How They Decorated

Author: P. Gaye Tapp
Publisher: Rizzoli Publications
ISBN: 0847847411
Size: 52.15 MB
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How They Decorated focuses on some of the leading style icons of the twentieth century and how they decorated their own residences around the world. How They Decorated illustrates some of the great rooms of the twentieth century and their stylish residents, who had a decided hand in their decoration. Each lady's refined way of living will be discussed with examples of how they embellished their homes (or left them elegantly spare) and the long-lasting effects of their lives on future generations of designers and connoisseurs of beauty.

Encyclopedia Of U S Labor And Working Class History

Author: Eric Arnesen
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 0415968267
Size: 70.16 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Providing sweeping coverage of U.S. labor history, this resource contains over 650 entries, encompassing labor history from the colonial era to the present. Written as an objective social history, the "Encyclopedia" encapsulates the rise and decline, and continuous change of U.S. labor history into the 21st century.

Women S Issues A Fir

Author: Margaret McFadden
Publisher: Ready Reference
Size: 26.65 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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With 696 topics from categories such as education, marriage and family, employment and poverty court cases and legislation, sports, and war and the military, this text is panoranmic in its coverage of important cases, events and personages in women's issues.

Making The American Home

Author: Marilyn Ferris Motz
Publisher: Popular Press
ISBN: 9780879724344
Size: 17.99 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The transformation of a house into a home has been in our culture a traditional task of women. The articles examine this process as they reflected the role of American middle-class women as homemakers in the years 1840–1940.

We Are Everywhere

Author: Notes from Nowhere (Organization)
Publisher: Verso
ISBN: 9781859844472
Size: 51.52 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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We Are Everywhere is a whirlwind collection of writings, images and ideas for direct action by people on the frontlines of the global anticapitalist movement. This is a movement of untold stories, because those from below are not those who get to write history, even though we are the ones making it. We Are Everywhere wrenches our history from the grasp of the powerful and returns it to the streets, fields and neighbourhoods where it was made.

Art And The End Of Apartheid

Author: John Peffer
Publisher: U of Minnesota Press
ISBN: 0816650012
Size: 18.11 MB
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Black South African artists have typically had their work labeled "African art" or "township art," qualifiers that, when contrasted with simply "modernist art," have been used to marginalize their work both in South Africa and internationally. This is the The first book to fully explore cosmopolitan modern art by black South Africans under apartheid.

New York Magazine

Size: 26.84 MB
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New York magazine was born in 1968 after a run as an insert of the New York Herald Tribune and quickly made a place for itself as the trusted resource for readers across the country. With award-winning writing and photography covering everything from politics and food to theater and fashion, the magazine's consistent mission has been to reflect back to its audience the energy and excitement of the city itself, while celebrating New York as both a place and an idea.

A Profile Of Twentieth Century American Poetry

Author: Jack Elliott Myers
Publisher: Southern Illinois Univ Pr
ISBN: 9780809313488
Size: 68.64 MB
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Seven chronologically arranged essays—each covering roughly a decade from 1908 through 1988—plus two special-focus essays on black and female poets, an introduction by Ed Folsom, and a preface by editors Jack Myers and David Wojahn, outline the critical, creative, aesthetic, and cultural forces at work in the American poetry of this century. Several contributors, including Michael Heller, Richard Jackson, and Jonathan Holden, have recently published important book-length critical studies in their essay area; all have published well-regarded collections of their own poetry.