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The Gamin de Paris in Nineteenth-Century Visual Culture

Delacroix, Hugo, and the French Social Imaginary

by Marilyn R. Brown

<p>The revolutionary boy at the barricades was memorably envisioned in Eugène Delacroix’s painting <em>Liberty Leading the People</em> (1830) and Victor Hugo’s novel <em>Les Misérables</em> (1862). Over the course of the nineteenth century, ...

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The Global Contemporary Art World

by Jonathan Harris

<p><strong>The final installment in the critically-acclaimed trilogy on globalization and art explores the growing dominance of Asian centers of art</strong> </p> <p>This book takes readers on a fascinating journey around five Asian centers of ...

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The Golden Carriage and the House of Hapsburg

by Gloria A Austin

<p>                The &quot;Golden Carriage&quot; is the pinnacle of Gloria Austin’s carriage collection. This book reflects the history, majesty and details of the carriage. From its creation by the Armbruster company to its full restoration ...

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The Gospel Train

by G. Russell Dey

<p>The Gospel Train left the station long, long ago filled with believers traveling on a straight, resolute track toward an eternal, spiritual paradise. But along the way, different cars of believers were switched off the main track and are now ...

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The Government Store Is Open for Business:

A Review of the Commissariat in Colonial Nsw 1788-1835

by Gordon Beckett

<p>This second volume in a series of studies on The Colonial Economy of NSW covers one of the most important economic drivers of the colonial period - the commissariat of NSW. This series relates the key aspects of the economic history of NSW ...

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The Great Exhibition, 1851

A Sourcebook

by Jonathon Shears

<p>The Great Exhibition, 1851 is the first anthology of its kind. It presents a comprehensive array of carefully selected primary documents, sourced from the period before, during and after the Exhibition in Hyde Park in 1851. Drawing on ...

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The Great Funk

Falling Apart and Coming Together (on a Shag Rug) in the Seventies

by Thomas Hine

<p>In the sixties, as the nation anticipated the conquest of space, the defeat of poverty, and an end to injustice at home and abroad, no goal seemed beyond America's reach.</p> <p>Then the seventies arrived-bringing oil shocks and gas lines, ...

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The Hastings Road

And the "Happy Springs of Tunbridge"

by Charles G. Harper

<p>The Hastings Road: And the &quot;Happy Springs of Tunbridge&quot; written by Charles G. Harper who was an English author and illustrator. This book was published in 1906. And now republish in ebook format. We believe this work is culturally ...

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The History and Spirit of Chinese Art: From the Song to the Qing Dynasty

by Zhang, Fa

Art is always a product of cultural evolution, and The History and Spirit of Chinese Art looks at this universal process as it unfolded in ancient China. With "mountain-water" landscape paintings, works of classical Chinese calligraphy, and blue

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The Hotel

Occupied Space

by Robert A. Davidson

<p><em>The Hotel: Occupied Space</em> explores the hotel as both symbol and space through the concept of “occupancy.” By examining the various ways in which the hotel is manifested in art, photography, and film, this book offers a timely ...

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The Idea of Art as Propaganda in France, 1750-1799

A Study in the History of Ideas

by James Leith

<p>One of the most modern features of the French Revolution was its intention of shaping a new kind of citizen by exposing him from childhood to inspirational messages and behavioral models. In this effort to regenerate the masses the French ...

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The Illustrated Letters of Richard Doyle to His Father, 1842–1843

by Richard Doyle

<p>Before he joined the staff of <i>Punch</i> and designed its iconic front cover, illustrator Richard “Dicky” Doyle was a young man whose father (political caricaturist John Doyle) charged him with sending a weekly letter, even though they ...

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The Interior Design Reader

by Judith Gura & Sarah Falls

<p><strong>An Essential Resource for Interior Designers, Students, and Design Teachers</strong><br /> <em>The Interior Design Reader</em> is an essential source for the interior designer or design student, incorporating excerpts of key works on

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The Kaufmann Mercantile Guide

How to Split Wood, Shuck an Oyster, and Master Other Simple Pleasures

by Sebastian Kaufmann & Alexandra Redgrave

<p>Modern living isn't easy. It often seems to require some know-how our parents didn't pass on, or a special tool. Happily, Kaufmann Mercantile has both, and in this comprehensive field guide, they share their expertise on a huge range of ...

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The Keramion, Lost and Found

A Journey to the Face of God

by Philip E. Dayvault

<p>**“Vivid historical writing . . . a fascinating and factual defense for the authenticity of the famous Shroud” (**<strong>Christian Newswire).</strong></p> <p>The Shroud of Turin, the traditional burial cloth of Jesus Christ, is either ...

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The Life Portraits of Henry Clay

A Re-Examination

by George Fitzpatrick Barfield

<p>This work of research is an attempt to harness the extensive collection of images of one of antebellum America’s eminent statesman. Henry Clay assisted in the legislative passage of the Missouri and California compromises, extending the ...

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The Lost Michelangelos

by Antonio Forcellino

<p><strong>Translated by Lucinda Byatt</strong></p> <p>This book tells the remarkable story of a rare discovery: the uncovering of two lost paintings by the great Renaissance artist Michelangelo.</p> <p>Like many stories of artistic loss, this

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The Maya Gods of Time

by Jennifer John & Alexander John

<p><strong>Centuries before Hollywood, moving pictures existed in ancient Maya culture.</strong> </p> <p> </p> <p>Examining Maya art from a new perspective, <em>The Maya Gods of Time</em> reveals the dazzling equivalent of ancient cinematic ...

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The Moderns

Midcentury American Graphic Design

by Steven Heller & Greg D'Onofrio

<p>In <em>The Moderns</em>, we meet the men and women who invented and shaped Midcentury Modern graphic design in America. The book is made up of generously illustrated profiles, many based on interviews, of more than 60 designers whose ...

ISBN: 9781683350125

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The Nine Pillars of History

A Guide for Peace, a Personal Perspective

by Gunnar Sevelius

<p>Human society, as we know it, goes back some 200,000 years to a time when we learned to speak and communicate our thoughts. The Nine Pillars of History are defined from nine basic requirements for a healthy and prosperous society during the ...

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