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Concrete Century

Julius Kahn and the Construction Revolution

The tale of concrete cities

An Index to Reproductions of Paintings by Twentieth-Century Chinese Artists

An exhaustive reference work on traditional-style Chinese painting in the 20th century, complementing earlier guides to paintings from Imperial China

Chinese Paintings in Chinese Publications, 1956–1968

An Annotated Bibliography and Index to the Paintings

A bibliography of publications issued between 1956 and August 1968 that reproduce Chinese paintings in public or private collections

Mao Zedong’s “Talks at the Yan’an Conference on Literature and Art”

A Translation of the 1943 Text with Commentary

The complete text of a key work of Mao Zedong, with an examination of its literary, rather than political or historical, implications

Beyond Berlin

Twelve German Cities Confront the Nazi Past

A compelling exploration of the myriad ways in which German cities have confronted their Nazi pasts

The Unreal Estate Guide to Detroit

A guide to the emergence of alternative urban cultures in the wake of Detroit's economic decline

Speaking Ruins

Piranesi, Architects and Antiquity in Eighteenth-Century Rome

A study of Piranesi's presentation of classical Roman architecture, through drawings and etchings

Architecture and Modern Literature

Exploring the related cultural forms of architecture and literature in the modern era

Building Romanticism

Literature and Architecture in Nineteenth-Century Britain

A study of the importance of architecture in Romanticism

Symbols of Wealth and Power

Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.

The new definitive text on Etruscan terra-cottas

Topographies of Class

Modern Architecture and Mass Society in Weimar Berlin

The first interdisciplinary exploration of the cultural architecture of Weimar Berlin

The Aphrodite of Knidos and Her Successors

A Historical Review of the Female Nude in Greek Art

A revealing survey of Aphrodite

Material Witness

The Selected Letters of Fairfield Porter

The fascinating story of New York School Fairfield Porter, as revealed through his personal letters

Looking at the Renaissance

Essays toward a Contextual Appreciation

A well-illustrated and fast paced volume that examines the evolving context of Renaissance art while offering fresh insight into the meaning of the Renaissance

The Learned Collector

Mythological Statuettes and Classical Taste in Late Antique Gaul

The first empire-wide study to examine the eclectic marble statuettes collected and displayed by the wealthiest Roman aristocrats

Selected Prose

Fifty years of writing on literature, film, and art by one of the most influential poets and critics of our time

Melancholy, Love, and Time

Boundaries of the Self in Ancient Literature

An examination of the effects and meaning of emotional states of distress in ancient literature

Worshipping Aphrodite

Art and Cult in Classical Athens

Delves into the various characteristics of Aphrodite as the people of Athens conceived of her

Cosa V

An Intermittent Town, Excavations 1991-1997

A presentation of seven years' archaeological excavation, research, and analysis of the site of Cosa

Albrecht Durer's Renaissance

Humanism, Reformation, and the Art of Faith

This lavishly illustrated book provides a fresh and challenging new perspective on the life and Work of Dürer

Women and War

An unflinching twenty-year portrait-diary of women's lives in war zones

Terracotta Figurines and Plaques from Dura-Europos

An exhaustive study of the terracotta figurines unearthed at the site of Dura-Europos