JOHNSON, P: Journal of Decorative and Propaganda Arts 13: Stile Floreale

Book cover. Journal of Decorative and Propaganda Arts 13: Stile FlorealeJohnson, Pamela (editor). Journal of Decorative and Propaganda Arts 13: Stile Floreale. Wolfsonian Foundation of Decorative and Propaganda Arts, 1989. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#30961) $16.00

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This issue focuses on Stile Floreale. Articles cover Italian Culture and Society in The Age of Floreale; The Protagonists of The Italian Liberty Movement; The Design Reform Movement in Rome at The Beginning of The Century; Arthur Lasenby Liberty: A Mere Adjective?; Turin 1902: The Search For A Modern Italian Architecture; Italy and France: The Cosmopolitanism of The New Art.

Beautifully illustrated in color and black-and-white. 177p plus ads. Summer 1989 issue.

TOULMIN, S: Cosmopolis: The Hidden Agenda of Modernity

Toulmin, Stephen. Cosmopolis: The Hidden Agenda of Modernity Cosmopolis: The Hidden Agenda of Modernity. University of Chicago Press, 1990. ISBN: 0226808386. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#30332)

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In the seventeenth century, a vision arose which was to captivate the Western imagination for the next three hundred years: the vision of Cosmopolis, a society as rationally ordered as the Newtonian view of nature.

Bibliographic Notes. Index. 228p.

Stephen Toulmin confronts that agenda—its illusions and its consequences for our present and future world.

NEWARK, T: Turning the Tide of War: 50 Battles that Changed the Course of Modern History

Newark, Tim. Turning the Tide of War: 50 Battles that Changed the Course of Modern History. Hamlyn, 2005. ISBN: 0681337877. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#30876) $15.00

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Among the 50 battles are Valmy (1792, the Japan attack on Pearl Harbor in 1942; the Allied defeat by Turkish troops at Gallipoli in 1915; Napoleon’s conquest of Europe, and more. Detailed strategic and battle plans. Illustrated. Maps.