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Baraka, Amiri Imamu; McEvilley, Thomas
In this publication, Thornton Dial's assemblages, as well as his watercolours and drawings, are presented in 128 reproductions - 122 in colour. Using a variety of materials - scrap metal, rope, carpeting, canvas, wood and paint - held together with industrial sealing compound, self-taught contemporary artist Thornton Dial creates powerful, richly textured narrative assemblages. His primary symbol is the tiger, with which he represents the African-American male, notably himself, encountering life. The text offers a multifaceted look at the artist's career. First, art critic Thomas McEvilley, widely known for his groundbreaking writings on post-Modernism, analyzes Dial's work as a watershed in the emergence of alternatives to Western art-historical conventions. Then, noted poet, playwright and essayist Amiri Baraka looks at the phenomenon of the African-American self-taught artist and the cultural tradition from which Dial emerges. Baraka also provides an interpretation of the artist's imagery. The illustrations are accompanied by extended captions that elucidate Dial's thoughts and working processes.160pp.
Harry N Abrams Inc., 1993, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0810932172
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Inventory #18079
Price: £ 25.00 GBP ($ 32.25 approx. - € 27.63 approx.)
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Jobson, Gary
Covering 32,700 nautical miles over 10 months in an open yacht, spanning four oceans and stopping at 10 ports on five continents, the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean sailing event. This book presents a unique history of the race that has changed the sport of open-ocean racing forever and provides complete coverage of the race itself, from its start in Southampton, England, in September 2001, to its finish in Kiel, Germany, in June 2002. All of the action from every leg of the race is presented here in full detail, combining images from the world's foremost sailing photographers with colourful writing about the history of the race and the ambitious, adventurous competitors. 176pp. N.B. Head and tail of spine bumped. Split to top and side of head of spine. Inch long cloed tear to bottom edge of rear D/J.
Nomad Press, 2002, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0965925870
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Inventory #26742
Price: £ 25.00 GBP ($ 32.25 approx. - € 27.63 approx.)
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Kura, Nicholas O.; Shohov, Tatiana
Covers Baltimore,Boston,Chicago,Dallas,Denver,Houston,Los Angeles,Miami.Author Index and Title Index.362pp.
Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated, 2001, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1560729619
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Inventory #1927
Price: £ 18.00 GBP ($ 23.22 approx. - € 19.89 approx.)
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Edited By Rosen,David;Tel-0r,Elisha;Hadar,Yitzhak and Chen,Yona
This volume comprises the proceedings of the First International Rehovot Conference on Modern Agriculture and the Environment. It covers the broad spectrum of environmental problems related to agriculture, such as chemical pesticides, means to reduce their utilization, and some of the main alternatives to their overuse and misuse; pollution caused by chemical fertilizers, aquaculture and heavy metals; treatment of wastewater; recycling of municipal and agricultural wastes; modelling and bioremediation of agricultural pollution; as well as economic and policy aspects of natural resources. Illustrated with numerousinternational case studies, it is intended for agriculturists, researchers, students, policy-makers and environmentalists. 646pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1997, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 079234295X
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Inventory #15026
Price: £ 65.00 GBP ($ 83.85 approx. - € 71.83 approx.)
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Reagan, Charles E.
In this informed biography of Ricoeur, student, colleague, and confidant Charles E. Reagan provides an accessible look at both the philosophy of this thinker and the pivotal experiences that influenced his development. From Ricoeur's devout Protestant upbringing to his tutelage under Roland Dalbiez, from his critical interactions with a host of scholarly luminaries to his notable engagements with French politics, the defining moments of Ricoeur's life are detailed and tied to his formal thought. 151pp. N.B. Previous owners name to ffep.
The University of Chicago Press, 1996, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: Fine. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0226706028
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Inventory #24473
Price: £ 18.00 GBP ($ 23.22 approx. - € 19.89 approx.)
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