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Cultural Perspectives--listed in descending order by publication date
The Scandal of Pleasure: art in an age of fundamentalism by
Call Number: 111.8509045 ST35Sl; BH39 .S8146 1995
Publication Date: 1995-12-18
Main Stacks; Undergraduate Library
A study of conflicts between modern aesthetics and religious fundamentalism. Includes bibliographical references and an index.
Mixed Blessings: New Art in Multicultural America by
Call Number: 704.06930973 L664M
Publication Date: 1990-10-31
Architecture & Art
A study of ethnic art, minority artists, and intercultural communication. Includes bibliographical references and an index.
The Predicament of Culture: twentieth-century ethnography, literature, and art by
Call Number: 306.09 C612p; GN308 .C55 1988
Publication Date: 1988-05-18
Architecture & Art; Social Sciences, Health & Education Library; History, Philosophy & Newspaper Library; and Undergraduate Library
A history and philosophical discussion of 20th-century ethnology, art, and literature. Includes a bibliography and an index.
Call Number: 110 T216A
Publication Date: 1987-11-10
A collection of essays by well-known critics on difference and "otherness" in 19th- and 20th-century history, philosophy, and culture. Contents: 1. Conception: G.W.F. Hegel; 2. Cleaving: Martin Heidegger; 3. Carnality: Maurice Merleau-Ponty; 4. Real: Jacques Lacan; 5. Ecstasy: Georges Bataille; 6. Woman: Julia Kristeva; 7. Infinity: Emmanuel Levinas; 8. Nots: Maurice Blanchot; 9. Rewriting: Jacques Derrida; 10. Transgression: Søren Kierkegaard. Includes bibliographical references and an index.
Black Athena : the Afroasiatic roots of classical civilization by
Call Number: 949.5 B456b
Publication Date: 1987
Vol. 1 & 2 in Main Stacks and Oak St.; Vol. 3 in Classics
A 3-volume study of Egyptian and Phoenician influences on Ancient Greek culture. Vol. 1. The fabrication of ancient Greece, 1785-1985; Vol. 2. The archaeological and documentary evidence; Vol. 3. The linguistic evidence. Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Primitivism in Modern Art by
Call Number: 759.9 G58P1986
Publication Date: 1986-12-23
Architecture & Art
A study of primitivism in 19th- and 20th-century art. Includes an index.
Call Number: 950.072 Sa21o1979
Publication Date: 1979-10-12
History, Philosophy & Newspaper Library; Literatures & Languages; Music & Performing Arts
This critique of traditional Western views of Asia and the Middle East is generally considered required by anyone studying literature, history, philosophy, and/or the arts. Includes bibliographical references and index.
The Interpretation of Cultures: selected essays by
Call Number: 301.2 G27i
Publication Date: 1977-05-19
Communications; History, Philosophy & Newspaper Library; Literatures & Languages Library; Social Sciences, Health, & Education Library; Also Online at above link
A collection of essays on cultural theory, some of which use Java, Bali, and the "New States" as examples. Includes bibliographical references and an index.
The Savage Mind by
Call Number: 572 L568PE; GN451 .L3813 1966
Publication Date: 1968-09-15
Communications; History, Philosophy & Newspaper; Oak St.; Social Sciences, Health & Education; and Undergraduate Library
An oft-cited ethnopsychological study, part of the critical canon. With a bibliography.