October 2015

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Picture of Vichy and the Eternal Feminine: A Contribution to a Political Sociology of Gender.

Vichy and the Eternal Feminine: A Contribution to a Political Sociology of Gender.

Muel-Dreyfus, Francine.

Shows how Vichy invoked theories of 'natural' gender inequality and 'eternal' opposition b...

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Picture of Louvre Drawing Gallery: Fragonard.

Louvre Drawing Gallery: Fragonard.

Cuzin, Jean-Pierre.

The Louvre collection of drawings by Jean-Honoré Fragonard is one of the finest and most w...

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Picture of Living Dolls: The Return of Sexism.

Living Dolls: The Return of Sexism.

Walter, Natasha.

She gives us a straight-talking, passionate and important discussion about women and girls...

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Picture of Surreal People: Surrealism and Collaboration.

Surreal People: Surrealism and Collaboration.

Klar, Alexander.

This V&A exhibition catalogue curated by Klar, offers a good brief survey of the friendshi...

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Picture of Louvre Drawing Gallery: Gerard, Girodet, Gros: David's Studio.

Louvre Drawing Gallery: Gerard, Girodet, Gros: David's Studio.

Serullaz, Arlette.

Jacques-Louis David's teaching in his studio was based on the study of antiquity and the o...

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Picture of Hankie Couture: Handcrafted Fashions from Vintage Handkerchiefs.

Hankie Couture: Handcrafted Fashions from Vintage Handkerchiefs.

Greenberg, Marsha.

The Barbie sized doll clothes showcased here are not only beautiful but are made from vin...

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Picture of Great Anatomical Drawings by the Masters: CD-ROM and Book.

Great Anatomical Drawings by the Masters: CD-ROM and Book.

Grafton, Carol Belanger (ed.).

Here are 517 royalty-free designs, a treasury by such legendary artists as Leonardo da Vin...

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Picture of Instant Expert: Shoes.

Instant Expert: Shoes.

O'Keeffe, Linda.

I am addicted to good-looking shoes so this will now become my constant companion. As well...

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Picture of Louvre Drawing Gallery: Ingres.

Louvre Drawing Gallery: Ingres.

Prat, Louis-Antoine.

Jean-Auguste Dominique Ingres is considered one of the greatest French draughtsmen of all ...

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Picture of Instant Expert: Lingerie.

Instant Expert: Lingerie.

Racco, Marilisa.

Who doesn't love gorgeous lingerie. This wonderful guide to the subject (we are talking qu...

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Picture of Visions of Camelot: Great Illustrations of King Arthur and His Court.

Visions of Camelot: Great Illustrations of King Arthur and His Court.

Menges, Jeff A.

From the stunning black and white images of Aubrey Beardsley through to the wonderful colo...

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Picture of Collecting by Design: Silver and Metalwork of the Twentieth Century from the Margo Grant Walsh Collection.

Collecting by Design: Silver and Metalwork of the Twentieth Century from the Margo Grant Walsh Collection.

O'Brien, Timothy A. and Walsh, Margo Grant.

She has collected more than 800 exquisitely designed and beautifully crafted pieces of sil...

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Picture of Reinventing Discovery: The New Era of Networked Science.

Reinventing Discovery: The New Era of Networked Science.

Nielsen, Michael.

Nielsen states, 'Today, online tools offer us a fresh opportunity to improve the ways disc...

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Picture of In Pursuit of the English: A Documentary.

In Pursuit of the English: A Documentary.

Lessing, Doris.

Her essay penetrates the nature of the ordinary working-class Londoner. Shrewd and unsenti...

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Picture of Cosmic Anger: Abdus Salam - The First Muslim Nobel Scientist.

Cosmic Anger: Abdus Salam - The First Muslim Nobel Scientist.

Fraser, Gordon.

A biography of an extraordinary man, the physicist Abdus Salam who was born in the Punjab,...

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Picture of Bongology: The Art of Creating 35 of the World's Most Bongtastic Marijuana Ingestion Devices.

Bongology: The Art of Creating 35 of the World's Most Bongtastic Marijuana Ingestion Devices.

Stone, Chris.

Here are ingenious projects for crafting unique bongs from watering cans, pineapples, elec...

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Picture of The King's Mistress: The True and Scandalous Story of the Woman Who Stole the Heart of George I.

The King's Mistress: The True and Scandalous Story of the Woman Who Stole the Heart of George I.

Gold, Claudia.

Her name was Ehrengard Melusine von der Schulenberg. The English nickname for her was 'the...

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Picture of Louvre Drawing Gallery: Corot.

Louvre Drawing Gallery: Corot.

Serullaz, Arlette.

The Louvre possesses the single most important ensemble of Corot's drawings and albums in ...

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Picture of Historical Heartthrobs: 50 Timeless Crushes from Cleopatra to Camus.

Historical Heartthrobs: 50 Timeless Crushes from Cleopatra to Camus.

Murphy, Kelly and Fryd, Hallie.

They have made a descriptive list of the '50 hottest historical figures of all time.' Each...

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Picture of How to Draw and Paint Fantasy Combat.

How to Draw and Paint Fantasy Combat.

Stawicki, Matt.

The author has been fascinated by fantasy art from a young age and here takes you through ...

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Picture of These Few Precious Days: The Final Year of Jack with Jackie.

These Few Precious Days: The Final Year of Jack with Jackie.

Andersen, Christopher.

It's no wonder that we are still fascinated with them. They were impossibly attractive, ou...

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Picture of Testament of Friendship: The Story of Winifred Holtby.

Testament of Friendship: The Story of Winifred Holtby.

Brittain, Vera.

A portrait of the remarkable friendship between Vera Brittain and the writer and reformer ...

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Picture of Island Wife: Living on the Edge of the Wild.

Island Wife: Living on the Edge of the Wild.

Fairbairns, Judy.

She married her Wild Pioneer at 19 and he whisked her off to an adventurous marriage of 40...

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Picture of Poo! A History of the World from the Bottom Up!

Poo! A History of the World from the Bottom Up!

Albee, Sarah.

The first flushing toilet was invented way earlier than you might think, though they did n...

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