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- Springer 2012; US$ 39.99
Le sujet abordé est lallaitement maternel avec une approche de tous ses aspects : la composition du lait maternel et ses bénéfices pour la santé, la conduite pratique de lallaitement, limage sociale de lallaitement, la promotion de lallaitement dans notre société moderne. Chaque sujet est... more...
- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 19.95
For years, tourists have trekked across cracked rock at Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano to witness the awe-inspiring sight of creeping lava and its devastating effects on the landscape. In 2010, Eyjafjallajökull erupted in Iceland, stranding travelers as a cloud of ash covered western and northern Europe, causing the largest disruption of air... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1992; US$ 39.95
Anyone who examines the history of Western art must be struck by the prevalence of images of the female body. More than any other subject, the female nude connotes `art'. The framed image of a female body, hung on the walls of an art gallery, is an icon of Western culture, a symbol of civilization and accomplishment. But how and why did the female... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 39.95
Digital entertainment, from video games to simulation rides, is now a central feature of popular culture. Computer-based or digital technologies are supplanting the traditional production methods of television, film and video, provoking intense speculation about their impact on the character of art. Examining the digital imaging techniques across a... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95
Sikh Art and Literature traverses the 500-year history of a religion that dawned with the modern age in a land that was a thoroughfare of invading armies, ideas and religions and arts of the East and West. Essays by art curators, historians and collectors and religion and literary scholars are illustrated with some of the earliest and finest Sikh... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 44.95
The articles in Naked Truths demonstrate the application of feminist theory to a diverse repertory of classical art: they offer topical and controversial readings on the material culture of the ancient Mediterranean. This volume presents a timely, provocative and beautifully illustrated re-evaluation of how the issues of gender, identity and sexuality... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1995; US$ 35.95
Western art has long sought to visualize the perfect body. Whether composed from fragments or derived from a single model, this ideal, straight, white body is now in crisis. But what will take its place? In Bodyscape, Nicholas Mirzoeff traces the roots of our current obsession with body images from revolutionary France to contemporary New York. He... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
Art is always ambiguous. When it involves the female body it can also be erotic. Erotic Ambiguities is a study of how contemporary women artists have reconceptualised the figure of the female nude. Helen McDonald shows how, over the past thirty years, artists have employed the idea of ambiguity to dismantle the exclusive, classical ideal enshrined... more...
- University of California Press 2005; US$ 29.95
"Sacred gaze" denotes any way of seeing that invests its object?an image, a person, a time, a place?with spiritual significance. Drawing from many different fields, David Morgan investigates key aspects of vision and imagery in a variety of religious traditions. His lively, innovative book explores how viewers absorb and process religious imagery and... more...