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THE STORY OF BLACK

por HARVEY, JOHN

2013 REAKTION BOOKS

THE STORY OF BLACK

The Greek word melancholia (literally meaning 'black bile') defines our sense of depression and black moods. Yet the little black dress is the epitome of chic and has positive meanings. ...

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THE ART OF THOMAS BEWICK

por DONALD, DIANA

2013 REAKTION BOOKS

THE ART OF THOMAS BEWICK

The Art of Thomas Bewick is the first book to interpret the art of the wood engraver Thomas Bewick (1753-1828) and set it in the context of history, revealing the ...

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GREECE MODERN ARCHITECTURES IN HISTORY

por AA. VV.; AA.VV

2013 REAKTION BOOKS

GREECE MODERN ARCHITECTURES IN HISTORY

The remains of antiquity define Greek architecture in the popular imagination, but Greek edifices encompass far more than these ancient structures. Offered here is a comprehensive survey of modern Greek ...

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PORTRAYAL AND THE SEARCH FOR IDENTITY

por POINTON, MARCIA

2012 REAKTION BOOKS

PORTRAYAL AND THE SEARCH FOR IDENTITY

We are surrounded with portraits: from the cipher-like portrait of a president on a bank note to security pass photos; from images of politicians in the media to Facebook; from ...

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TURKEY - MODERN ARCHITECTURES IN HISTORY

por AA. VV.; AA.VV.

2012 REAKTION BOOKS

TURKEY - MODERN ARCHITECTURES IN HISTORY

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LORDS OF THE SEA "A HISTORY OF BARBARY CORSAIRS"

por JAMIESON , ALAN G.

2012 REAKTION BOOKS

LORDS OF THE SEA "A HISTORY OF BARBARY CORSAIRS"

Escalating piracy in the seas off Somalia has led commentators to designate the region the 'new Barbary'. But the seizures and killings made to date by Somali pirates cannot compare ...

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OBTAINING IMAGES "ART, PRODUCTION AND DISPLAY IN EDO JAPAN"

por SCREECH, TIMON

2011 REAKTION BOOKS

OBTAINING IMAGES "ART, PRODUCTION AND DISPLAY IN EDO JAPAN"

The Edo period (1603-1868) witnessed one of the great flowerings of Japanese art. Towards the mid-seventeenth century the Japanese States were largely at peace, and rapid urbanization, a rise in ...

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FRAMING RUSSIAN ART

por TARASOV, OLEG

2011 REAKTION BOOKS

FRAMING RUSSIAN ART

The role of the frame in art can refer not only to a material frame bordering an image, but also to a conceptual frame - a text, for instance, which ...

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FEELING PERSECUTED

por BALE, ANTHONY

2010 REAKTION BOOKS

FEELING PERSECUTED

The medieval Christian attitude towards Jews included a pervasive fear of violence enacted against Christians. Many Christians believed that Jews committed crimes against Christian children, Christ's body and the Eucharist, ...

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CITY AND COSMOS "THE MEDIEVAL WROLD IN URBAN FORM"

por LILLEY, KEITH D.

2009 REAKTION BOOKS

CITY AND COSMOS "THE MEDIEVAL WROLD IN URBAN FORM"

City and Cosmos is an exploration of 'the city' represented in the medieval imagination. Keith D. Lilley shows that, to the medieval mind, the city was not merely a 'collection ...

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BEFORE DISENCHANTMENT "IMAGES OF EXOTIC ANIMALS AND PLANTS IN THE EARLY MODERN WORLD"

When explorers and artists travelled to new lands in the early modern period, the exotic plants and animals that they encountered often seemed strange and outlandish. Before Disenchantment examines how ...

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CARTOGRAPHIC ENCOUNTERS "INDIGENOUS PEOPLES AND THE EXPLORATION OF THE NEW WORLD"

In this major re-interpretation of American history, John Rennie Short argues that until now, both writing about and popular understanding of, the exploration and mapping of the New World has ...

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BRAZIL MODERN ARCHITECTURES IN HISTORY

por WILLIAMS, RICHARD J.

2009 REAKTION BOOKS

BRAZIL MODERN ARCHITECTURES IN HISTORY

'With this unbiased though not dispassionate history covering the 1930s to the present, Richard Williams considers Brazilian architecture's modernity within an expanded framework of Brazil's cultural and political movements. In ...

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HOLLYWOOD GOES TO WASHINGTON

por COYNE, MICHAEL

2008 REAKTION BOOKS

HOLLYWOOD GOES TO WASHINGTON

Fantasy and politics are familiar dancing partners that rarely separate, even in the face of post-Election Day realities. But Hollywood has a tradition of punching holes in the fairy tales ...

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TURKISH CINEMA : IDENTITY, DISTANCE AND BELONGING

por DÖMNEZ-COLIN, GÖNÜL

2008 REAKTION BOOKS

TURKISH CINEMA : IDENTITY, DISTANCE AND BELONGING

Turkish Cinema: Identity, Distance and Belonging is the first comprehensive study of the cinema of Turkey to be published in English. A recurring theme in the book is the Turkish ...

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BRITAIN: MODERN ARCHITECTURES IN HISTORY

por POWERS, ALAN

2008 REAKTION BOOKS

BRITAIN: MODERN ARCHITECTURES IN HISTORY

How can the different strands of modern architecture in Britain be understood? For many British people, it remains an alien cultural import and minority taste, yet British architecture has never ...

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UTAMARO AND THE SPECTACLE OF BEAUTY

por DAVIS, JULIE NELSON

2008 REAKTION BOOKS

UTAMARO AND THE SPECTACLE OF BEAUTY

Japanese artist Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806) was one of the most influential artists working in the genre of ukiyo-e, 'pictures of the floating world', in late eighteenth-century Japan, and was widely ...

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THE DESTRUCTION OF ART "ICONOCLASM AND VANDALISM SINCE THE FRENCH REVOLUTION"

In January 2006, a man tried to break Marcel Duchamp's Fountain sculpture with a small hammer. The sculpted foot of Michelangelo's David was damaged in 1991 by a purportedly mentally-ill ...

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WHAT MAKES A GREAT EXHIBITION?

por MARINCOLA,, PAULA

2007 REAKTION BOOKS

WHAT MAKES A GREAT EXHIBITION?

Rising attendance at museums, along with increased press coverage in the age of the international biennial and the 'blockbuster' exhibition, has translated into a growing interest in how exhibitions are ...

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MOSCOW

2005 REAKTION BOOKS

MOSCOW

No European city has undergone as much upheaval in the past fifteen years as Moscow. The stage for the fall of a world empire and the rebirth of a globally-connected ...

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