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14-18 NOW: Contemporary arts commissions for the First World War Centenary

Editor: Angela Koo | Reference: P3932 | ISBN: 978-1788161466 | Type: Publication

A detailed look at the extensive 14-18 NOW programme, which was set up to bring a creative response to the centenary of the First World War.

Alternatives Within the Mainstream British Black and Asian Theatres

Editor: Dimple Godiwala | Reference: P2845 | ISBN: 978-1904303664 | Type: Publication

Six part anthology with chapters on the work of the Black Theatre Forum and the histories of Black and Asian theatres, histories of the major theatre companies, a document of the Sikh diaspora's uproar over Behzti and issues of censorship, a critical interrogation of several dramatists and autobiographical essays by theatremakers.

This item is part of the 'Glimpses of before: 1970s UK Performance Art' Study Room Guide by Helena Goldwater (P2497)

The Origins of Totalitarianism

Artist/Author: Hannah Arendt | Reference: P2842 | ISBN: 978-0156701532 | Type: Publication

Arendt provides a historical account of the forces that crystallized into totalitarianism. The ebb and flow of nineteenth-century anti-Semitism (she deemed the Dreyfus Affair a dress rehearsal for the Final Solution) and the rise of European imperialism, accompanied by the invention of racism as the only possible rationalization for it. 

Trophies of Empire

Artist/Author: Various | Reference: P2023 | ISBN: 09522941090907738389 | Type: Publication

The catalogue for ‘Trophies of Empire’ was published in 1994, two years after the fifteen commissions were awarded, and a year after the ‘Trophies of Empire’ exhibitions ended in Bristol, Liverpool, and Hull. With an introduction to the ‘Trophies of Empire’ concept written Bryan Biggs, the then Director of Bluecoat Gallery in 1993.