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600 African Proverbs
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Price: Free! Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
A list of wise words in the form of African proverbs from across the different tribes and nations of the continent.
Virgo en España
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 139,510. Language: Spanish. Published: April 22, 2014 by Editorial Amarante. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
En los tiempos que corren, atiborrados de libros y novelas sobre Los Templarios, es difícil añadir o encontrar algo nuevo que no se sepa ya de esa Orden ¿O quizá sí?
Epic Images of Civil War Battles ~ Changing Views of a War: Bibliography
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Series: Assorted Writings, Book 8. Price: Free! Words: 14,080. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
This is the full length bibliography.
Graffiti: A Children's Guide to the Origin's of Hip Hop
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Art / History
Hip Hop culture is more than Rap music. Graffiti is one of the five elements of Hip Hop culture.This is a book about the origins of Graffiti writing in the United States. This book will help children of all ages learn about how the art of Graffiti was started and grew in the U.S.
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.
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.
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
Vatican Curio: Weirdness and Wonder in the Pope's Museum
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,310. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013 by RedPagePress. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
A parade of penises? A bounty of breasts? Strange tastes and cultural dead-ends consume a great deal of the show palace of Catholicism, but this is also a treasure trove dripping with fabulous wealth. What can it mean? Did the nudity, violence, and monsters pile up in the Vatican Museum just by chance? Did Jesus and Mary get left out just by luck? Someone has some explaining to do.
Epic Images of Civil War Battles ~ Changing Views of a War
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Series: Assorted Writings, Book 2. Price: $7.89 USD. Words: 92,730. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
American Civil War panoramas (and related large paintings) returned to older, but still popular, European visual traditions to memorialize the War. Prior to the invention of photographic film fast enough to capture a battle, panoramas were the most popular visual exploration of Civil War. This made it a natural medium of visual expression as the country reexamined the War.Illus. NOT included
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.
Poussin's Humour
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Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 73,250. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013 by Amolibros. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
This book hopes it will pose some critical questions of method for the study of the arts. These essays reveal a Nicolas Poussin that has rarely been noticed before. Is that because he has been so honoured as a great classical master – serious painter of serious histories and neo-stoic philosopher – that almost nobody has noticed his humour, or wit.
Erotic Art of Khajuraho Temples
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 680. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Khajuraho is now under the protection of the Archaeological Survey of India which has found many more underground temples at this site. The destination is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the seven wonders of India. Every evening there is a show here about the art, philosophy and history of Khajuraho.
The Great Phase 2
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Series: History of Hip Hop, Book 3 · Adventures in Journalism, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
One of the most elusive pioneers of New York City graffiti granted a rare interview in 1982.
Monet - Masterpieces
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Monet was a French artist and a leading member of the Impressionist group of painters. Monet’s exquisite sensitivity to light, color, and detail was central to his work. Cézanne characterized Monet as “only an eye– yet what an eye”. “People discuss my art and pretend to understand as if it were necessary to understand, when it's simply necessary to love.. “ - Claude Monet
Van Gogh - Masterpieces
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,280. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Vincent Van Gogh Dutch Post-Impressionist Painter In the world of art, Vincent van Gogh masterpieces are some of the most famous works of all. Vincent van Gogh created over 900 paintings in just under a decade and some of those works are indeed, masterpieces. A few of the most important ones are presented in this book.
The Thought Behind The Shot
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 11,280. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Allergies
The Thought Behind the Shot describes everyday care for an allergic or asthmatic child or adult using physical conditioning from a blend of principals of play, exercise, and sport. Illustrated by Leroy Neiman, this book uses non-invasive techniques of breathing to prepare individuals to calmly cope with an impending or possible threatening asthma attack and eliminate the effects of allergies.
Teaching Art History the Fun Way
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,780. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Teaching Art History The fun Way ~ It's a Scream is a handbook for teaching art history using games, food, music, and clothing as memory aids and interest catchers. Chronologically, from pre-historic to modern times, historical highlights are dovetailed with studio work.
The Renaissance House
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012 by SDS Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Robert Burns lives in an ordinary house in England. But it’s not an ordinary house. Not at all. On the outside, it seems like any other dwelling, but on the inside, it’s been transformed into an incredible art gallery, a shrine to and celebration of Renaissance art, containing wonderful reproductions of classic works from centuries gone by; portraits, wall frescos, lunettes and friezes alike.
The Illuminator's Palette: A Study of Pre-Seventeenth Century Pigments for Medieval Book Art
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,310. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
A concise compilation of modern research into the pigments used by medieval artists for painting various works of art. This monograph includes a list of 66 pigments along with charts showing their use throughout time, and the locations of use, describes how to mix your own paint with historically accurate binders, and explains the techniques necessary to successfully emulate the medieval artist.
Exploring Romanesque Architecture in Catalonia
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 58,470. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Peter Garwood and his wife Theresa travelled extensively in France and Spain over many years. 'Exploring Romanesque Architecture in Catalonia,' will give students and visitors an insight into the locality of towns and villages in this region, together with a visual documentation of the rich variety of decorative stonework on their churches. This book also doubles as a unique pictoral travel guide.