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Author Taws, Richard, 1977- author.

Title The politics of the provisional : art and ephemera in revolutionary France / Richard Taws
Published University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (230 pages)
Contents Cover front; Copyright page; Table of contents; List of illustrations; Acknowledgments;"List of abbreviations; Introduction; Notes to introduction; Chapter 1. Made of money: Transparent bodies, authenic values, paper signs; Notes to chapter 1 -- Chapter 2. Between states: Passports, certificates, and citizens; Notes to chapter 2; Chapter 3. Revolutionary models /model revolutionaires: Architecture, print, and participation at the festival of the federation; Notes to chapter 3
Chapter 4. Performing the Bastille: Pierre-Franc̦ois Palloy and the memory-work of the revolution; Notes to chapter 4 -- Chapter 5. Material futures: Marking time in a revolutionary almanac; Notes to chapter 5 -- Chapter 6. Paper traces: Playing games with the revolutionary past; Notes to chapter 6 -- Conclusion; Notes to conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary "Examines how ephemeral images and objects made in 1790s France mediated the memory of the French Revolution and enabled new forms of political subjectivity"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Art and popular culture -- France -- History -- 18th century
Art -- Political aspects -- France -- History -- 18th century
ART / European
ART -- General.
Art and popular culture.
Art -- Political aspects.
France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0271053992