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Projected Cities Cinema and Urban Space
ISBN: PB: 9781861891273, Reaktion Books, November 2002
208 pp., 17x12 cm, 78 illus.
In this illuminating and provocative survey, Stephen Barber examines the historical relationship between film and the urban landscape. "Projected Cities" looks with particular focus at the cinema of Europe and Japan, two closely linked cinematic cult...
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Animals in Film
ISBN: PB: 9781861891310, Reaktion Books, November 2002
232 pp., 17x12 cm, 103 illus.
From Salvador Dali to Walt Disney, animals have been a constant yet little-considered presence in film. Indeed, it may come as a surprise to learn that animals were a central inspiration to the development of moving pictures themselves. In "Animals...
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Beyond Vision Essays on the Perception of Art
ISBN: PB: 9781861891303, Reaktion Books, October 2002
320 pp., 22x15 cm, 91 illus.
"Beyond Vision" is the first English-language collection of essays on art by Pavel Florensky (1882-1937), Russian philosopher, priest, linguist, scientist, mathematician – and art historian. In addition to seven essays by Florensky, the book includes...
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Warrior Nation Images of War in British Popular Culture, 1850-2000
ISBN: PB: 9781861891457, Reaktion Books, October 2002
312 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 80 illus.
War has always been close to the centre of British culture, but never more so than in the period since 1850. Warrior Nation explores the way in which images of battle, both literary and visual, have been constructed in British fiction and popular cul...
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£19,95
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Animal
ISBN: PB: 9781861891341, Reaktion Books, September 2002
184 pp., 21x14.8 cm, 6 illus.
From the pet that we live with and care for, to news items such as animal cloning, and the use of various creatures in film, television and advertising, animals are a constant presence in our lives. "Animal" is a timely overview of the many ways in...
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£16,95
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Ape to Apollo Aesthetics and the Idea of Race in the 18th Century
ISBN: PB: 9781861891402, Reaktion Books, September 2002
264 pp., 20.9x15.5 cm, 61 illus.
"Race" was essentially a construction of the 18th century, a means by which the Enlightenment could impose rational order on human variety. In this book, the art historian David Bindman argues that ideas of beauty were from the beginning inseparable...
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Icon and Devotion Sacred Spaces in Imperial Russia
ISBN: HB: 9781861891181, Reaktion Books, June 2002
416 pp., 22.5x17.8 cm, 157 black&white illus., 50 colour illus.
"Icon and Devotion" offers the first extensive presentation in English of the making and meaning of Russian icons. The craft of icon-making is set into the context of forms of worship that emerged in the Russian Orthodox Church in the mid-seventeenth...
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Cinema India The Visual Culture of Hindi Film
ISBN: PB: 9781861891242, Reaktion Books, June 2002
240 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 87 black&white illus., 34 colour illus.
This is the first book to concentrate on the visual culture of Indian cinema, specifically Bombay-based cinema since 1913. Cinema is one of India's most vibrant cultural products, as well as a major industry, producing the largest number of films in...
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£24,95
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