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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
This volume reaffirms the indispensable place of the arts in any coherent curriculum. The author hopes that the specific arguments formulated in the book will advance the conservationist post-Modernist aesthetic. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
When originally published this was the first book to offer a collective history of all the arts ? Art, Drama, Dance, Music, Literature and Film ? in the curriculum. It also offers a coherent framework for the teaching of arts which is in line with the best current trends since the Gulbenkian Report of 1982. It insists that the arts, seen together... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 63.95
At once provocative and inspiring , Against the Flow is a work of polemic from an internationally respected writer and thinker on arts education. Peter Abbs argues that contemporary education ignores the aesthetic and ethical as a result of being in thrall to such forces as the market economy and managerial and functional dictates. He identifies the... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 641.00
This guide describes around 50 cities of the Holy Roman Empire that served as geographic centers for economic, cultural, political, and ecclesiastic activities during the Early Modern Period. It includes a description of the historical setting ofeach particular center, outlines its social and economic parameters, its cultural output, and its reception... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2012; US$ 70.00
International, iconoclastic, inventive, born out of the institutionalised madness of the First World War, Dada erupted in cities throughout Europe and the USA, creating shock waves that offended polite society and destabilised the cultural and political s more...
- Karnac Books 2003; US$ 33.95
Each of the contributors addresses the theoretical questions by pursuing a definite artistic problem, including a close look at the relation between the image and the object in Hitchcock's Vertigo, the sexual aesthetics of Caravaggio, the artistic pen of Barthes, and how Cronenberg's film Crash functions as a sinthome. more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 48.95
This book looks at the roles various world views have played in generating cultural policies at various times in Western history. Evan Alderson's introduction places the work within its social, political and historical framework. Robin Blaser addresses the problem of how we can begin to locate a responsible cultural position at the present time.... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 27.99
Photos filled with the forlorn faces of hungry and impoverished Americans that came to characterize the desolation of the Great Depression are among the best known artworks of the twentieth century. Captured by the camera's eye, these stark depictions of suffering became iconic markers of a formative period in U.S. history. Although there has been... more...