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  1. Arctic Cinemas and the Documentary Ethos
    Arctic Cinemas and the Documentary Ethos is a comprehensive study of the creation of documentary cinema in and about the global Arctic region from Nanook of the North to the present day.... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2019
    Hardback | £65.00
    Paperback | £27.99
  2. Coral Empire
    Published: 15th March 2019
    Hardback | £77.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  3. Modernist Art in Ethiopia
    If modernism initially came to Africa through colonial contact, what does Ethiopia’s inimitable historical condition—its independence save for five years under Italian occupation—mean for its own modernist tradition?... Learn More
    Published: 11th February 2019
    Hardback | £69.00
    Paperback | £31.00
  4. The Missing Pages
    In 2010, the world's wealthiest art institution, the J. Paul Getty Museum, found itself confronted by a century-old genocide. The Armenian Church was suing for the return of eight pages from the Zeytun Gospels, a manuscript illuminated... Learn More
    Published: 22nd January 2019
    Hardback | £22.99
  5. Creating the Universe
    Buddhist representations of the cosmos across nearly two thousand years of history in Tibet, Nepal, and India show that cosmology is a rich language for the expression of diverse religious ideas, with cosmological thinking at... Learn More
    Published: 20th January 2019
    Hardback | £50.00
  6. Taking Back the Boulevard
    The promises and conflicts faced by public figures, artists, and leaders of Northeast Los Angeles as they enliven and defend their neighborhoods  Los Angeles is well known as a sprawling metropolis with endless freeways... Learn More
    Published: 15th January 2019
    Hardback | £68.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  7. Accessible America
    A history of design that is often overlooked—until we need it Have you ever hit the big blue button to activate automatic doors? Have you ever used an ergonomic kitchen tool? Have you ever used curb cuts to roll a stroller... Learn More
    Published: 15th January 2019
    Hardback | £22.99
  8. Fabricating Transnational Capitalism
    This collaborative ethnography of Italian-Chinese fashion ventures offers a new methodology for understanding transnational capitalism in a global era.... Learn More
    Published: 4th January 2019
    Hardback | £81.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  9. The Praiseworthy One
    In the wake of controversies over printing or displaying images of the Prophet Muhammad, Christiane Gruber’s aim is to bring back into scholarly and public discussion the ‘lost’ history of imagining the Prophet in Islamic... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2019
    Hardback | £46.00
  10. The Codex Mexicanus
    Some sixty years after the Spanish conquest of Mexico, a group of Nahua intellectuals in Mexico City set about compiling an extensive book of miscellanea, which was recorded in pictorial form with alphabetic texts in Nahuatl clarifying... Learn More
    Published: 12th December 2018
    Hardback | £42.00
  11. Landmarks: 2008–2018

    Landmarks: 2008–2018

    The Public Art Program of the University of Texas at Austin

    Edited by Andrée Bober and Catherine Zinser

    Landmarks, the public art program of the University of Texas at Austin

    Public art has the capacity to resonate deeply, stimulate curiosity, and inspire the imagination in unexpected ways. The collection on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin is no exception. This catalog features recent... Learn More
    Published: 12th December 2018
    Paperback | £14.99
  12. Portraying the Aztec Past
    During the period of Aztec expansion and empire (ca. 1325–1525), scribes of high social standing used a pictographic writing system to paint hundreds of manuscripts detailing myriad aspects of life, including historical, calendric,... Learn More
    Published: 12th December 2018
    Hardback | £69.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  13. Saint Marks
    Saint Marks is a study based on the multiple representations of St. Mark, with a focus on Venetian Renaissance paintings and the gospel attributed to him, and theoretical work by philosophers and art historians who consider the... Learn More
    Published: 4th December 2018
    Hardback | £84.00
    Paperback | £24.99
  14. Art AIDS America / Art AIDS America Chicago Boxed Set

    Art AIDS America / Art AIDS America Chicago Boxed Set

    Written by Jonathan David Katz, Rock Hushka and Staci Boris

    University of Washington Press and Tacoma Art Museum

    This slipcased boxed set contains the two volumes: Art AIDS America, published in 2015 to coincide with the original exhibit at the Tacoma Art Museum, and the new book Art AIDS America Chicago. Art AIDS America included work by... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2018
    Hardback | £69.00
  15. Flowering Plums and Curio Cabinets
    The social and economic rise of the chungin class (“middle people” who ranked between the yangban aristocracy and commoners) during the late Choson period (1700–1910) ushered in a world of materialism and commodification... Learn More
    Published: 21st November 2018
    Hardback | £50.00
  16. The Art of Cooking

    The Art of Cooking

    By Martha Rosler

    University Of Minnesota Press

    In the early 1970s, in the midst of a body of work linking cuisine, cooking, women, labor, imperialism, and even photography, Martha Rosler wrote The Art of Cooking, a mock dialogue between Julia Child, the pioneer television... Learn More
    Published: 20th November 2018
    Paperback | £18.99
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