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David Rose

Enchanted Objects: Design, Human Desire, and the Internet of Things.

303.4834 Ros

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

JF W6737f

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

320.533094 Cam

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

759.13082 Wom

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. 

Helen Hardacre

Shinto: A History


A history of the ancient Japanese religion, still practiced today and whose institutions, rituals, and symbols still permeate the country.

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Timothy R. Keck


Magnificent Showcase: History, Heritage, and Art: The United States Air Force and the Air Force Art Program


D 301.82/7:AR 7


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