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  • The Death of Expertise
    The Death of Expertise (English, Hardback) Tom Nichols

    From the anti-vaccination movement to citizen blogging to uninformed attacks on GMOs, the nation has witnessed a surge in intellectual egalitarianism. While increased access to information undoubtedly brings some societal benefits, the leap to enlightenment that millions of lightly educated people believe they make after scouring WebMD or Wikipedia undermines established sources of knowledge.

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  • Renaissance Art
    Renaissance Art (English, Paperback) Tom Nichols

    What does the familiar phrase Renaissance Art actually refer to? Discussing the works by artists such as Jan van Eyck, Leonardo da Vinci, and Michelangelo, this title explores the truly original and diverse character of the art of the Renaissance.

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  • Renaissance Art in Venice: From Tradition to Individualism
    Renaissance Art in Venice: From Tradition to Individualism (English, Hardback) Tom Nichols

    Art and architecture have always been central to Venice but in the Renaissance period, between c1440 and 1600, they reached a kind of apotheosis when many of the city's new buildings, sculpture and paintings took on distinctive and original qualities. This book presents a richly illustrated and easily navigable study of Venetian Renaissance art.

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  • Titian and the End of the Venetian Renaissance
    Titian and the End of the Venetian Renaissance (English, Paperback) Tom Nichols

    This comprehensive, highly illustrated new study examines Titian's long career and varied output. Tom Nichols argues that Titian's works were self-consciously original, freely and intentionally undermining the traditional, more modest approach to painting in Venice at that time.

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  • The Art of Poverty
    The Art of Poverty (English, Hardback) Tom Nichols

    `The art of poverty` is the first book in English to analyse depictions of beggars in sixteenth-century European art. It develops a striking thesis, arguing that such images largely conformed to two paradoxical, though complimentary, traditions: the one ironising, the other idealising. -- .

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  • The Death of Expertise
    The Death of Expertise (English, CD-Audio) Tom Nichols

    The Death of Expertise is not only an exploration of a dangerous phenomenon but also a warning about the stability and survival of modern democracy in the Information Age.

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  • The Death of Expertise
    The Death of Expertise (English, CD-Audio) Tom Nichols

    The Death of Expertise is not only an exploration of a dangerous phenomenon but also a warning about the stability and survival of modern democracy in the Information Age.

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  • Titian and the End of the Venetian Renaissance
    Titian and the End of the Venetian Renaissance (English, Hardback) Tom Nichols

    This comprehensive, highly illustrated new study examines Titian's long career and varied output. Tom Nichols argues that Titian's works were self-consciously original, freely and intentionally undermining the traditional, more modest approach to painting in Venice at that time.

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  • Tintoretto
    Tintoretto (English, Paperback) Tom Nichols

    An acclaimed reassessment of Italian master painter Jacopo Tintoretto, now available in compact pocket format, which charts Tintoretto's life and work in the context of Venetian art and the culture of the Cinquecento.

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  • Tactical Nuclear Weapons and NATO
    Tactical Nuclear Weapons and NATO (English, Paperback) Tom Nichols

    What is the role that tactical or non-strategic nuclear weapons (NSNWs) play in NATO defense policy and strategy? This book examines the key issues surrounding this question as the Alliance seeks to redefine itself in the 21st century and meet the requirements in the Defense and Deterrence Policy Review.

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  • Tintoretto
    Tintoretto (English, Paperback) Tom Nichols

    This text presents a re-assessment of Jacopo Tintoretto's place in art history by showing that the artist, far from rejecting existing artistic practice, sought to create a modern technique and an aesthetic which made its first appeal to the shared emotions of the widest possible viewing audience.

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  • Others and Outcasts in Early Modern Europe
    Others and Outcasts in Early Modern Europe (English, Hardback) Tom Nichols

    Focuses on the visual representation of marginal and outcast people in early modern Europe. This volume offers a comprehensive analysis of a range of images featuring Jews and Turks, roguish beggars, syphilitics and plague victims, the 'deserving poor', toothpullers, beggar philosophers, black slaves, itinerant actors and street hawkers.

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  • Renaissance Art
    Renaissance Art (English, CD-Audio) Tom Nichols

    The fifteenth century saw the evolution of a distinct and powerfully influential European artistic culture. But what does the familiar phrase ?Renaissance Art' actually refer to?...

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  • Specialty Cookbooks (English, Hardback) Harriet Ostroff, Tom Nichols

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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  • Tactical Nuclear Weapons and NATO
    Tactical Nuclear Weapons and NATO (English, Paperback) Tom Nichols

    NATO has been a "nuclear" alliance since its inception. Nuclear weapons have served the dual purpose of being part of NATO military planning as well as being central to the Alliance's deterrence strategy. For over 4 decades, NATO allies sought to find conventional and nuclear forces, doctrines, and agreed strategies that linked the defense of Europe to that of the United States. Still, in light of...

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  • Tactical Nuclear Weapons and NATO
    Tactical Nuclear Weapons and NATO (English, Paperback) Tom Nichols

    he role and future of tactical nuclear weapons in Europe are subjects that sometimes surprise even experts in international security, primarily because it is so often disconcerting to remember that these weapons still exist. Many years ago, an American journalist wryly noted that the future of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) was ?a subject that drives the dagger of boredom deep, deep...

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