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Urbanism in the Age of Climate Change

Island Press

This provocative and engaging work emerges from Calthorpe’s belief that, just as the last fifty years produced massive changes in our culture, economy and environment, the next fifty will generate changes of an even more profound nature.

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Sustainability in America's Cities

Creating the Green Metropolis

Island Press

This book highlights how America's largest cities are acting to develop sustainable solutions to conflicts between development and environment.

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Trimpin

Contraptions for Art and Sound

Edited by Anne Focke
Marquand Books

This book explores the life and work of Trimpin, the sound sculptor and composer, whose work spans the media of visual art, music composition, performance, engineering, acoustics, and installation art.

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Architecture and the Canadian Fabric

UBC Press

Architecture and the Canadian Fabric traces how culture and politics have influenced, and been influenced by, Canadian architecture from first contact to the postmodern era.

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Creative Subversions

Whiteness, Indigeneity, and the National Imaginary

UBC Press

This book explores how whiteness and Indigeneity are articulated through commonplace symbols of Canadian identity and how the work of contemporary artists is subverting these nostalgic accounts of the past.

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Show of Hands

Northwest Women Artists 1880-2010

Whatcom Museum, Bellingham

Highlighting work in all media by women artists from Washington, Oregon, and British Columbia, this book presents an wide-ranging survey fo the personal and communal stories that inspired the legacy of Pacific Northwest art.

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Picasso and the Circus

Fin-de-Siecle Paris and the Suite de Saltimbanques

Trout Gallery, Dickinson College

Considers the subject of the circus and the role of entertainment spectacles in the early 1900s, a key phase in Picasso's early career.

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Green Cities of Europe

Global Lessons on Green Urbanism

Edited by Timothy Beatley
Island Press

With Green Cities of Europe, Beatley offers the North American planning community not only a vision of holistic sustainability, but a clear guide to accomplishing it at home.

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China’s Terracotta Warriors

The First Emperor’s Legacy

Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Presents a panoramic view of the artistic, military, and administrative achievements of the Qin state and empire under the powerful ruler who proclaimed himself First Emperor of China.

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The Look of the Book

Manuscript Production in Shiraz, 1303–1452

Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Published with Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Assesses the role of the city of Shiraz in Iranian book production between the early fourteenth and mid-fifteenth centuries.

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