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The Politics of Punk: Protest and Revolt from the Streets

David Ensminger · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 227
Format: Print book

Punk rock has long been equated with the ever-shifting concepts of dissent, disruption, and counter-cultural activities. As a result, since its 1970s and 1980s incarnations, when bands in Britain - from The Clash and Sex Pistols to Angelic Upstarts, U.K. Subs, and Crass - offered alternative...
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Small Architecture Now!

Philip Jodidio · TASCHEN
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

Saving space: Big ideas for small buildings
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1000 Record Covers

Michael Ochs · Taschen
Format: Hardcover

Jacket madness: A splendid collection of album art from the 1960s to the 90s   Record covers are a sign of our life and times. Like the music on the discs, they address such issues as love, life, death, fashion, and rebellion. For music fans the covers are the expression of a period,...
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BILLY BRAGG · Faber & Faber
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

"A remarkable history of skiffle.... Bragg impresses throughout with engaging prose and painstaking research. He further enlivens the text with personal insights and witty asides that give the material a unique cast few professional writers would dare.... an accomplished work."...
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The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History

Robert M Edsel · Center Street
Pages: 473
Format: Paperback

At the same time Adolf Hitler was attempting to take over the western world, his armies were methodically seeking and hoarding the finest art treasures in Europe. The Fuehrer had begun cataloguing the art he planned to collect as well as the art he would destroy: "degenerate"...
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Michelangelo: A Life in Six Masterpieces

Miles J. Unger · Simon & Schuster, Incorporated
Pages: 448
Format: Book

The life of one of the most revolutionary artists in history, told through the story of six of his greatest masterpieces.Among the immortals - Leonardo, Rembrandt, Picasso - Michelangelo stands alone as a master of painting, sculpture, and architecture. He was not only the greatest artist...
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Keepers: The Greatest Films--and Personal Favorites--of a Moviegoing Lifetime

Richard Schickel · Knopf Publishing Group
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

From a legendary film critic and movie fan extraordinaire, the highlights reel of a life spent at the movies Richard Schickel has seen, by his own estimate, more than twenty thousand films. He has been a reviewer since 1965 (long for Time magazine), has written almost forty books on the subject,...
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Popular Performer -- Great American Songbook, Bk 3: The Best Hits from Timeless Songwriters

Dan Coates · Alfred
Pages: 40
Format: Musical score

Some of the most famous selections from the Great American Songbook are included in this collection. These classic favorites, masterfully arranged by Dan Coates for advanced piano, sound rich and full and will delight audiences as well as provide hours of enjoyment for hobbyists, advancing...
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Harry Potter: The Artifact Vault

Jody Revenson · Harper Design
Pages: 207
Format: Print book

Throughout the making of the eight Harry Potter movies, designers and craftspeople were tasked with creating fabulous chocolate-fantasy feasts, flying brooms, enchanted maps, and much more, in addition to numerous magical items necessary in a wizard's everyday life - for example, newspapers...
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The Houses That Sears Built: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Sears Catalog Homes

Rosemary Fuller Thornton · Gentle Beam Publications
Pages: 158
Format: Paperback

This is a newly revised and expanded version of The Houses That Sears Built. This new edition includes more than 20 new photos of existing Sears Homes throughout the country as well as a plethora of recently discovered information. This major revision also includes reproductions of newly-discovered...
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How to See: Looking, Talking, and Thinking about Art

David Salle · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

A master class in contemporary art by one of the preeminent painters of our time.How does art work? How does it move us, inform us, challenge us? Internationally renowned painter David Salle's incisive essay collection illuminates the work of many of the most influential artists of the twentieth...
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This Is What a Librarian Looks Like: A Celebration of Libraries, Communities, and Access to Information

Kyle Cassidy · Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

In 2014, author and photographer Kyle Cassidy published a photo essay on called "This is What A Librarian Looks Like," a montage of portraits and a tribute to librarians. Since then, Cassidy has made it his mission to remind us of how essential librarians and libraries...
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