Enchanted Objects: Design, Human Desire, and the Internet of Things.
Human-computer interaction specialist examines how we are implanting Internet information in everyday things--lamps, umbrellas, mirrors. Does it make our lives better, or stranger?
Williams, Karen Lynn and Khadra Mohammed
Four Feet, Two Sandals
Two Afghani girls share a single pair of sandals while staying in a Pakistani refugee camp.
Camus, Jean-Yves and Lebourg, Nicolas
Far-Right Politics in Europe
Examines the evolution and growth of far right political parties in Europe. Particularly important given Brexit and other elections in Europe, the work was originally published in France in 2015.
Ed. by Joan Marter
Women of Abstract Expressionism
The artists Jay DeFeo, Helen Frankenthaler, Grace Hartigan, Elaine de Kooning, Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and many other women played major roles in the development of Abstract Expressionism, which flourished in New York and San Francisco in the 1940s and 1950s and has been recognized as the first fully American modern art movement.
Shinto: A History
A history of the ancient Japanese religion, still practiced today and whose institutions, rituals, and symbols still permeate the country.