TASCHEN Velázquez. The Complete Works


Manet called him "the greatest painter of all." Picasso was so inspired by his masterpiece Las Meninas that he painted 44 variations of it. Francis Bacon a study of portrait of Pope Innocent X. Monet and Renoir, Corot Courbet, Degas Dalí… for so many champions of art history, ultimate sounding board remains Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez (1599 1660). First available as an XXL sized volume, this accessible edition brings together

 

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Praeger Peyote: History, Tradition, Politics, and Conservation


Why is mescaline an internationally controlled substance derived from peyote given exemptions for religious use by indigenous groups in Mexico, and by the pan Native American Church in United States Canada? What are intersec

 

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Routledge History, Memory and Public Life


History, Memory and Public Life introduces readers to key themes in study of historical memory its significance by considering role of expertise understanding in contemporary public reflection on past.

 

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Columbia Parable and Politics in Early Islamic History


The story of the succession to Prophet Muhammad and rise of Rashidun Caliphate (632 661) is familiar to historians from political histories of medieval Islam, which treat it as a factual account. also informs competin

 

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Palgrave Macmillan Feminism, Time, and Nonlinear History


Interweaving phenomenological, hermeneutical, and sociopolitical analyses, this book considers the ways in which feminists conceptualize produce temporalities of feminism, including time of trace, narrative time, calendar

 

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Palgrave Macmillan Cognitive Ecologies and the History of Remembering


This book unites research in philosophy and cognitive science with cultural history to re examine memory in early modern religious practices. Offering an ecological approach to culture, it argues that models derived from Extended Mind a

 

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Palgrave Macmillan Representing History, Class, and Gender in Spain Latin


This anthology explores the role of children and teenagers in Latin American Spanish Film as protagonists, victims witnesses of societies polarized by still grappling with consequences of political divisions.

 

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Springer The Politics and History of AIDS Treatment in Brazil


Brazil's public policy response to the AIDS epidemic preceded those of many developing countries. During my tenure as President, in 1996, adopted a law guaranteeing free and universal access to treatment for all people living with HIV

 

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Yale University Press On Heroes, Worship, and the Heroic in History


Based on a series of lectures delivered in 1840, Thomas Carlyle's On Heroes, Worship, and the Heroic in History considers creation of heroes ways they exert heroic leadership. From divine prophetic (Odin Muham

 

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited Reconstructing Social Theory, History


With regard to developments in social theory, past 30 years can be characterized as an Age of Deconstruction. Inspired by post structuralism, postmodernism, critical and science studies, as well as combinations of related approaches, t

 

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