
|Publisher||:||UNM Press - 2008-03-16|