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Cohen-Shalev, Amir
140pp.The interface of old age and cinema provides a fascinating yet uncharted territory in the humanities and social sciences. Two central perspectives are explored: movies on old age by old filmmakers; and movies on old age by younger artists. The first perspective focuses on the cinematic representation of ageing from within, whereas the second examines the ways ageing is viewed from the outside. The distinction is based on the schism between the phenomenology of ageing and its social representation: The one hinges on intrinsic qualities of 'old age style' or 'late style'; the second addresses attitudes towards old age in general as well as towards ageing artists and the reception (or rejection) of their late films.The author combines these general perspectives as it shifts between text and context, beginning with ageing from the outside in order to introduce the semantics and pragmatics of the context (reception and filmmaking stylistic change, midlife images of old age), and continuing into the world of ageing as cinematically represented from within, by old filmmakers, an often idiosyncratic, metaphysical and sometimes unapproachable world. By providing a roadmap that charts previous scholarly paths of inquiry, this book offers a panoramic view of the direction of this new field of cinematic gerontology, and is essential reading for students and scholars of cinema, humanistic gerontology, psychology of art, and the sociology of old age and popular culture.
Sussex Academic Press, 2009, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781845192808
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Inventory #19607
Price: £ 35.00 GBP ($ 45.61 approx. - € 38.68 approx.)
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Edited By Picazo,J.
175pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1990, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0746200552
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Inventory #15633
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Vendrell, Captain J.
Corners slightly creased. Private library stamp on title page. 38pp.
Brown Son & Ferguson Ltd, 1977, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN:
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Inventory #21429
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.52 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Risjord, Norman K.
In "Shining Big Sea Water", historian Norman K Risjord offers a grand tour of Lake Superior's remarkable history, taking readers through the centuries and into the lives of those who have travelled the lake and inhabited its shores. Through lively, informative chapters, Risjord begins with the lake's cataclysmic geological birth, then explores the lives of native peoples along the shore before European contact and during the fur trade, showing how Superior functioned as an unusual "blue water highway" for Indians, early explorers, industries, and settlers. He outlines the development of such cities as Sault Ste.Marie, Michigan; Ashland, Wisconsin; and Two Harbors, Minnesota, and tells the fascinating histories of life-saving lighthouses and famous shipwrecks. In the final chapter, Risjord looks to the future, offering a clear-eyed account of the environmental and economic challenges faced by America's largest freshwater lake. Interspersed throughout the book are handy tips for travelers, highlighting historically significant sites that illustrate key pieces of Lake Superior's natural and human history, including national lakeshores, in the United States and provincial parks in Canada.178pp.
Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2008, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9780873515900
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Inventory #19383
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Moon, Brenda
This is a detailed biography, of Miss Amelia B Edwards; founder of the Egypt Exploration Fund, as it was originally known. Miss Edwards (1831-1892) was a well-known novelist who became interested in preserving Egypt's ancient monuments while on a cruise in 1873-4, the subject of her best-selling travel book "A Thousand Miles Up The Nile".319pp. N.B. Dent to foredge of rear board otherwise As New.
Egypt Exploration Society, 2006, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0856981699
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Inventory #24066
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.06 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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