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- University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 49.95
This collection of biographical essays, written by thirty-four noted historians and political scientists, chronicles the times, careers, challenges, leadership, and legacies of the fifty-seven men and one woman who have served as the state's highest elected official. The book is organized chronologically into six sections that cover Alabama's years... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 38.95
The New Art History provides a comprehensive introduction to the fundamental changes which have occurred in both the institutions and practice of art history over the last thirty years. Jonathan Harris examines and accounts for the new approaches to the study of art which have been grouped loosely under the term 'the new art history'. He distinguishes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 33.95
Art History: The Key Concepts is a systematic, reliable and accessible reference guide to the disciplines of art history and visual culture. Containing entries on over 200 terms integral to the historical and theoretical study of art, design and culture in general, it is an indispensable source of knowledge for all students, scholars and teachers.... more...
- Lexington Books 1955; US$ 39.99
This book attempts to demonstrate that the leaders of Stalin's Secretariat clashed sharply and continuously over the nature of the Communist party's 'leadership' of the Soviet state between 1939 and 1948. This study reconceptualizes the entire question of 'party-state' relations in the SSR's political system and therefore provides an original interpretation... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 50.22
In a series of newly commissioned essays by both established and emerging scholars, Globalization and Contemporary Art probes the effects of internationalist culture and politics on art across a variety of media. Globalization and Contemporary Art is the first anthology to consider the role and impact of art and artist in an increasingly... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 96.16
An innovative history and critical account mapping the ways artists and their works have engaged with, and offered commentary on, modern spectacle in both capitalist and socialist modernism over the past ninety years. Focuses on artists whose work expresses the concept of revolutionary social transformation Provides a strong historical narrative... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 158.00
Very little is known about the issue of wildlife conservation within China. Even China specialists get a meager ration of stories about pandas giving birth in zoos, or poachers in some remote setting being apprehended. But what does the future hold for China's wildlife? In this thoughtful work the leading U.S. expert on wildlife projects in Western... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 350.00
This work provides a clear and comprehensive chronology of the Eastern Roman Empire from the foundation of Constantinople in 324 AD to the extinction of the last Byzantine principality in 1461 AD, ultimately shedding light on a once-obscure period of Eastern Mediterranean and Balkan history whose events still resonate in world politics. more...
- OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 18.99
Discussing the work of Karl Marx, Sigmund Freud, Michel Foucault, Jacques Derrida, and Hélène Cixous, Shakespeare and Literary Theory argues that literary theory is less an external set of ideas anachronistically imposed on Shakespeare's texts than a mode - or several modes - of critical reflection inspired by, and emerging from, his writing. more...