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310 pages ; 22 cm
"Built on her wildly popular Modern Love column, 'When a Couch is More Than a Couch' (9/23/2016), a breathtaking memoir of living meaningfully with 'death in the room' by the 38 year old great-great-great granddaughter of Ralph Waldo Emerson, mother to two young boys, wife of 16 years, after her terminal cancer diagnosis"-- Provided by publisher.
SAL1&2 (on-campus shelving)
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xii, 353 pages ; 22 cm
  • Prelude: Who has seen the headwinds?
  • Introduction: Violence; by another name?
  • Frenemies and friendly fire at Underground Railroad High
  • Last stop on the Underground Railroad, first stop of refried segregation : setting and methodology
  • Nadine : words as violence and misrecognition
  • Brittany : she talks like a black girl
  • Keyshia : the black girl's two-step
  • Chloe : Goldilocks, and girls who are not
  • Ally : size matters
  • Conclusion: Excavating, resuscitating, and rehabilitating violence; by another name.
Education Library (Cubberley), SAL1&2 (on-campus shelving)
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xxv, 496 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Introduction: "The Art and Mystery of a Gunsmith" 1. The American System 2. The Crystal Palace 3. "Scattering Our Guns" 4. "More Wonderful Than Practical" 5. Model 1866 6. "Gun Men" and the "Oriental Lecturer" 7. "Spirit Guns" 8. "The Unhallowed Trade" 9. The "Moral Effect" of a Winchester 10. Balancing the Ledger 11. Summer Land 12. The Gun Industry's Visible Hand 13. Learning to Love the Gun 14. Mystery House 15. "Grotesque, Yet Magnificent" 16. Overbuilding 17. The Soul of the "Gun Crank" 18. King of Infinite Space 19. The West That Won the Gun 20. "Merchants of Death".
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780465048953 20160704
Americans have always loved guns. This special bond was forged during the American Revolution and sanctified by the Second Amendment. It is because of this exceptional relationship that American civilians are more heavily armed than the citizens of any other nation. Or so we're told. In The Gunning of America, historian Pamela Haag overturns this conventional wisdom. American gun culture, she argues, developed not because the gun was exceptional, but precisely because it was not: guns proliferated in America because throughout most of the nation's history, they were perceived as an unexceptional commodity, no different than buttons or typewriters. Focusing on the history of the Winchester Repeating Arms Company, one of the most iconic arms manufacturers in America, Haag challenges many basic assumptions of how and when America became a gun culture. Under the leadership of Oliver Winchester and his heirs, the company used aggressive, sometimes ingenious sales and marketing techniques to create new markets for their product. Guns have never "sold themselves"; rather, through advertising and innovative distribution campaigns, the gun industry did. Through the meticulous examination of gun industry archives, Haag challenges the myth of a primal bond between Americans and their firearms. Over the course of its 150 year history, the Winchester Repeating Arms Company sold over 8 million guns. But Oliver Winchester--a shirtmaker in his previous career--had no apparent qualms about a life spent arming America. His daughter-in-law Sarah Winchester was a different story. Legend holds that Sarah was haunted by what she considered a vast blood fortune, and became convinced that the ghosts of rifle victims were haunting her. She channeled much of her inheritance, and her conflicted conscience, into a monstrous estate now known as the Winchester Mystery House, where she sought refuge from this ever-expanding army of phantoms. In this provocative and deeply-researched work of narrative history, Haag fundamentally revises the history of arms in America, and in so doing explodes the cliches that have created and sustained our lethal gun culture.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780465048953 20160704
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379 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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xii, 109 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • 1.INTRODUCTION . . Using Living History to Connect with Visitors 2.PUTTING LIVING HISTORY IN CONTEXT 3.MAKING MEANING AND CREATING AUTHENTICITY AT MUSEUMS 4.EXAMINING SUCCESSFUL FIRST-PERSON INTERPRETATION The Power of Children at the Children's Museum of Indianapolis "History Players" at the Minnesota History Center Enactment at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science Theater and Exhibit Actors at the Science Museum of Minnesota 5.OPENING DOORS AT CONNER PRAIRIE 6."THEY'RE TRYING TO LEARN FOR FREE!" Playing with Living History in Pop Culture 7.CONCLUSION . . Using Living History for Stronger Programing and Education.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781442263802 20161010
Here, David Allison, who has worked at several museums known for effective enactments, provides the fascinating stories of three large living history museums as they adapt to changing audience expectations; a solid overview of the types of interpretation that living history museums use; best practices (and practices for you to avoid) from the reams of data and studies compiled by evaluators over the past 10 years; an exploration of the intersection of public history, individual agency, and business imperatives at museums and historic sites. Living History: Effective Costumed Interpretation and Enactment at Museums and Historic Sites looks at the history of these compelling techniques, provides best practices and strategies for implementing them today, and provides a roadmap for the future of costumed interpretation.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781442263802 20161010
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xi, 223 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Introduction: panarchy and the museum
  • Chapter One
  • Origins
  • Reflecting on origins / Selma Holo and Mari-Tere Álvarez, United States
  • What legacy will we leave on these walls? / Óscar Arias Sánchez, Costa Rica
  • A project to create a peace museum in Costa Rica : a nation that abolished the army / Manuel Araya-Incera, Costa Rica
  • Rethinking the spirit of a museum : Atzompa archaeological site / Nelly M. Robles García, Mexico
  • Lessons learned in the principles and practice of community museums / Cuauhtémoc Camarena and Teresa Morales, Mexico
  • The Museum of Art of Puerto Rico, or, the reconstitution of a history of art / Héctor Feliciano, Puerto Rico
  • Peru does not need museums / Mario Vargas Llosa, Peru
  • A Mexican national museum in Chicago : integrating cultures / Carlos Tortolero, United States
  • The multinodal institution : going off the grid / Lori Starr, United States
  • The Museum of Oaxaca / Edward Rothstein, United States
  • Chapter Two
  • Conserving
  • Reflections on conserving : conservation and conservatism / Selma Holo and Mari-Tere Álvarez, United States
  • Conservation, stewardship, and the future of AMA: Art Museum of the Americas, part I / Lydia Bendersky, Chile
  • Stewardship and the future of AMA: Art Museum of the Americas, part II / Andrés Nava, Colombia
  • For whom the human remains? / Ben Garcia, United States
  • Reimagining an ethical approach to museum collections / Stephen E. Nash and Chip Colwell, United States
  • Small museums and the 'cultural revolution' in Venezuela, 2001-2012 / Guillermo Barrios, Venezuela
  • Repairing a lost history in Rio de Janeiro: a challenge for the twenty-first century / Piedade Grinberg, Brazil
  • On and off the hill in Los Angeles : making connections and making a difference / Clare Kunny, United States
  • Art and beyond : some contemporary challenges for art and anthropology museums / Ivan Gaskell, United States
  • A museum is a museum is a museum is a museum : museums and networks / Vanda Vitali, Canada
  • Chapter 3
  • Uncertainty
  • Reflecting on uncertainty and reform / Selma Holo and Mari-Tere Álvarez, United States
  • Freeing up art museums / Maxwell L. Anderson, United States
  • The arts and citizens in transition : a case study from the Pulitzer / Kristina Van Dyke, United States
  • The contemporary museum in a new creative agenda / Richard Koshalek and Erica Clark, United States
  • A new 'place' for museums in the digital age / Susana Smith Bautista, United States
  • The artist in crisis : the artist embracing society / Demian Flores, Mexico
  • Museum freefall : excerpts from a long conversation at the Getty Museum / Fred Wilson and David Wilson, United States
  • A mountain of broken mirrors : museums with a social approach / Marco Barrera Bassols, Mexico
  • The planet's flatulence and the likelihood of our extinction / Alejandro de Ávila B., Mexico
  • Chapter Four
  • Renewal
  • Reflection, renewal, and rebirth / Selma Holo and Mari-Tere Álvarez, United States
  • A new vision for a treasured Canadian institution and the opportunities and challenges we face along the way / James D. Fleck with Nichole Anderson, Canada
  • What's the big idea? Rethinking the permanent collection / Graham W.J. Beal, United States
  • Reimagining access to the Met / Thomas P. Campbell, United States
  • Rethinking immigrant integration in the American South: can museums help communities address a major social challenge? / Tom Hanchett, United States
  • A rebirth: the (new) Nevada Museum of Art, a museum of ideas / JoAnne S. Northrup and William Fox, United States
  • Reenvisioning children and families into the museum : arts for NexGen, LACMA / Jane Burrell and Karen Satzman, United States
  • 100 years later : the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County reactivated and reimagined / Jane G. Pisano, United States
  • Reinvention : collector as custodian / Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, Venezuela
  • Tales from the Ibero-American Museum Network : realigning the power / Santiago Palomero Plaza, Spain
  • Realigning Mexican museums in today's world : some proposals for communication, development, and evaluation of our museum institutions / Miguel Fernández Félix, Mexico
  • Creating your own conversations in a panarchy of museums
  • Our writers: a PanAmerican highway.
Celebrating the diversity of institutions in the United States, Latin America, and Canada, Remix aims to change the discourse about museums from the inside out, proposing a new, "panarchic"-nonhierarchical and adaptive-vision for museum practice. Selma Holo and Mari-Tere Alvarez offer an unconventional approach, one premised on breaching conventional systems of communication and challenging the dialogues that drive the field. Featuring more than forty authors in and around the museum world, Remix frames a series of vital case studies demonstrating how specific museums, large and small, have profoundly advanced or creatively redefined their goals to meet their ever-changing worlds. Contributors: Piedade Grinberg (Brazil), Nichole Anderson (Canada), Dr. James D. Fleck O.C. (Canada), Vanda Vitali (Canada), Lydia Bendersky (Chile), Andres Navia (Colombia), Manuel Araya-Incera (Costa Rica), Oscar Arias (Costa Rica), Alejandro de Avila Blomberg (Mexico), Marco Barerra Bassols (Mexico), Cuauhtemoc Camarena Ocampo (Mexico), Miguel Fernandez Felix (Mexico), Demian Flores (Mexico), Teresa Morales (Mexico), Nelly Robles (Mexico), Hector Feliciano (Puerto Rico), Mario Vargas Llosa (Peru), Santiago Palomero Plaza (Spain), Maxwell L. Anderson (United States), Susana Bautista (United States), Graham W. J. Beal (United States), and, Jane Burrell (United States). It also includes: Thomas P. Campbell (United States), Erica Clark (United States), Chip Colwell-Chanthaphonh (United States), Kristina van Dyke (United States), William Fox (United States), Ben Garcia (United States), Ivan Gaskell (United States), Tomas W Hanchett (United States), Richard Koshalek (United States), Clare Kunny (United States), Stephen E. Nash (United States), Joanne Northrup (United States), Jane G. Pisano (United States), Edward Rothstein (United States), Karen Satzman (United States), Lori Starr (United States), Carlos Tortolero (United States), David Wilson (United States), Fred Wilson (United States), Guillermo Barrios (Venezuela), and, Patricia Phelps de Cisneros (Venezuela).
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780520284531 20161228
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xix, 127 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
  • Foreword by Rex M. Ellis Preface Chapter 1:Comprehensive Content and Contested Historical Narratives Kristin L. Gallas and James DeWolf Perry Chapter 2:The Role of Race and Racial Identity in Interpretation Kristin L. Gallas and James DeWolf Perry Chapter 3:"So Deep Dyed in Our Fabric, It Can Not Be Washed Out": Developing Institutional Support for the Interpretation of Slavery Linnea Grim Chapter 4:Institutional Change at Northern Historic Sites: Telling Slavery's Story in the Land of Abolition Katherine D. Kane Chapter 5:The Necessity of Community Involvement: Talking About Slavery in the 21st Century Dina A. Bailey and Richard C. Cooper Chapter 6:Visitors Are Ready, Are We? Conny Graft Chapter 7:Developing Competent and Confident Interpreters Patricia Brooks Chapter 8: Perceptions of Race and Identity and their Impact on Slavery's Interpretation Nicole A. Moore Conclusion.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780759123267 20171106
Interpreting Slavery at Museums and Historic Sites aims to move the field forward in its collective conversation about the interpretation of slavery-acknowledging the criticism of the past and acting in the present to develop an inclusive interpretation of slavery. Presenting the history of slavery in a comprehensive and conscientious manner is difficult and requires diligence and compassion-for the history itself, for those telling the story, and for those hearing the stories-but it's a necessary part of our collective narrative about our past, present, and future. This book features best practices for: *Interpreting slavery across the country and for many people. The history of slavery, while traditionally interpreted primarily on southern plantations, is increasingly recognized as relevant at historic sites across the nation. It is also more than just an African-American/European-American story-it is relevant to the history of citizens of Latino, Caribbean, African and indigenous descent, as well. It is also pertinent to those descended from immigrants who arrived after slavery, whose stories are deeply intertwined with the legacy of slavery and its aftermath. *Developing support within an institution for the interpretation of slavery. Many institutions are reticent to approach such a potentially volatile subject, so this book examines how proponents at several sites, including Monticello and Mount Vernon, were able to make a strong case to their constituents. *Training interpreters in not only a depth of knowledge of the subject but also the confidence to speak on this controversial issue in public and the compassion to handle such a sensitive historical issue. The book will be accessible and of interest for professionals at all levels in the public history field, as well as students at the undergraduate and graduate levels in museum studies and public history programs.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780759123267 20171106
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viii, 169 pages ; 23 cm
  • Preface Introduction: The Paradox Chapter 1. The Scientific Sources of the Paradox Two dimensions Taxonomy Typology Darwin and Mendel Two Vocabularies The Power of the Ordinary Language Construct Chapter 2. The Political Sources of the Paradox Social Categories and Their Names After the Civil War Discrimination The 'One-Drop' Rule Counter Trends Chapter 3. International Pragmatism The Racial Convention Implementing the Convention Other International Action Naming the Categories Chapter 4. Sociological Knowledge Theoretical or Practical? The Chicago School In World Perspective Social Race? Chapter 5. Conceptions of Racism Writing History Teaching Philosophy Teaching Sociology Sociological Textbooks Political Ends Chapter 6. Ethnic Origin and Ethnicity Census categories Anthropology A New Reality? Nomenclature Sociobiology Ethnic Origin as a Social Sign Comparative Politics The Current Sociology of Ethnicity Chapter 7. Collective Action The Rediscovery of Weber's 1911 Notes Four Propositions Closure The Human Capital Variable The Colour Variable Ethnic Preferences Opening relationships Conclusion: The Paradox Resolved Select Bibliography Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781782387176 20160619
Attempts of nineteenth-century writers to establish "race" as a biological concept failed after Charles Darwin opened the door to a new world of knowledge. Yet this word already had a place in the organization of everyday life and in ordinary English language usage. This book explains how the idea of race became so important in the USA, generating conceptual confusion that can now be clarified. Developing an international approach, it reviews references to "race, " "racism, " and "ethnicity" in sociology, anthropology, philosophy, and comparative politics and identifies promising lines of research that may make it possible to supersede misleading notions of race in the social sciences.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781782387176 20160619
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x, 379 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
  • Chapter 1 -- The American Urban Paradox -- Chapter 2: -- America's Urban Moment Arrives -- Chapter 3 -- The Center Should Not Hold: -- Decentralizing the City in the 1920s and '30s -- Chapter 4 -- New Deal, New Towns: The Anti-Urban New Deal -- Chapter 5 -- Looking for Alternatives to the City: The Past and The Folk -- Chapter 6 -- The Center Did Not Hold: -- The City in the Age of Urban Renewal -- Chapter 7 -- The Triumph of the Decentralized City -- Chapter 8 -- Small Town, New Town, Commune -- Chapter 9 -- New Communities, New Urbanisms -- Afterword -- Urbanism as a Way of Life.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780199973668 20160616
It is a paradox of American life that we are a highly urbanized nation filled with people deeply ambivalent about urban life. In this provocative and sweeping book, historian Steven Conn explores the "anti-urban impulse" across the 20th century and examines how those ideas have shaped the places Americans have lived and worked, and how they have shaped the anti-government politics so strong today. As Conn describes it, the anti-urban impulse has had two parts: first, an aversion to urban density and all that it contributes to urban life, especially social diversity, and second, a perception that the city was the place where "big government" first took root in America. In response, in varying ways across the 20th century, anti-urbanists called for the decentralization of the city, both its population and its economy, and they rejected the role of government in American life in favor of a return to the pioneer virtues of independence and self-sufficiency. In this way, by the middle of the 20th century anti-urbanism was at the center of the politics of the New Right. Conn starts in the booming industrial cities of the Progressive era at the turn of the 20th century, where these questions first began to be debated, and concludes with some of the New Urbanist experiments of the turn of the 21st. Along the way he examines the decentralist movement of the 1930s, the attempt to revive the American small town in the mid-century, the anti-urban basis of urban renewal in the 1950s and '60s, and the Nixon Administration's program of building new towns as a response to the urban crisis. Engagingly written, thoroughly researched and forcefully argued, Americans Against the City is important reading for anyone who cares not just about the history of our cities, but about their future as well.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780199973668 20160616
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xi, 220 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Introduction -- Part I: An Annual Friend -- Chapter One: Almanacs -- Chapter Two: Astrology -- Part II: The Liturgy of Popular Culture -- Chapter Three: Death -- Chapter Four: Authority -- Chapter Five: Religion -- Part III: Non-Protestants -- Chapter Six: Catholics -- Chapter Seven: Others -- Conclusion.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780199373659 20160802
A Divinity for All Persuasions uncovers the religious signifiance of early America's most ubiquitous popular genre. Other than a Bible and perhaps a few schoolbooks and sermons, almanacs were the only printed items most Americans owned before 1820. Purchased annually, the almanac was a calendar and astrologically-based medical handbook surrounded by poetry, essays, anecdotes, and a variety of practical information. Employing a wealth of archival material, T.J. Tomlin analyzes the pan-Protestant sensibility distributed through the almanac's pages between 1730 and 1820. By disseminating a collection of Protestant concepts regarding God's existence, divine revelation, the human condition, and the afterlife, almanacs played an unparalleled role in early American religious life. Influenced by readers' opinions and printers' pragmatism, the religious content of everyday print supports an innovative interpretation of early American cultural and religious history. In sharp contrast to a historiography centered on intra-Protestant competition, Tomlin shows that most early Americans relied on a handful of Protestant "essentials" rather than denominational specifics to define and organize their religious lives.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780199373659 20160802
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xvii, 254 pages ; 24 cm
  • Childhoods of the Founding Fathers
  • "Variola" in Boston, 1721-22
  • Godfathers of American science
  • The bolt from the blue
  • Tracking the heavens from the Colonies
  • "Expressions of the American mind"
  • "This most dangerous enemy"
  • Seeking a technological edge
  • Science resurfaces
  • Midcourse corrections
  • Patents, innovations, and first steps
  • The science-minded presidency
  • The interweaving.
Explores the scientific pursuits and discoveries of the Founding Fathers, from George Washington's embrace of an experimental vaccination for smallpox that saved the American army in 1777 to Thomas Paine's many inventions, including the first-ever iron span bridge. --Publisher's description.
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xvii, 308 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Introduction to the social roots of health disparities
  • What is "health"? how should we define it? how should we measure it?
  • The relationship between socioeconomic status and health, or, "they call it 'poor health' for a reason"
  • Understanding how low social status leads to poor health
  • Race, ethnicity, and health
  • Race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and health : which is more important in affecting health status?
  • Children's health disparities
  • All things being equal ... does race/ethnicity affect how physicians treat patients?
  • Why does race/ethnicity affect the way physicians treat patients?
  • When, if ever, is it appropriate to use a patient's race/ethnicity to guide medical decisions?
  • What should we do to reduce health disparities?
Outstanding Academic Title, Choice magazine The health care system in the United States has been called the best in the world. Yet wide health disparities persist between different social groups, and many Americans suffer from poorer health than people in other developed countries. Donald A. Barr's Health Disparities in the United States explores how socioeconomic status, race, and ethnicity interact with socioeconomic inequality to create and perpetuate these health disparities. Examining the significance of this gulf for the medical community, cultural subsets, and society at large, Barr offers potential policy- and physician-based solutions for reducing health inequity in the long term. This popular course book, which has been fully updated, now incorporates significant new material, including a chapter on the profound effects of inequality on child development, behavioral choices, and adult health status. An essential text for courses in public health, health policy, and sociology, the second edition analyzes the complex web of social forces that influence health outcomes in the United States. This book is a vital teaching tool and a comprehensive reference for social science and medical professionals.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781421414751 20160617
Green Library, SAL1&2 (on-campus shelving)
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358 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
  • Growing backward
  • Bumping into walls
  • In character
  • Musical chairs
  • The protekter of sidekicks
  • A journey song
  • Magic formulas
  • Luck from unluck
  • Blessings, undisguised
  • The movie gods
  • To do it on his own
  • The animated life
  • Sidekicks.
"Imagine being trapped inside a Disney movie and having to learn about life mostly from animated characters dancing across a screen of color. A fantasy? A nightmare? This is the real-life story of Owen Suskind, the son of the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ron Suskind and his wife, Cornelia. An autistic boy who couldn't speak for years, Owen memorized dozens of Disney movies, turned them into a language to express love and loss, kinship, brotherhood. The family was forced to become animated characters, communicating with him in Disney dialogue and song; until they all emerge, together, revealing how, in darkness, we all literally need stories to survive"-- Provided by publisher.
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xxvi, 279 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Table of Contents List of Illustrations Foreword Preface Introduction Chapter One: The New Museology Chapter Two: Framing a Changing Museology in the Digital Age Place/ Space/ Experience Community: To Be, or Not To Be Culture Matters to Society Technology and its Implications Chapter Three: Indianapolis Museum of Art Place + Localized Culture The Museum and its Community The Role of Digital Technology Lessons Learned Chapter Four: Walker Art Center Place + Localized Culture The Museum and its Community The Role of Digital Technology Lessons Learned Chapter Five: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Place + Localized Culture The Museum and its Community The Role of Digital Technology Lessons Learned Chapter Six: Museum of Modern Art Place + Localized Culture The Museum and its Community The Role of Digital Technology Lessons Learned Chapter Seven: Brooklyn Museum Place + Localized Culture The Museum and its Community The Role of Digital Technology Lessons Learned Chapter Eight: Greater Than Five Supporting Place, Community, and Culture in the Digital Age Greater Than Five Marking Place: The Los Angeles County Museum of Art Chapter Nine: A Balancing Act Conclusion Appendices Appendix A: Methodology Appendix B: Interviews Bibliography.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780759124127 20160613
Museums in the Digital Age: Changing Meanings of Place, Community, and Culture showcases how the use of technology in museums should be understood as factors directly related to the museums' notion of community, local culture, and place, whether these places are in mid-America, urban metropolises, or ethnically diverse and underserved communities. Here, museum expert Susana Smith Bautista brings more than twenty years of experience in cultural institutes in Los Angeles, New York, and Greece to propose a social understanding of why museums should be adopting technology, and how it should be adapted based on their particular missions, communities, and places. This book is timely because we are in the midst of the digital age, which is rapidly changing due to rapidly changing developments in technology and society as well, with social adaptations of technology. Theory is always racing to catch up with practice in the digital age, but theory remains a critical - and often neglected - component to accompany the practical application of technology in museums. In order to illustrate these points, the book presents five case studies of the most technologically advanced art museums in the United States today: *The Indianapolis Museum of Art *The Walker Art Center *The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art *The Museum of Modern Art *The Brooklyn Museum Each case study ends with a Lessons Learned section to bring these points home. While the case studies focus on museums in the United States, and also on art museums, this book is relevant to all types of museums and to museums all over the world, as they equally face the challenge of incorporating technology into their institutions. Although these case studies are all well-established and well-endowed museums, Bautista reveals valuable insight into the difficulties they face and the questions they are asking which are relevant to even the smallest museum or community cultural center.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780759124127 20160613
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viii, 268 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Ardent spirits and republican medicine
  • Discovering delirium tremens
  • Hard drinking and want
  • The benevolent empire of medicine
  • The pathology of intemperance
  • The drunkard's demons
  • Epilogue: alcoholics and pink elephants.
Edgar Allan Poe vividly recalls standing in a prison cell, fearing for his life, as he watched men mutilate and dismember the body of his mother. That memory, however graphic and horrifying, was not real. It was a hallucination, one of many suffered by the writer, caused by his addiction to alcohol. In Rum Maniacs, Matthew Warner Osborn reveals how and why pathological drinking became a subject of medical interest, social controversy, and lurid fascination in the early American republic. At the heart of that story is the disease that Poe suffered: delirium tremens. First described in 1813, delirium tremens and its characteristic hallucinations inspired sweeping changes in how the medical profession saw and treated the problems of alcohol abuse. Based on new theories of pathological anatomy, human physiology, and mental illness, the new diagnosis founded the medical conviction and popular belief that habitual drinking could become a psychological and physiological disease. By midcentury, delirium tremens had inspired a wide range of popular theater, poetry, fiction, and illustration. This romantic fascination endured into the twentieth century, most notably in the classic Disney cartoon Dumbo, in which a pink pachyderm marching band haunts a drunken young elephant. Rum Maniacs reveals just how delirium tremens shaped the modern experience of alcohol addiction as a psychic struggle with inner demons.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780226099897 20160616
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vii, 142 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
  • An ancient order for American architecture
  • Rediscovering Greek architecture and discovering the attic order
  • The attic order and English neoclassical architecture
  • The attic order comes to America
  • Latrobe and a capital for the capitol
  • Latrobe and the attic order outside Washington
  • Latrobe returns to the capitol
  • William Nichols and Robert Mills: taling the attic order south
  • Taking the attic order beyond Washington
  • American variants take on the attic order
  • The attic order, its variants, and American domestic architecture
  • The attic order in decline
  • Yet the attic order persists.
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vii, 277 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 x 29 cm.
  • Shadows of ourselves
  • The dead of Antietam
  • Photography before the war
  • Lincoln and the 1860 presidential election
  • Secession and Fort Sumter
  • Early war portraits
  • Missing the picture, Bull Run, 1861-62
  • Gardner and his photographic sketch book
  • Ambrotypes and tintypes
  • Cartes de visite and other paper prints
  • Collecting the wounded
  • Barnard and his views of Sherman's campaign
  • War's end and Lincoln's assassination
  • The slow recovery.
Six hundred thousand lives were lost between 1861 and 1865, making the conflict between North and South the nation's deadliest war. If the "War Between the States" was the test of the young republic's commitment to its founding precepts, it was also a watershed in photographic history, as the camera recorded the epic, heartbreaking narrative from beginning to end-providing those on the home front, for the first time, with immediate visual access to the horrors of the battlefield. Photography and the American Civil War features both familiar and rarely seen images that include haunting battlefield landscapes strewn with bodies, studio portraits of armed Confederate and Union soldiers (sometimes in the same family) preparing to meet their destiny, rare multi-panel panoramas of Gettysburg and Richmond, languorous camp scenes showing exhausted troops in repose, diagnostic medical studies of wounded soldiers who survived the war's last bloody battles, and portraits of both Abraham Lincoln and his assassin, John Wilkes Booth. Published on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the battle of Gettysburg (1863), this beautifully produced book features Civil War photographs by George Barnard, Mathew Brady, Alexander Gardner, Timothy O'Sullivan, and many others.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780300191806 20160611
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes), SAL1&2 (on-campus shelving)
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2, 2, 212 p. ; 21 cm.
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19. Chu fang Meiguo [1946]

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2, 182 p. ; 21 cm.
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6, 8, 382, 4 p. ; 21 cm.
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