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The Loves of Krishna: In Indian Painting and Poetry (Illustrated)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,560. 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.
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
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
The History of European Art in 60 Minutes or Less
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,020. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Travelers to Europe or first-year art history students will enjoy this quick and friendly read. Using full-colour high-quality images of some of the world’s most revered art works, "The History of European Art in 60 Minutes or Less" takes you through the story of European art – from prehistoric times through to contemporary -- in under an hour.
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.
Templari e Crociati in Sardegna
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 23,230. Language: Italian. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
The first book about the Knights Templar and Hospitaller Order in Sardinia during the Middle Ages
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.
The Somerley Portrait: A Portrait Of Catherine Carey By Levina Teerlinc.
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You set the price! Words: 32,420. Language: British English. Published: April 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
The Somerley Portrait: A Portrait Of Catherine Carey by Levina Teerlinc is an historical narrative non fiction concerning the origins and purchase of a portrait painted during the Tudor Renaissance. It explores the characters and themes of England's Tudor Age, as well as the fundamentals of English Renaissance Art.
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: $1.40 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.