Art History: The Key Concepts

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Author: Jonathan Harris

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0203627199

Category: Art

Page: 346

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Art History: The Key Concepts is a systematic, reliable and accessible reference guide to the disciplines of art history and visual culture. Containing entries on over 200 terms integral to the historical and theoretical study of art, design and culture in general, it is an indispensable source of knowledge for all students, scholars and teachers. Covering the development, present status and future direction of art history, entries span a wide variety of terms and concepts such as abstract expressionism, epoch, hybridity, semiology and zeitgeist. Key features include: a user-friendly A-Z format fully cross-referenced entries suggestions for further reading. Engaging and insightful, as well as easy to follow and use, Art History: The Key Concepts builds a radical intellectual synthesis for understanding and teaching art, art history and visual culture.

Art History

The Key Concepts

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Author: Jonathan P. Harris

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780415319775

Category: Art

Page: 346

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"Through extended cross-referencing, Art History: The Key Concepts builds a radical intellectual synthesis for understanding and teaching art, art history, and visual culture."--BOOK JACKET.

Design: The Key Concepts

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Author: Catherine McDermott

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134361793

Category: Design

Page: 264

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This is the essential student’s guide to Design – its practice, its theory and its history. Drawing from a wide range of international examples, respected design writer Catherine McDermott explores key topics including: international design – from Europe to Africa design history – from Art Nouveau to punk sustainable design, recycling and green design design theory – from semiotics to gender, to postcolonialism design technology, graphic design and the web. Fully cross-referenced, with up-to-date guides for further reading, Design: The Key Concepts is an indispensable reference for students of design, design history, fashion, art and visual culture.

Cinema Studies: The Key Concepts

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Author: Susan Hayward

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134208928

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 608

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Ranging from Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan to Quentin Tarantino, and from auteur theory to the Hollywood Blockbuster, Cinema Studies: The Key Concepts has firmly established itself as the essential guide for anyone interested in film. Covering an impressive range of key genres, movements, theories and production terms, this third edition includes a fully updated bibliography, and has been revised and expanded to include new topical entries such as: female masquerade silent cinema exploitation cinema art direction national cinema political cinema. Authoritative yet accessible, Cinema Studies: The Key Concepts is undoubtedly a must-have guide to what is both a fascinating area of study and arguably the greatest art form of modern times.

Cinema Studies

The Key Concepts

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Author: Susan Hayward

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0415538130

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 562

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Cinema Studies: The Key Concepts is an essential guide for anyone interested in film. Providing accessible coverage of a comprehensive range of genres, movements, theories and production terms, this is a must-have guide to a fascinating area of study and arguably the greatest art form of modern times. Now fully revised and updated for its fourth edition, the book includes new topical entries such as: CGI Convergence Cult cinema Digital cinema/Post-digital cinema Dogme 95• Movement-image/Time-image Quota quickies 3-D technology

Key Writers on Art: The Twentieth Century

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Author: Chris Murray

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134597215

Category: Art

Page: 336

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Key Writers on Art: The Twentieth Century offers a unique and authoritative guide to modern responses to art. Featuring 48 essays on the most important twentieth century writers and thinkers and written by an international panel of expert contributors, it introduces readers to key approaches and analytical tools used in the study of contemporary art. It discusses writers such as Adorno, Barthes, Benjamin, Freud, Greenberg, Heuser, Kristeva, Merleau-Ponty, Pollock, Read and Sontag.

Gurdjieff: The Key Concepts

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Author: Sophia Wellbeloved

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135132496

Category: Religion

Page: 304

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This unique book offers clear definitions of Gurdjieff's teaching terms, placing him within the political, geographic and cultural context of his time. Entries look at diverse aspects of his Work, including: * possible sources in religious, Theosophical, occult, esoteric and literary traditions * the integral relationships between different aspects of the teaching * its internal contradictions and subversive aspects * the derivation of Gurdjieff's cosmological laws and Ennegram * the passive form of "New Work" teaching introduced by Jeanne de Salzmann.

Race and Ethnicity: The Key Concepts

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Author: Amy Ansell

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134304757

Category: Social Science

Page: 224

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Exploring race and ethnicity within its historical and intellectual context, this much needed guide focuses on conceptual areas of classical and contemporary theories of race and ethnicity; the body as an object of racial discourse and biological approaches to the question of race.

Communication, Cultural and Media Studies

The Key Concepts

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Author: John Hartley

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113670602X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 288

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This fourth edition of Communication, Cultural and Media Studies: The Key Concepts is an indispensible guide to the most important terms in the field. It offers clear explanations of the key concepts, exploring their origins, what they’re used for and why they provoke discussion. The author provides a multi-disciplinary explanation and assessment of the key concepts, from ‘authorship’ to ‘censorship’; ‘creative industries’ to ‘network theory’; ‘complexity’ to ‘visual culture’. The new edition of this classic text includes: Over 200 entries including 50 new entries All entries revised, rewritten and updated Coverage of recent developments in the field Insight into interactive media and the knowledge-based economy A fully updated bibliography with 400 items and suggestions for further reading throughout the text

Key Writers on Art: From antiquity to the nineteenth century

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Author: Chris Murray

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415243017

Category: Art

Page: 261

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Arranged chronologically, features more than forty essays by an international panel of experts on art, art critiicism, and art therory tracing the evolution of art from ancient times to the twentieth century.

Language and Linguistics

The Key Concepts

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Author: Robert Lawrence Trask,Peter Stockwell

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 0415413591

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 367

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The fully updated second edition of this critical work includes a new introduction, a wide range of new entries and added specialised further reading for lecturers and more advanced students.

Race and Ethnicity

The Key Concepts

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Author: Amy Elizabeth Ansell

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0415337941

Category: Social Science

Page: 200

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Situating the study of race and ethnicity within its historical and intellectual context, this much needed guide exposes students to the broad diversity of scholarship within the field. It provides a clear and succinct explanation of more than 70 key terms, their conceptual evolution over time, and the differing ways in which the concepts are deployed or remain pertinent in current debates. Concepts covered include: apartheid colonialism constructivism critical race theory eugenics hybridity Islamophobia new/modern racism reparations transnationalism. Fully cross-referenced and with suggestions for further reading, Race and Ethnicity: The Key Concepts is an ideal resource for undergraduate and postgraduate students of race, ethnicity, and nationalism. It will also be of great interest for those studying sociology, anthropology, politics, and cultural studies.

Communication, Cultural and Media Studies: The Key Concepts

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Author: John Hartley

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134492065

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 288

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This is the third edition of an up-to-date, multi-disciplinary glossary of the concepts you are most likely to encounter in the study of communication, culture and media, with new entries and coverage of recent developments.

Fifty Key Texts in Art History

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Author: Diana Newall,Grant Pooke

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136493069

Category: Art

Page: 288

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Fifty Key Texts in Art History is an anthology of critical commentaries selected from the classical period to the late modern. It explores some of the central and emerging themes, issues and debates within Art History as an increasingly expansive and globalised discipline. It features an international range of contributors , including art historians, artists, curators and gallerists. Arranged chronologically, each entry includes a bibliography for further reading and a key word index for easy reference. Text selections range across issues including artistic value, cultural identity, modernism, gender, psychoanalysis, photographic theory, poststructuralism and postcolonialism. Rozsika Parker and Griselda Pollock Old Mistresses, Women, Art & Ideology (1981) Victor Burgin’s The End of Art Theory: Criticism and Postmodernity (1986) Homi Bhabha The Location of Culture: Hybridity, Liminal Spaces and Borders (1994) Geeta Kapur When was Modernism in Indian Art? (1995) Judith Butler's Gender Trouble (1999) Georges Didi Huberman Confronting Images. Questioning the Ends of a Certain History of Art (2004)

Popular Music

The Key Concepts

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Author: Roy Shuker

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415284252

Category: Social Science

Page: 365

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With 'Key Concepts in Popular Music', Roy Shuker presents a comprehensive A-Z glossary of the main terms and concepts used in the study of popular music.

Sport and Physical Education

The Key Concepts

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Author: Timothy John Lindsay Chandler,Mike Cronin,Wray Vamplew

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415231426

Category: Education

Page: 252

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Sport and Physical Education: The Key Concepts

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Author: Tim Chandler,Wray Vamplew,Mike Cronin

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134114559

Category: Education

Page: 288

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An accessible and fully cross-referenced A-Z guide, this book has been written specifically for students of sport studies and physical education, introducing basic terms and concepts. Entries cover such diverse subjects as coaching, drug testing, hooliganism, cultural imperialism, economics, gay games, amateurism, extreme sports, exercise physiology and Olympism. This revised second edition, including fully updated further reading and web references, places a greater emphasis on sports science, with new entries on subjects such as: aerobic and anaerobic respiration blood pressure body composition cardiac output metabolism physical capacity. A complete guide to the disciplines, themes, topics and concerns current in contemporary sport, this book is an invaluable resource for students at every level studying Sport and Physical Education.

Latinx Studies

The Key Concepts

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Author: Frederick Aldama,Christopher González

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351614355

Category: Social Science

Page: 206

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Latinx Studies: The Key Concepts is an accessible guide to the central concepts and issues that inform Latinx Studies globally. It summarizes, explains, contextualizes, and assesses key critical concepts, perspectives, developments, and debates in Latinx Studies. At once comprehensive in coverage and detailed and specific in examples analyzed, it provides over 25 key concepts to the field of Latinx Studies as shaped within historical, social, cultural, regional, and global contexts, including: • Body • Border Theory • Digital Era • Familia • Immigration • Intersectionality • Language • Latinidad/es • Latinofuturism • Narco Cultura • Popular Culture • Sports Fully cross-referenced and complete with suggestions for further reading, Latinx Studies: The Key Concepts is an essential guide for anyone studying race, ethnicity, gender, class, education, culture, and globalism.

Ist Wissen Macht?

Erkenntnisse über Wissen

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Author: Nico Stehr,Marian Adolf

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783958320741

Category:

Page: 275

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Sport and Physical Education: The Key Concepts

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Author: Wray Vamplew,Tim Chandler,Mike Cronin

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0203961692

Category: Education

Page: 288

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An accessible and fully cross-referenced A-Z guide, this book has been written specifically for students of sport studies and physical education, introducing basic terms and concepts. Entries cover such diverse subjects as coaching, drug testing, hooliganism, cultural imperialism, economics, gay games, amateurism, extreme sports, exercise physiology and Olympism. This revised second edition, including fully updated further reading and web references, places a greater emphasis on sports science, with new entries on subjects such as: aerobic and anaerobic respiration blood pressure body composition cardiac output metabolism physical capacity. A complete guide to the disciplines, themes, topics and concerns current in contemporary sport, this book is an invaluable resource for students at every level studying Sport and Physical Education.