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A highly engaging yet contrarian account of the spread of illiberal and anti-democratic sentiment throughout our culture that places responsibility on the citizens themselves. Over the past two decades, citizens of democracies across the world have become angrier…
The Death of Expertise: The Campaign against Established Knowledge and Why it Matters
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Technology and increasing levels of education have exposed people to more information than ever before. These societal gains, however, have also helped fuel a surge in narcissistic and misguided intellectual egalitarianism that has crippled informed debates on…
Titian: And The End Of The Venetian Renaissance
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|December 15, 2013

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Titian is best known for paintings that embodied the tradition of the Venetian Renaissance—but how Venetian was the artist himself? In this study, Tom Nichols probes the tensions between the individualism of Titian’s work and the conservative mores of…
Giorgione's Ambiguity
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|December 25, 2020

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The Venetian painter known as Giorgione or “big George” died at a young age in the dreadful plague of 1510, possibly having painted fewer than twenty-five works. But many of these are among the most mysterious and alluring in the history of art.…
Renaissance Art In Venice: From Tradition To Individualism
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Art and architecture have always been central to Venice but in the Renaissance period, between c.1440 and 1600, they reached a kind of apotheosis when many of the city's new buildings, sculpture, and paintings took on distinctive and original qualities. The…
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Others And Outcasts In Early Modern Europe: Picturing The Social Margins
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Others and Outcasts in Early Modern Europe is the first book to focus directly on the visual representation of marginal and outcast people in early modern Europe. The volume offers a comprehensive and groundbreaking analysis of a wide range of images featuring…
Tintoretto: Tradition And Identity
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|October 15, 2015

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Jacopo Tintoretto (1518-94) is an ambiguous figure in the history of art. His radically unorthodox paintings are not readily classifiable, and although he was a Venetian by birth, his standing as a member of the Venetian school is constantly contested. But he was…
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|February 16, 2015

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will…
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|October 29, 2012

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NATO has been a "nuclear" alliance since its inception. Nuclear weapons have served the dual purpose of being part of NATO military planning as well as being central to the Alliance's deterrence strategy. For over 4 decades, NATO allies sought to…
Renaissance Art: A Beginner's Guide
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|April 11, 2010

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The 15th century saw the evolution of a distinct and powerfully influential European culture. But what does the familiar phrase 'Renaissance Art' actually describe? Through engaging discussion of timeless works by artists such as Jan van Eyck, Leonardo da…
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|April 12, 2012

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What is the role that tactical or non-strategic nuclear weapons (NSNWs) play in NATO defense policy and strategy? This book examines the key issues surrounding this question as the Alliance seeks to redefine itself in the 21st century and meet the requirements in…
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