In this illustrated book, Martin Kemp examines the major optically oriented examples of artistic theory and practice, from Brunelleschi's invention of perspective and its exploitation żeby...
Walter Sickert (1860-1942) was possibly the most important and influential early modern British artist. He belonged to the generation that absorbed the modernity of late nineteenth-century French...
ISBN: 9780300203769 Autor: O Cadhain, Mairtin
A Brilliant New Translation Of O Cadhain's Modern Irish Literature Masterpiece, Meant To Spark Debate And Comparison With Alan Titley's Dirty Dust, Now With Bonus Materials On Its History,...
ISBN: 9780300160055 Autor: Martin, Thomas R.
In this compact yet comprehensive history of ancient Greece, Thomas R. Martin brings alive Greek civilization from its Stone Age roots to the fourth century B.C.E.. Focusing on the development of...
In this sparkling debut, a young critic offers an original, passionate, and erudite account of what it means to feel Jewish
No one has failed to notice that the current generation of youth is deeply - some would say totally - involved with digital media. Professors Howard Gandner and Katie Davis name today's young...
A renowned Buddhist teacher's magnum opus, based on his fresh reading of the tradition's earliest texts
Poet John Hollander surveys the schemes, patterns and forms of English verse in this classic text, illustrating each variation with an original and witty self-descriptive example. In new essays for...
The disintegration of Europe's post-Cold War consensus in the face of anti-Semitism, populist nationalism, and territorial aggression
Describes the international events that took place over twelve days in the closing month of 1941, and how these events shaped the course of World War II and the entire twentieth century.
In this work a political scientist seeks to offer a jargon-free introduction to the market system, for all readers with or without a background in economics. He assesses the character, rules,...
Lenin the man has become part myth arising from the tumult of the Russian Revolution and part image controlled żeby leaders of the Soviet Union. This work seeks to correct that myth and revise that...
From one of our most celebrated writers on religion comes this fresh, bold, and unsettling new translation of the New Testament
A groundbreaking work that explores human size as a distinctive cultural marker in Western thought
Revolutions, droughts, famines, invasions, wars, regicides - the calamities of the mid-seventeenth century were not only unprecedented, they were agonisingly widespread. A global crisis extended...
A trailblazing exploration of the poetic power of popular songs, from Tin Pan Alley to the Beatles to Beyonce and beyond.
Walzer examines five regimes of toleration from multinational empires to immigrant societies, to discover what kind of political arrangements enable people from different national, racial,...
ISBN: 9780300228274 Autor: Lynn, Eleri
The captivating story of Tudor dress, its construction and symbolism, and the people who made and wore it
An insider's perspective on the life and influence of Israel's first native-born prime minister, his bold peace initiatives, and his tragic assassination More than two decades have passed...
An essential collection that brings together the core primary texts of the Asian American experience in one volume