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The Medieval West
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,120. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A short thematic history of the Middle Ages for the general reader being Volume 2 of A History of the West.
Tuyệt chiêu Tượng kỳ Trung Hoa - thời cổ
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,010. Language: Vietnamese. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Với những thế cờ với tên gọi giàu chất triết lý, nước cờ ngắn gọn, có thể tự giải được ngay trên trang sách, rất hấp dẫn, không cần phải bày cờ và bàn. Tương tự, giải toán, quý bạn có thể nhìn hình vẽ, tự giải thế cờ, sau đó mới xem lời giải thì mới thú vị. Là một trong những cách rèn luyện trí lực, binh pháp và giải trí.
A History of Western Art
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Price: $3.00 USD. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
a concise history of the arts that will allow you to develop your general knowledge in a fun way (video-audio). The essence of a period in a few pages. For the young and the young at heart!
Through Colonial Eyes
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,940. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
The story of Australian Colonial art from precolonial times, discovery, settlement and exploration to the centenary period (1880s) through the eyes of the artists at the time.
Manet's Women
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,790. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Édouard Manet, the quintessential painter of modern life, was a man of his times and his paintings were powerful, often shocking and controversial representations of modern society, particularly in his depictions of women.
History of Painting in Three Easy Chapters
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
This history of painting is for people who can't tell Baroque from Gothic and Neoclassicism from Pre-Raphaelism and do not necessarily want to go there. It is produced by one who was in the same predicament not long ago. The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is not associated with this book in any way. This book is a companion to the Met Tours iPhone application and contains 4 tours.
Ancient Pottery Art (preColumbian America)
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Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Ceramic portraits in pre-Columbian America and their moulds (like negative film) reflect the agricultural revolution from millennia before Christ, as in the 19th century’s industrial revolution in Europe, when the bon bourgeois reproduced his image in a mechanical way -the photography- or the ability “to seem to himself”, in a way only possible for the Kings and members of the nobility.
Milestones of Art: Pablo Picasso: The King
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 370. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
An illustrated biography on Pablo Picasso
Health and Well Being: A Medieval Guide
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 7,880. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
The Tacuinum Sanitatis is a medieval handbook on Health and Well Being. First produced in Italy around 1380, it was aimed at an educated secular readership and offered concise and sensible advice on how to live a long, healthy and enjoyable life.
The Loves of Krishna: In Indian Painting and Poetry (Illustrated)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,570. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014 by Sai ePublications. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Ancient Poetry
During the twentieth century, a certain type of Indian painting began to fascinate the West. Unlike Mughal art, it was a product of Hindu courts in Rajasthan and the Punjab Hills and unlike Mughal painting, its chief concern was with the varied phases of romance. Ladies would be shown brooding in their chambers as storm clouds mounted in the sky.
Apocalypse: The Illustrated Book of Revelation
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 15,660. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Prophecy
The original King James version of the Book of Revelation profusely illustrated with rare and magnificent images from the 10th and 11th century Beatus commentaries; the 12th century Bamberg Apocalypse and the 15th century Ottheinrich Bible. 14,500 words, 99 full colour images
O Grupo dos Independentes: Arte Moderna no Recife 1930
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Price: $19.90 USD. Words: 33,840. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Em agosto de 1933, jovens artistas organizaram, no Recife, um salão particular de pintura. Essa ação coletiva representou, sobretudo, uma ruptura com a arte tradicional, inclusive um alerta à recém-criada Escola de Belas Artes do Recife ao que houvesse de conservadorismo no ensino das artes.
Milestones of Art: Vincent Van Gogh: The Chase of Ravens
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 500. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
An illustrated biography on Vincent Van Gogh
Virginia Woolf, Monks House and the Bloomsbury set.
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,790. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Virginia Woolf was one of the most important and inspirational authors of the 20th century. She was intimately linked with Monks House in Sussex and the members of the Bloomsbury set particularly Vanessa Bell (her sister). The Bloomsbury set were equally inspirational in Post impressionist painting and interior design. This book follows the story of Virginia, Monks House and the Bloomsbury set fro
The Illustrated Book of Dragons and Dragon Lore
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 55,380. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
Belief in dragons has united humanity more than the belief in any other mythological creature. From China and Japan, through Southeast Asia, India and the Middle East, to Europe and even Central America, the image of the dragon has burned brightly in the imaginations of our forefathers. Even today dragons continue to fascinate.