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Tree of Jesse Iconography in Northern Europe in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries

by Susan L. Green

<p>This book is the first detailed investigation to focus on the late medieval use of Tree of Jesse imagery, traditionally a representation of the genealogical tree of Christ. In northern Europe, from the mid-fifteenth to the early sixteenth ...

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Understanding Atrocities

Remembering, Representing and Teaching Genocide

by Amarnath Amarasingam, Andrew R. Basso, Sarah Minslow & others

<p>Understanding Atrocities is a wide-ranging collection of essays bridging scholarly and community-based efforts to understand and respond to the global, transhistorical problem of genocide. The essays in this volume investigate how evolving, ...

ISBN: 9781552388884

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Victorian Jamaica

by Tim Barringer & Wayne Modest

<p><em>Victorian Jamaica</em> explores the extraordinary surviving archive of visual representation and material objects to provide a comprehensive account of Jamaican society during Queen Victoria's reign over the British Empire, from 1837 to ...

ISBN: 9780822374626

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Virgin Sacrifice in Classical Art

Women, Agency, and the Trojan War

by Anthony F. Mangieri

<p>The Trojan War begins and ends with the sacrifice of a virgin princess. The gruesome killing of a woman must have captivated ancient people because the myth of the sacrificial virgin resonates powerfully in the arts of ancient Greece and ...

ISBN: 9781351863216

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Visual Culture

by Richard Howells & Joaquim Negreiros

<p>This is a book about how to read visual images: from fine art to photography, film, television and new media. It explores how meaning is communicated by the wide variety of texts that inhabit our increasingly visual world. But, rather than ...

ISBN: 9781509518814

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Visual Culture in the Northern British Archipelago

Imagining Islands

by Ysanne Holt, David Martin-Jones & Owain Jones

<p>This edited collection, including contributors from the disciplines of art history, film studies, cultural geography and cultural anthropology, explores ways in which islands in the north of England and Scotland have provided space for a ...

ISBN: 9781351187695

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Visual Shock

A History of Art Controversies in American Culture

by Michael Kammen

<p>In this lively narrative, award-winning author Michael Kammen presents a fascinating analysis of cutting-edge art and artists and their unique ability to both delight and provoke us. He illuminates America’s obsession with public memorials ...

ISBN: 9780307548771

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Visual Words

Art and the Material Book in Victorian England

by Gerard Curtis

<p>First Published in 2002, Visual Words provides a unique and interdisciplinary evaluation of the relationship between images and words in this period.Victorian England witnessed a remarkable growth in literacy culminating in the new literary ...

ISBN: 9780429514807

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Visualizing the Body in Art, Anatomy, and Medicine since 1800

Models and Modeling

by Andrew Graciano

<p>This book expands the art historical perspective on art’s connection to anatomy and medicine, bringing together in one text several case studies from various methodological perspectives. The contributors focus on the common visual and bodily ...

ISBN: 9781351004008

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Western Art and the Wider World

by Paul Wood

<p><em>Western Art and the Wider World</em> explores the evolving relationship between the Western canon of art, as it has developed since the Renaissance, and the art and culture of the Islamic world, the Far East, Australasia, Africa and the ...

ISBN: 9781118598740

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Westminster

by Walter Besant

<p>Westminster written by Walter Besant who was a novelist and historian. This book was published in 1895. And now republish in ebook format. We believe this work is culturally important in its original archival form. While we strive to ...

ISBN: 9788829596461

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What Goes Around Comes Around

by Emmanuel Zirimwabagabo

<p>Emmanuel Episcopere was born in Uvira Congo. The civil war that tore apart the Democratic Republic of Congo was reality to him. He lost his entire family for over six years. He survived in refugee camps and finally himself in Nyarugusu camp ...

ISBN: 9781491817032

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Whistles

The Story of Longview Fibre Company

by David Wilma

<p>In today's world focused on the immediate profitability of a business, the story of Longview Fibre Company gives one pause. From the start, the founding families held to three priorities: make money, build long-term shareholder value, and ...

ISBN: 9781948963121

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White house

by Victor Lugala

<p>A few hours later Riti heard a raspy knock on the door. Two heavily built men entered the office and found Riti at his desk, rubbing his chin which was beginning to sprout hair. Due to the general acute food shortage most people in town were ...

ISBN: 9780987614148

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Why Art Photography?

by Lucy Soutter

<p>The second edition of <em>Why Art Photography?</em> is an updated, expanded introduction to the ideas behind today’s striking photographic images. Lively, accessible discussions of key issues such as ambiguity, objectivity, fiction, ...

ISBN: 9781351982573

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William Hunter and his Eighteenth-Century Cultural Worlds

The Anatomist and the Fine Arts

by Helen McCormack

<p>The eminent physician and anatomist Dr William Hunter (1718-1783) made an important and significant contribution to the history of collecting and the promotion of the fine arts in Britain in the eighteenth century. Born at the family home in ...

ISBN: 9781134767151

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Windows for the world

Nineteenth-century stained glass and the international exhibitions, 1851-1900

by Jasmine Allen

<p>Windows for the world focuses on the display and reception of nineteenth-century British stained glass in a secular exhibition context. International in scope, the book focuses on the global development of stained glass in this period as ...

ISBN: 9781526114747

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Wonder Beyond Belief

On Christianity

by Navid Kermani

<p>What happens when one of Germany’s most important writers, himself a Muslim, immerses himself in the world of Christian art? In this book, Navid Kermani is awestruck by a religion full of sacrifice and lamentation, love and wonder, the ...

ISBN: 9781509514878

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