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Author : Barbara Ehrlich White
ISBN : PSU:000067779307
Genre : Art
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Reprint. Originally published: New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1984.
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Woman In European Art

Author : Jaromír Pečírka
ISBN : UCSD:31822002776748
Genre : Art, European
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Arts Magazine

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ISBN : MINN:31951001448305R
Genre : Art
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Women And Visual Culture In Nineteenth Century France 1800 1852

Author : Gen Doy
ISBN : UVA:X004187522
Genre : Art
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This book examines the relationship of class, gender and race to visual culture in early nineteenth-century France. Drawing extensively on contemporary sources, the author looks at the work of women artists, women art critics and writers to demonstrate that many of the assumptions about female invisibility and objectification in bourgeois culture and society need serious reconsideration. The first half of the nineteenth century was a complex and contradictory period in the formation and contestation of bourgeois ideologies of 'the feminine'. Women, though at a serious disadvantage, became visible as artists, critics and patrons and were not merely invisible, domesticated or 'constructed' by forces outside their control. Women artists such as Angelique Mongez painted heroic neo-classical nudes, while many named (and anonymous) women wrote art criticism, articulating their views as female spectators. Doy also examines notions of 'appropriate' work for women in relation to landscape, genre, sculpture and the emergence of Realism. Of particular interest is the discussion of the representation of black women during this period, when Fren
Category: Art

Index To Educational Slides

Author : National Information Center for Educational Media
ISBN : PSU:000046002679
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Author : Roger Benjamin
ISBN : UCSD:31822031540248
Genre : Africa, North
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Painting catalogue - Photography catalogue - Oriental mirage - Post-Colonial taste - Non-Western markets for Orientalist art - From Empire's end - Australians as Orientalists, 1880-1920 - Artists' biographies - Photographers' biographies - Catalogue of an exhibition to be held at The Art Gallery of New South Wales, December, 1997 - Febrary, 1998 and the Auckland City Art Gallery, March - June, 1998.
Category: Africa, North

The Invention Of Decolonization

Author : Todd Shepard
ISBN : 0801443601
Genre : History
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In this account of the Algerian War's effect on French political structures and notions of national identity, Todd Shepard asserts that the separation of Algeria from France was truly a revolutionary event with lasting consequences for French social and political life. For more than a century, Algeria had been legally and administratively part of France; after the bloody war that concluded in 1962, it was other--its eight million Algerian residents deprived of French citizenship while hundreds of thousands of French pieds noirs were forced to return to a country that was never home. This rupture violated the universalism that had been the essence of French republican theory since the late eighteenth century. Shepard contends that because the amputation of Algeria from the French body politic was accomplished illegally and without explanation, its repercussions are responsible for many of the racial and religious tensions that confront France today. In portraying decolonization as an essential step in the inexorable tide of history, the French state absolved itself of responsibility for the revolutionary change it was effecting. It thereby turned its back not only on the French of Algeria--Muslims in particular--but also on its own republican principles and the 1958 Constitution. From that point onward, debates over assimilation, identity, and citizenship--once focused on the Algerian province/colony--have troubled France itself. In addition to grappling with questions of race, citizenship, national identity, state institutions, and political debate, Shepard also addresses debates in Jewish history, gender history, and queer theory. --Antoinette Burton, Professor of History and Bastian Professor of Global and Transnational Studies, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Category: History

Mideast Mirror

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105071394899
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Sexing The Citizen

Author : Judith Surkis
ISBN : 9781501729997
Genre : History
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How did marriage come to be seen as the foundation and guarantee of social stability in Third Republic France? In Sexing the Citizen, Judith Surkis shows how masculine sexuality became central to the making of a republican social order. Marriage, Surkis argues, affirmed the citizen's masculinity, while also containing and controlling his desires. This ideal offered a specific response to the problems—individualism, democratization, and rapid technological and social change—associated with France's modernity. This rich, wide-ranging cultural and intellectual history provides important new insights into how concerns about sexuality shaped the Third Republic's pedagogical projects. Educators, political reformers, novelists, academics, and medical professionals enshrined marriage as the key to eliminating the risks of social and sexual deviance posed by men-especially adolescents, bachelors, bureaucrats, soldiers, and colonial subjects. Debates on education reform and venereal disease reveal how seriously the social policies of the Third Republic took the need to control the unstable aspects of male sexuality. Surkis's compelling analyses of republican moral philosophy and Emile Durkheim's sociology illustrate the cultural weight of these concerns and provide an original account of modern French thinking about society. More broadly, Sexing the Citizen illuminates how sexual norms continue to shape the meaning of citizenship.
Category: History

First Impressions

Author : Susan Rayfield
ISBN : 0810937956
Genre : Art
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Examines the life and work of this French impressionist painter and sculptor whose work reflects his joy in life.
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Encyclopedia Of The Modern Middle East L Sf

Author : Reeva S. Simon
ISBN : 0028970632
Genre : Africa, North
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Encompasses the interaction of political, historical, social, economic, and cultural movements as well as relevant persons (living and dead), places, and events. Spans the geographical area from Afghanistan to Morocco. Covers topics in politics, economics, religion, hsitory, literature, the arts, and more.
Category: Africa, North

A Desert Named Peace

Author : Benjamin Claude Brower
ISBN : STANFORD:36105127462021
Genre : Algeria
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