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Buddhist Art in Asia
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,270. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Buddhist Art in Asia is a fascinating account of the spread of Buddhism from India, its land of origin, to other countries in East and Southeast Asia. Like many other religions, Buddhism found expression in the art and architecture of the various cultures it touched, but with a marked Indian influence, as vividly described and richly illustrated in this book.
A Question of Attribution
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Price: $39.00 USD. Words: 103,180. Language: British English. Published: November 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
By the early nineteenth century, Britain had become a treasure house of art. But many of these paintings were not, as their owners believed, by the great artists of the Italian Renaissance - some were copies, some were outright forgeries, and many more were wrongly attributed. The stage was set for the emergence of professional art connoisseurs with the required knowledge, application, and skills.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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?
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.
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.
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
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.
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.