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  • Mabuchi: William Anderson: The Pictorial Arts of Japan

    WESTERN SOURCES ON JAPANESE ART AND JAPONISM, SERIES 4, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aiko Mabuchi

    William Anderson (1842–1900) was a Scottish surgeon who lived in Tokyo in the early Meiji period. He also served as the first chairman of the Japan Society. He is now best remembered as a collector of Japanese art (his collection formed the basis of both the Japanese department of the British…

    Hardback – 2008-05-19
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  • Art History: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Diana Newall, Grant Pooke, Diana Newall

    Art History: The Basics is a concise and accessible introduction for the general reader and the undergraduate approaching the history of art for the first time at college or university. It will give you answers to questions like: What is art and art history? What are the main methodologies…

    Paperback – 2007-11-21
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Design: The Key Concepts

    1st Edition

    By Catherine McDermott

    This is the essential student’s guide to Design – its practice, its theory and its history. Drawing from a wide range of international examples, respected design writer Catherine McDermott explores key topics including: international design – from Europe to Africa design history – from…

    Paperback – 2007-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Guides

  • Making Art History

    A Changing Discipline and its Institutions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Mansfield

    Making Art History is a collection of essays by contemporary scholars on the practice and theory of art history as it responds to institutions as diverse as art galleries and museums, publishing houses and universities, school boards and professional organizations, political parties and…

    Paperback – 2007-05-16
    Routledge

  • Art History: The Key Concepts

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan Harris

    Art History: The Key Concepts is a systematic, reliable and accessible reference guide to the disciplines of art history and visual culture. Containing entries on over 200 terms integral to the historical and theoretical study of art, design and culture in general, it is an indispensable source of…

    Paperback – 2006-09-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Guides

  • The Bible in Western Culture

    The Student's Guide, 1st Edition

    By Dee Dyas, Esther Hughes

    The influence of the Bible in Western culture is immeasurable, but these days few of us know much about it. Presenting concise and accessible introductions to the Bible's most important characters, stories and themes, this text encourages better understanding, study and analysis of the Christian…

    Paperback – 2005-06-14
    Routledge

  • The New Art History

    A Critical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Harris

    The New Art History provides a comprehensive introduction to the fundamental changes which have occurred in both the institutions and practice of art history over the last thirty years. Jonathan Harris examines and accounts for the new approaches to the study of art which have been grouped loosely…

    Paperback – 2001-09-20
    Routledge

  • Beyond the Frame

    Feminism and Visual Culture, Britain 1850 -1900, 1st Edition

    By Deborah Cherry

    Beyond the Frame rewrites the history of Victorian art to explore the relationships between feminism and visual culture in a period of heady excitement and political struggle. Artists were caught up in campaigns for women's enfranchisement, education and paid work, and many were drawn into…

    Paperback – 2000-11-23
    Routledge

  • Ingres Then, and Now

    1st Edition

    By Adrian Rifkin

    Ingres Then, and Now is an innovative study of one of the best-known French artists of the nineteenth century, Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres. Adrian Rifkin re-evaluates Ingres' work in the context of a variety of literary, musical and visual cultures which are normally seen as alien to him.…

    Paperback – 1999-12-23
    Routledge

  • Diaspora and Visual Culture

    Representing Africans and Jews, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Mirzoeff

    This is the first book to examine the connections between diaspora - the movement, whether forced or voluntary, of a nation or group of people from one homeland to another - and its representations in visual culture. Two foundational articles by Stuart Hall and the painter R.B. Kitaj provide points…

    Paperback – 1999-10-28
    Routledge

  • Differencing the Canon

    Feminism and the Writing of Art's Histories, 1st Edition

    By Griselda Pollock

    In this major book, Griselda Pollock engages boldly in the culture wars over `what is the canon?` and `what difference can feminism make?` Do we simply reject the all-male line-up and satisfy our need for ideal egos with an all women litany of artistic heroines? Or is the question a chance to…

    Paperback – 1999-02-04
    Routledge

  • Art, Space and the City

    1st Edition

    By Malcolm Miles

    Public art - the making, management and mediation of art outside its conventional location in museums and galleries, and the livable city - a concept involving user-centred strategies for urban planning and design, are both socially produced but have emerged from different fields and tend to be…

    Paperback – 1997-09-04
    Routledge

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