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Morton, Adam
Previous owner's signature on ffep.174pp.
Clarendon Press, 1980, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0198246072
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Inventory #24733
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.38 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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Meissner, W.W.
Previous owner's signature on ffep.254pp.
Yale University Press, 1984, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0300030495
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Inventory #25675
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Davalos, Karen Mary
In this authoritative study, Davalos challenges the sometimes hidden, sometimes blatant assumptions that underlie the practice of creating museum exhibits, and asks what happens when people of Mexican (American) descent put themselves in command of the collection, display, and interpretation of their cultural products. Davalos pays particular attention to museum and cultural centres in major Mexican diaspora communities, including the Mexican Fine Arts Museum in Chicago and Galeria de la Raza in San Francisco. Throughout she critically examines Chicano, Mexican, Mestizo, and Mexican American subjectivities as they are expressed in curatorial decisions and practices, in educational materials and catalogue texts, and in the performances and other public events that accompany museum exhibits. That practice -- what Davalos calls 'exhibiting mestizaje' -- produces complex representations of Mexican (Americans). Davalos's analysis shows clearly that the value of mestizaje and diaspora lies in their ability to create a cultural poetics from fluidity and conflict. 264pp.
University of New Mexico Press, 2001, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. D/J in Protective Wrapper. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0826318991
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Inventory #6628
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Silverberg, Robert (editor)
Capturing a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the world of science fiction, this unique autobiography by Robert Silverberg shows how famous stories in this genre were conceived and written. Chronicling his career as one of the most important American science fiction writers of the 20th century, this account reveals how he rose to prominence as the pulp era was ending - and the genre was beginning to take on a more sophisticated tone - to eventually be named a Grand Master by the Science Fiction Writers of America. Stating that this will be his only autobiographical work, Silverberg's book includes rare photos, ephemera from his own archives, and a complete bibliography of his works, from novels and short story collections to non-fiction. 199pp.
Nonstop Press, 2009, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781933065120
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Inventory #21790
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Edited By Hayward, Max and Labedz, Leopold
Previous owners inscription on fep. 235pp.Spine a little faded.
Oxford University Press, 1963, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN:
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Inventory #20610
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.52 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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