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Locked Into Cinema
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,270. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
The author goes beyond reviewing hundreds of films and instead analyzes the political framework in which these movies have appeared.
Housing Policy and the Dynamics of Housing Delivery in Nigeria: Lagos State as Case Study
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 74,650. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012 by MakeWay Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This book examines issues such as the problem of inadequate quality housing, evolution of slums and squatter settlements, problem of land and funding for housing, urban poverty, educational factors and the specific demographic characteristics of Lagos urban residents. Also, there is a re-examination of the contribution of the National Housing Programmes and Policies to housing delivery in Lagos.
Five Stars! How to Become a Film Critic, the World's Greatest Job
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,720. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
*** SECOND EDITION, REVISED AND UPDATED - PUBLISHED MARCH 2013 *** So you want to be a film critic and review movies for a living? Veteran film critic Christopher Null teaches you, step by step, how to break into the business with the lessons he's learned from more than a decade in the industry. Five Stars! will teach you all you need to know!
Works Created By Love
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,830. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
This a philosophical,anecdotal portrait of a Czech master violin maker, sculptor and painter. His story should be an inspiration to all artists. The illustrations are photos of his own creations, and beautifully symbolize his quest as an artist. The tribulations and successes in a totalitarian regime are tinged with humor and poetry.
Poussin's Humour
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 73,250. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
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.
L'affaire
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,290. Language: French. Published: February 14, 2011 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
" L'affaire Soljenitsyne" rassemble l'ensemble des documents officiels concernant l'exclusion de Soljenitsyne de l'union des écrivains soviétiques en 1969.
The Joffrey Ballet: Robert Joffrey and the Making of an American Dance Company
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 163,270. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
The Joffrey Ballet, acclaimed as a groundbreaking book when it was published, tells a story that was kept largely hidden from public view for many years. The company made ballets about beatniks, erotic multimedia goddesses, sea nymphs, clowns, slackers, radicals and jocks, thrilling audiences as much as it often outraged critics.
Virgo en España
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 139,510. Language: Spanish. Published: April 22, 2014 by Editorial Amarante. Categories: 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?
El cine, decima musa
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 94,250. Language: Spanish. Published: November 17, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Alejo Carpentier fue un testigo de excepcion en cuanto a como el cinematografico se afianzo como espectaculo en los inicios del siglo XX. Por ofrecer un testimonio excepcional de un receptor privilegiado que observó sus posibilidades estéticas, sus potencialidades técnicas o sus derivaciones sociológicas, compilamos estos textos, que el lector de nuestros días disfrutará gratamente.
Procesos del arte en El Salvador
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 95,800. Language: Spanish. Published: November 15, 2014 by Ernesto Panamá. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Dentro de un nuevo concepto y un nuevo contexto social de difusión del arte nacional, este libro documenta una selecta recopilación de obras que pertenecen principalmente a colecciones de carácter público como las del Museo Forma, conservadas por la Fundación Julia Díaz, y las de la Colección Nacional, que son propiedad del Estado, y también a colecciones particulares o de los propios artistas.
Moon Sign
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.
Learning Lines? A Practical Guide for Drama Students and Aspiring Actors
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,850. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
If you've ever thought there must be a more stimulating and effective way of learning lines than simply rote-learning, then this is the book for you. If you're an aspiring actor or drama student the book will be particularly useful but it should also interest those who intend to write and direct and readers who are interested in literature and the drama.
Multicultural Theater in Los Angeles During the Early 1990s
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,370. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Is there multicultural theater in Los Angeles? If so, who is involved? Can the identity and nature of diversity be codified? "Multicultural Theater in Los Angeles During the Early 1990s" examines Asian, Chicano/Hispanic and Black theater communities. This historical narrative defines the major professional theaters, the actors and writers and how funding affects professional Los Angeles Theater.
Building Your Own Home - Tips, Techniques and Thoughts for the Owner-Builder
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.
Whence Veracity: can photographs be trusted?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,330. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts
This book examines if traditional and digital photographs can be truthful renditions of the world. It traces the history of photography’s veracity and explores characteristics of photographs that aid or preclude veracity. It outlines factors that continue a belief in photography's high veracity, drawing conclusions in light of post-referential pictures
Screenwriting Down to the Atoms: Digging Deeper into the Craft of Cinematic Storytelling
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,260. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting
"Screenwriting Down to the Atoms" represents the next generation of screenwriting guides. Using fresh approaches and new discoveries, "Atoms" looks closer and digs deeper to explore concepts in greater detail while pushing thought further with new, never before seen methods. Atoms allows readers to fully grasp the art of storytelling and execute it like never before.
Moscow's Cathedral of Christ the Savior
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 112,590. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Translated for the first time into English, Kirichenko’s absorbing account brings to life the history of Russia’s largest church--its origins, conception, the fits and starts of its planning and construction, the life that developed in and around the Cathedral, its demise in the Soviet period--and its recent reincarnation.
Letras de cine
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,380. Language: Spanish. Published: January 17, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Este libro incluye catorce ensayos que describen catorce modos de observar el mundo y entender el cine, catorce estilos de contar un fragmento de existencia, catorce obras cinematográficas que han modificado el desarrollo de ese organismo que llamamos séptimo arte.
Hip Hop: The Complete Archives
Series: History of Hip Hop. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,660. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Written by the first professional journalist to travel to the South Bronx to document the origins of hip hop, and for the first time, all the groundbreaking journalism and book, as well as the first version of the Beat Street script have been collected into one volume that also includes The Pied Piper of of Hip Hop, The Great Phase 2, and Bugging Out on the Endless Beat.
Look, Up on the Screen! The Big Book of Superhero Movie Reviews
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,140. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013 by Coscom Entertainment. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Lifelong superhero fan and author A.P. Fuchs has made it his mission to see every superhero movie that’s been brought to screen. Collected here are his first one hundred reviews, covering the major blockbusters of today to the lesser-known super flicks of yesterday along with everything in between.