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- ECW Press 2012; US$ 22.95
The Sweater is one of the most beloved animated films of all time. Based on Roch Carrier?s short story, also known as "The Hockey Sweater," the film recounts the most horrifying moment of the author?s childhood. Sheldon Cohen adapted the story into animation and created a film that is as much about childhood emotions and the desire to fit... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 53.02
Das "lange 19. Jahrhundert" der Nationalstaatenbildung ist auch das Jahrhundert der "Erfindung" der Fotografie wie auch der Geburt der modernen Archivwissenschaften. Die Fotografie wurde bald von den Nationalstaaten in ihrem Bedürfnis nach bildlicher Visualisierung in den Dienst genommen. Nach dem II. Weltkrieg, dem Zerfall der kolonialistischen... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 90.18
Through this history the State Museums in Berlin appear in a new light. Berlin's Museum Island was the focus of a discussion about national ownership from the late German Empire until the post-war period. Timo Saalmann discusses the social significance of the interactions between art and politics as well as the role of the Prussian Cultural... more...
- University of Virginia Press 2012; US$ 43.50
In an exciting new approach to witchcraft studies, The Witch in the Western Imagination examines the visual representation of witches in early modern Europe. With vibrant and lucid prose, Lyndal Roper moves away from the typical witchcraft studies on trials, beliefs, and communal dynamics and instead considers the witch as a symbolic and malleable... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 106.10
Karsten Lichau explores the strains and breaks in Picard?s early works (1914?1933). The focus is on a literary trope that was both controversial and illuminative: the human countenance. This study combines close textual readings with contextualization in cultural history, opening new perspectives on Picard?s contribution to the literary... more...
- Princeton Architectural Press 2012; US$ 27.99
Contemporary architects are under increasing pressure to offer a sustainable future. But with all the focus on green building there has been little investigation into the meaningful connections between architectural design, ecological systems, and environmentalism. A new generation of architects, landscape architects, designers, and engineers aims... more...
- Princeton Architectural Press 2012; US$ 19.99
Volume?a word that refers to sound, collections, and the measurement of space?is a crucial characteristic of both graphic design and popular music. While expressing different aspects of these two pervasive cultural mediums, the term also introduces a discussion on their many links. Volume: Writings on Graphic Design, Music, Art, and Culture is a... more...
- Princeton Architectural Press 2012; US$ 2.99
The Business of Design debunks the myth that business sense and creative talent are mutually exclusive and, unlike other lackluster business books, is written and illustrated to captivate a visually thinking audience. For nearly thirty years, consultant Keith Granet has helped design professionals pursue their passion and turn a profit. From billing... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 30.95 US$ 26.82
This welcome new resource for international students in art, design, and media provides clear explanations of the terminology they must master in order to fulfill their academic potential and enrich their professional careers. Offers a much-requested new resource that fills a gap in the academic market Tailored specifically to the needs... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 0.00
This book explores how matter may become a codesigner of our living spaces. The possibility of promoting architectural liveliness by incorporating ?vibrant matter? into the built environment is explored as a new practice in sustainable buildings. The resultant ?vibrant architecture? raises the possibility of environmentally positive spaces... more...