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    The Death of Expertise (English, Hardback) Tom Nichols

    People are now exposed to more information than ever before, provided both by technology and by increasing access to every level of education. These societal gains, however, have also helped fuel a surge in narcissistic and misguided intellectual egalitarianism that has crippled informed debates on any number of issues. Today, everyone knows everything: with only a quick trip through WebMD or...

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    Renaissance Art in Venice (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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    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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    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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    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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    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?Through engaging discussion of timeless works by artists such as Jan van Eyck, Leonardo da Vinci, and Michelangelo, Tom Nichols offers a masterpiece of his own as he explores the truly original and diverse character of...

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    Titian (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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    Tactical Nuclear Weapons and NATO (English, Paperback) Tom Nichols, Dr Douglas Stuart

    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 (English, Paperback) Tom Nichols, Dr Douglas Stuart

    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,...

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    Tactical Nuclear Weapons and NATO (English, Paperback) Strategic Studies Institute

    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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    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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    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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  • 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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    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 (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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