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Edited By Gustafson, Paula and Nisse & Gogarty, Amy
This volume features 21 essays and critical commentaries by acclaimed Canadian practitioners, educators and curators, demonstrating the range of critical thought about craft as presented in symposiums, exhibition catalogues and art journals. Over 40 full-colour photographs of works in craft media including fibre, ceramics, metal, wood and 'new materials' accompany the essays. The texts in this volume explore the conceptual, social and cultural significance of craft practice today, and describe new initiatives in conceptualising craft practices in contemporary life. Essays by prominent academics and theorists such as Sandra Alfoldy, Paul Mathieu, Arlene Oak, and Kirsty Robertson discuss craft in terms of political and social activism, gender theory, semiotics and aesthetics, analysing shifting boundaries between craft, fine art and design.Artists Mackenzie Frere, Murray Gibson and Ruth Scheuing discuss their own work, providing insight into the relationship between skill, technology, history and personal expression. The diversity of contemporary craft practice is well-represented in essays by Mireille Perron, Shannon Stratton, Glenn Allison and others, whose thoughtful analyses raise challenging questions about craft practice today. This volume substantiates academic advancement of craft curricula and provides an authoritative springboard for debate and discussion among craft practitioners, educators, curators and collectors.213pp.
Ronsdale Press, 2007, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9781553800521
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Inventory #22942
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 15.00 approx. - € 13.25 approx.)
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Aptheker, Herbert
2 Volume set comprising of Volume 1: From the Colonial Times Through the Civil War, 532pp and Volume 2: From the Reconstruction to the Founding of the N.A.A.C.P. 942pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep of both volumes.
Citadel Press, 0, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . 2 Volumes. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0806501685
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Inventory #24700
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 24.00 approx. - € 21.20 approx.)
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Townes, Emilie M.
This book offers an important contribution to the recovery and articulation of African-American womanist experience. Ida Wells-Barnett (1862-1931) was an activist, social reformer, and churchwoman. Womanist Justice, Womanist Hope recovers her life and historical context and examines the extent to which her perspective can be a resource for a contemporary womanist Christian social ethic. Beginning with a brief biographical sketch of Wells-Barnett, Emilie Townes examines the religious and social world in which she worked as well as her many speeches and publciations. Townes focuses especially on Wells-Barnett's participation in the anti-lynching campaigns of the late nineteenth century. She argues that Wells-Barnett's life and work can provide important lessons in leadership and social activism for contemporary Black churchwomen. nature of leadership for Black women. 228pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep.
Scholars Press, 1993, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall.
ISBN: 1555406831
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Inventory #25531
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 18.00 approx. - € 15.90 approx.)
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Compiled By Teasdale, Di
Artists whose expertize lie in quite specific areas have provided chapters outlining their particular technique, in some cases describing their method step-by-step, in others writing about the philosophy behind their thought and the motivation for their painting. For the beginner, information is provided in simple exercises for getting to know the medium, followed by in-depth technical information about fixing silk and problem solving as well as advanced projects. There are also chapters dealing with dyestuff, silk the fibre and silk the cloth and its history. Wearable art features strongly throughout and there is a chapter from a creative quilter. 88pp. N.B. Some foxing to inside of D/J.
Robert Hale, 1992, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First British Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0709048742
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Inventory #24081
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 15.00 approx. - € 13.25 approx.)
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Editor in Chief Mansour,Camille
This yearbook, now in its 11th volume, is a primary source of information on significant and topical legal issues relating to the Palestinian territories. It provides, in a single annual volume, not only leading articles on topics of major interest to the international legal community, but also key legislation, court decisions, legal cases, treaties, resolutions, special reports, and other relevant legal material translated from the original Arabic or Hebrew into English. This particular volume is devoted specifically to the question of Palestinian refugees and includes: a comparison of the international legal framework designed to protect refugees with the framework already established for the protection of Palestinian refugees; an examination of the various pieces of legislation enacted to "legally" confiscate Palestinian lands; raising the question as to how the plight of Palestinian refugees may be addressed in the international legal system; legal precedents regarding refugees, including the Dayton accord and UN Resolutions; various agreements signed over the course of the past year; a detailed bibliography of books, monographs and articles; and a comprehensive index. This volume, as with its predecessors, should prove an invaluable source of reference and record on the complex legal issues relating to the Palestinian territories, and will be of prime interest to legal practitioners, researchers, scholars and anyone involved in law, politics, human rights or international relations who has an interest in this region.448pp.
Kluwer Law International, 2002, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9041118179
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Inventory #15002
Price: £ 70.00 GBP ($ 84.00 approx. - € 74.20 approx.)
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