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"You Bet Not Cry"

Childhood Abuse a True Story

by Rufus Brown

<p>The book is straight forward. It is a true story as told to me by my mother, who is alive but not well. She is 84 years old and have been waiting patiently for her childhood abuses to be revealed. She was given up for adoption by her ...

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149 Paintings You Really Need to See in North America

(So You Can Ignore the Others)

by Julian Porter & Stephen Grant

<p><strong>Tour North America’s greatest museums and galleries in the company of two incomparable guides.</strong></p> <p>This lively companion highlights the essential paintings, by some of the world’s greatest painters, from Giotto to ...

ISBN: 9781459739376

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30-Second Great Art

From Masaccio to Matisse, 50 artworks that changed the way we see things

by Lee Beard

<p>The great painting and sculpture of the past is the indispensable backbone of most people’s visual library, but wrangling centuries of wonderful works by thousands of artists into a digestible form that allows you to focus on their detail and

ISBN: 9781782407287

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A Companion to Chinese Art

by Martin J. Powers & Katherine R. Tsiang

<p>Exploring the history of art in China from its earliest incarnations to the present day, this comprehensive volume includes two dozen newly-commissioned essays spanning the theories, genres, and media central to Chinese art and theory ...

ISBN: 9781118885208

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A Companion to Contemporary Design since 1945

by Anne Massey

<p><strong>A critical overview of contemporary design and its place within the broader context of art history</strong> </p> <p><em>A Companion to Contemporary Design since 1945</em> introduces readers to a collection of specially commissioned ...

ISBN: 9781119111207

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A Companion to Dada and Surrealism

by David Hopkins

<p>This excellent overview of new research on Dada and Surrealism blends expert synthesis of the latest scholarship with completely new research, offering historical coverage as well as in-depth discussion of thematic areas ranging from ...

ISBN: 9781118476222

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A Companion to Islamic Art and Architecture

by Finbarr Barry Flood & Gulru Necipoglu

<p>The two-volume <em>Companion to Islamic Art and Architecture</em> bridges the gap between monograph and survey text by providing a new level of access and interpretation to Islamic art. The more than 50 newly commissioned essays revisit ...

ISBN: 9781119068556

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A Companion to Medieval Art

Romanesque and Gothic in Northern Europe

by Conrad Rudolph

<p><strong>A fully updated and comprehensive companion to Romanesque and Gothic art history</strong></p> <p>This definitive reference brings together cutting-edge scholarship devoted to the Romanesque and Gothic traditions in Northern Europe ...

ISBN: 9781119077749

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A Companion to Medieval Art

Romanesque and Gothic in Northern Europe

by Conrad Rudolph

<p><em>A Companion to Medieval Art</em> brings together cutting-edge scholarship devoted to the Romanesque and Gothic traditions in Northern Europe.</p> <ul> <li>Brings together cutting-edge scholarship devoted to the Romanesque and Gothic ...

ISBN: 9781444357226

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A Companion to Modern African Art

by Gitti Salami & Monica Blackmun Visona

<p>Offering a wealth of perspectives on African modern and Modernist art from the mid-nineteenth century to the present, this new Companion features essays by African, European, and North American authors who assess the work of individual ...

ISBN: 9781118515051

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A Companion to Public Art

by Cher Krause Knight & Harriet F. Senie

<p><em>A Companion to Public Art</em> is the only scholarly volume to examine the main issues, theories, and practices of public art on a comprehensive scale.</p> <ul> <li>Edited by two distinguished scholars with contributions from art ...

ISBN: 9781118475348

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A Contested Art

Modernism and Mestizaje in New Mexico

by Stephanie Lewthwaite

<p>When New Mexico became an alternative cultural frontier for avant-garde Anglo-American writers and artists in the early twentieth century, the region was still largely populated by Spanish-speaking Hispanos. Anglos who came in search of new ...

ISBN: 9780806152882

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A Fortunate Life

by John Williams & Christopher J Williams

<p>THE BEATLES JUDY GARLAND JEAN SHRIMPTON</p> <p>DUDLEY MOORE JOHNNY O'KEEFE SPIKE MILLIGAN</p> <p>Just some of the many celebrities John Williams met and worked with over an extraordinary career Filled with humour, honesty and interesting ...

ISBN: 9780648143857

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A History of the United States

by Cecil Chesterton

<p>Gilbert Keith Chesterton, KC (29 May 1874 – 14 June 1936), was an English writer, poet, philosopher, dramatist, journalist, orator, lay theologian, biographer, and literary and art critic. Chesterton is often referred to as the &quot;prince ...

ISBN: 9788829552450

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A Sea of Glass: Searching for the Blaschkas' Fragile Legacy in an Ocean at Risk

by Harvell, Drew

It started with a glass octopus. Dusty, broken, and all but forgotten, it caught Drew Harvell&rsquo;s eye. Fashioned in intricate detail by the father-son glassmaking team of Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka, the octopus belonged to a menagerie of ...

ISBN: 9780520961111

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A Tokyo Anthology

Literature from Japan’s Modern Metropolis, 1850–1920

by Dr. Anthony H. Chambers, Joel Cohn, Rebecca L. Copeland & others

<p>The city of Tokyo, renamed after the Meiji Restoration, developed an urban culture that was a dynamic integration of Edo’s highly developed traditions and Meiji renovations, some of which reflected the influence of Western culture. This ...

ISBN: 9780824855918

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Advancing a Different Modernism

by S.A. Mansbach

<p><em>Advancing a Different Modernism</em> analyzes a long-ignored but formative aspect of modern architecture and art. By examining selective buildings by the Catalan architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner (1850-1923) and by the Slovenian ...

ISBN: 9781351272988

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Adversarial Design

by Carl DiSalvo

<p><strong>An exploration of the political qualities of technology design, as seen in projects that span art, computer science, and consumer products.</strong></p> <p>In <em>Adversarial Design</em>, Carl DiSalvo examines the ways that ...

ISBN: 9780262300575

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Aesthetic Theology and Its Enemies

Judaism in Christian Painting, Poetry, and Politics

by David Nirenberg

<p>Through most of Western European history, Jews have been a numerically tiny or entirely absent minority, but across that history Europeans have nonetheless worried a great deal about Judaism. Why should that be so? This short but powerfully ...

ISBN: 9781611687798

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After 1851

The Material and Visual Cultures of the Crystal Palace at Sydenham

by Kate Nichols & Sarah Victoria Turner

<p>Echoing Joseph Paxton's question at the close of the Great Exhibition, 'What is to become of the Crystal Palace?', this interdisciplinary essay collection argues that there is considerable potential in studying this unique architectural and ...

ISBN: 9781526114945

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