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  1. Christophe Honoré

    French filmmaker Christophe Honoré challenges audiences with complex cinematic form, intricate narrative structures, and aesthetically dynamic filmmaking. But he is largely unknown to US audiences. David A. Gerstner and Julien Nahmias invite English-speaking scholars and cinéastes to explore Honoré’s three most recognised films, Dans Paris, Les Chansons d’amour, and La Belle personne. Learn More
    £36.50

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  2. Rad Art

    A diagnosis of cancer brings with it not only serious medical realities, but often an unfamiliar and daunting emotional landscape. To help steady herself emotionally during radiation therapy, Sally Loughridge created a painting and journal entry each day after treatment. In Rad Art, her moving paintings and words are shared to stir creativity, facilitate communication, and bring comfort to those living with cancer. Learn More
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  3. Beyond Rosie the Riveter

    The iconic bicep-flexing poster image of "Rosie the Riveter" has long conveyed the impression that women were welcomed into the World War II work force and admired for helping "free a man to fight". Donna Knaff, however, shows that "Rosie" only revealed part of the reality and that women depicted in other World War II visual art - both in the private sector and the military - reflected decidedly mixed feelings about the status of women within American society. Learn More
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  4. Access to Nature: Planning Outdoor Space for Aging

    Whether you are a planning a new community or remodeling an existing one, the second DVD in the Access to Nature series illustrates a variety of ways the building layout can encourage residents to go outdoors.
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  5. Access to Nature: Planning Outdoor Space for Aging

    The first DVD in this educational video series demonstrates the importance of having people, policies, and programs that support outdoor usage by residents in senior housing settings. Learn More
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  6. The Synagogues of Kentucky

    Sheds light on the functioning of smaller Jewish communities in a state representative of many in the Midwest and South. Lee Shai Weissbach outlines the history of every congregation established in Kentucky and every house of worship that has served Kentucky Jewry over the last 150 years. Learn More
    £25.95

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  7. Second Suburb

    Built on eight square miles of farmland northeast of Philadelphia, Levittown, Pennsylvania, is a symbol of postwar suburbia and the fulfilment of the American dream. Begun in 1952, after the completion of an identically named community on Long Island, the second Levittown soon eclipsed its counterpart in scale and ambition, yet it continues to live in the shadow of its better-known sister. Second Suburb uncovers the unique story of Levittown, Pennsylvania, and its significance to American social, architectural, environmental, and political history. Learn More
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  8. The Hand and the Soul

    Includes essays that explore the question of how ethical ideas guiding the design process - a concern for the environment or for social justice - relate to the beauty of our buildings, cities, and artworks. This book presents a range of viewpoints and does not ignore the perils of an easy association of ethics and aesthetics. Learn More
    £28.50

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  9. Revolutionary Chinese Paper Cuts from the Newark Museum

    Introducing 230 examples of the Newark Museum's collection of nearly 3,000 Chinese paper cuts, this bilingual Chinese-English publication traces the earliest moments of the tradition of Chinese paper cuts to its use throughout the twentieth century. Learn More
    £30.95

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  10. Our Indian Princess

    In this pathbreaking study, anthropologist Nancy Marie Mithlo examines the power of stereotypes, the utility of pan-Indianism, the significance of realist ideologies, and the employment of alterity in Native American arts. Learn More
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  11. Art of the Cherokee

    Discusses the transforming events in Cherokee art history such as the entry of European explorers into the Southeast, the Trail of Tears, the American Civil War, and the signing of treaties with the US government. This illustrated work features some of the finest examples of Cherokee art in private, corporate, and museum collections. Learn More
    £28.50

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  12. Penny Siopis

    With her earliest work, Penny Siopis established herself as one of the most talented and challenging visual artists in and beyond South Africa. Penny Siopis engages with her work of the past thirty-five years. A conversation between the artist and Gerrit Olivier unfolds throughout the book, giving the reader fascinating insights into her working methods, her interest in form, her theoretical concerns and her views on the position of art in a socio-political context. Learn More
    £46.95

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  13. Social Justice Art

    In this lively and groundbreaking book, arts educator Marit Dewhurst examines why art is an effective way to engage students in thinking about the role they might play in addressing social injustice. Based on interviews and observations of sixteen highschoolers participating in an activist arts class at a New York City museum, Dewhurst identifies three learning processes common to the act of creating art that have an impact on social justice. Learn More
    £51.50

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  14. Home

    Depicts the evolution of domestic space and the meaning of home during the twentieth century, with an emphasis on East Central Europe. This region is also placed firmly within a global context and similar developments are highlighted across the former east-west divide. Learn More
    £28.95

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  15. Beauty in Arabic Culture

    A study of the Arabic discourse on beauty. The author searched for her evidence in a wide variety of sources, such as the Qur'an, legal, religious and Sufi texts, chronicles, biographies, belle-lettres, literary criticism, and scientific, geographic and philosophical literature. Learn More
    £23.95

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