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- Running Press 2015; US$ 24.00
30 Attractive Projects You?ll Actually Want to Make Everyone is capable of making useful things, and beautifully made modern furniture shouldn?t cost thousands of dollars. In HomeMade Modern you?ll learn to make the furniture you want at a fraction of the price of store-bought furniture. Not only will you save tons of money, but you?ll also make... more...
- University of New Mexico Press 2015; US$ 29.95
Examining twenty-eight great noir films from the earliest examples of the genre, including The Maltese Falcon , The Big Sleep , and Out of the Past , to such twenty-first-century spy films as The Good Shepherd , Syriana , and The Bourne Ultimatum , this study explores the representations of trust and commitment that noir and spy films propose. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95
Media, Materiality and Memory: Grounding the Groove examines the entwinement of material music objects, technology and memory in relation to a range of independent record labels, including Sarah Records, Ghost Box and Finders Keepers. Moving from Edison?s phonograph to digital music files, from record collections to online archives, Roy argues that... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
For the past 30 years, The Chinese journal Time + Architecture (Shidai Jianzhu) has focused on publishing innovative and exploratory work by emerging architects based in private design firms who were committed to new material, theoretical and pedagogical practices. In doing so, this book argues that the journal has engaged in the presentation and... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95
First emerging at the beginning of the twentieth century, architectural reconstruction has increasingly become an instrument to visually revive a long bygone past. This book deals with the phenomenon of meticulous reconstruction in architecture. It argues that the politics of reconstruction go far beyond aesthetic considerations. Taking architecture... more...
- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 34.99
In this exceptionally wide-ranging study, Scott Curtis draws our eye to the role of scientific, medical, educational, and aesthetic observation in shaping modern conceptions of spectatorship. Focusing on the nontheatrical use of motion picture technology in Germany between the 1890s and World War I, he follows specialists across disciplines as they... more...
- Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 34.99
Italian film star Bartolomeo Pagano's "Maciste" played a key role in his nation?s narratives of identity during World War I and after. Jacqueline Reich traces the racial, class, and national transformations undergone by this Italian strongman from African slave in Cabiria (1914), his first film, to bourgeois gentleman, to Alpine soldier of the Great... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 29.95
The curtain rises on Theatre and Youth, volume 23 of Theatre Symposium with keynote reflections by Suzan Zeder, the distinguished playwright of theatre for youth, and presents eleven original essays about theatre?s reflections of youth and the role of young people in making and performing theatre. The first set of essays draws from robustly... more...
- University of California Press 2015; US$ 70.00
Virginia Woolf famously claimed that, around December 1910, human character changed. Aesthetic Technologies addresses how music (especially opera), the phonograph, and film served as cultural agents facilitating the many extraordinary social, artistic, and cultural shifts that characterized the new century and much of what followed long thereafter,... more...