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Pierre Daura, Catalan-American Modernist: People, Places, And Things, University Of Richmond Museums Jan 2005

Pierre Daura, Catalan-American Modernist: People, Places, And Things, University Of Richmond Museums

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Pierre Daura, Catalan-American Modernist: People, Places, and Things

September 28 to December 11, 2005

Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art and Print Study Center

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Pierre Daura (American, born Spain, 1896 - 1976) was a member of a radical generation of artists who shaped the development of European modernism from the 1910s to the 1930s. The richness of his art reflects the diverse experiences of his life - growing up in Catalonia, Spain, maturing as an artist in Paris, moving to the small French village of Saint Cirq-Lapopie, participating in the Spanish Civil War, and finally relocating to Rockbridge Baths, Virginia ...


The Quest For Moral Leaders: Essays On Leadership Ethics, Joanne B. Ciulla, Terry L. Price, Susan E. Murphy Jan 2005

The Quest For Moral Leaders: Essays On Leadership Ethics, Joanne B. Ciulla, Terry L. Price, Susan E. Murphy

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The quest for moral leaders is both a personal quest that takes place in the hearts and minds of leaders and a pursuit by individuals, groups, organizations, communities and societies for leaders who are both ethical and effective. The contributors to this volume, all top scholars in leadership studies and ethics, provide a nuanced discussion of the complex ethical relationships that lie at the core of leadership.


What Caused The Civil War? Reflections On The South And Southern History, Edward L. Ayers Jan 2005

What Caused The Civil War? Reflections On The South And Southern History, Edward L. Ayers

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The Southern past has proven to be fertile ground for great works of history. Peculiarities of tragic proportions—a system of slavery flourishing in a land of freedom, secession and Civil War tearing at a federal Union, deep poverty persisting in a nation of fast-paced development—have fed the imaginations of some of our most accomplished historians.

Foremost in their ranks today is Edward L. Ayers, author of the award-winning and ongoing study of the Civil War in the heart of America, the Valley of the Shadow Project. In wide-ranging essays on the Civil War, the New South, and the ...


Milonga Del Primer Tango: Traducción Y Lógicas De Escritura En La Abra De Jorge Luis Borges, Leonardo Bacarreza Jan 2005

Milonga Del Primer Tango: Traducción Y Lógicas De Escritura En La Abra De Jorge Luis Borges, Leonardo Bacarreza

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This book is an attempt to understand Jorge Luis Borges’s ideas about tango by going beyond an opposition the author himself created in his writing. In spite of being Argentinean, Borges frequently complained about the excessive local color, the exaggerated emotions, and the histrionic performances associated with this musical form. At the same time, he declared he had witnessed, in his childhood, the execution of a different form of tango, more brave and epic, more sober and simple. The world of this primitive tango is a recurrence in Borges’s writing.

The particularities of this recurrence are the ...