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Selected Works Early Modern and Modern Greek Library 4
ISBN: HB: 9780983532248, Harvard University Press, December 2020
176 pp., 20.3x13.5 cm
Writers and scholars from the early nineteenth century to the present day have never ceased to be intrigued by the life and work of Konstantinos Kaisarios Dapontes (1713-1784), a curious and captivating individual who left a lasting mark on the cultu...
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£28,95
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John Singer Sargent The Complete Paintings Cumulative Index to Volumes I-IX
ISBN: HB: 9780300219203, Yale University Press, November 2020
144 pp., 30.5x24.8 cm, 2 black&white illus.
The cumulative index to "John Singer Sargent: The Complete Paintings" comprises two indexes covering the nine volumes of the complete catalogue raisonne: a comprehensive general index and an index of the titles of all the works by Sargent that have b...
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£45,00
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Chinese Ways of Seeing and Open-Air Painting
ISBN: PB: 9780674244450, ISBN: HB: 9780674244443, Harvard University Press, July 2020
320 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 18 photos, 67 colour photos
How did modern Chinese painters see landscape? Did they depict nature in the same way as premodern Chinese painters? What does the artistic perception of modern Chinese painters reveal about the relationship between artists and the nation-state? Coul...
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£60,95
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Stan Lee A Life in Comics
ISBN: HB: 9780300230345, Yale University Press, June 2020
224 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 36 black&white illus.
Few artists have had as much of an impact on American popular culture as Stan Lee. The characters he created – Spider-Man and Iron Man, the X-Men and the Fantastic Four – occupy Hollywood's imagination and production schedules, generate billions at t...
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£16,99
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Nottinghamshire Buildings of England
ISBN: HB: 9780300247831, Yale University Press, June 2020
864 pp., 21.6x12.1 cm, 120 illus.
Full of memorable and surprising buildings, Nottinghamshire is a county that rewards close investigation. Great medieval churches are represented by Newark, Worksop Priory, and Southwell Minster, famous for its exquisite carved "leaves". Of the count...
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£45,00
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Epic of Damarudhar
ISBN: HB: 9780857427458, Seagull Books, June 2020
216 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Originally published between 1910 and 1917, and collected in book form in 1923, "The Epic of Damarudhar" story cycle occupies an important and unique position in the history of Bengali literature. Tackling cosmology and mythology, class and caste abu...
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£18,99
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Golden Horde Revolutionary Italy, 1960-1977
ISBN: HB: 9780857427465, Seagull Books, June 2020
600 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
The Golden Horde is a definitive work on the Italian revolutionary movements of the 1960s and '70s. An anthology of texts and fragments woven together with an original commentary, the volume widens our understanding of the full complexity and richnes...
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£35,00
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Out of Line and Offline Queer Mobilizations in '90s Eastern India
ISBN: PB: 9780857427434, Seagull Books, June 2020
158 pp., 19x15.2 cm
The 1990s and early 2000s were heady days for Indian queer people and their networks as they emerged from the shadows. They grouped together to deal with covert and overt forms of stigma, discrimination, and violence in different spheres of life. Tra...
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£25,00
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Stories under Occupation and Other Plays from Palestine
ISBN: PB: 9780857427472, Seagull Books, June 2020
288 pp., 19x15.2 cm, 14 halftones
Palestinian theater today is drawing increasing interest throughout the Arab world and beyond, as theaters and universities in the English-speaking world are becoming familiar with companies like the Freedom Theatre, Al-Kasaba Theatre, Ashtar, Al-Row...
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£35,00
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Thousand Cranes for India Reclaiming Plurality Amid Hatred
ISBN: PB: 9780857427441, Seagull Books, June 2020
176 pp., 19.6x13.9 cm
In Japan there is a legend that anyone who folds one thousand paper cranes will have their wishes realized. But folding cranes, and the meditative, solemn care that it involves, has come to mean more than just an exercise in wish making. Origami cran...
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