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Cover: Top left, Albert Bierstadt, The Oregon Trail, 1869. The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio. Gift of Joseph G. Butler III. Bottom right, Winslow Homer, Near Andersonville, 1865-1866. The Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey. The Nevlark Museum! Art Resource, New York.

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Dr. Kenneth Roemer
University of Texas at Arlington

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