On Television

Titre : On Television
Auteur : Pierre Bourdieu
Éditeur : The New Press
ISBN-13 : 9781565845121
Libération : 1999

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An unremitting assault on the impact and pretensions of television that demolishes conventional arguments.' - TLS'

Mr Peale s Museum

Titre : Mr Peale s Museum
Auteur : Charles Coleman Sellers
Éditeur : W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN-13 : 0393057003
Libération : 1980

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Depicts how Charles Willson Peale helped revolutionize the concept of museums by designing his museum for everyone, not just specialists

Contemporary Romanian Cinema

Titre : Contemporary Romanian Cinema
Auteur : Dominique Nasta
Éditeur : Columbia University Press
ISBN-13 : 9780231167444
Libération : 2013-11-19

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Over the last decade, audiences worldwide have become familiar with highly acclaimed films from the Romanian New Wave such as 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007), The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (2005), and 12:08 East of Bucharest (2006). However, the hundred or so years of Romanian cinema leading to these accomplishments have been largely overlooked. This book is the first to provide in-depth analyses of essential works ranging from the silent period to contemporary productions. In addition to relevant information on historical and cultural factors influencing contemporary Romanian cinema, this volume covers the careers of daring filmmakers who approached various genres despite fifty years of Communist censorship. An important chapter is dedicated to Lucian Pintilie, whose seminal work, Reconstruction (1969), strongly inspired Romania's 21st-century innovative output. The book's second half closely examines both the 'minimalist' trend (Cristian Mungiu, Cristi Puiu, Corneliu Porumboiu, Radu Muntean) and the younger, but no less inspired, directors who have chosen to go beyond the 1989 revolution paradigm by dealing with the complexities of contemporary Romania.

Stress Appraisal and Coping

Titre : Stress Appraisal and Coping
Auteur : Richard S. Lazarus, PhD
Éditeur : Springer Publishing Company
ISBN-13 : 0826141927
Libération : 1984-03-15

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The reissue of a classic work, now with a foreword by Daniel Goleman! Here is a monumental work that continues in the tradition pioneered by co-author Richard Lazarus in his classic book Psychological Stress and the Coping Process. Dr. Lazarus and his collaborator, Dr. Susan Folkman, present here a detailed theory of psychological stress, building on the concepts of cognitive appraisal and coping which have become major themes of theory and investigation. As an integrative theoretical analysis, this volume pulls together two decades of research and thought on issues in behavioral medicine, emotion, stress management, treatment, and life span development. A selective review of the most pertinent literature is included in each chapter. The total reference listing for the book extends to 60 pages. This work is necessarily multidisciplinary, reflecting the many dimensions of stress-related problems and their situation within a complex social context. While the emphasis is on psychological aspects of stress, the book is oriented towards professionals in various disciplines, as well as advanced students and educated laypersons. The intended audience ranges from psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, nurses, and social workers to sociologists, anthropologists, medical researchers, and physiologists.