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Malak, Introduction By Nash, Knowlton, Preface By Karsh Barbara
Selected from Malak's vast archive of photographs are 130 breathtaking images that chronical the land and its many faces and moods.Corners of boards and d/j slightly bumped.128pp.
Key Porter Books Limited, 2002, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. . D/J in Protective Wrapper. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1552634949
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Inventory #5637
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.54 approx. - € 11.02 approx.)
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8 page illustrated folded promotional card for exhibition 15 febrraio - 6 marzo 1977.Text in Italian
Galleria Comanducci, 1977, Card Covers, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . Pamphlet. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
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Inventory #26560
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.60 approx. - € 5.80 approx.)
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Ferguson, William M.; Adams, Richard E. W
The Anasazi Indians of the Southwest represent 2,500 years of cultural continuity, from the early Basket Makers of 700 B.C. to their modern descendants, the Pueblo Indians. The pueblos and cliff dwellings they built during their halcyon days between 1100 and 1500 A.D. are the most spectacular ruins north of Mexico. In this book, all of the significant and accessible Anasazi ruins are photographed and described in detail. Special attention is paid to the magnificent sites of Mesa Verde, Chaco Canyon, Canyon de Chelly, and Kayenta. Also included are illustrations of rock art and examples of the delicate jewellery and beautiful ceramics that have survived.
University of New Mexico Press, 1999, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: . Paperback Reprint. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0826308740
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Inventory #7378
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.40 approx. - € 23.20 approx.)
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McAdam, Ian
The prevalent world-view of early modern England, clearly shaped by Protestantism, dismissed magical belief as an ideological delusion inherent in Catholicism. That same Protestantism encouraged a strong sense of individualism, with its emphasis on self-transformation, through which a new masculinity found expression. Why, then, did magical self-empowerment retain such a hold on the artistic and cultural imagination of early modern English society? Ian McAdam's innovative study suggests that the answer to this question may lie partly in an increasingly ironic presentation of magic. While the magical beliefs of the period asserted, on the one hand, individual empowerment through a quasi-religious self-justification and a presumed mastery of the objective world, those beliefs also gave rise to various anxieties concerning power and control - anxieties that created difficulty with conceptions of masculine and feminine gender roles as well as cultural attitudes toward Nature and the natural. Thus, McAdam contends, the increased interest in magic was connected to a crisis in masculine identity, which was exacerbated by the Protestant Reformation and its concern with individual empowerment as well as class, sexual, and religious identifications. Moreover, as artistic presentations - especially in the theatre - were concerned with magic as a form of psychological. ideological, of cultural control, the study finds the psychoanalytic concept of narcissism useful in explaining the notion of selfhood as it developed in early modern England. In chapters that explore various literary texts, McAdam considers depictions of magic by tracing a chronological path that follows a dialectical struggle involving a precarious attempt to balance 'supra'rational' and 'sub-rational' impulses. Beginning with Greene's "Friar Bacon and Friar Bungay", which depicts some ambivalent attitudes toward magical self -empowerment and the cultural concern of a feminine sexual threat to masculine (magical) control, the book moves to the Calvinist constructions of manhood in Marlowe's Doctor Faustus and eventually to considerations of male self-definition and its reliance on women, class considerations in more oblique magical contexts, and surrender to magical (and ideological) powers in the works of Shakespeare, Marston, Middleton, Chapman, and Jonson. In addition to appealing to those who study early modern literature and drama, this book will interest scholars of gender and those concerned with the theological basis of human subjectivity in the Renaissance. 466pp.
Duquesne University Press, 2009, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9780820704241
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Inventory #21778
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 39.60 approx. - € 34.80 approx.)
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Rendel, Martin
A yawning gap between two 1960s buildings is not at all unusual in Cologne. A gap scarcely wide enough to park a few bicycles has been used as an office by the Rendel and Spitz Advertising Agency since 1999. 112pp.
Edition Axel Menges, 2003, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. . 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall.
ISBN: 3932565355
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Inventory #19963
Price: £ 7.99 GBP ($ 10.55 approx. - € 9.27 approx.)
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