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Drawing The Line

Author : Oriana Baddeley
ISBN : 0860919536
Genre : Art
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Recent international interest in the painters of the Mexican mural movement, such as Rivera and Orozco, has brought Latin American art to a wider audience than ever before but has often failed to confront its continuing marginalization within art criticism. Drawing the Line is an exploration of the areas occupied by Latin American art and culture between the ongoing traditions of its indigenous inhabitants, its colonial heritage and its contemporary relationship to the cultural politics of North America and Europe. It looks at the way cultural identity has been constructed by artists from the 1940s to the present day and challenges the way art criticism has hitherto dealt with Latin American art. Established stereotypes of Latin American culture are discussed in terms of their relevance to contemporary artists. The book looks at the frequent subversion of dominant images and conventions of European art—such as the political significance of landscape painted as an attempt to define a specifically Latin American reality, or the constant reworking of familiar icons of European art—and explores the importance of Latin America to the European surrealist movement. The authors examine the significance of popular art—such as the Chilean arpilleras which commemorate the "disappeared" of Pinochet's regime—and relate it to the traditional "high art/low art" dichotomy. Including new perspectives on race and gender, Drawing the Line is the most comprehensive account of contemporary Latin American art ever to appear in English.
Category: Art

Drawing The Line

Author : Carolyn Woods Eisenberg
ISBN : 0521627176
Genre : History
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In this fresh and challenging study of the origins of the Cold War, Professor Eisenberg traces the American role in dividing post-war Germany. Drawing upon many original documentary sources, she examines the Allied meeting on the Elbe, follows the Great Powers through their confrontation in Berlin, and culminates with the creation of the West German state in the fall of 1949. In contrast to many works in the field, the book argues that the partition of Germany was fundamentally an American decision. US policy-makers chose partition, mobilized reluctant West Europeans behind that approach, and, by excluding the Soviets from West Germany, contributed to the isolation of East Germany and the emergence of the post-World War II US-Soviet rivalry. The volume casts new light on the Berlin blockade, demonstrating that the United States rejected United Nations mediation and relied on its nuclear monopoly as the means of protecting its German agenda.
Category: History

Drawing The Line

Author : Philip M. Rosoff
ISBN : 9780190206574
Genre : Medical
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Unlike the rest of the advanced industrialized world, the United States does not have a national healthcare system that guarantees that all residents have access to medical services. Over the past century a number of unsuccessful attempts have been made to create and implement a unified, coordinated healthcare system. Piecemeal progress has been made, such as with the passage of Medicare, Medicaid, and the Affordable Care Act. However, the US still has the dubious distinction of possessing the most expensive healthcare in the world as well as health-related outcomes that are shameful for a wealthy country, mostly due to the number of people who lack decent care. The continuing escalation in medical costs is also threatening the financial stability of the nation. In his first book, Rationing is Not a Four-Letter Word, Philip M. Rosoff argued that the only way to control costs is to impose rationing, and the only way to do so fairly is to have it apply to all. The key to rationing is how it is accomplished. He outlined a general approach to making rationing decisions that involved a comprehensive explication of procedural fairness and illustrated this with the real-life accepted system of solid organ allocation for transplantation. In this book, he discusses how to decide what should and should not be covered in a generous benefits plan for all. He considers a variety of ways this might be done and concludes that the most just approach is to utilize a transparent process in which experts and lay people develop a consensus on what should be covered by focusing on both clinical evidence of need and the effective and appropriate means to address those needs. He also considers the various objections and impediments to this proposal and concludes that they are obstacles that can be successfully met.
Category: Medical

Drawing The Line

Author : Edwin Danson
ISBN : 9780471437048
Genre : History
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THE FIRST POPULAR HISTORY OF THE MAKING OF THE MASON-DIXON LINE The Mason-Dixon line-surely the most famous surveyors' line ever drawn-represents one of the greatest and most difficult scientific achievements of its time. But behind this significant triumph is a thrilling story, one that has thus far eluded both historians and surveyors. In this engrossing narrative, professional surveyor Edwin Danson takes us on a fascinating journey with Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon, two gifted and exuberant English surveyors, through the fields and forests of eighteenth-century America. Vividly describing life in the backwoods and the hardships and dangers of frontier surveying, Drawing the Line discloses for the first time in 250 years many hitherto unknown surveying methods, revealing how Mason and Dixon succeeded where the best American surveyors of the period failed. In accessible, ordinary language, Danson masterfully throws the first clear light on the surveying of the Mason-Dixon line. Set in the social and historical context of pre-Revolutionary America, this book is a spellbinding account of one of the great and historic achievements of its time. Advance Praise for Drawing the Line "Drawing the Line combines a fast-moving story, a human drama, and a clear account of surveying in the era of George Washington. An intriguing interaction of politics and science."-CHARLES ROYSTER, Boyd Professor of History, Louisiana State University, and Winner of the Bancroft Prize in History
Category: History

Drawing The Line

Author : Mark S. Monmonier
ISBN : 0805025812
Genre : Cartographie
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Argues that maps can be manipulated to distort the truth, and shows how they have been used for propaganda in international affairs, political districting, and finding toxic dump sites
Category: Cartographie

Drawing The Line

Author : Ivan Gibbons
ISBN : 9781912208302
Genre : Political Science
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Though once a source of violent conflict, the border dividing the Republic of Ireland from Northern Ireland has been relatively stable in recent years. The border’s creation in 1921 exacerbated hostile relations between Ireland and Britain in the subsequent decades, hostility that frequently broke out into violent conflict until the breakthrough Good Friday Agreement of 1998. That landmark policy declared that there will be no change in the status of the border unless there is a majority decision in Northern Ireland in favor, and the relaxation in tensions it brought has been hailed as one of the great breakthroughs for peace in our era. Now, however, as the UK prepares to leave the European Union in 2019, the Irish border is once again a hot-button issue and pivotal to any settlement reached. To enable a fuller understanding of this open question, Drawing the Line provides a concise explanation of the current controversy by sketching it in its full historical context.
Category: Political Science

Drawing The Line

Author : Nikki Rose
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Genre : Fiction
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Drawing the Line can be read as a standalone but may contain spoilers for previous books in The Line Series. Mason Carlile loves his career as an explosives expert for a secret government agency. The danger, intrigue, and complexities of his job make him a valuable asset. When the Agency is under attack by a group determined to take them down, they need him more than ever. Delivering on his commitment to the Agency may be impossible, though, since he's wanted by the local police for murder. He'll do anything to clear his name and fight for his colleagues--even if it means forcing himself into the home of an innocent, unsuspecting artist. Hana Moore lives a quiet, creative existence as a struggling painter. When her home is invaded by a mysterious man supposedly running from the police, her world is turned upside down. Completely freaked out, she struggles to reconcile her fear of her captor with some sense of normalcy, as he hides out in her home and disrupts her everyday life. Even though she knows he's not what he seems, Hana can't help feeling safe with him, and finds herself wanting to help. Both captor and hostage are careful to draw the line between what they want and what they must do. But sometimes, the heart has other plans. *This book contains violence, strong language, and sexual situations intended for adult readers 18 and up* Recommended Reading Order Book 1 Crossing the Line Book 2 Blurring the Line Book 3 Drawing the Line
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Knowing Where To Draw The Line

Author : Mary Ann Manos
ISBN : 0275988937
Genre : Education
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By arming public school educators with the legal knowledge they need to navigate the increasingly tricky ethical problems of the classroom, Knowing Where to Draw the Line: Ethical and Legal Standards for Best Classroom Practice is a crucial guide for teacher education programs, as well as veterans of the field.
Category: Education

Drawing The Line

Author : Patricia Ruggles
ISBN : UOM:49015001369090
Genre : Economic assistance, Domestic
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The US official poverty measures were adopted in the late 1960s and, even then, were based on data from the mid-1950s. This book argues for a reevaluation of the experts' consensus on where we draw the poverty line.
Category: Economic assistance, Domestic

Drawing The Line

Author : Paul Goodman
ISBN : UCAL:B4508698
Genre : Anarchism
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Category: Anarchism

Drawing The Line

Author : Tom Sito
ISBN : 9780813171487
Genre : Performing Arts
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Some of the most beloved characters in film and television inhabit two-dimensional worlds that spring from the fertile imaginations of talented animators. The movements, characterizations, and settings in the best animated films are as vivid as any live action film, and sometimes seem more alive than life itself. In this case, Hollywood’s marketing slogans are fitting; animated stories are frequently magical, leaving memories of happy endings in young and old alike. However, the fantasy lands animators create bear little resemblance to the conditions under which these artists work. Anonymous animators routinely toiled in dark, cramped working environments for long hours and low pay, especially at the emergence of the art form early in the twentieth century. In Drawing the Line, veteran animator Tom Sito chronicles the efforts of generations of working men and women artists who have struggled to create a stable standard of living that is as secure as the worlds their characters inhabit. The former president of America’s largest animation union, Sito offers a unique insider’s account of animators’ struggles with legendary studio kingpins such as Jack Warner and Walt Disney, and their more recent battles with Michael Eisner and other Hollywood players. Based on numerous archival documents, personal interviews, and his own experiences, Sito’s history of animation unions is both carefully analytical and deeply personal. Drawing the Line stands as a vital corrective to this field of Hollywood history and is an important look at the animation industry’s past, present, and future. Like most elements of the modern commercial media system, animation is rapidly being changed by the forces of globalization and technological innovation. Yet even as pixels replace pencils and bytes replace paints, the working relationship between employer and employee essentially remains the same. In Drawing the Line, Sito challenges the next wave of animators to heed the lessons of their predecessors by organizing and acting collectively to fight against the enormous pressures of the marketplace for their class interests—and for the betterment of their art form.
Category: Performing Arts

Drawing The Line

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105081825551
Genre : Apartheid
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Category: Apartheid

Drawing The Line

Author : Juliet Ann Musso
ISBN : UCAL:C3389252
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The Lost Art Of Drawing The Line

Author : Philip K. Howard
ISBN : UOM:39015050481897
Genre : Law
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Discusses the implications of well-meaning efforts to protect the individual, especially in terms of the resulting loss of individual freedom in contemporary society and the loss of accountability.
Category: Law

Drawing The Line

Author : Carrol Clarkson
ISBN : 9780823254170
Genre : Philosophy
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Drawing the Line examines the ways in which cultural, political, and legal lines are imagined, drawn, crossed, erased, and redrawn in post-apartheid South Africa—through literary texts, artworks, and other forms of cultural production. Under the rubric of a philosophy of the limit, and with reference to a range of signifying acts and events, this book asks what it takes to recalibrate a sociopolitical scene, shifting perceptions of what counts and what matters, of what can be seen and heard, of what can be valued or regarded as meaningful. The book thus argues for an aesthetics of transitional justice and makes an appeal for a postapartheid aesthetic inquiry, as opposed to simply a political or a legal one. Each chapter brings a South African artwork, text, speech, building, or social encounter into conversation with debates in critical theory and continental philosophy, asking: What challenge do these South African acts of signification and resignification pose to current literary-philosophical debates?
Category: Philosophy

Drawing The Line

Author : Paul Goodman
ISBN : UCSC:32106001019725
Genre : Government, Resistance to
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Category: Government, Resistance to

Drawing The Line

Author : Jerry R. Ryan
ISBN : 0963782800
Genre : Real property
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Category: Real property

How To Draw The Life And Times Of Franklin Pierce

Author : Dulce Zamora
ISBN : 1404229914
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Introduction to the life, times, and key achievements of Franklin Pierce while including step-by-step illustrations with easy to follow directions that allow the reader to draw what they are learning.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction