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Campbell, Olivia

Summary: "In the early 1800s, women were dying in large numbers from treatable diseases because they frequently avoided receiving medical care. Examinations performed by male doctors were often demeaning and even painful. In addition, women faced stigma from illness - a negative diagnosis could greatly limit their ability to find husbands, jobs, or be received in polite society. Motivated by personal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP 920 CAM

Campbell, Olivia

Summary: "In the early 1800s, women were dying in large numbers from treatable diseases because they avoided receiving medical care. Examinations performed by male doctors were often demeaning and even painful. In addition, women faced stigma from illness--a diagnosis could greatly limit their ability to find husbands, jobs or be received in polite society. Motivated by personal loss and frustration...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Park Row 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 920 CAM

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS

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