Download E-books New York's Golden Age of Bridges PDF

By Antonio Masi

Bridges to me are a connection, not only becoming a member of landmasses, yet an emotional kingdom, one who acts as an invisible thread binding the previous and future.
--Antonio Masi

In New York's Golden Age of Bridges, artist Antonio Masi groups up with author and manhattan urban historian Joan Marans Dim to supply a multidimensional exploration of recent York City's 9 significant bridges, their inventive and cultural underpinnings, and their influence worldwide.

The story of recent York City's bridges starts in 1883, while the Brooklyn Bridge rose majestically over the East River, signaling the beginning of America's "Golden Age" of bridge construction. The Williamsburg in 1903, the Queensboro (renamed the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge) and the ny in 1909, the George Washington in 1931, the Triborough (renamed the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge) in 1936, the Bronx-Whitestone in 1939, the Throgs Neck in 1961, and the Verrazano-Narrows in 1964. Each of those vintage bridges has its personal tale, and the book's work express the majesty and artistry, whereas the essays fill within the attention-grabbing information of its social, cultural, fiscal, political, and environmental history.

America's nice bridges, outfitted virtually fullyyt by means of immigrant engineers, architects, and laborers, have come to represent not just exertions and ingenuity but additionally bravery and sacrifice. The construction of every bridge took a human toll. The Brooklyn Bridge's dressmaker and leader engineer, John A. Roebling, himself died within the provider of bridge
building. yet past these tales is one other narrative--one that encompasses the desires and pursuits of a urban, and finally a nation.

At this second in Asia and Europe many glossy large-scale, long-span suspension bridges are being outfitted. they're the progeny of latest York City's Golden Age bridges. This booklet comes alongside on the excellent second to put those nice public tasks into their old and creative contexts, to notify and enjoyment artists, engineers, historians, architects, and town planners. as well as the ancient and inventive views, New York's Golden Age of Bridges explores the inestimable connections that bridges foster, and reveals the intense impression of the 9 Golden Age bridges on the city, the kingdom, and the area.

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By Antonio Masi

Bridges to me are a connection, not only becoming a member of landmasses, yet an emotional kingdom, one who acts as an invisible thread binding the previous and future.
--Antonio Masi

In New York's Golden Age of Bridges, artist Antonio Masi groups up with author and manhattan urban historian Joan Marans Dim to supply a multidimensional exploration of recent York City's 9 significant bridges, their inventive and cultural underpinnings, and their influence worldwide.

The story of recent York City's bridges starts in 1883, while the Brooklyn Bridge rose majestically over the East River, signaling the beginning of America's "Golden Age" of bridge construction. The Williamsburg in 1903, the Queensboro (renamed the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge) and the ny in 1909, the George Washington in 1931, the Triborough (renamed the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge) in 1936, the Bronx-Whitestone in 1939, the Throgs Neck in 1961, and the Verrazano-Narrows in 1964. Each of those vintage bridges has its personal tale, and the book's work express the majesty and artistry, whereas the essays fill within the attention-grabbing information of its social, cultural, fiscal, political, and environmental history.

America's nice bridges, outfitted virtually fullyyt by means of immigrant engineers, architects, and laborers, have come to represent not just exertions and ingenuity but additionally bravery and sacrifice. The construction of every bridge took a human toll. The Brooklyn Bridge's dressmaker and leader engineer, John A. Roebling, himself died within the provider of bridge
building. yet past these tales is one other narrative--one that encompasses the desires and pursuits of a urban, and finally a nation.

At this second in Asia and Europe many glossy large-scale, long-span suspension bridges are being outfitted. they're the progeny of latest York City's Golden Age bridges. This booklet comes alongside on the excellent second to put those nice public tasks into their old and creative contexts, to notify and enjoyment artists, engineers, historians, architects, and town planners. as well as the ancient and inventive views, New York's Golden Age of Bridges explores the inestimable connections that bridges foster, and reveals the intense impression of the 9 Golden Age bridges on the city, the kingdom, and the area.

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Download E-books Roman Architecture in Provence PDF

This e-book offers a survey of the structure and urbanism of Provence in the course of the Roman period. Provence, or "Gallia Narbonensis" because the Romans known as it, was once one of many earliest Roman colonies in Western Europe. during this e-book, James C. Anderson, jr. examines the structure and making plans of cities within the quarter, either these based by means of the Romans and people redeveloped from local settlements. He presents an in-depth research of the chronology, relationship, and continues to be of each form of Roman construction for which there's facts in Provence. The stamp of Roman civilization is clear this day in such towns as Orange, Nimes, and Arles, the place incredible continues to be of bridges, theaters, fora, and temples attest to the delicate civilization that existed during this zone in the course of the imperial interval and past due antiquity. This ebook specializes in the continues to be of structures that may nonetheless be obvious, exploring ornamental components and their effect from Rome and native traditions, in addition to their features in the city atmosphere.

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This e-book offers a survey of the structure and urbanism of Provence in the course of the Roman period. Provence, or "Gallia Narbonensis" because the Romans known as it, was once one of many earliest Roman colonies in Western Europe. during this e-book, James C. Anderson, jr. examines the structure and making plans of cities within the quarter, either these based by means of the Romans and people redeveloped from local settlements. He presents an in-depth research of the chronology, relationship, and continues to be of each form of Roman construction for which there's facts in Provence. The stamp of Roman civilization is clear this day in such towns as Orange, Nimes, and Arles, the place incredible continues to be of bridges, theaters, fora, and temples attest to the delicate civilization that existed during this zone in the course of the imperial interval and past due antiquity. This ebook specializes in the continues to be of structures that may nonetheless be obvious, exploring ornamental components and their effect from Rome and native traditions, in addition to their features in the city atmosphere.

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Download E-books On Desperate Seas: A Biography of Gilbert Stuart PDF

This is often Flexner's portrait of Gilbert Stuart, painter of George Washington, and different founding fathers, who as soon as shied clear of a self-portrait he had all started to delight his bride. Flexner provides us with a portrait developed because the artist may have developed it, frank, with no flattery, profound, and soul-stirring. a guy as soon as considered as the possible successor of Sir Joshua Reynolds, Stuart used to be born in poverty in Rhode Island. He grew to become via his artwork the intimate of the nice of 2 continents. but, he by no means deserted his disdain for worldly rank, or his fascination with personality. He made large sums in England yet spent much more in dissipation. criminal yawned for him, and he fled his collectors. in the course of his thirty-five American years, he painted with brilliance, making a special portrait demeanour. His rank as an artist used to be by no means wondered, yet his nerves wouldn't quiet. He drank, fought together with his spouse, and tortured his little ones. Stuart died as he lived: recognized and bankrupt.

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This is often Flexner's portrait of Gilbert Stuart, painter of George Washington, and different founding fathers, who as soon as shied clear of a self-portrait he had all started to delight his bride. Flexner provides us with a portrait developed because the artist may have developed it, frank, with no flattery, profound, and soul-stirring. a guy as soon as considered as the possible successor of Sir Joshua Reynolds, Stuart used to be born in poverty in Rhode Island. He grew to become via his artwork the intimate of the nice of 2 continents. but, he by no means deserted his disdain for worldly rank, or his fascination with personality. He made large sums in England yet spent much more in dissipation. criminal yawned for him, and he fled his collectors. in the course of his thirty-five American years, he painted with brilliance, making a special portrait demeanour. His rank as an artist used to be by no means wondered, yet his nerves wouldn't quiet. He drank, fought together with his spouse, and tortured his little ones. Stuart died as he lived: recognized and bankrupt.

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Download E-books Visualizing the Nation: Gender, Representation, and Revolution in Eighteenth-Century France PDF

By Joan B. Landes

Renowned photos of ladies have been all over in progressive France. even supposing women's political participation used to be curtailed, woman allegories of liberty, justice, and the republic performed a very important position within the passage from previous regime to trendy society. In her lavishly illustrated and gracefully written e-book, Joan B. Landes explores this paradox in the workings of progressive visible tradition and lines the interplay among pictorial and textual political arguments. Landes highlights the common movement of pictures of the feminine physique, although the political leadership's suspicions of the hazards of female effect and the seductions of visible imagery. using caricatures and allegories contributed to the destruction of the masculinized photographs of hierarchic absolutism and to forging new roles for women and men in either the intimate and public arenas. Landes tells the attention-grabbing tale of ways the depiction of the kingdom as a fascinating lady physique labored to eroticize patriotism and to bind male matters to the countryside. regardless of their political subordination, ladies too have been invited to spot with the venture of nationalism. contemporary perspectives of the French Revolution have emphasised linguistic matters; against this, Landes stresses the position of visible cognition in fashioning rules of nationalism and citizenship. Her ebook demonstrates besides that the picture is usually a web site of contestation, as person audience may perhaps reply to it in unforeseen, even subversive, methods.

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By Joan B. Landes

Renowned photos of ladies have been all over in progressive France. even supposing women's political participation used to be curtailed, woman allegories of liberty, justice, and the republic performed a very important position within the passage from previous regime to trendy society. In her lavishly illustrated and gracefully written e-book, Joan B. Landes explores this paradox in the workings of progressive visible tradition and lines the interplay among pictorial and textual political arguments. Landes highlights the common movement of pictures of the feminine physique, although the political leadership's suspicions of the hazards of female effect and the seductions of visible imagery. using caricatures and allegories contributed to the destruction of the masculinized photographs of hierarchic absolutism and to forging new roles for women and men in either the intimate and public arenas. Landes tells the attention-grabbing tale of ways the depiction of the kingdom as a fascinating lady physique labored to eroticize patriotism and to bind male matters to the countryside. regardless of their political subordination, ladies too have been invited to spot with the venture of nationalism. contemporary perspectives of the French Revolution have emphasised linguistic matters; against this, Landes stresses the position of visible cognition in fashioning rules of nationalism and citizenship. Her ebook demonstrates besides that the picture is usually a web site of contestation, as person audience may perhaps reply to it in unforeseen, even subversive, methods.

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Download E-books The Arts Entwined: Music and Painting in the Nineteenth Century (Critical and Cultural Musicology) PDF

By Marsha Morton, Peter L. Schmunk

This number of essays via musicologists and paintings historians explores the reciprocal affects among track and portray through the 19th century, a severe interval of gestation while instrumental song used to be pointed out because the paradigmatic expressive artwork and theoretically aligned with portray within the formula ut pictura musica (as with track, so with painting). lower than music's effect, portray approached the brink of abstraction; at the same time many composers cultivated pictorial results of their song. person essays tackle such topics as visualization in song, the literary vs. pictorial foundation of the symphonic poem, musical pictorialism in portray and lithography, and the impact of Wagner at the visible arts. In those and alternative routes, either composers and painters actively participated in interarts discourses in looking to redefine the very identification and goals in their paintings. additionally contains 17 musical examples.

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By Marsha Morton, Peter L. Schmunk

This number of essays via musicologists and paintings historians explores the reciprocal affects among track and portray through the 19th century, a severe interval of gestation while instrumental song used to be pointed out because the paradigmatic expressive artwork and theoretically aligned with portray within the formula ut pictura musica (as with track, so with painting). lower than music's effect, portray approached the brink of abstraction; at the same time many composers cultivated pictorial results of their song. person essays tackle such topics as visualization in song, the literary vs. pictorial foundation of the symphonic poem, musical pictorialism in portray and lithography, and the impact of Wagner at the visible arts. In those and alternative routes, either composers and painters actively participated in interarts discourses in looking to redefine the very identification and goals in their paintings. additionally contains 17 musical examples.

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Download E-books Arts and Ideas PDF

By William Fleming

Meant for classes in Western Humanities, this best-selling textual content chronologically explores the main kinds as they seem in portray, sculpture, structure, literature, tune, and philosophy from antiquity to provide. utilizing energetic anecdotes, Fleming indicates how the kinds are associated jointly by way of universal reasons, subject matters, and concepts.

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By William Fleming

Meant for classes in Western Humanities, this best-selling textual content chronologically explores the main kinds as they seem in portray, sculpture, structure, literature, tune, and philosophy from antiquity to provide. utilizing energetic anecdotes, Fleming indicates how the kinds are associated jointly by way of universal reasons, subject matters, and concepts.

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Download E-books Embodied Fantasies: From Awe to Artifice (Art - Knowledge - Theory) PDF

By Suzanne Anker

Embodied Fantasies, an idea principal to artwork background, idea and perform is simultaneously a subject debated within the fields of the neuro- and cognitive sciences, philosophy and phenomenology.
This quantity specializes in notions of embodiment as they relate to sexuality, aesthetics, epistemology, belief, and fable itself.
techniques to modes of fantasies are explored past conventional conceptions to incorporate complicated pondering approaches, subjectivity and inter-subjective reports. What functionality do fantasies and their pictures own on the subject of paintings as a kind of information creation?

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By Suzanne Anker

Embodied Fantasies, an idea principal to artwork background, idea and perform is simultaneously a subject debated within the fields of the neuro- and cognitive sciences, philosophy and phenomenology.
This quantity specializes in notions of embodiment as they relate to sexuality, aesthetics, epistemology, belief, and fable itself.
techniques to modes of fantasies are explored past conventional conceptions to incorporate complicated pondering approaches, subjectivity and inter-subjective reports. What functionality do fantasies and their pictures own on the subject of paintings as a kind of information creation?

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Download E-books The Place of the Cross in Anglo-Saxon England (Pubns Manchester Centre for Anglo-Saxon Studies) PDF

The move in early medieval England used to be so ubiquitous as to turn into invisible to the trendy eye: it performed an cutting edge function in Anglo-Saxon tradition, obvious in paintings, structure, fabric tradition, literature, ritual, medication, and well known perform. The essays during this quantity circulate us from where of the move within the origins of Anglo-Saxon England and the Anglo-Saxon church, to its position within the growth of the early Anglo-Saxon kingdoms either inside of and past England. They achieve again to the assets, either fabric and textual, of Early Christian Rome and Jerusalem, and ahead to the visionary pass of the final Judgement. might be most significantly, all through they problem current notions of the advance of Anglo-Saxon sculpture, the patronage and audiences of Anglo-Saxon texts, using assets, actual and cultural geography and the Anglo-Saxon mind's eye. In doing so that they make very important contributions not just to our figuring out of Anglo-Saxon England and where of the move inside it, but additionally to our figuring out of where of Anglo-Saxon England in the medieval global. CATHERINE E. KARKOV is Professor of paintings at Miami college. SARAH L. KEEFER is Professor of English at Trent collage. KAREN L. JOLLY is affiliate Professor of background on the college of Hawaii Manoa. participants: IAN wooden, ELIZABETH COATSWORTH, ALEXANDER R. RUMBLE, INGE B. MILFULL, KAREN LOUISE JOLLY, DAVID F. JOHNSON, KAROLYN KINANE, JANE ROBERTS, CALVIN B. KENDALL, ELAINE TREHARNE, NICHOLAS J. HIGHAM.

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The move in early medieval England used to be so ubiquitous as to turn into invisible to the trendy eye: it performed an cutting edge function in Anglo-Saxon tradition, obvious in paintings, structure, fabric tradition, literature, ritual, medication, and well known perform. The essays during this quantity circulate us from where of the move within the origins of Anglo-Saxon England and the Anglo-Saxon church, to its position within the growth of the early Anglo-Saxon kingdoms either inside of and past England. They achieve again to the assets, either fabric and textual, of Early Christian Rome and Jerusalem, and ahead to the visionary pass of the final Judgement. might be most significantly, all through they problem current notions of the advance of Anglo-Saxon sculpture, the patronage and audiences of Anglo-Saxon texts, using assets, actual and cultural geography and the Anglo-Saxon mind's eye. In doing so that they make very important contributions not just to our figuring out of Anglo-Saxon England and where of the move inside it, but additionally to our figuring out of where of Anglo-Saxon England in the medieval global. CATHERINE E. KARKOV is Professor of paintings at Miami college. SARAH L. KEEFER is Professor of English at Trent collage. KAREN L. JOLLY is affiliate Professor of background on the college of Hawaii Manoa. participants: IAN wooden, ELIZABETH COATSWORTH, ALEXANDER R. RUMBLE, INGE B. MILFULL, KAREN LOUISE JOLLY, DAVID F. JOHNSON, KAROLYN KINANE, JANE ROBERTS, CALVIN B. KENDALL, ELAINE TREHARNE, NICHOLAS J. HIGHAM.

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Download E-books The Multinational Challenge to Corporation Law: The Search for a New Corporate Personality PDF

By Phillip I. Blumberg

Sleek multinational company teams of wonderful complexity accomplishing international businesses via various subsidiaries have rendered conventional company legislations archaic. the conventional inspiration of every company as a separate criminal unit clashes with smooth monetary realities and frustrates powerful law while utilized to affiliated organisations jointly undertaking a standard firm. In reaction, there's rising a legislations of company teams directed on the company instead of its company components.
As nationwide criminal platforms start to practice company legislations to multinationals, together with their overseas businesses, the ensuing extraterritorial software of nationwide legislations unavoidably ends up in foreign controversy. solution of the issues provided by means of conflicting nationwide law of establishment firms offers a massive problem to overseas legislations and overseas kinfolk legislations, in addition to to company law.
This quantity is a accomplished evaluation and research of those significant felony advancements and their fiscal and political implications. It concludes with a pathbreaking research of the jurisprudential implications of the altering company character in firm legislation targeting monetary association instead of at the conceptualized criminal entity of yesterday.

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By Phillip I. Blumberg

Sleek multinational company teams of wonderful complexity accomplishing international businesses via various subsidiaries have rendered conventional company legislations archaic. the conventional inspiration of every company as a separate criminal unit clashes with smooth monetary realities and frustrates powerful law while utilized to affiliated organisations jointly undertaking a standard firm. In reaction, there's rising a legislations of company teams directed on the company instead of its company components.
As nationwide criminal platforms start to practice company legislations to multinationals, together with their overseas businesses, the ensuing extraterritorial software of nationwide legislations unavoidably ends up in foreign controversy. solution of the issues provided by means of conflicting nationwide law of establishment firms offers a massive problem to overseas legislations and overseas kinfolk legislations, in addition to to company law.
This quantity is a accomplished evaluation and research of those significant felony advancements and their fiscal and political implications. It concludes with a pathbreaking research of the jurisprudential implications of the altering company character in firm legislation targeting monetary association instead of at the conceptualized criminal entity of yesterday.

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Download E-books Time's Visible Surface: Alois Riegl and the Discourse on History and Temporality in Fin-de-Siècle Vienna (Kritik: German Literary Theory and Cultural Studies Series) PDF

Alois Riegl's artwork heritage has prompted thinkers as various as Erwin Panofsky, Georg Lukacs, Walter Benjamin, Paul Feyerabend, Gilles Deleuze, and Félix Guattari. one of many founders of the fashionable self-discipline of artwork heritage, Riegl is better recognized for his theories of illustration. but his inquiries into the position of temporality in creative production-including his argument that paintings conveys a culture's cognizance of time-show him to be a extra wide-ranging and influential commentator on historiographical matters than has been formerly stated. In Time's noticeable floor, Michael Gubser provides Riegl's paintings as a sustained exam of the types of temporality and heritage in artwork. Supported via a wealthy exploration of Riegl's writings, Gubser argues that Riegl considered works of art as registering ancient time visibly in creative types.

Gubser's dialogue of Riegl's educational milieu additionally demanding situations the frequent trust that Austrian modernism followed a self-consciously ahistorical worldview. by way of examining the works of Riegl's professors and associates on the collage of Vienna, Gubser exhibits that Riegl's curiosity in temporality, from his early articles on calendar artwork via later volumes at the Roman artwork and Dutch portraiture, healthy right into a extensive discourse on time, background, and empiricism that engaged Viennese thinkers resembling the thinker Franz Brentano, the historian Theodor von Sickel, and the paintings historian Franz Wickhoff. by means of increasing our figuring out of Riegl and his highbrow context, Time's noticeable floor demonstrates that Riegl is a pivotal determine in cultural idea and that fin-de-siècle Vienna holds persisted relevance for latest cultural and philosophical debates.

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Alois Riegl's artwork heritage has prompted thinkers as various as Erwin Panofsky, Georg Lukacs, Walter Benjamin, Paul Feyerabend, Gilles Deleuze, and Félix Guattari. one of many founders of the fashionable self-discipline of artwork heritage, Riegl is better recognized for his theories of illustration. but his inquiries into the position of temporality in creative production-including his argument that paintings conveys a culture's cognizance of time-show him to be a extra wide-ranging and influential commentator on historiographical matters than has been formerly stated. In Time's noticeable floor, Michael Gubser provides Riegl's paintings as a sustained exam of the types of temporality and heritage in artwork. Supported via a wealthy exploration of Riegl's writings, Gubser argues that Riegl considered works of art as registering ancient time visibly in creative types.

Gubser's dialogue of Riegl's educational milieu additionally demanding situations the frequent trust that Austrian modernism followed a self-consciously ahistorical worldview. by way of examining the works of Riegl's professors and associates on the collage of Vienna, Gubser exhibits that Riegl's curiosity in temporality, from his early articles on calendar artwork via later volumes at the Roman artwork and Dutch portraiture, healthy right into a extensive discourse on time, background, and empiricism that engaged Viennese thinkers resembling the thinker Franz Brentano, the historian Theodor von Sickel, and the paintings historian Franz Wickhoff. by means of increasing our figuring out of Riegl and his highbrow context, Time's noticeable floor demonstrates that Riegl is a pivotal determine in cultural idea and that fin-de-siècle Vienna holds persisted relevance for latest cultural and philosophical debates.

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