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Product Description: This book investigates the role that the visual and performing arts play in our experience and understanding of the past. Expanding upon longstanding concerns in cultural history about the relation of text and image, the book highlights the distinction between enactive and cognitive memory and the implications of this for artists and their publics...read more

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9780415513944 | Routledge, November 25, 2011, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: This book investigates the role that the visual and performing arts play in our experience and understanding of the past.

Product Description: In 1921 Sam Rodia, an Italian laborer and tile setter, started work on an elaborate assemblage in the backyard of his home in Watts, California. The result was an iconic structure now known as the Watts Towers. Rodia created a work that was original, even though the resources available to support his project were virtually nonexistent...read more

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9780812241884 | Univ of Pennsylvania Pr, September 10, 2009, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: In 1921 Sam Rodia, an Italian laborer and tile setter, started work on an elaborate assemblage in the backyard of his home in Watts, California.

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9780812222210 | Univ of Pennsylvania Pr, December 5, 2012, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: In 1921 Sam Rodia, an Italian laborer and tile setter, started work on an elaborate assemblage in the backyard of his home in Watts, California.

Product Description: More than one hundred years after her death, Elizabeth Cady Stanton still stands—along with her close friend Susan B. Anthony—as the major icon of the struggle for women’s suffrage. In spite of this celebrity, Stanton’s intellectual contributions have been largely overshadowed by the focus on her political activities, and she is yet to be recognized as one of the major thinkers of the nineteenth century.Here, at lo...read more

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9780814719817 | New York Univ Pr, April 1, 2007, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: More than one hundred years after her death, Elizabeth Cady Stanton still stands—along with her close friend Susan B.

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9780814719824 | New York Univ Pr, April 1, 2007, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: More than one hundred years after her death, Elizabeth Cady Stanton still stands—along with her close friend Susan B.

Product Description: Expanding upon longstanding concerns in cultural history about the relation of text and image, this book explores how ideas move across and between expressive forms. The contributions draw from art and architectural history, film, theater, performance studies, and social and cultural history to identify and dissect the role that the visual and performing arts can play in the experience and understanding of the past...read more

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9781412804851 | Transaction Pub, November 1, 2005, cover price $36.95 | About this edition: Expanding upon longstanding concerns in cultural history about the relation of text and image, this book explores how ideas move across and between expressive forms.

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Product Description: Betye Saar, born in Los Angeles in 1926, emerged in the 1960s as a powerful figure in the redefinition of African American art. Over the past forty years, she has injected African American visual histories into mainstream visual culture by blending spiritual, political, and cultural iconography to create complex works with universal impact...read more

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9780520246621 | Univ of California Pr, September 30, 2005, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Betye Saar, born in Los Angeles in 1926, emerged in the 1960s as a powerful figure in the redefinition of African American art.

Product Description: In a narrative gracefully combining intellectual and cultural history, Richard Cándida Smith unfolds the legacy of Stéphane Mallarmé (1842-1898), the poet who fathered the symbolist movement in poetry and art. The symbolists found themselves in the midst of the transition to a world in which new media devoured cultural products and delivered them to an ever-growing public. Thei...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780520218284 | Univ of California Pr, January 1, 2000, cover price $63.00 | About this edition: In a narrative gracefully combining intellectual and cultural history, Richard Cándida Smith unfolds the legacy of Stéphane Mallarmé (1842-1898), the poet who fathered the symbolist movement in poetry and art.

Product Description: A landmark study of California's visual arts and poetry, 1925 to 1975, Utopia and Dissent demonstrates the profound influence this regional culture had on American art and thought. Combining intellectual and cultural history, it traces the spread of ideas developed in California's pre-World War II bohemian enclaves to mainstream America, where they became a major current of 1950s and 1960s counterculturism...read more

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9780520085176 | Univ of California Pr, March 1, 1995, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: A landmark study of California's visual arts and poetry, 1925 to 1975, Utopia and Dissent demonstrates the profound influence this regional culture had on American art and thought.

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9780520206991 | Reprint edition (Univ of California Pr, September 1, 1996), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A landmark study of California's visual arts and poetry, 1925 to 1975, Utopia and Dissent demonstrates the profound influence this regional culture had on American art and thought.

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