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  1. Chicana Art
    In Alma Lopez’s digital print Lupe & Sirena in Love (1999), two icons—the Virgin of Guadalupe and the mermaid Sirena, who often appears on Mexican lottery cards—embrace one another, symbolically claiming... Learn More
    Published: 9th August 2007
    Hardback | £97.00
    Paperback | £25.99
  2. Gods in the Bazaar
    Gods in the Bazaar is a fascinating account of the printed images known in India as “calendar art” or “bazaar art,” the color-saturated, mass-produced pictures often used on calendars and in advertisements,... Learn More
    Published: 6th April 2007
    Hardback | £101.00
    Paperback | £26.99
  3. An Eye for the Tropics
    A beautifully illustrated look at the aesthetics and implications of the visual images used to sell Jamaica and the Bahamas to tourists as "tropical paradises" from the 1880s through the 1930s.... Learn More
    Published: 15th March 2007
    Hardback | £97.00
    Paperback | £25.99
  4. Native Moderns
    This lavishly illustrated art history situates the work of pioneering mid-twentieth-century Native American artists within the broader canon of American modernism.... Learn More
    Published: 3rd November 2006
    Hardback | £92.00
    Paperback | £24.99
  5. Eye Contact
    An indigenous reservation in the colony of Victoria, Australia, the Coranderrk Aboriginal Station was a major site of cross-cultural contact the mid-nineteenth century and early twentieth. Coranderrk was located just outside Melbourne,... Learn More
    Published: 25th January 2006
    Hardback | £92.00
    Paperback | £24.99
  6. In Senghor's Shadow
    In Senghor’s Shadow is a unique study of modern art in postindependence Senegal. Elizabeth Harney examines the art that flourished during the administration of Léopold Sédar Senghor, Senegal’s first president,... Learn More
    Published: 23rd November 2004
    Hardback | £92.00
    Paperback | £24.99
  7. Photography's Other Histories
    Moving the critical debate about photography away from its current Euro-American center of gravity, Photography’s Other Histories breaks with the notion that photographic history is best seen as the explosion of a Western... Learn More
    Published: 24th April 2003
    Hardback | £88.00
    Paperback | £23.99
  8. Painting Culture
    Painting Culture tells the complex story of how, over the past three decades, the acrylic "dot" paintings of central Australia were transformed into objects of international high art, eagerly sought by upscale galleries... Learn More
    Published: 16th December 2002
    Hardback | £101.00
    Paperback | £26.99
  9. Orientalism's Interlocutors
    Until now, Orientalist art—exemplified by paintings of harems, slave markets, or bazaars—has predominantly been understood to reflect Western interpretations and to perpetuate reductive, often demeaning stereotypes... Learn More
    Published: 6th December 2002
    Paperback | £22.99
  10. Culture in the Marketplace
    In the early twentieth century, a group of elite East coast women turned to the American Southwest in search of an alternative to European-derived concepts of culture. In Culture in the Marketplace Molly H. Mullin provides a detailed... Learn More
    Published: 20th March 2001
    Hardback | £88.00
    Paperback | £22.99
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