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  • 'A Student in Arms'by Ross Davies

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 61.38

    Donald Hankey was a writer who saw himself as a ’student of human nature’ and peacetime Edwardian Britain as a society at war with itself. Wounded in a murderous daylight infantry charge near Ypres, Hankey began sending despatches to The Spectator from hospital in 1915. Trench life, wrote Hankey, taught that ’the gentleman’ is a type not a social... more...

  • "Addiction and British Visual Culture, 1751?919 "by Julia Skelly

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Highly innovative and long overdue, this study analyzes the visual culture of addiction produced in Britain during the long nineteenth century. The book examines well-known images such as William Hogarth's Gin Lane (1751), as well as lesser-known artworks including Alfred Priest's painting Cocaine (1919), in order to demonstrate how visual culture... more...

  • "Agency, Visuality and Society at the Chartreuse de Champmol "by SherryC.M. Lindquist

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Grounded in archival sources, this interdisciplinary study explores the profound historical significance of the mausoleum of the Valois Dukes of Burgundy - the Chartreuse de Champmol. Although the monument is well known as the site of pivotal works of art by Claus Sluter, Melchior Broederlam, Jean de Beaumetz and others, until now art historians have... more...

  • "American Women Artists, 1935-1970 "by Helen Langa

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Numerous American women artists built successful professional careers in the mid-twentieth century while confronting challenging cultural transitions: shifts in stylistic avant-gardism, harsh political transformations, and changing gender expectations for both women and men. These social and political upheavals provoked complex intellectual and aesthetic... more...

  • "Apollinaire, Cubism and Orphism "by Adrian Hicken

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    During the years before his death in 1918 Apollinaire?s reputation as poet and artistic animateur approached legendary proportions. This book is the first to present an extensive reassessment of Apollinaire?s role in the promotion of themes and iconography amongst his painter friends. Detailed analysis of the poetic subject matter of selected works... more...

  • "Appropriated Photographs in French Surrealist Periodicals, 1924?939 "by Linda Steer

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The first monograph to analyze the Surrealist gesture of photographic appropriation, this study examines "found" photographs in three French Surrealist reviews published in the 1920s and 1930s: La R?lution surr?iste, edited by Andr?reton; Documents, edited by Georges Bataille; and Minotaure, edited by Breton and others. The book asks general questions... more...

  • "Architecture, Art and Identity in Venice and its Territories, 1450?750 "by Nebahat Avcioglu

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Cities are shaped as much by a repertoire of buildings, works and objects, as by cultural institutions, ideas and interactions between forms and practices entangled in identity formations. This is particularly true when seen through a city as forceful and splendid as Venice. The essays in this volume investigate these connections between art and identity,... more...

  • "Architecture, Design and Craft in Toronto 1900-1940 "by Alla Myzelev

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Toronto - the largest and one of the most multicultural cities in Canada - boasts an equally interesting and diverse architectural heritage. Architecture, Design and Craft in Toronto 1900-1940 tells a story of the significant changes in domestic life in the first 40 years of the twentieth century. Adopting a multidisciplinary approach to studies of... more...

  • "Architecture and Pilgrimage, 1000?500 "by Deborah Howard

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Although there is an obvious association between pilgrimage and place, relatively little research has centred directly on the role of architecture. Architecture and Pilgrimage, 1000-1500: Southern Europe and Beyond synthesizes the work of a distinguished international group of scholars. It takes a broad view of architecture, to include cities, routes,... more...

  • "Art, History and the Senses "by Gabriel Koureas

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Should sight trump the other four senses when experiencing and evaluating art? Art, History and the Senses: 1830 to the Present questions whether the authority of the visual in 'visual culture' should be deconstructed, and focuses on the roles of touch, taste, smell, and sound in the materiality of works of art. From the nineteenth century onward,... more...