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Christians and Images: Early Christian Attitudes toward Images by Steven Bigham
You set the price! Words: 78,710. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
This book claims that the Hostility Theory (early Christians had no images since these were idols) is false. It argues that the Christian, artistic tradition is not the result of image-loving, Greek converts flooding into the Church, but is based on a biblical and theological tradition that is favorable to non-idolatrous images. The early Christians expressed their faith in word and image.
Introducción a la Masonería by Pablo Ruiz
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,460. Language: Spanish. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Spiritual awakening, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts
Única obra de este tipo auspiciada por La Gran Logia de España. La masonería es una orden iniciática, filantrópica, filosófica y progresista, basada en la creencia de un solo Dios denominado Gran Arquitecto del Universo, aceptación del principio según el cual todos los hombres somos hermanos e iguales. Desvelamos el verdadero objeto de la orden, el secreto y porqué de su búsqueda por la verdad...
Art Student Book Three 1970-71 by Giles Winterborne
Price: Free! Words: 67,670. Language: British English. Published: September 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Book Three starts with Giles, and his two friends, in Athens. A day at the Parthenon and then over to Italy where they managed to see the Scrovegni Chapel, the Venice Biennale, Pompeii, the Vatican and Florence. Then Giles split to hitch over the Alps and back to England. For the second year at Wimbledon, he was sharing a chaotic house with four others: drink, drugs and mayhem.
Managing Unique heritage in India- Approaches and Options by Jit Kumar Gupta
Price: Free! Words: 54,420. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Considering the role and importance of the built heritage for communities and nations, this e-book has been prepared which is primarily, a compilation of eight articles which have been written by authors, individually and collectively, over a period of time, spanning over four decades on the various facets of heritage conservation and preservation.
Moon Sign by Alexander Kolesnikov
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,110. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - General
The Moon Sign is one of the most important astrological characteristics, but only a few people know their Moon Sign. The book explains how to find out your Moon Sign and shows on many examples how it works in the lives of celebrities. The knowledge of your Moon Sign will help you to discover your hidden talents, to better understand people around you, and to live a healthier and happier life.
Les images chrétiennes : Textes historiques sur les images chrétiennes de Constantin le Grand jusqu'à la période posticonoclaste (313-900) by Steven Bigham
You set the price! Words: 132,490. Language: French. Published: December 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Ce livre regroupe des textes chrétiens sur les images de la période 313-900. Certains existent déjà en traduction française, mais dans des publications difficilement accessibles, alors que d'autres n'ont jamais été traduits en français. Il sera utile à tous ceux qui s'intéressent à l'histoire de l'art, à l'iconographie, à l'histoire chrétienne et à d'autres domaines reliés au thème des images.
The Courage to Rise Again: A Journey from Tears to Testimony by Bertha Cooper Harris
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,850. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016 and represented by MMCC Forensic, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists(5.00 from 1 review)
The Courage to Rise Again is a riveting account of the life of artist Bertha Harris. This masterfully written book unveils struggles, laughter, relationships, secrets, and triumphs. No matter what we face, God is able to bring us through it and give us victory, regardless of how hard the tests and challenges. Illustrated with numerous photos and paintings from key times in her life.
Dentro Lo Show Tango Argentino by Antón Gazenbeek
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 58,370. Language: Italian. Published: May 28, 2020 by Enrico Massetti. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Durante gli anni bui della dittatura militare, il Tango era caduto nell'oblio in tutto il mondo, anche in Argentina. Lo spettacolo "Tango Argentino" ha rilanciato a livello mondiale l'interesse per il Tango. Ha fatto il suo debutto a Parigi, poi ha conquistato Broadway e, in seguito, il mondo intero.
L'icône dans la tradition orthodoxe by Steven Bigham
You set the price! Words: 78,280. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
L'auteur étudie les grands personnages de l'icône, le vocabulaire qui y est propre ; les événements historiques qui ont défini l'icône; et l'image de Dieu le Père. L'icône, son histoire, son vocabulaire, son langage pictural, sa signification et ses artistes : il s'agit finalement de la sainteté, ce brûlant feu divin qui purifie tous ceux et celles qui se laissent toucher par l'art du Dieu
Cold War Expressionism: Perverting the Politics of Perception/Bombast, Blacklists and Blockades in the Postwar Art World by Dennis Broe
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 97,340. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
This book is an expose of the art world after World War II where a new triumphalism and a growing conservatism on the part of the US helped bring to power a depoliticized art which went under the rubric of Abstract Expressionism and which functioned as an advertisement for American capitalism while erasing the social impulses of prior European Modernisms and the American Social Expresionists.
The Ultimate Oil Painting Solution – for Landscape Art, Portraiture and Still Life (Three Books in One) by Rachel Shirley
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,810. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Ever had trouble with ellipses, perspectives, colour theory, skin tones, painting skies, reflections, water, eyes, fruit, glass, flowers and more? This bumper oil painting problem-solver tackles 78 such painting ‘peeves’ with suggested solutions. With 80,000 words, 78 chapters and around 400 images.
L'art, l'icône et la Russie : Documents russes sur l'art et l'icône du XVIe siècle au XVIIIe siècle by Steven Bigham
You set the price! Words: 114,450. Language: French. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Ce livre présente aux lecteurs occidentaux pour la première fois treize textes qui révèlent les controverses en Russie ancienne sur l'art de l'icône. Jusqu'à maintenant, ces documents n'étaient disponibles qu'aux spécialistes de la littérature russes, mais avec la publication de ce livre, le public francophone aura un plus grand accès à ces écrits, ainsi qu'à quelques études russes les concernant.
Building Your Own Home - Tips, Techniques and Thoughts for the Owner-Builder by Carl A Harte
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,260. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
A detailed, valuable resource for building an energy efficient, comfortable and “sustainable” home. Contains 23 chapters with more than 60 photos & diagrams. Some topics: Insulation, design & proportion, size & layout, construction methods, Passive Solar Design, rainwater harvesting, plumbing, sustainable heating, cooling, hot water, cooking, alternative energy, adobe, steel.
Barrier-Free Theatre: Including Everyone in Theatre Arts — in Schools, Recreation, and Arts Programs — Regardless of (Dis)Ability by Sally Bailey
Price: $25.20 USD. Words: 168,240. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011 by Idyll Arbor. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Theatre arts can “level the playing field” and empower participants of all ages. Dramatic interaction creates relationships that last long after a performance is over. Written for drama teachers, recreation leaders, special educators, therapists, and other group leaders.
Romanesque Art and Icons + Other Iconographic Studies by Steven Bigham
You set the price! Words: 66,510. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
This collection deals with the general theme of Orthodox icons. It is a series of five essays on this subject and one autobiographical writing about the author's involvement in the Ecumenical Movement: Romanesque images and icons, icons as tools for interpreting the Bible, images of Sophia (Wisdom), icons and the Ecumenical Movement, blessing icons, and an autobiographical note.
How Patterns Work: The Fundamental Principles of Pattern Making and Sewing in Fashion Design by Assembil
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,380. Language: British English. Published: January 21, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts, Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
"How Patterns Work" is the perfect introduction to pattern making, helping you to understand the how and why of pattern making with straight forward language and clear diagrams. The perfect prequel to more complex pattern making books and fashion design courses.
Cats on Film by Anne Billson
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 66,990. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Pets & livestock
What is a Catguffin? Is a Catzilla more dangerous than a Pussilla? Which is the most upsetting Catrifice on film? And what exactly did Jones the cat say to the Alien? These questions and many others are answered in CATS ON FILM, the definitive work of feline film scholarship, in which critic and novelist Anne Billson explores the narrative functions of cats in 100 specially selected movies.
Finding Jingo by Susy Scott
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 109,740. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to live in a Moscow high rise, in the shadow of Stalin’s Eighth Sister, the sky scraping Triumph Palace, then this is the book to read. Susy gives you the skinny on the highs and lows of residing just a few metro stops from Moscow’s fabulous Red Square. An ordinary couple doing some extraordinary things with their appealing dogs.
TARDIS Eruditorum An Unofficial Critical History of Doctor Who Volume 3: Jon Pertwee by Elizabeth Sandifer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 133,260. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
A critical history of the Jon Pertwee era of Doctor Who, starting with Spearhead From Space in 1970 and ending with Planet of Spiders in 1974.
From Heart into Art: Interviews with Deaf and Hard of Hearing Artists and Their Allies by Raymond Luczak
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 77,420. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2017 by Handtype Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists, Nonfiction » Social Science » People with Disabilities
For over a decade, Raymond Luczak, author of Silence Is a Four-Letter Word: On Art & Deafness, has been interviewing Deaf and hard of hearing artists and their allies about their creative and arts accessibility work. This volume features over 70 people sharing what it means to be an artist who happens to be different.