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West 86th: Volume 22, No. 02 (Fall–Winter 2015)



Smashed Panes and “Terrible Showers”: Windows, Violence, and Honor in the Early Modern City
Daniel Jütte

The Tapisserie Peinte of Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Provence
Maël Tauziède-Espariat

The Bauhaus and China: Present, Past, and Future
Leah Hsiao, Michael White

Translated Text

Selected Writings on Design and Modernology, 1924–47
Wajiro Kon, Introduction and translation by Izumi Kuroishi

Book Reviews

Sven Beckert, Empire of Cotton: A Global History
Reviewed by Mary Schoeser

Lesley Ellis Miller, Selling Silks: A Merchant’s Sample Book
Reviewed by Sylvia Houghteling

Victor Margolin, World History of Design (2 vols.)
Reviewed by Glenn Adamson

Stacey Sloboda, Chinoiserie: Commerce and Critical Ornament in Eighteenth-Century Britain
Reviewed by Jim Bartos

Markus Kristan, ed., Ich warne Sie vor Josef Hoffmann: Adolf Loos und die Wiener Werkstätte
Reviewed by Christopher Long

Alexandra Bosc, Les années 50: La mode en France 1947–1957
Reviewed by Lourdes Font

Exhibition Reviews

What Is Luxury? Treasured Possessions from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment
Reviewed by Katy Wan

Sultans of Deccan India, 1500–1700: Opulence and Fantasy
Reviewed by Heeryoon Shin

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty
Reviewed by Fruzsina Bekefi

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