PAGLEN, T: Trevor Paglen: The Last Pictures

Trevor Paglen: The Last Pictures. University of California Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780520275003. Unmarked. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#31249) $26.00

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This selection of 100 images was influenced by four years of interviews with leading scientists, philosophers, anthropologists, and artists about the contradictions that characterize contemporary civilizations. Thus the book engages with some of the most profound questions of the human experience.

Also includes field note essays by Joel Weinberg, Rafael Nunez, Brian L. Wardle and Karl Berggren, and the EchoStar Company. Presents a diversity of photographic technologies, from surveillance shots taken by a drone to close-ups of the Ebola virus captured by an electron micrograph.

Illustrated throughout. Measures 8.25×9.5 inches. 194p.

ZIERS, J: Academic Conversations: Classroom Talk That Fosters Critical Thinking and Content Understandings

Zwiers, Jeff; Crawford, Marie. Academic Conversations: Classroom Talk That Fosters Critical Thinking and Content Understandings. Stenhouse Publishers, 2011. ISBN: 9781571108845. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#31180) $15.00

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Covers getting started, activities, advanced conversations, conversations in various subjects, and more. Appendix. Reference. Index. 234p. Measures 7.25×9.25 inches.

LIVINGSTONE, MS: Vision and Art: The Biology of Seeing

Livingstone, Margaret S. Vision and Art: The Biology of Seeing. Harry N. Abrams, 2002. ISBN: 0810904063. Unmarked. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30980)

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Explains how the human vision works and demonstrates that the many answers to these and many other questions about art depend ultimately on the cells in our eyes and our brains. Foreword by David Hubel.

Further reading. 150 illustrations, including 108 charts and plates in full color. Epilogue: Talent, Music, and Learning Disabilities. Index. 207p.