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              Art: A Visual History

              Art: A Visual History (Hardback)

              By Cumming, Robert

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              Covering every era, from early art in 3000BCE to contemporary work, with chronological features on the major schools and movements and close-up critical appraisals of twenty-two masterpieces, this book offers a broad but thorough introduction to art history.

              ISBN 9780241186107
              Released NZ 26 Aug 2015
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Big Ideas
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              The Tyranny of Choice
               

              The Tyranny of Choice (Paperback, Main)

              By Salecl, Renata

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              Drawing on diverse examples from popular culture - from dating sites and relationship self-help books, to our obsession with imitating celebrities' lifestyles - and fusing sociology, psychoanalysis and philosophy, the author shows that choice is rarely based on a simple rational ...decision with a predictable outcome.
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              ISBN 9781846681868
              Released NZ 29 Sep 2011
              Publisher Profile Books Ltd
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Big Ideas
              Language (English)
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              Violence
               

              Violence (Paperback, Main)

              By Zizek, Slavoj

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              Argues that the physical violence we see is often generated by the systemic violence that sustains our political and economic systems. With the help of eminent philosophers and frequent references to popular culture, this title examines the causes of violent outbreaks like those ...seen in Israel and Palestine and in terrorist acts around the world.
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              ISBN 9781846680274
              Released NZ 11 Feb 2009
              Publisher Profile Books Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Big Ideas
              Language (English)
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              The Sociology Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained
               

              The Sociology Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardback)

              By Tomley, Sarah; Hobbs, Mitchell

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              The Sociology Book takes on some of humankind's biggest questions: What is society? What makes it tick? Why do we interact in the way that we do with our friends, coworkers, and rivals? The Sociology Book profiles the world's most renowned sociologists and more than 100 of their ...biggest ideas, including issues of equality, diversity, identity, and human rights; the effects of globalization; the role of institutions; and the rise of urban living in modern society. Easy to navigate and chock-full of key concepts, profiles of major sociological thinkers, and conversation starters galore, this is a must-have, in-a-nutshell guide to some of the most fascinating questions on earth. The Sociology Book is part of the award-winning Big Ideas Simply Explained series, designed to distill big ideas and elusive theories into graspable, memorable concepts. Using an approachable graphic treatment and creative typography.
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              ISBN 9781465436504
              Released NZ 7 Jul 2015
              Publisher DK PUBLISHING (DORLING KINDERS
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              Series Big Ideas
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