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The Illustrated Book

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$65.00 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674436602

Publication Date: 01/01/1938

314 pages

95 illustrations

World

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A noted authority on the graphic arts here considers the whole field of book illustration, tracing the development of the art and emphasizing some basic principles by a consideration of outstanding illustrated books. It is designed to serve the average reader who wants a crisp summary as well as the student who needs a broad survey that will aid him to pursue the general subject or of some of its branches or bypaths in more detail. There is a wealth of illustrations, culled from masterpieces of the past four centuries.

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In awarding Bruno Latour the 2021 Kyoto Prize for Arts and Philosophy, the Inamori Foundation said he has “revolutionized the conventional view of science” and “his philosophy re-examines ‘modernity’ based on the dualism of nature and society.” Below is an excerpt from An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns. For more than twenty years, scientific and technological controversies have proliferated in number and scope, eventually reaching the climate itself. Since geologists are beginning to use the term “Anthropocene” to designate the era of Earth’s history that follows the Holocene