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 Renaissance and Mannerism.

Renaissance and Mannerism.

Bodart, Diane.

During this time, artists rejected the medieval past and initiated a rebirth that looked t...

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Picture of Dangerous Beauties and Dutiful Wives: Popular Portraits of Women in Japan, 1905-1925.

Dangerous Beauties and Dutiful Wives: Popular Portraits of Women in Japan, 1905-1925.

Brown, Kendall H. (ed.).

This gallery is drawn from popular women's magazines of the early 20th century. These beau...

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Picture of Starting to Collect 20th Century Ceramics.

Starting to Collect 20th Century Ceramics.

Casey, Andrew.

Covers the diverse range of pottery collectables from the elaborate shapes and decoration ...

$19.95

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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: Michelangelo.

Louvre Drawing Gallery: Michelangelo.

Joannides, Paul.

The Louvre collection contains the drawings Michelangelo executed in his youth, and, most ...

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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 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 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 The Pleasures of Sketching Outdoors.

The Pleasures of Sketching Outdoors.

Hoagland, Clayton.

Hoagland presents the fundamentals of sketching in easy-to-follow terms, beginning with ge...

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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 Louvre Drawing Gallery: Delacroix.

Louvre Drawing Gallery: Delacroix.

Serullaz, Arlette.

His drawing was very important to him, and he drew incessantly throughout his life. The co...

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Picture of Roman Art.

Roman Art.

Siebler, Michael.

A beautifully photographed book, with authoritative text which looks at various items of a...

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Picture of Churchill's Promised Land: Zionism and Statecraft.

Churchill's Promised Land: Zionism and Statecraft.

Makovsky, Michael.

How did the relatively anti-Semitic, anti-Zionist nation of Britain come to be the one tha...

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Picture of 20th-Century Fashion Illustration: The Feminine Ideal.

20th-Century Fashion Illustration: The Feminine Ideal.

Torre, Rosemary.

An analysis of how fashion illustrators portrayed the feminine ideal from 1900 to 2000 thr...

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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 Washington: Lessons in Leadership.

Washington: Lessons in Leadership.

Carbone, Gerald M.

A brisk and insightful biography which focuses on Washington's military experiences, judge...

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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 Maverick Genius: The Pioneering Odyssey of Freeman Dyson.

Maverick Genius: The Pioneering Odyssey of Freeman Dyson.

Schewe, Phillip F.

Dyson is regarded as one of the most important scientists in the world. This entertaining ...

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