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Excavating Modernity
The Roman Past in Fascist Italy
Joshua Arthurs
Italian Fascism's appropriation of the Roman past—the idea of Rome, or romanità—remains an enduring facet of Mussolini's regime. Excavating Modernity offers a critical assessment of romanità and its individuals, institutions, and initiatives.



Memory, Metaphor, and Aby Warburg's Atlas of Images
Christopher D. Johnson
Christopher D. Johnson traces several thematic sequences in the panels of Aby Warburg's encyclopedic Mnemosyne (Atlas of Images), begun in earnest in 1927, and left unfinished at the time of Warburg's death in 1929.



Only Muslim
Embodying Islam in Twentieth-Century France
Naomi Davidson
An exploration of the official French vision of Islam from the First World War through the 1980s, one which effectively racialized the religious identity of Muslims living in France.



Miscellaneous Texts
Contemporary Artists
Jean-François Lyotard



Miscellaneous Texts
Aesthetics and Theory of Art
Jean-François Lyotard



Miscellaneous Texts
"Aesthetics and Theory of Art" and "Contemporary Artists"
Jean-François Lyotard



Loci Sacri
Understanding Sacred Places
Sacred places are not static entities but reveal a historical dynamic. This volume explores both the cultural developments that have shaped them and their varied multidimensional levels of significance.



Maine Sublime
Frederic Edwin Church's Landscapes of Mount Desert and Mount Katahdin
John Wilmerding
Maine provided sensational sunsets, robust waves crashing on rocky shores, and an abundance of wilderness well suited to Frederic Church's artistic vision. Maine Sublime brings together all of the Maine artwork in the Olana collection.



Anglo-Saxon Art
Leslie Webster
This is the first new introduction to Anglo-Saxon art in twenty-five years and the first book to take account of the 2009 discovery of the Staffordshire Hoard—the largest cache of Anglo-Saxon gold and silver metalwork yet...



Sanctified Landscape
Writers, Artists, and the Hudson River Valley, 1820–1909
David Schuyler
In Sanctified Landscape, David Schuyler recounts the story of America's idealization of the Hudson Valley in art and literature during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.



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