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A Singular Cloud: Race, Natural Science, and the Origins of Art History in the United States, 1845-1875
(Rice University, 2014)
The abolition of slavery in the United States incited a social rupture that spread even to the halls of Harvard University. In defense of liberal ethics of equality and freedom, the study of art, previously the domain of ...
Sunlight and Fresh Air: Picturing Life in the Central-Hall Houses of Beirut, 1890-1920
(Rice University, 2012)
In the last thirty years of Ottoman rule in Beirut, Lebanon, a form of domestic architecture developed that became the ultimate status symbol for the burgeoning bourgeoisie of the city. This new type of dwelling came to ...