Architecture, Art & Design

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Glorify the Empire

Japanese Avant-Garde Propaganda in Manchukuo

UBC Press

An investigation into the intersection of Japanese imperialist politics and left-wing, avant-garde arts and culture in 1930s and ’40s Manchukuo.

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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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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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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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Carvings and Commerce

Model Totem Poles, 1880-2010

University of Washington Press, A co-publication of the University of Washington Press and the Mendel Art Gallery

A group of internationally recognized scholars and artists examine the issues of politics, economics, cultural identity, tradition, and aesthetics that have shaped the evolution of the model totem pole for over a hundred and thirty years.

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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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