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With radical formal innovations that scandalized the European art world, cubism revolutionized modern art and opened the path toward pure abstraction. Documenting the heady first years of this profoundly influential movement, this work presents a comprehe
Drawing on an array of artworks and chroniclers' accounts, to reassess the medieval visual culture in which banquets were staged, this book shows the ways of appreciating artistic skill and attending to their own processes of perception, thereby forging a
A look at the term "terror" and the way it transformed in meaning in revolutionary France, going from a positive meaning to the negative one it carries today.
Spanning the period from the institution's founding in 1913 to the restoration of its independence in 1951, this title chronicles the evolution and development of the Federal Reserve from the Federal Reserve Accord in 1951 to the first phase of the Great
Showing the epistemological conditions that have made modern, social and economic knowledge possible, this text explores questions such as, "how did fact become modernity's most favoured unit of knowledge?".
A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, Ninth Edition Chicago Style for Students and Researchers
New edition of a classic reference work recognizes recent developments in information literacy--including finding, evaluating, and citing a wide range of digital sources--and the evolving use of software for citation management, graphics, and paper format
An account of the rise of physical sciences in Berlin in the nineteenth century, and the role played by the larger cultural flowering occurring at the time-the ways that ideas cross-fertilized.
How to reconcile our idea of the traditional conservatism of Catholicism with the many modernist churches built in the middle of the twentieth century? Osborne shows how, finding links between postwar theology and architectural ambition.
Mulroney finds a new way in for thinking about Warhol: through his multifarious publishing activities, which included Interview magazine and mainstream books of pop philosophy and artistic reflection, and which ran throughout his career and formed a big p
Lucius Annaeus Seneca (4 BCE to 65 CE) was a Roman Stoic philosopher, dramatist, statesman, and advisor to the emperor Nero, all during the Silver Age of Latin literature. This title presents English-language translations of his works such as "Anger, Merc
This volume describes Hassan Fathy's plan for building the village of New Gourna, near Luxor, Egypt, without the use of more modern and expensive materials such as steel and concrete.
Presents an account of the author's life in relation to political events of his time; the character and history of his writings and of the Politics in particular; his overall conception of political science; and his impact on subsequent political thought
Much acclaimed and highly controversial, Michael Fried's art criticism defines the contours of late modernism in the visual arts.
Gathers a unique group of contributors from the worlds of sociology, musicology, literature, and communications - many of them practicing artists in their own right - to discuss how artists from jazz musicians to painters work: how they coordinate their e
Van Alphen analyzes how art visually "thinks" about these difficult cultural issues, tapping into an understudied interpretation of art as the realm where ideas and values are actively created, given form, and mobilized.
On July 9, 1975, artist Bas Jan Ader set sail from Chatham, Massachusetts, for Palmouth, England, on the second leg of a three-part piece titled In Search of the Miraculous. He was never seen again. This book features biography, theoretical reflection, an
An ABC of the New Wave in German Cinema
Each year, natural disasters threaten the strength and stability of communities worldwide. This book highlights the critical role of social capital in the ability of a community to withstand disaster and rebuild the infrastructure and ties that are at the
How can we benefit from the promise of government while avoiding the threat it poses to individual freedom? Milton Friedman presents his view of the proper role of competitive capitalism both as a device for achieving economic freedom and a necessary cond
How can we benefit from the promise of government while avoiding the threat it poses to individual freedom? Milton Friedman presents his view of the proper role of competitive capitalism as both a device for achieving economic freedom and a necessary cond
At the height of the Greek Civil War in 1948, thirty-eight thousand children were evacuated from their homes. The Greek Communist Party relocated half of them to orphanages in Eastern Europe, while their adversaries placed the rest in children's homes els
Louise Labe (1522-66) remains one of the most important and influential women writers of the Renaissance. This bilingual edition features the translations of Labe's sonnets to follow the exacting rhyme patterns of the originals and the rhymed translation
Examines the pervasive expectation of continual "innovation" in the business sector.
A new critical terms volume addressing the growing, vigorously interdisciplinary field of animal studies.
Sexual desire has long played a key role in Western judgments about the value of Arab civilization. This title reveals the history of how Arabs represented their own sexual desires. It assembles a compendium of Arabic writing to chart the changes in Arab
Editing is a tricky business. It requires analytical flair and creative panache, the patience of a saint and the vision of a writer. This book provides an approach to developmental editing. It deals with the core tasks of shaping the proposal, finding the
Evaluates expert assessments used by governments for advice on the science, economics, and policy options available to confront large-scale environmental problems
"Discourses on Livy" is the founding document of modern republicanism and this English translation remains faithful to the original text. With explanatory notes, a glossary of key words and an annotated index, this version reveals Machiavelli's radical vi
Describes the ways that prisons shape and infiltrate the lives of women with husbands, fiances, and boyfriends on the inside. This book shows that with social welfare weakened, prisons are the most powerful public institutions available to women strugglin
A Trios volume that addresses the question of church and state in three different contexts: nineteenth-century Brazil, early Canada, and contemporary American courtrooms.
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