Review Sentinel: The Unlikely Origins of the Statue of Liberty
Sentinel: The Unlikely Origins of the Statue of Liberty Download ↠ 2 The story of the improbable campaign that created America's most enduring monumentThe Statue of Liberty is an icon of freedom a monument to America's multiethnic democracy and a memorial to Franco American friendship That much we know But the lofty ideals we associate with the statue today can obscure its turbulent origins and layers of meaning Francesca Lidia Viano reveals that history in the fullest account yet of the people and ideas that brought the lady of the harbor to lifeOur protagonists are the French sculptor Frédéric Augus.Read ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Æ Francesca Lidia Viano
Sentinel: The Unlikely Origins of the Statue of Liberty Download ↠ 2 Te Bartholdi and his collaborator the politician and intellectual Édouard de Laboulaye Viano draws on an unprecedented range of sources to follow the pair as they chase their artistic and political ambitions across a global stage dominated by imperial rivalry and ideological ferment The tale stretches from the cobblestones of northeastern France through the hallways of international exhibitions in London and Paris to the copper mines of Norway and Chile the battlegrounds of the Franco Prussian War the deserts of Egypt and the streets.
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Sentinel: The Unlikely Origins of the Statue of Liberty Download ↠ 2 Of New York It features profound technical challenges hot air balloon rides secret magnetic séances and grand visions of a Franco American partnership in the coming world order The irrepressible collaborators bring to their project the high ideals of liberalism and republicanism but also crude calculations of national advantage and eccentric notions adopted from orientalism freemasonry and Saint SimonianismAs entertaining as it is illuminating Sentinel gives new flesh and spirit to a landmark we all recognize but only dimly understand.
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- Sentinel: The Unlikely Origins of the Statue of Liberty
- Francesca Lidia Viano
- 05 June 2019