4232008 - patronage a. Most people like what they know,...

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Conclusions, Valedictories, and Evaluations Review lecture notes--2 or 3 key examples from each lecture IDs: Review Syllabus, reading since midterm Bring blue books, write answer to essay questions Justification of approach: Based on racial issues, class resentments, gender Defining america in terms of popular arts including and excluding groups Consensus history? No--riots at beginning w/ astor place, and at end w/ spike lee a. Who owns our history? Hollow History? b. "Of our conceptions of the past, we make a future." Hobbes 1640 Why should we care/why does it matter? c. As a way of understanding american history 1. Pop arts become pop because they're in the marketplace-earn their way/audiences, not
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Unformatted text preview: patronage a. Most people like what they know, conversely art can find out what people know b. As a way of understanding the arts and their importance in people's lives 2. Despite what the present says that there's a newness to this era a. As a way of understanding ameican culture today: Course intended yo encourage you to think about pop arts in relation to contemporary american culture--and to view both within larger historical perspectives 3. Try new dishes 1. Occasionally order from historic menu 2. Don't fill up on sweets 3. Chew well 4. Consider learning how to cook (eew) 5. 4/23/2008 Hist 579 Page 1...
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This note was uploaded on 11/02/2008 for the course HIST 579 taught by Professor Kasson during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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