Oral History in the Visual Arts

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Author: Matthew Partington,Linda Sandino

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 0857851993

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 224

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Interviews are becoming an increasingly dominant research method in art, craft, design, fashion and textile history. This groundbreaking text demonstrates how artists, writers and historians deploy interviews as creative practice, as 'history', and as a means to insights into the micro-practices of arts production and identity that contribute to questions of 'voice', authenticity, and authorship. Through a wide range of case studies from international scholars and practitioners across a variety of fields, the volume maps how oral history interviews contribute to a relational practice that is creative, rigorous and ethically grounded. Oral History in the Visual Arts is essential reading for students, researchers and practitioners across the visual arts.

Nostalgia for the Modern

State Secularism and Everyday Politics in Turkey

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Author: Esra Özyürek

Publisher: Duke University Press

ISBN: 9780822338956

Category: History

Page: 227

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An ethnographic analysis of the ways that, during the 1990s, Turkish citizens began to express nostalgia for the secularist and nationalist foundations of the Turkish Republic.

“The” Academy

A Monthly Record of Literature, Learning, Science, and Art

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

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Vogue

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Dressmaking

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The New Encyclopaedia Britannica: Macropaedia

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries

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This encyclopedia includes a two-volume index, a 12-volume Micropaedia (Ready reference), a 17-volume Macropaedia (Knowledge in depth), and the Propaedia.

R.S.A. Journal

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Author: Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Arts

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Cape Town's 100 years of progress

a century of local government

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Author: Edward William Slinger

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 205

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AB Bookman's Weekly

For the Specialist Book World

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Publisher: N.A

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Category: Book collecting

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Medical Ethics in the Ancient World

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Author: Paul J. Carrick

Publisher: Georgetown University Press

ISBN: 9781589018617

Category: Medical

Page: 288

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In this book Paul Carrick charts the ancient Greek and Roman foundations of Western medical ethics. Surveying 1500 years of pre-Christian medical moral history, Carrick applies insights from ancient medical ethics to developments in contemporary medicine such as advance directives, gene therapy, physician-assisted suicide, abortion, and surrogate motherhood. He discusses such timeless issues as the social status of the physician; attitudes toward dying and death; and the relationship of medicine to philosophy, religion, and popular morality. Opinions of a wide range of ancient thinkers are consulted, including physicians, poets, philosophers, and patients. He also explores the puzzling question of Hippocrates' identity, analyzing not only the Hippocratic Oath but also the Father of Medicine's lesser-known works. Complete with chapter discussion questions, illustrations, a map, and appendices of ethical codes, Medical Ethics in the Ancient World will be useful in courses on the medical humanities, ancient philosophy, bioethics, comparative cultures, and the history of medicine. Accessible to both professionals and to those with little background in medical philosophy or ancient science, Carrick's book demonstrates that in the ancient world, as in our own postmodern age, physicians, philosophers, and patients embraced a diverse array of perspectives on the most fundamental questions of life and death.