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The Arts: General & Reference

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Painting, Politics, and the New Front of Cold War Italy

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Painting, Politics, and the New Front of Cold War Italy

Adrian R. Duran

Theory of art; Art styles not defined by date; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Social & political philosophy

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The first English-language monograph on Il Fronte Nuovo delle Arti, this study explores the rise and fall of this postwar... [more]

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The Spanish Presence in Sixteenth-Century Italy: Images of Iberia

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The Spanish Presence in Sixteenth-Century Italy: Images of Iberia

Piers Baker-Bates, Miles Pattenden

The Arts: General & Reference; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Social & cultural history; Colonialism & imperialism; Social & political philosophy

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The essays collected here evaluate the broad range of contexts - from political thought and militarism to art and religion... [more]

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Online Evaluation of Creativity and the Arts

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Online Evaluation of Creativity and the Arts

Hiesun Cecilia Suhr

The Arts: General & Reference; Cultural studies; Media studies

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Social media have dramatically popularized practices of evaluation, especially of cultural products and artistic expressions.... [more]

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Sehrengiz, Urban Rituals and Deviant Sufi Mysticism in Ottoman Istanbul

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Sehrengiz, Urban Rituals and Deviant Sufi Mysticism in Ottoman Istanbul...

B. Deniz Calis-Kural

The Arts: General & Reference; History of architecture; Literature: history & criticism; Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800; Society & culture: general

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Sehrengiz is an Ottoman genre of poetry written in honor of various cities and provincial towns of the Ottoman Empire from... [more]

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Picturebooks: Representation and Narration

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Picturebooks: Representation and Narration

Bettina Kummerling-Meibauer (University of Tubingen Germany)

The Arts: General & Reference; Literary studies: general; Children's literature studies: general

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This volume discusses the aesthetic and cognitive challenges of modern picturebooks from different countries, such as Denmark,... [more]

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Festive Funerals in Early Modern Italy: The Art and Culture of Conspicuous Commemoration

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Festive Funerals in Early Modern Italy: The Art and Culture of Conspicuous...

Minou Schraven

The Arts: General & Reference; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Social & cultural history

Paperback

Interdisciplinary in scope, this book constitutes the first overview of the development of early modern papal funeral apparati,... [more]

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Giorgio Armani: Empire of the Senses

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Giorgio Armani: Empire of the Senses

John Potvin

The Arts: General & Reference; Theory of art; Fashion & textiles: design; Literary studies: from c 1900 -

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The first monograph to do so, Giorgio Armani : Empire of the Senses examines the visual, material, phenomenological, spatial,... [more]

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The Art Book Tradition in Twentieth-Century Europe

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The Art Book Tradition in Twentieth-Century Europe

Kathryn Brown

Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles; Literature: history & criticism; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Social & cultural history

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Exploring various ways in which a range of twentieth-century European artists and writers challenged the boundary between... [more]

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Found Sculpture and Photography from Surrealism to Contemporary Art

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Found Sculpture and Photography from Surrealism to Contemporary Art

Anna Dezeuze, Julia Kelly

The Arts: General & Reference; Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles; Art styles not defined by date

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Taking its name and its departure point from the 1933 Surrealist photographs of Brassai and Dali, Found Sculpture and Photography... [more]

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Spiritual Art and Art Education

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Spiritual Art and Art Education

Janis Lander (Independent Scholar, Australia)

The Arts: General & Reference; Religion: general; Teaching of a specific subject

Paperback

This book is a study of contemporary spirituality as it is practiced in the world today, characterized by its secular and... [more]

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The Enthusiast's Guide to Photoshop: 50 Photographic Principles You Need to Know

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The Enthusiast's Guide to Photoshop: 50 Photographic Principles You Need...

Rafael Concepcion

The Arts: General & Reference

Paperback

If you're a passionate photographer and you're ready to take your work to the next level, The Enthusiast's Guide book series... [more]

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The Persistence of Taste: Art, Museums and Everyday Life After Bourdieu

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The Persistence of Taste: Art, Museums and Everyday Life After Bourdieu...

Carol Tulloch, Stephen Wilson, Michael Lehnert, Carol Tulloch, Stephen Wilson

The Arts: General & Reference; Sociology

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This book offers an interdisciplinary analysis of the social practice of taste in the wake of Pierre Bourdieu's sociology... [more]

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Oneness Wholeness: Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar

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Oneness Wholeness: Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar

Edward Lucie-Smith, Nina Moaddel

Theory of art; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Individual artists, art monographs; Philosophy: aesthetics

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Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar focuses on the importance of being connected with the eternal self, particularly in our modern world... [more]

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Cities' Identity Through Architecture and Arts: Proceedings of the International Conference on Cities' Identity through Architecture and Arts (CITAA 2017), May 11-13, 2017, Cairo, Egypt

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Cities' Identity Through Architecture and Arts: Proceedings of the International...

Anna Catalani, Zeinab Nour, Antonella Versaci, Dean Hawkes (University of Cambridge, UK), Hocine Bougdah (University College for the Creative Arts, Canterbury, UK)

Theory of art; Theory of architecture; Urban communities

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Every city has its unique and valuable identity, this identity is revealed through its physical and visual form, it is seen... [more]

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Big Data in the Arts and Humanities: Theory and Practice

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Big Data in the Arts and Humanities: Theory and Practice

Giovanni Schiuma (University of Basilicata, Potenza, Italy), Daniela Carlucci (University of Basilicata, Matera, Italy)

The Arts: General & Reference; Humanities; Databases

Hardback

As digital technologies occupy a more central role in working and everyday human life, individual and social realities are... [more]

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Time in the History of Art: Temporality, Chronology and Anachrony

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Time in the History of Art: Temporality, Chronology and Anachrony

Dan Karlholm (Soedertoern University), Keith Moxey (Columbia University)

Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles; Historiography

Hardback

Addressed to students of the image--both art historians and students of visual studies--this book investigates the history... [more]

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Crazy Competitions

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Crazy Competitions

Nigel Holmes

The Arts: General & Reference; Illustration; Humour

Hardback

Ever heard of the Air Sex Championships in Austin, Texas? How about bog snorkeling in Llanwrtyd, Wales? No? Then brace yourself... [more]

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An Anthropology of Contemporary Art: Practices, Markets, and Collectors

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An Anthropology of Contemporary Art: Practices, Markets, and Collectors...

Thomas Fillitz, Paul van der Grijp

The Arts: General & Reference; Social & cultural anthropology

Paperback

Drawing on the exciting developments that have occurred in the anthropology of art over the last twenty years, this ground-breaking... [more]

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The Ultimate Concept Art Career Guide

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The Ultimate Concept Art Career Guide

3dtotal Publishing

Art: financial aspects; Advice on careers & achieving success

Paperback

An extensive guide to developing an exciting concept art career featuring advice and insights from top industry professionals... [more]

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How to Sleep: The Art, Biology and Culture of Unconsciousness

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How to Sleep: The Art, Biology and Culture of Unconsciousness

Matthew Fuller (Goldsmiths, University of London, UK)

Theory of art; Phenomenology & Existentialism; Philosophy: aesthetics; Philosophy of science

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Sleep is quite a popular activity, indeed most humans spend around a third of their lives asleep. However, cultural, political,... [more]

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Abigail Reynolds: Lost Libraries

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Abigail Reynolds: Lost Libraries

Andras Szanto

The Arts: General & Reference

Paperback

Winner of the third BMW Art Journey on the search for lost knowledge [more]

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Barbershops, Bullets, and Ballads: An Annotated Anthology of Underappreciated American Musical Jewels, 1865-1918

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Barbershops, Bullets, and Ballads: An Annotated Anthology of Underappreciated...

William E Studwell, Bruce R Schueneman

The Arts: General & Reference; Library & information sciences

Paperback

Through Barbershops, Bullets, and Ballads: An Annotated Anthology of Underappreciated American Musical Jewels, 1865--1918,... [more]

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Buffy The Vampire Slayer: Slayer Stats

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Buffy The Vampire Slayer: Slayer Stats

Steve O'Brien, Simon Guerrier

The Arts: General & Reference

Hardback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

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Collecting and Conserving Net Art: Moving beyond Conventional Methods

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Collecting and Conserving Net Art: Moving beyond Conventional Methods

Annet Dekker (University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

Conservation, restoration & care of artworks; Art Forms; Museums & museology; Cultural studies

Hardback

Collecting and Conserving Net Art explores the qualities and characteristics of net art and its influence on conservation... [more]

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The Wildness Pleases: The Origins of Romanticism

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The Wildness Pleases: The Origins of Romanticism

Christopher Thacker

The Arts: General & Reference; Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900

Paperback

First published in 1983. This book charts the growth of Romanticism from the initial reactions to the authoritarian classicism... [more]

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