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  • Umbruch und Identitätszerfallby Emilija Mancic

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 42.94

    Dem vorliegenden Werk liegt die Auffassung zugrunde,dass Fragen von Kultur, Identität und Geschichte als wechselseitige Entwicklungs- und Konstruktions momente im transnationalen und transregionalen Zusammenhang begriffen werden können. Das Buch analysiert die deutsche Romantik als Anreger der europäischen Romantik und ihr Verhältnis zu den Identitätsnarrationen,... more...

  • Versteckte Selbstenthüllungen moderner Künstlerby Donat de Chapeaurouge

    Verlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften - VDG Weimar 1996; US$ 13.34

    Die Selbsterkenntnis, die man bereits seit der Antike jedem Menschen abverlangt hat, ist als Forderung in der Moderne speziell von Goethe und von Nietzsche abgewiesen worden, weil sie ohne Schädigung des Ich nicht möglich sei. Nur mit der Assistenz eines Vertrauten, so empfahl schon Sokrates, sei diese ungeliebte Prüfung durchführbar. ... more...

  • Vibrant Architectureby Rachel Armstrong

    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...

  • The Victory Testsby Mark Rowe

    SportsBooks 2011; US$ 20.99

    One minute before 7pm on Tuesday, May 22, 1945 a packed Lord's roared as Australia beat England in the last over of the first Victory Test. A fortnight after Victory in Europe, the result did not matter -- only the cricket. The five matches between a near full-strength England and Australian servicemen, at least one of whom had just been released... more...

  • Visual Culture in the Modern Middle Eastby Christiane Gruber; Sune Haugbolle

    Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 23.99

    This timely book examines the power and role of the image in modern Middle Eastern societies. The essays explore the role and function of image making to highlight the ways in which the images "speak" and what visual languages mean for the construction of Islamic subjectivities, the distribution of power, and the formation of identity and belonging.... more...

  • Volumeby Kenneth FitzGerald; Rudy VanderLans

    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...

  • Werkzeuge und Instrumenteby Philippe Cordez; Matthias Krüger

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 70.00

    Was verbindet Hammer, Pinsel und Geige? Werkzeuge und Instrumente vermitteln zwischen menschlichem Körper und Materie. So genießen diese Objekte eine genuine Gemeinsamkeit, und doch gründet gerade in der Differenz beider Begriffe die abendländische Unterscheidung zwischen handwerklichen und künstlerischen bzw. musikalischen oder wissenschaftlichen... more...

  • The Witch in the Western Imaginationby Lyndal Roper

    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 ... more...

  • The Aesthetic Imperativeby Malcolm Ross

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95

    The Aesthetic Imperative: Relevance and Responsibility in Arts Education is a collection of papers that covers various concerns in assessment in the context of arts education. In the first chapters, the text examines the predicament of the arts. The next two chapters relate assessment in the context of esthetic education and evaluation in the arts.... more...

  • The Aesthetic Impulseby Malcolm Ross

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95

    The Aesthetic Impulse explains aesthetic as describing a significant area of the school curriculum that would include but not be confined to the creative arts. Organized into 10 chapters, this book begins with a discussion on arts education. Subsequent chapters explain art, sensibility, aesthetics, and the vernacular principle. The concept of arts... more...