The Statue of Liberty: The History and Legacy of America’s Most Famous Statue

The Statue of Liberty: The History and Legacy of America’s Most Famous Statue*Includes pictures *Includes accounts of the construction by newspapers and men who worked on the Statue of Liberty *Includes a bibliography for further reading *Includes a table of contents “[A] masterpiece of the human spirit [that] endures as a highly potent symbol-inspiring contemplation, debate and protest-of ideals such as liberty, peace, human rights, abolition of slavery, democracy and opportunity.” – The UNESCO “Statement of Significance…

The Statue of Liberty (True Books: American History (Paperback))

The Statue of Liberty (True Books: American History (Paperback))The Statue of Liberty – Clean new design for easy readability and comprehension- Updated text presented in a lively, continuous narrative- New center-spread “sidebar” feature presenting material in a fun, creative way- Excellent age-appropriate introduction to curriculum-relevant subjects- “Words to Know” glossary clarifies subject-specific vocabulary- “Learn More” section encourages independent study- Index makes navi… Full description…

The Statue of Liberty: Timeless Art, Political Hot Topic (Forgotten Delights: New York Sculpture)

The Statue of Liberty: Timeless Art, Political Hot Topic (Forgotten Delights: New York Sculpture)A look at the Statue of Liberty as a timeless work of art and as a political statement by those who conceived it and by their contemporaries in the late 19th century. This is the first essay in Outdoor Monuments of Manhattan: A Historical Guide, published in 2007, expanded with archival illustrations, close-up views of Liberty, more quotes from sculptor Bartholdi and his contemporaries, out-takes, and tips on photographing outdoor sculptures in N…