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  • Rhetoric Review V18#2 Surveyby Theresa Jarnagi Enos

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 22.95

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor and Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Modern Art in Pakistanby Simone Wille

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Modern Art in Pakistan examines interaction of space, tradition, and history to analyse artistic production in Pakistan from the 1950s to recent times. It traces the evolution of modernism in Pakistan and frames it in a global context in the aftermath of Partition. A masterful insight into South Asian art, this book will interest researchers, scholars,... more...

  • Museum Storage and Meaningby Mirjam Brusius; Kavita Singh

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Beyond their often beautiful exhibition halls, many museums contain vast, hidden spaces in which objects may be stored, conserved, or processed. Museums can also include unseen archives, study rooms, and libraries which are inaccessible to the public. This collection of essays focuses on this domain, an area that has hitherto received little attention.... more...

  • Museums, Objects, and Collectionsby Susan Pearce

    Smithsonian 2017; US$ 27.95

    This book examines the historical context of museums, their collections, and the objects that form them. Susan M. Pearce probes the psychological and social reasons that people collect and identifies three modes of collecting: collecting as souvenirs, as fetishes, and as systematic assemblages. She considers how museum professionals set policies of... more...

  • Cross-Gender Chinaby Huai Bao

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Cross-Gender China , the outcome of more than twenty years of theatrical and sociological research, deconstructs the cultural implications of cross-gender performance in today's China. The recent revival in male-to-female cross-gender nandan performance in Chinese theatre raises a multitude of questions: it may suggest new gender dynamics, or... more...

  • Productive Failureby Alpesh Kantilal Patel

    Manchester University Press 2017; US$ 110.00

    This title sets out to write new transnational South Asian art histories - to make visible histories of artworks that remain marginalised within the discipline of art history. However, this is done through a deliberate 'productive failure' - specifically, by not upholding the strictly genealogical approach that is regularly assumed for South Asian... more...

  • Draw 50 Sea Creaturesby Lee J. Ames; Erin Harvey

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2017; US$ 9.99

    Part of the best-selling Draw 50 series this step-by-step guide to drawing various fish, sharks, oysters, bottlenose dolphins, crabs, polar bears, coral, and other ocean life is for artists of all levels. In this new installment of Lee J. Ames's beloved Draw 50 series, readers will find easy-to-follow, step-by-step visual lessons on sketching and... more...

  • Draw 50 Outer Spaceby Lee J. Ames; Erin Harvey

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2017; US$ 9.99

    Part of the best-selling Draw 50 series this step-by-step guide to sketching and rendering astronauts, planets, asteroids, comets, spaceships, space stations, and other elements related to outer space exploration is for artists of all levels. In this new installment of Lee J. Ames's beloved Draw 50 series, readers will find easy-to-follow, step-by-step... more...

  • The Anatomy of a Museumby Steven Miller

    Wiley 2017; US$ 94.95 US$ 85.46

    Written by a museum professional and based on a course taught for many years, The Anatomy of a Museum is an engaging and accessible volume that provides a unique insider’s guide to what museums are and how they operate. An insider’s view of the rarefied world of the museum that provides a refreshing and unique account of the reality... more...

  • Smithsonian Storiesby Wilton S. Dillon

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Why is the Smithsonian more than the "Nation's Attic?" Or more than a museum complex? As Wilton S. Dillon shows, the Smithsonian came to be the institution we know today under the twenty-year leadership of "Sun King" S. Dillon Ripley.Ripley aspired to reinvent the Smithsonian as a great university?with museums. Although little understood by the public... more...