Download e-book for kindle: Slave portraiture in the Atlantic world by Agnes Lugo-Ortiz, Angela Rosenthal

By Agnes Lugo-Ortiz, Angela Rosenthal

ISBN-10: 110700439X

ISBN-13: 9781107004399

Slave Portraiture within the Atlantic international is the 1st booklet to target the individualized portrayal of enslaved humans from the time of Europe's complete engagement with plantation slavery within the overdue 16th century to its ultimate respectable abolition in Brazil in 1888. whereas this era observed the emergence of portraiture as a massive box of illustration in Western artwork, "slave" and "portraiture" as different types seem to be together specific. at the one hand, the common sense of chattel slavery sought to render the slave's physique as an device for construction, because the web site of a non-subject. Portraiture, to the contrary, privileged the face because the basic visible matrix for the illustration of a special individuality. The essays during this quantity deal with this obvious paradox of "slave pictures" from numerous interdisciplinary views. They probe the ancient stipulations that made the construction of such infrequent and enigmatic gadgets attainable and discover their implications for a extra advanced figuring out of strength family lower than slavery

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Consumption and Well-Being in the Material World - download pdf or read online

By Prof. Miriam Tatzel (auth.), Miriam Tatzel (eds.)

ISBN-10: 9400773676

ISBN-13: 9789400773677

ISBN-10: 9400773684

ISBN-13: 9789400773684

This quantity addresses how we will locate happiness and wellbeing and fitness within the fabric global. It builds on earlier works that locate that materialism is linked to reduced healthiness (materialists are much less satisfied) and that consumerism, in all its large quantity, is damaging to environmental healthiness. How will we use the cash and possessions in our lives within the provider of health? it seems that now not by way of being materialistic. do we enjoy the many wonders of -- in expertise, comfort and aesthetics -- with out falling prey to the lures and risks of over the top fabric preoccupation? do we meet our fabric wishes in ways in which nourish development and wellbeing and fitness? The authors of the chapters during this quantity are on-going researchers into such questions. Herein you could know about the hedonic advantages of thrift and of spending on stories; how possessions may be worthy; how types of shoppers spend funds; cultural adaptations in conceptions of the "good life;" how we'd reconcile environmental and purchaser overall healthiness; and the way to degree the entire of human, fiscal, and environmental health. Taken all jointly, this assortment unearths grounds for compatibility among what is reliable for the shopper and what is stable for the environment.

This quantity appeals to lecturers, pros, scholars and others attracted to materialism and customer well-being.

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