The Academy Of The Sword

Author: Donald J. LaRocca
Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art
ISBN: 0870998943
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The Academy Of The Sword from the Author: Donald J. LaRocca.

Art And The Academy In The Nineteenth Century

Author: Rafael Cardoso Denis
Publisher: Manchester University Press
ISBN: 9780719054969
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Art And The Academy In The Nineteenth Century from the Author: Rafael Cardoso Denis. Academies functioned as the main venues for the promotion, display and teaching of art throughout the 19th century. 20th-century opinion has tended to maintain a consipicuous silence on their account, except for the strategic employment of academicism as a term of abuse. The authors uncover the institutional structures and artistic practices of academies from London and Paris to Dusseldorf and Rio de Janeiro. By situating the efforts of individual artists and academies within the context of a network of global proportions, new insights are gained into the ways in which institutions of art helped shape the 19th century's view of itself as an age of equipoise and civilization amidst the turmoil of rapid social and cultural change.

The Academy Game On

Author: Monica Seles
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1619630052
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The Academy Game On from the Author: Monica Seles. The Academy is an International Sports Mecca for teen athletes. There are only two ways in. Deep pockets or enough talent to score a scholarship. Young tennis star Maya's dreams have finally come true when she earns a scholarship to The Academy. Plucked from her small town, Maya moves to the sports training facility/boarding school to (hopefully) start the beginning of her pro career. But Maya's fantasy of The Academy doesn't quite match the reality. Because where there are hot, talented teens, there's a lot of drama. Meet the players: Nicole: A tennis star who feels threatened by Maya (but she'd never admit it). Cleo: Maya's rebel/punk roommate who is nearing the top of the golf world. Renee: The gorgeous swimmer with enough money to buy her way into The Academy. Travis: The son of The Academy owner--perfectly groomed to be the next NFL star. Jake: Travis' younger brother--the bad boy to his brother's good.

The Academy

Author: Bentley Little
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440635649
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The Academy from the Author: Bentley Little. Here?s one good reason for staying home from school... Something strange is happening at Tyler High. The laid-back principal has become unusually strict. The janitors no longer work nights because of what they hear. The students are frightened by what they see. And things are happening on school grounds that defy rational explanation. But there is an explanation. It?s just nothing that anyone can begin to believe?or hope to survive.

Princess Academy

Author: Shannon Hale
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408811979
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Princess Academy from the Author: Shannon Hale. Fourteen-year-old Miri lives on a mountain where her ancestors have quarried stone and lived in poverty for generations. Then just before winter's first snowfall, a delegation from the lowlands arrive with exciting news. The king's priests have divined that her small village is the home of the future princess. In a year's time, the prince will come himself and chose his bride from among the girls of the village. The king's ministers set up an academy on the mountain, where every girl of age will be sent to learn the skills of a princess. But there is no way Miri can prepare herself for what lies in store.

Music Politics And The Academy

Author: Pieter C. van den Toorn
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520916449
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Music Politics And The Academy from the Author: Pieter C. van den Toorn. Advocates of "new musicology" claim that technical methods of music analysis are conservative, elitist, positivist, and emotionally arid. Pieter C. van den Toorn challenges those claims, asking why cultural, sociopolitical, or gender-studies approaches to music should be deemed more democratic or expressive of music's content or impact. Why should music analysis be thought incapable of serving larger aesthetic ends? Van den Toorn confronts Susan McClary, Leo Treitler, and Joseph Kerman in particular, arguing that hands-on music analysis can penetrate the complexity of music and speak to our experience of it. He criticizes new musicologists for retreating from issues of musical immediacy by focusing on cultural issues. In later chapters van den Toorn defends Schenkerian methods and demonstrates the usefulness of technical analysis in the appreciation of Beethoven, Debussy, Schoenberg, and Stravinsky.

Crisis In The Academy

Author: Christopher J. Lucas
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312176860
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Crisis In The Academy from the Author: Christopher J. Lucas. Profiles key issues in higher education impacted by changing demographics, including entrance standards and curriculum

The Academy

Author: Ridley Pearson
Publisher: Disney Electronic Content
ISBN: 1423141180
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The Academy from the Author: Ridley Pearson. Steven "Steel" Trapp has been placed in an East Coast boarding school for gifted kids by his FBI agent father. He soon discovers that there's a clubby element of the faculty and upper classmen that is very secretive and protective. To his surprise, his friend Kaileigh arrives at the school, and it isn't long before the two realize that this is not your normal boarding school. It seems a select few students are recruited, while still minors, to serve as special "translators" for the US Government.

The Academy In Crisis

Author: John W. Sommer
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
ISBN: 9781412816366
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The Academy In Crisis from the Author: John W. Sommer. Assembling a methodical examination of government's pervasive involvement in higher education and academic research, The Academy in Crisis vividly shows that the real beneficiaries are middle- and upper-income students and the educational establishment itself, who exploit the rest of society, especially the poor. In a stimulating and innovative analysis, the book further traces the symptoms of academic decay to the perverse incentives facing those within the modern bureaucracies of higher education. The trashing of American higher education has become a growth sector in the intellectual marketplace. However, The Academy in Crisis shows that the problems run deeper than nostalgia for "the good old days." With government determining the contours of higher education, meaningful reform will never be successful until battle is waged with the resulting government-university complex.