MCCLELLAN, A: The Art Museum from Boullée to Bilbao

MCCLELLAN, A: The Art Museum from Boullée to Bilbao, book coverMcClellan, Andrew. The Art Museum from Boullee to Bilbao. University of California Press, 2008. ISBN: 9780520251267. Unmarked. B/W illustrations throughout. Index. Notes. 352p. Very Good. Paperback. (#26023) $18.00

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This thematic history of the art museum from its inception in the 18th century to the early 21st century offers an essential framework for understanding contemporary debates as they have evolved in Europe and the United States.

UN UNIVERSITY PRESS: Political Violence in South and Southeast Asia: Critical Perspectives

Abraham, Itty; Newman, Edward; Weiss, Meredith L (editors). Political Violence in South and Southeast Asia: Critical Perspectives. United Nations University Press, 2010. ISBN: 9789280811902. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#25846) $12.00

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Political scientists and anthropologists with intimate knowledge of the politics and society of these regions, examine topics that include assassinations, riots, state violence, the significance of geographic borders, external influences and intervention, and patterns of recruitment and rebellion.

Contributors include Sankaran Krishna, Paul R. Brass, Geoffrey Robinson, and others. 224p. Index.

COMMUNIST PARTY OF CUBA: Socioeconomic Guidelines for the 1981-85 Period

COMMUNIST PARTY OF CUBA: Socioeconomic Guidelines for the 1981-85 Period, book cover Communist Party of Cuba. Socioeconomic Guidelines for the 1981-85 Period. Political Publishers, 1981. Unmarked text. 143p.

Summarizes the period from 1976-1980 and looks at the fundamental aims for 1981-85.

Very Good. Hardcover. (#25496) $24.00

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AAAS: Project 2061: Update 2001–2002

Project 2061: Update 2001–2002. AAAS, 2001. Unmarked. Loose letter about the project date July 30, 2001. Well illustrated. 20p. Project to help educators improve teaching in science, mathematics and technology for the 21st century. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#25359) $16.00

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HACKL, E: Aurora’s Motive

Aurora's Motive, book coverHackl, Erich. Aurora’s Motive. Knopf, 1989. ISBN: 9780394573281. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#25335) $12.00

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This novel reconstructs an actual murder case which took place in Spain in 1933, when Aurora Rodriguez felt compelled to kill her daughter. The child was reared to be a trail-blazer for her time, breaking all the conventions which her mother hated, but when she reached 18, her mother, “after careful consideration” shot her.

Erich Hackl was winner of the 1987 Aspekte Literatur Preis in Germany with this novel. Translated from the German by Edna McCown.

CATALHOYUK: Catalhoyuk Site Guide Book

Catalhoyuk Site Guide Book. Catalhoyuk Research Product, 2005. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#25209) $24.00

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Beautifully illustrated. 24p. Catalhoyuk is one of the most important archaeological sites in the world. Since the 1960s, excavations have uncovered a densely packed Neolithic (New Stone Age) settlement which dates back 9000 years. A tour of this World Heritage site.

ART JOURNAL: Winter 2004, Volume 63, No 4

Phillips, Patricia C. (editor). Art Journal (Winter 2004, Volume 63, No 4). New York: College Art Association, 2004. Unmarked text. Extensively illustrated. Very Good. Paperback. (#8945) $16.00

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Theme of issue is Unsettled Imaginations. 143p. Articles by Patricia C. Phillips, Raymond Spiteri, Sze Tsung Leong, Christopher Phillips, Jeremy Braddock, Kimberly Camp, Barbara Jaffee, Alison Mairi Syme, Julia Robinson, and Carolo Becker. Reviews. One of two periodicals published by the College Art Association.