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    • Sistah Vegan

    • Black Female Vegans Speak on Food, Identity, Health, and Society
    • By: A. Breeze Harper, Pattrice Jones
    • Narrated by: Dana Brewer Harris
    • Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
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    Sistah Vegan is a series of narratives, critical essays, poems, and reflections from a diverse community of North American black-identified vegans. Collectively, these activists are de-colonizing their bodies and minds via whole-foods veganism.

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    • Sistah Vegan

    • By Amazon Customer on 01-10-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Smell Detectives

    • An Olfactory History of 19th-Century Urban America (Weyerhaeuser Environmental Books)
    • By: Melanie A. Kiechle
    • Narrated by: Dana Brewer Harris
    • Length: 10 hrs and 22 mins
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    What did 19th-century cities smell like? And how did odors matter in the formation of a modern environmental consciousness? Smell Detectives follows the 19th-century Americans who used their noses to make sense of the sanitary challenges caused by rapid urban and industrial growth. 

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    • Fresh Approach to Cultural History

    • By Roger on 04-05-18

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    • Aphro-ism

    • Essays on Pop Culture, Feminism, and Black Veganism from Two Sisters
    • By: Aph Ko, Syl Ko
    • Narrated by: Dana Brewer Harris
    • Length: 5 hrs and 29 mins
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    In this lively, accessible, and provocative collection, Aph and Syl Ko provide new theoretical frameworks on race, advocacy for nonhuman animals, and feminism. Using popular culture as a point of reference for their critiques, the Ko sisters engage in groundbreaking analysis of the compartmentalized nature of contemporary social movements, present new ways of understanding interconnected oppressions, and offer conceptual ways of moving forward, expressive of Afrofuturism and black veganism.

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    • Absolutely Essential

    • By Brandon on 08-23-17
    • Essays on Pop Culture, Feminism, and Black Veganism from Two Sisters
    • By: Aph Ko, Syl Ko
    • Narrated by: Dana Brewer Harris
    • Length: 5 hrs and 29 mins
    • Release date: 08-14-17
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    • For the Prevention of Cruelty

    • The History and Legacy of Animal Rights Activism in the United States
    • By: Diane L. Beers
    • Narrated by: Dana Brewer Harris
    • Length: 8 hrs and 52 mins
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    Animal rights. Diane Beers demonstrates how the cause has shaped and reshaped itself as it has evolved within the broader social context of the shift from an industrial to a postindustrial society. For the Prevention of Cruelty tells an intriguing and important story that reveals society's often changing relationship with animals through the lens of those who struggled to shepherd the public toward a greater compassion.

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    • Stress

    • Discover the Secrets for a Stress Free Life That Teach You How to Recognize and Deal with Stress Every Time
    • By: Kristi Ward
    • Narrated by: Dana Brewer Harris
    • Length: 1 hr and 57 mins
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    Are you ready to get started on your journey to living a healthier, stress-free life? Yes? Then let's get started! All too often people over-commit or live such a hectic lifestyle that they end up feeling stressed without realizing just what damage they are doing to their bodies. They may even think they are having lots of fun, but underneath it all they are not really happy.

    • Discover the Secrets for a Stress Free Life That Teach You How to Recognize and Deal with Stress Every Time
    • By: Kristi Ward
    • Narrated by: Dana Brewer Harris
    • Length: 1 hr and 57 mins
    • Release date: 03-24-17
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    • Man Ray Portraits

    • By: Marina Vaizey
    • Narrated by: Dana Brewer Harris
    • Length: 9 mins
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    This ample exhibition - 150 or so photographs, and a small complementary display of well chosen magazines, showing a succinct number in published form - by Man Ray (1890-1976) is described as the first to concentrate exclusively on his portraits. He was born in Philadelphia as Michael Emmanuel Radnitzky, the eldest child of Russian Jewish immigrants (the father's classic occupation for someone of his ethnicity and class that of a tailor); the family moved to Brooklyn in 1897, the first of Man Ray's advantageous geographical relocations.

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    • The Oxen at the Intersection: A Collision (or, Bill and Lou Must Die: A Real-Life Murder Mystery from the Green Mountains of Vermont)

    • By: Pattrice Jones
    • Narrated by: Dana Brewer Harris
    • Length: 4 hrs and 38 mins
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    When Green Mountain College in Poultney, Vermont, announced that two oxen called Bill and Lou would be killed and turned into hamburgers despite their years of service as unofficial college and town mascots, Pattrice Jones and her colleagues at nearby VINE Sanctuary offered an alternative scenario: to allow the elderly bovines to retire to the sanctuary. What transpired after this simple offer was a catastrophe of miscommunication, misdirection, and misinterpretations, as the college dug in its heels, activists piled on, and social media erupted. Part true-crime mystery, part on-the-ground reportage, and part sociocultural critique, The Oxen at the Intersection is a brilliant unearthing of the assumptions, preconceptions, and biases that led all concerned with the lives and deaths of these two animals to fail to achieve their ends.

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    • Conflict, Time, Photography

    • By: Marina Vaizey
    • Narrated by: Dana Brewer Harris
    • Length: 10 mins
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    The extraordinary exhibition of thousands of photographs ranging from cumbersome, beautifully detailed, sharply acute photographs of the aftermath of the 1860s American Civil War to mundane landscapes taken in 2013, are based on an enlivening, provocative, and even perhaps controversial organizing principle. What is novel is the unusual premise: eschewing more conventional and immediate reportage, or documentary series, the selection moving from gallery to gallery - and section by section in the catalogue - is defined by time.

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    • Small Histories: Studies of Western Art

    • CV/Visual Arts Research, Book 1
    • By: Nicholas James
    • Narrated by: Dana Brewer Harris
    • Length: 3 hrs and 36 mins
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    Presents a collection of essays by Nicholas James on classic and contemporary art: "The Trinity" by Masaccio at Santa Maria Novella, Florence; Vermeer's "The Maid" and "Woman Weighing Pearls"; Cezanne and Salvador Dali, Francis Bacon portraits, and reviews of over 70 exhibitions in public and private galleries held between 1993 and 2010.

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    • Claudia Carr: A Space to Play

    • Cv/Visual Arts Research, Book 108
    • By: Nicholas James
    • Narrated by: Dana Brewer Harris
    • Length: 17 mins
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    Painter Claudia Carr describes her surreal landscapes, composed from reflections of found objects that suggest imaginative scenarios of play and dreams.

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    • Rachel Howard: Via Dolorosa

    • Cv/Visual Arts Research, Book 127
    • By: Nicholas James
    • Narrated by: Dana Brewer Harris
    • Length: 23 mins
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    Interview recorded with Rachel Howard at the artist's studio in July 2011. Explores her childhood and upbringing, awareness of "God", and experience of a Quaker schooling. Attendance at Goldsmiths and work for Damien Hirst on pharmacy cabinets and the Spot Paintings. Recent exhibition in Italy, the "Via Dolorosa"; discussion of her paintings and drawings; the desired effect of her work.

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    • Janice Tchalenko: The Potter and Industry

    • Cv/Visual Arts Research, Book 59
    • By: Nicholas James
    • Narrated by: Dana Brewer Harris
    • Length: 17 mins
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    An interview recorded with the leading ceramic designer and studio potter Janice Tchalenko explores her development, from training with Mick Casson at Harrow Schoolo of Art to growing her own practice, leading to a major commission of supply to the Next retail chain. Tchalenko describes her appointment to renew China's ceramic industry and her activity as the chief designer of the Dartington pottery.

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    • Rachel Whiteread: Ghost

    • Cv/Visual Arts Research, Book 126
    • By: Nicholas James
    • Narrated by: Dana Brewer Harris
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Interviewed during the installation of "Ghost" at Chisenhale Gallery East London in 1990, sculptor Rachel Whiteread describes her initial experience as an assistant to Alison Wilding and employment as a theatrical props maker. She reveals the development of "Ghost", cast from a room at 286 Archway, and gives details discovered in her first major project of replication.

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    • Sharon Kivland: Masquerade

    • Cv/Visual Arts Research, Book 123
    • By: Nicholas James
    • Narrated by: Dana Brewer Harris
    • Length: 16 mins
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    Sharon Kivland describes strands of influence in her work, which draws on French and Russian literature of the 18th and 19th centuries, in particular concerning the changing roles of women in domestic, social, and political life. 

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    • Anthea Holmes: Figure-Ground

    • Cv/Visual Arts Research, Book 138
    • By: Nicholas James
    • Narrated by: Dana Brewer Harris
    • Length: 13 mins
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    Interview with painter Anthea Holmes, recorded in April 1988 at her Whitechapel Studio. She describes her training at Kingston University and at The Pratt Institute New York; with the development of an intricate play between figure, ground and light in an intimate process of accumulation and elision of elements.

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    • Louise Sheridan: Memories of Travel

    • Cv/Visual Arts Research, Book 83
    • By: Nicholas James
    • Narrated by: Dana Brewer Harris
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Artist Louise Sheridan interviewed at her exhibition at The Cafe Gallery Southwark in 1993. She describes her travels in Nepal and Thailand, and the works produced from a fellowship in Barcelona, Spain. She focuses on "The Envelope Series", votive objects made with wax and encaustic, and works made with Nepalese bark paper.

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    • Thérèse Oulton: Territory

    • Cv/Visual Arts Research, Book 150
    • By: Nicholas James
    • Narrated by: Dana Brewer Harris
    • Length: 16 mins
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    Renowned artist Thérèse Oulton describes her series, Territory, detailed aerial views in small-scale paintings, exhibited at Marlborough Fine Art London. She considers their source and her excursions in London and elsewhere, and their bearing on her work. 

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    • Lara Viana: Stilled Life

    • Cv/Visual Arts Research, Book 139
    • By: Nicholas James
    • Narrated by: Dana Brewer Harris
    • Length: 10 mins
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    Interview recorded with Brazilian artist Lara Viana at Domobaal Gallery in January 2010. She describes her interest in souvenirs and votive settings found in the Catholic Church, and acknowledges an influence from the art of Velazquez and Zurbaran in her refined and ethereal paintings. The conversation revolves around a recent set of still life studies; tableaux of nature morte, that carry implications of transient existence in their subtle conception.

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    • Alison Wilding: Harbour

    • Cv/Visual Arts Research, Book 131
    • By: N. P. James
    • Narrated by: Dana Brewer Harris
    • Length: 10 mins
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    Interview with leading British sculptor Alison Wilding, RA, recorded at Tannery Street Studio, Bermondsey, in 1995. She describes the making of Harbour, in alabaster and pvc moulding, and Echo, a stainless steel sculpture exhibited at Karsten Schubert. Sourcing materials, the levels of the work; assistant Adam Kershaw; and its relation to other contemporary works.

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    • Abandoned Families: Social Isolation in the Twenty-First Century

    • By: Kristin S. Seefeldt
    • Narrated by: Dana Brewer Harris
    • Length: 8 hrs and 13 mins
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    Education, employment, and home ownership have long been considered stepping stones to the middle class. But in Abandoned Families, social policy expert Kristin Seefeldt shows how many working families have access only to a separate but unequal set of poor-quality jobs, low-performing schools, and declining housing markets, which offer few chances for upward mobility. Through in-depth interviews over a six-year period with women in Detroit, Seefeldt charts the increasing social isolation of many low-income workers.

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