Harold Schechter looks at the impossible tales and images of popular art--the space odysseys and extraterrestrial civilizations, the caped crusaders and men of steel, and monsters from the ocean floor--and finds close connections between religious...
Filling the Hole in the Nuclear Future presents an international collaboration of scholars and artists who examine multiple reactions of popular culture and the arts to the advent of nuclear weapons. Featuring both contemporary works of scholarship...
Excerpt from The Sacred Beetle: A Popular Treatise on Egyptian Scarabs in Art and History At the time this was being put in type Mr. Fraser's excellent Catalogue of his Collection had not been announced. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes...sob encomenda
How do different artistic and cultural practices develop in the contemporary consumer culture? Providing a new direction in cultural studies as well as a vigorous defence of the field, Angela McRobbie'apos;s new collection of essays considers the...
Excerpt from Popular Lectures on Science and Art, Vol. 2 of 2: Delivered in the Principal Cities and Towns of the United States Refraction of a Ra oi' Light - At plane Surfaces - B a Prim - The Prismatic Spec Decomposition o Light - Newton's...sob encomenda
Excerpt from The Origin and Growth of the Healing Art: A Popular History of Medicine, in All Ages and Countries Medical Societies, certain periods of medical history are referred to, and a few of the great names of the founders of medical and...sob encomenda