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Jackson S Hallmarks

Author : Ian Pickford
ISBN : 1851497757
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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Since first published in 1991, Pocket Jackson's, as it is most often called, has enjoyed enormous success and is constantly rated as a best seller in the Arts & Antiques category. During the last twenty-three years important developments have taken place in the Hallmarking system. Most notably the introduction within Europe of a universally accepted system of marking has led not only to the addition of new marks, but als, to a change of status of several historic marks. This edition brings to present day all the date letters and commemorative marks. It also includes the recently introduced marks for Palladium and a section illustrating the Assay Office identification marks of those countries that are signatories to the International Convention marking system. In addition and of importance are the changes made in the early cycles of Dublin date letters which result from recent research by silver scholars in Ireland.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Hallmarks The Cultural Politics And Public Pedagogies Of Stuart Hall

Author : Leslie G. Roman
ISBN : 9781317276180
Genre : Education
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This provocative, interdisciplinary, and transnational collection delves deeply into the educational and public intellectual hallmarks of Stuart M. Hall, a core figure in the development of the post-War British New Left, of Cultural Studies at the Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies and later, of the Open University. It opens new vistas on both critical educational studies and cultural studies through interviews with, and essays by, leading writers, shedding light on the under-appreciated public pedagogical and cultural politics of the New Left, of Thatcherism, and of Rightist, neo-colonial, diasporic, and neo-liberal formations in Jamaica, the UK, Australia, North America, and Brazil. Intimate and moving, the contributors describe Hall’s diasporic formation as a courageous ‘artist’ and educator of cultural politics and social movements, showing both the reach and the relevance of his public pedagogies in the construction of alternatives to essentialist racial politics and the despairing cynicism of neo-liberalism. With contributors and interviewees including Leslie G. Roman, Michael W. Apple, Avtar Brah, John Clarke, Annette Henry, Lawrence Grossberg, Luis Gandin, and Fazal Rizvi, Hallmarks: The Cultural Politics and Public Pedagogies of Stuart Hall reveals that neither cultural politics nor public pedagogies are stable or self-evident constructs. Each legitimates and requires the other as part of a longer radical democratic project for social justice. This book was originally published as a special issue of Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education.
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Author : Katherine S. Howe
ISBN : UOM:39015079206507
Genre : Art
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"Rienzi is the American Southwest's most important public collection of European decorative arts, presented in the former home of collectors Mr. and Mrs. Harris Masterson III. Three essays discuss the Mastersons and Rienzi's architecture and gardens. Cata
Category: Art

Shirley Jackson S American Gothic

Author : Darryl Hattenhauer
ISBN : 9780791487426
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Best known for her short story "The Lottery" and her novel The Haunting of Hill House, Shirley Jackson produced a body of work that is more varied and complex than critics have realized. In fact, as Darryl Hattenhauer argues here, Jackson was one of the few writers to anticipate the transition from modernism to postmodernism, and therefore ranks among the most significant writers of her time. The first comprehensive study of all of Jackson's fiction, Shirley Jackson's American Gothic offers readers the chance not only to rediscover her work, but also to see how and why a major American writer was passed over for inclusion in the canon of American literature.
Category: Literary Criticism

Walford S Guide To Reference Material Generalia Language And Literature The Arts

Author : Albert John Walford
ISBN : 1856043002
Genre : Reference
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From its first edition the purpose of Walford has been to identify and evaluate the widest possible range of reference materials. No rigid definition of reference is applied. In addition to the expected bibliographies, indexes, dictionaries, encyclopaedias, and directories, a number of important textbooks and manuals of general practice are included. While the majority of the items are books, Walford is a guide to reference material. Thus periodical articles, microforms, online and CD-ROM sources are all represented. In this volume a particular effort has been made to improve coverage of the latter two categories.
Category: Reference

Jackson S North State Street

Author : Todd Sanders
ISBN : 9781439622858
Genre : History
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Since the mid-19th and early 20th centuries, Jackson's North State Street has been home to some of the capital city's major architectural landmarks. North State Street was bordered by stately homes of many different styles and periods, from rather simple antebellum cottages, to grand Greek Revival, elaborate Queen Anne, and elegant Colonial Revival and neoclassical mansions, as well as impressive institutional buildings and churches. However, beginning in the early years of the Great Depression, many of these stately homes and buildings were lost, replaced by apartments, parking lots, and commercial buildings. Through the images in this book, those who never witnessed first hand the majesty of Jackson's North State Street will be able to gain some insight into what has been lost and truly appreciate what remains. For those who remember what North State Street was, this book will be a chance to revisit and reminisce about that lost era.
Category: History

The Hallmark

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ISBN : OSU:32435020305660
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Author : John S. Forbes
ISBN : UOM:39015047867398
Genre : History
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Testing articles made of precious metals and stamping them with hallmarks to indicate that they are of a minimum standard of purity has been the work of The Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths for seven centuries. The history of the London Assay Office is a tale of royal greed, forgery and counterfeiting, plague, war and fluctuating fortunes and it is brought vividly to life in this book.
Category: History

English Silver Hall Marks

Author : Judith Banister
ISBN : 0572029993
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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You dont have to know anything about hallmarks to use this book, its been designed to be a visual index. The absolutely unique feature of this book is that it will indentify the first mark you need The City Mark. Illustrated city marks are all on the fore edge of its pages. So you just flick the pages to match a mark on your silver to its illustration in the book from there its easy. The Jackson book uses a design where The City you need is presented as a Page Heading. So to use Jacksons book, you have first to know that the Anchor mark represents Birmingham or the Lion Head represents London etc. In Jackson, you need to know the City Name before you can look up its hallmarks system to date your silver.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles