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Christmas Markets in Vienna
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,630. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Vienna is a city that embraces the celebration of Christmas and nowhere more so than in the sheer number and variety of Christmas markets to be found nestled in front of its stunning architecture and along its cobbled streets. This guide takes a tour of these traditional markets, full of crafts, gifts and the flavours of Christmas. Essential reading for anyone visiting Vienna in the winter.
100 Beauties: Suzuki Harunobu
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Suzuki Harunobu was a celebrated 18th century Japanese ukiyo-e artist who produced thousands of exquisite woodblock prints illustrating aspects of life and society in old Edo - today's Tokyo. His subjects extended from Kabuki actors and courtesans to landscapes, explicit eroticism and street scenes. Yet the subject at which he most excelled was bijin-ga or paintings of beautiful women.
47 Ronin: Utagawa Kuniyoshi Edition
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
The story of the 47 Ronin is perhaps the most popular and best known legend of traditional Japan. Set in the early 18th century, it tells a tale of honour and bloody revenge as the brotherhood of 47 masterless Samurai pursue the ruthless killing of Lord Kira, the official who brought about the downfall and suicide of their master, Lord Asano.
47 Ronin: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi Edition
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 8,660. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
The story of the 47 Ronin is perhaps the most popular and best known legend of traditional Japan. Set in the early 18th century, it tells a tale of honour and bloody revenge as the masterless Samurai pursue the ruthless killing of Lord Kira, the official who brought about the downfall and suicide of their master, Lord Asano.
Artcoaching
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Price: $21.99 USD. Words: 6,130. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
A guide to life for grown fans of Artcoaching combines creatively advice from Artcoaching theory, Practical Training Tips, Tools and Management.
28 Famous Murders
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Between 1866 and 1868 the celebrated Japanese artist Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, in collaboration with his colleague Utagawa Yoshiiku, produced a series of images of graphic horror and cruelty entitled ’28 Famous Murders with Verse’.
Pages from the Book of Kells
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 9,240. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / History & Culture
The Book of Kells is a magnificently illuminated manuscript Gospel in Vulgate Latin containing the four Gospels of the New Testament - Matthew, Mark, Luke and John - together with various prefatory texts and tables. It was created by Celtic monks on the small Island of Iona off the coast of western Scotland in about 800 CE.
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.
Arts to the Rescue Advice for Parents on Creativity and Arts Classes
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Price: Free! Words: 11,230. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
Arts to the Rescue is a compilation of practical recommendations on choosing arts and creativity lessons. Addressed to parents, every article is written by a specialist and professional in their field. This book will guide you on how to make a more effective investment of time and money into proper arts and creativity lessons. For parents of children with learning disabilities check out ATR 1.
The Road To Kakuma
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The visit of Next Level Generation Performing Arts Company visit to Kenya in September 2007. Supporting children and youth in Kenya through performing arts and humanitarian assistance. The team from Australia was lead by Ps Robyn Kassas.