Made-Up Asians

Esther Kim Lee

Why and how Asian characters have been represented by non-Asian actorson stage and screen

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9780472075430
  • Publication Date: Jul 2022
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All for Beauty

Adrienne L. McLean

This book provides an industrial history, that examines how and why makeup and hairdressing evolved as crafts in the studio era. Readers will never again watch Hollywood films without thinking about the roles of makeup and hairdressing in creating not just fictional characters but stars, as emblems of an idealized and undeniably mesmerizing visual perfection.  

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781978831377
  • Publication Date: Jul 2022
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Transforming Saints

Charlene Villaseñor Black

The translation and transformation of the holy female image from the Old World to the New

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780826504708
  • Publication Date: Jul 2022
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Music-Making in Prisons

Mary L. Cohen

Traces the history of music programs in U.S. prisons and engages in dialogue with current programs to hypothesize how music functions in carceral settings. The authors recommend principles to support personal and social growth for people experiencing incarceration and build social awareness of the harmful aspects of the prison industrial complex

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781771123372
  • Publication Date: Jun 2022
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The Unfinished Business of Unsettled Things

Bernard L. Herman

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781469668529
  • Publication Date: Jun 2022
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Janelle Monáe's Queer Afrofuturism

Dan Hassler-Forest

This study of singer, actress, activist, and queer icon Janelle MonÁe considers her as an intersectional figure who is actively reshaping discourses around race, gender, sexuality, and capitalism. Janelle MonÁe’s Queer Afrofuturism is an exciting introduction to an audacious innovator whose work offers us fresh ways to talk about identity, desire, and power.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781978826687
  • Publication Date: May 2022
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Romare Bearden in the Homeland of His Imagination

Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781469667867
  • Publication Date: May 2022
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Sounding Dissent

Stephen Millar

In Belfast’s rebel music scene, Irish republican musicians and audiences engage in ritualized resistance against the British state

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780472038879
  • Publication Date: Apr 2022
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Through a Changing Landscape

Philippe Elsworthy

Taken over a span of several decades, 75 coloured photographs of Waterloo Region illustrate how setting or place can either foster the development of a sense of community, or hinder it.

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781771125659
  • Publication Date: Apr 2022
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Systemic Dramaturgy

Michael Mark Chemers

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780809338313
  • Publication Date: Apr 2022
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Of Mules and Mud

Jerry Brown

The life and times of Alabama folk potter Jerry Brown, as told in his own words  

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780817360375
  • Publication Date: Mar 2022
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Rude Citizenship

Larisa Kingston Mann

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781469667232
  • Publication Date: Mar 2022
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Great Properties of Victoria

Richard Allen

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9780522878066
  • Publication Date: Mar 2022
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TV Gothic

Howard Maxford

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781476679754
  • Publication Date: Mar 2022
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Black Women Directors

Christina N. Baker

For far too long, the cultural and historical narratives about film have overlooked the contributions of Black women directors. This book remedies this omission by highlighting the trajectory of the culturally significant work of Black women directors in the U.S., from the under-examined pioneers of the silent era to the contemporary Black women directors in Hollywood.    

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781978813335
  • Publication Date: Mar 2022
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The Last Bohemian

Lance Pettitt

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9780815637431
  • Publication Date: Feb 2022
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Talking Guitar

Jas Obrecht

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781469669373
  • Publication Date: Feb 2022
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Stone Free

Jas Obrecht

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781469669397
  • Publication Date: Feb 2022
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How the World Remade Hollywood

Ed Glaser

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781476684031
  • Publication Date: Feb 2022
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Bob Dylan

John Nogowski

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781476685540
  • Publication Date: Feb 2022
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