Alan Trachtenberg

Alan Trachtenberg is the Neil Gray, Jr. Professor Emeritus of English and American studies at Yale University, where he taught for thirty-five years. His books include Shades of Hiawatha (H&W, 2004).


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Lincoln's Smile and Other Enigmas

Alan Trachtenberg
Hill and Wang

"Lincoln’s Smile demonstrates why Alan Trachtenberg has been the leading scholar in American studies for more than four decades." —Casey Nelson Blake, Columbia...


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The Incorporation of America

Alan Trachtenberg
Hill and Wang

A classic examination of the roots of corporate culture, newly revised and updated for the twenty first century Alan Trachtenberg presents a balanced...


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Shades of Hiawatha

Alan Trachtenberg
Hill and Wang

"A book of elegance, depth, breadth, nuance and subtlety." --W. Richard West Jr. (Founding Director of the National Museum of the American Indian), The...


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Reading American Photographs

Alan Trachtenberg
Hill and Wang

Winner of the Charles C. Eldredge Prize In this book, Alan Trachtenberg reinterprets some of America's most significant photographs, presenting them not as...


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