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  • Second-Class Citizen

    Second-Class Citizen
    av Buchi Emecheta
    (1 recension)

    Pocket - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807610664

    In the late 1960's, Adah, a spirited and resourceful woman manages to move her family to London. Seeking an independent life for herself and her children she encounters racism and hard truths about being a new citizen. "Second Class Citizen pales a…

  • General System Theory

    General System Theory
    av Ludwig Von Bertalanffy

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807600153

    Ludwig von Bertalanffy's theory of laws is applicable to virtually every scientific field. This conceptual approach has had a profound impact on biology, economics, psychology, and demography, with new relevancies today. Gathered here are Ludwig von…

  • Book Art of Richard Minsky: My Life in Book Art

    Book Art of Richard Minsky: My Life in Book Art
    av Richard Minsky

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807616062

    Richard Minsky, founder of the Center for Book Arts in New York City, is known for his conceptual approach to hand bookbinding and his commitment to changing the perception of the book arts from craft to fine art. He combines a background in economi…

  • George Inness and the Visionary Landscape

    George Inness and the Visionary Landscape
    av Adrienne Baxter Bell

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807600092

    This eloquent examination of Innes's most important paintings illuminates the artist's philosophical and religious preoccupations. It provides an overview of his life and situates Inness within the contexts of key issues in American history, such as…

  • The Art of American Book Covers

    The Art of American Book Covers
    av Richard Minsky

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807616246

    At the turn of the nineteenth century, book covers were revered as works of art. Publishers commissioned distinguished artists such as Maxfield Parrish and Rockwell Kent to create exquisite covers appreciated by authors and readers alike. The Art of…

  • Origins of Modern Sculpture

    Origins of Modern Sculpture
    av Albert E. Elsen

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807607374

    What is sculpture's primordial nature, its essence, and how should it be redefined? Should sculpture serve society? Why not objects, rather than the human figure, as sculpture's subject? How and what do we see? Why the pedestal? What determines prop…

  • The Tres Riches Heures

    The Tres Riches Heures
    av Millard Meiss

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807615966

    "The Tres Riches Heures" is the most luxurious and most famous examples of manuscript illumination in late medieval Europe. Commissioned by the influential patron, Jean de Berry, in the early years of the fifteenth century, this masterpiece was exec…

  • Poetry of the American Renaissance

    Poetry of the American Renaissance

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807616192

    First published in 1995 and out of print for several years, this is a comprehensive anthology comprised of the most important American poets who produced work during the half century between 1820-1870. Paul Kane has included not only the well-known…

  • Sonia Delaunay: Art into Fashion

    Sonia Delaunay: Art into Fashion
    av Elizabeth Morano

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807611661

    The exciting, novel fashions of Sonia Delauney, a member of the avant-garde movement in Paris in the early twentieth century, heralded the advent of a radically new concept in clothing design. Like many champions of Modernism, Sonia Delauney believe…

  • Affair: The Case of Alfred Dreyfuss

    Affair: The Case of Alfred Dreyfuss
    av Jean-Denis Bredin

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807611753

    A French lawyer takes a fresh look at the scandalous Dreyfus Affair of nineteenth-century France and reexamines the attitudes and events of the case and their effect on France today

  • Golden Age of English Manuscript Painting 1200-1500

    Golden Age of English Manuscript Painting 1200-1500
    av Richard Marks

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807609729

    Forty colour plates illustrate some of the finest achievements of medieval painting.

  • Hiroshige

    Hiroshige
    av Henry D. Smith, Ando Hiroshige, Henry D. Smith

    Inbunden - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807611432

    Hiroshige's One Hundred Famous Views of Edo, actually composed of 118 splendid woodblock landscape and genre scenes of midnineteenth century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art. The sereies, reproduced from an exceptionally fi…

  • First Light

    First Light
    av Philip Hodgins

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807600023

    The fourth book in the Braziller series of Australian poets. Philip Hodgins is unique in his unflinchingly honest and mordant account of country life in Australia. In a vivid and lucid style, his astonishing poems reveal the complexities, depths and…

  • Sixty-nine Stations of the Kisokaido

    Sixty-nine Stations of the Kisokaido
    av Sebastian Izzard

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807615935

    Reproduced from the finest surviving edition of a rare manuscript, "The Sixty-Nine Stations of the Kisokaido" brings Hiroshige and Eisen's portrait of daily life in 19th century Japan to Western audiences for the first time. Each of the seventy-one…

  • The Medieval Health Handbook

    The Medieval Health Handbook
    av Luisa Cogliati Arano, Tacunum Santitatis, Luisa Cogliati Arano

    Pocket - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807612774

    The advice offered by the lively images from the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries featured here is sometimes comically anachronistic, but is often evidence of a remarkably modern sophistication concerning balanced eating, sleeping, and exercising.

  • The Ox Herder

    The Ox Herder
    av Stephanie Wada

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807615119

    In the Buddhist parable of the ox herder, a herdsman's search for his missing ox is likened to an individual's journey toward enlightenment. Buddhist masters composed this parable, whose origins reach as far back as the literature of ancient India,…

  • Louis I. Kahn: Building Art, Building Science

    Louis I. Kahn: Building Art, Building Science
    av Leslie Thomas

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807615409

    Philadelphia architect Louis I. Kahn (1901-1974) was one of the most influential American architects of the twentieth century. His work, widely recognised as a link between modern and classical traditions, is distinguished by its simple yet monument…

  • Louis I. Kahn: Building Art, Building Science

    Louis I. Kahn: Building Art, Building Science
    av Leslie Thomas

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807615430

    Philadelphia architect Louis I. Kahn (1901-1974) was one of the most influential American architects of the twentieth century. His work, widely recognised as a link between modern and classical traditions, is distinguished by its simple yet monument…

  • A Thinking Person's Guide to America's National Parks

    A Thinking Person's Guide to America's National Parks
    av Robert Manning, Rolf Diamant, Nora Mitchell

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807600191

    The book delves into issues affecting an array of parks: the iconic western national parks like Yellowstone; the urban parks such as Golden Gate National Recreation Area; historic sites including the Statue of Liberty National Monument and Gettysbur…

  • Andre Le Notre

    Andre Le Notre
    av Erik Orsenna, Moishe Black, Erik Orsenna

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807614877

    A biography of the creator of such spectacular gardens as those at Versailles, Chantilly, and Vaux.

  • The Family

    The Family
    av Buchi Emecheta

    Pocket - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807612507

    By the time she leaves Jamaica to join her family in London, Gwendolen feels alienated both from them and her culture, by the curses of poverty, illiteracy, and rape

  • John Cage: Zen Ox-herding Pictures

    John Cage: Zen Ox-herding Pictures
    av Stephen Addiss

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807616017

    "John Cage: The Zen Ox-Herding Pictures" brings together fifty never-before-seen watercolour images from renowned artist and composer John Cage, revealing the powerful influence of Zen in his life and work. These pieces were originally created on pa…

  • Heavenly Craft: the Woodcut in Early Printed Books

    Heavenly Craft: the Woodcut in Early Printed Books
    av Daniel de Simone

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807615362

    The combination of the woodcut-a print method devised early in the fifteenth century-with Johannes Gutenberg's revolutionary invention of printing with moveable type resulted in a powerful explosion of information and ideas. For the first time, it w…

  • The Art of American Book Covers 1875-1930

    The Art of American Book Covers 1875-1930
    av Robert Minsky

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807616024

    At the turn of the twentieth century book design was more than a craft. It was a labour of love at the forefront of art. Readers accustomed to today's more utilitarian book covers will find breathtaking images here - gold leaf patterns intricate eno…

  • Guilty: Stories

    Guilty: Stories
    av Juan Villoro

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807600139

    A brilliant, prize-winning collection of stories by Mexico s most important living writer. From the semiotics of pet iguanas to the disillusionment of mariachi singers, Villoro reveals the deep dissatisfactions and absurdities of life in Mexico and…

  • Jonathan Lerman: Drawings of an Artist With Autism

    Jonathan Lerman: Drawings of an Artist With Autism
    av Lyle Rexer

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807615133

    The remarkable story of Jonathan Lerman, a young artist with autism, seized the attention of the art world in 2002 Outsider Art Fair. Coverage by The New York Times, the Today Show, 48 Hours, and other international media has brought him into millio…

  • Unity of Picasso's Art

    Unity of Picasso's Art
    av Meyer Schapiro

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807614792

    This volume presents three of Meyer Schapiro's finest essays on Pablo Picasso (1881-1973). Given that we esteem artists whose work epitomizes particular styles, how can we likewise value Picasso, an artist who demonstrates a wide range of artistic s…

  • Imagery of Chess

    Imagery of Chess
    av Larry List

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807615553

    The Imagery of Chess Revisited recovers a celebrated and extraordinary moment in art history: the 1944-45 exhibition The Imagery of Chess, held at the Julien Levy Gallery in New York City. The exhibit was a legend in its own time and has been consid…

  • The Rohan Master

    The Rohan Master

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807613580

  • Viennese Design & the Wiener Werkstatte

    Viennese Design & the Wiener Werkstatte
    av Jane Kallir

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807611531

    At the turn of the twentieth century, Vienna emerged as a great cultural centre that stood at the forefront of developments in music, psychology, and the natural sciences. Equally influential, and still tremendously popular today, are the designs of…

  • The Architecture Reader

    The Architecture Reader

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807615805

    Encompassing two thousand years of building history, The Architecture Reader includes 40 key texts from Alberti, Lloyd Wright, Le Corbusier, Gropius, Venturi, Gehry, and many more. The writings address persistent concerns in architecture and design,…

  • Fabulous Feasts

    Fabulous Feasts
    av Madeleine Pelner Cosman

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807608982

    Foods are cultural insifnia. Few indicators define people so well as its foodlore. Food taboos and food celebrations are important to a culture's notions od sacrement and sin, praise and punishment, deprivation and indulgence, vigilant discipline an…

  • Einstein's 1912 Manuscript on the Theory of Relativity: a Facsimile

    Einstein's 1912 Manuscript on the Theory of Relativity: a Facsimile

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807615324

    Now in paperback, this volume presents Albert Einstein's 1912 manuscript on the special theory of relativity, one of the most revolutionary and influential scientific documents of the twentieth century. It includes faithful reproductions of each of…

  • Geisha: Beyond the Painted Smile

    Geisha: Beyond the Painted Smile

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807615454

    Renowned throughout the world as purveyors of beauty, mystery, and allure, geisha have come to represent the epitome of Japanese elegance and chic. The rich 250-year history of these performance artists is vividly presented in this volume, taking th…

  • A Passing Bell

    A Passing Bell
    av Paul Kane

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807600252

    A Passing Bell is the culmination of a life's work. The poem skillfully takes the form of a series of classic Persian ghazals, a style perfected by poets such as Hafiz and Rumi, into a contemporary setting. The ghazal is a lyric poem often compared…

  • Deep North: A Selection of Poems

    Deep North: A Selection of Poems
    av Bronwyn Lea

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807616260

    The Braziller Series of Australia Poets continues with the acclaimed poet Bronwyn Lea, deemed "the brightest light to emerge in Australian poetry" in many years (Geoffrey Lehmann, Weekend Australian). Lea's work is a brilliant mapping of the overlap…

  • Hours of Catherine of Cleves

    Hours of Catherine of Cleves

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807614921

    When the magnificent volume first appeared in 1966, it was celebrated for its extraordinary beauty. Now, more than thirty years since its first publication, it is made available once again. Illustrating one of the great art treasures of the world, T…

  • Afternoon in the Central Nervous System

    Afternoon in the Central Nervous System
    av Chris Wallace-Crabbe

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807600108

    This new title in the Braziller Series of Australian Poets features a poet whose work has been instrumental to the evolution of Australian poetry. By turns philosophical, comic, elegiac and witty, Wallace-Crabbe has forged an utterly unique voice in…

  • Oscar Niemeyer and Brazilian Free-Form Modernism

    Oscar Niemeyer and Brazilian Free-Form Modernism
    av David Kendrick Underwood

    Pocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807613368

  • Charles Dickens: His Journal

    Charles Dickens: His Journal

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807616048

    Before finding a place as a celebrated author and household name, Charles Dickens was the beleaguered son of a perpetually impoverished family, proving a failure at everything from court reporting to pot polishing. This story, adapted from his cheri…

  • When this You See...

    When this You See...
    av Elaine Reichek

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807614600

    When This You See... is a series of 31 artworks in the medium of embroidery, made between 1996 and 1999, by the American artist Elaine Reichek. All of these beautiful images are reproduced here in full colour and three appear in spectacular gatefold…

  • Theory and Philosophy of Art

    Theory and Philosophy of Art
    av Meyer Schapiro

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807613573