Visual Sociology

Titre : Visual Sociology
Auteur : Douglas Harper
Éditeur : Routledge
ISBN-13 : 9780415778954
Libération : 2012

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Visual sociology has been part of the sociological vocabulary since the 1970s, but until now there has not been a comprehensive text that introduces this area. Written by one of the founding fathers in the field, Visual Sociology explores how the world that is seen, photographed, drawn, or otherwise represented visually is different from the world that is represented through words and numbers. Doug Harper's exceptional photography and engaging, lively writing style will introduce: visual sociology as embodied observation visual sociology as semiotics visual sociology as an approach to data: empirical, narrative, phenomenological and reflexive visual sociology as an aspect of photo documentary visual sociology and multimedia. This definitive textbook is made up of eleven chapters on the key topics in visual sociology. With teaching and learning guidance, as well as clear, accessible explanations of current thinking in the field, this book will be an invaluable resource to all those with an interest in visual sociology, research methods, cultural geography, cultural theory or visual anthropology.

Multidirectional Memory

Titre : Multidirectional Memory
Auteur : Michael Rothberg
Éditeur : Stanford University Press
ISBN-13 : 9780804762175
Libération : 2009-06-15

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Multidirectional Memory brings together Holocaust studies and postcolonial studies for the first time to put forward a new theory of cultural memory and uncover an unacknowledged tradition of exchange between the legacies of genocide and colonialism.

Death in the Afternoon

Titre : Death in the Afternoon
Auteur : Ernest Hemingway
Éditeur : Simon and Schuster
ISBN-13 : 9781476770093
Libération : 2014-05-22

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Still considered one of the best books ever written about bullfighting, Death in the Afternoon is an impassioned look at the sport by one of its true aficionados. It reflects Hemingway's conviction that bullfighting was more than mere sport and reveals a rich source of inspiration for his art. The unrivaled drama of bullfighting, with its rigorous combination of athleticism and artistry, and its requisite display of grace under pressure, ignited Hemingway's imagination. Here he describes and explains the technical aspects of this dangerous ritual and “the emotional and spiritual intensity and pure classic beauty that can be produced by a man, an animal, and a piece of scarlet serge draped on a stick.” Seen through his eyes, bullfighting becomes a richly choreographed ballet, with performers who range from awkward amateurs to masters of great elegance and cunning. A fascinating look at the history and grandeur of bullfighting, Death in the Afternoon is also a deeper contemplation of the nature of cowardice and bravery, sport and tragedy, and is enlivened throughout by Hemingway's sharp commentary on life and literature.

Red Giants and White Dwarfs

Titre : Red Giants and White Dwarfs
Auteur : Robert Jastrow
Éditeur : W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN-13 : 0393850048
Libération : 1990

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A scientific discussion of life on earth in the light of the origins of the solar system and the substances of the universe

Bravo Tanya

Titre : Bravo Tanya
Auteur : Satomi Ichikawa
Éditeur : Philomel
ISBN-13 : 039922145X
Libération : 1992

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Excited to be taking ballet lessons at last, Tanya discovers that her inability to move to the music that is played could jeopardize her dreams of becoming a ballerina.

Livres de France

Titre : Livres de France
Auteur :
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : STANFORD:36105213165256
Libération : 2008-09

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Includes, 1982-1995: Les Livres du mois, also published separately.

La photographie

Titre : La photographie
Auteur : André Rouillé
Éditeur : Gallimard Education
ISBN-13 : 2070317684
Libération : 2005-01-01

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La première partie, Entre document et expression, traite de ce qui a longtemps été considéré comme de la photographie simplement utilitaire. La seconde partie, Entre photographie et art, est consacrée à deux territoires distincts : d'un côté la photographie des artistes et de l'autre l'art des photographes.

The Bro Code

Titre : The Bro Code
Auteur : Barney Stinson
Éditeur : Barney Stinson
ISBN-13 :
Libération : 2009-10-01

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About the Author Barney Stinson is an awesome dude who lives in New York City and appears weekly on the hit CBS show How I Met Your Mother. Matt Kuhn is one of the coolest staff writers for How I Met Your Mother and helps write Barney’s Blog on the show’s website. He lives in Los Angeles, California. Everyone's life is governed by an internal code of conduct. Some call it morality. Others call it religion. But Bros in the know call this holy grail The Bro Code. Historically a spoken tradition passed from one generation to the next, the official code of conduct for Bros appears here in its published form for the first time ever. By upholding the tenets of this sacred and legendary document, any dude can learn to achieve Bro-dom.

The Art of the Project

Titre : The Art of the Project
Auteur : Johnnie Gratton
Éditeur : Berghahn Books
ISBN-13 : 1571816496
Libération : 2005

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The idea of the "project" crosses generic, disciplinary and cultural frontiers. At a time when writers and artists are increasingly describing their practices as "projects," remarkably little critical attention has been paid to the actual idea of the "project." This collection of essays responds to an urgent need by suggesting a framework for evaluating the notion of the project in the light of various modernist and postmodernist cultural practices, drawn mainly but not exclusively from the French-speaking domain. The overview offered by this volume promises to makes an original and thought-provoking contribution to contemporary literary, artistic and cultural criticism. Johnnie Gratton is the holder of the 1776 Chair of French at Trinity College Dublin. He is the author of Expressivism: The Vicissitudes of a Theory in the Writing of Proust and Barthes (Legenda, 2000), and has written widely on modern French fiction and autobiography. Michael Sheringham is Marshal Foch Professor of French Literature, University of Oxford. He has worked extensively on Surrealism, modern fiction, poetry, and autobiography and related genres. His publications include French Autobiotraphy: Devices and Desires (OUP 1993) and Parisian Fields (ed, Raktion Books, 1996).

The Apology of Socrates

Titre : The Apology of Socrates
Auteur : Plato
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : HARVARD:32044004712444
Libération : 1901

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