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Landskipping

by Anna Pavord

Landskipping is a ravishing celebration of landscape, its iridescent beauty and its potential to comfort, awe and mesmerise. In spirit as Romantic as rational, Anna Pavord explores the different ways in which...


The Backstory of Wallpaper: Paper-Hangings 1650-1750

by Robert M. Kelly

Most wallpaper books are about surface design. This one looks below the surface to discover the material culture of wallpaper as it became popular in Europe and came to New France and New England. It asks...


The Guardian of   Gobeklitepe: The World's Oldest Temple

by Yonca Eldener

Gobeklitepe, the oldest temple in the world, awakened from its 12,000 years of sleep to tell hacker Kamil a secret. A secret, locked behind the sealed tongue of its guardian, that can only be heard by to the...


After the Avant-Gardes

by Elizabeth Millán

A rallying call for all those who have been disquieted or disgusted by the excesses of artistic modernism. This is a collection of ten provocative essays on the arts, by writers of varied orientations who share...


Roman Military Architecture on the Frontiers: Armies and Their Architecture in Late Antiquity

by Rob Collins, Matt Symonds & Meike Weber

The Roman army was one of the most astounding organizations in the ancient world, and much of the success of the Roman empire can be attributed to its soldiers. Archaeological remains and ancient texts provide...


4th Grade History Book: Mayans and Incas of South America: Fourth Grade Books Ancient Civilizations

by Baby Professor

The Mayans and Incas of South America were influential people in the region's culture and tradition. Learn about them through this attention-grabbing educational book. By using more pictures and only a few select...


4th Grade History: Ancient Civilizations: Fourth Grade Books for Kids

by Baby Professor

Ancient civilizations is one 4th grade subject that can be quite difficult to understand just be reading texts. The good news is history picture books exist and they are a joy to study. Pictures provide visual...


6th Grade History: First Civilizations: Ancient Civilizations for Kids Sixth Grade Books

by Baby Professor

Going back to the past is both scary and exciting, with it being mysterious and all. But this picture book provides just the right sneak peek into forgotten times. Here, you get to see for yourself how ancient...


The Brain-Eye: New Histories of Modern Painting

by Eric Alliez, Jean-Clet Martin & Robin Mackay

English-language translation of a major work by French philosopher Eric Alliez, in which he offers a new perspective on critical problems in modern aesthetics.


Architecture: Classic and Early Christian

by T. Roger Smith & John Slater

This handbook is intended to give such an outline of the Architecture of the Ancient World, and of that of Christendom down to the period of the Crusades, as, without attempting to supply the minute information...


Architecture: Gothic and Renaissance

by T. Roger Smith

THE history, the features, and the most famous examples of European architecture, during a period extending from the rise of the Gothic, or pointed, style in the twelfth century to the general depression which...


Building the Nation: Americans Write About Their Architecture, Their Cities, and Their Landscape

by Steven Conn & Max Page

Moving away from the standard survey that takes readers from architect to architect and style to style, Building the Nation: Americans Write About Their Architecture, Their Cities, and Their Landscape suggests...


Iconoclastic Fervor: Sally Hazelet Drummond's Road to Abstraction

by Hillary Sullivan, Sally Hazelet Drummond & Lois Dodd

Sally Hazelet Drummond is believed to be the first female graduate of the Hite Art Institute with a masters in painting in 1952. It was during her study at the University of Louisville that she further explored...


It Started In Chelsea: 1800 - 1942 The Chelsea, Battersea and Fulham Years

by Pamela Sturgeon & Ellie Morgan

Reflection through the eyes of a child upon the life of a strict Victorian London working class family, steeped in secrets and lies. Join the author on her emotional journey, through a traumatic childhood, from...


Washington: A History of Our National City

by Tom Lewis

A renowned historian presents an authoritative and colorful history of Washington, D.C., the idealistic and contradictory city


Mornings in Florence

by John Ruskin

If there is one artist, more than another, whose work it is desirable that you should examine in Florence, supposing that you care for old art at all, it is Giotto. You can, indeed, also see work of his at Assisi;...


The Reception of Byzantium in European Culture since 1500

by Dion C., Dr Smythe & Przemyslaw, Dr Marciniak

Studies on the reception of the classical tradition are an indispensable part of classical studies. Understanding the importance of ancient civilization means also studying how it was used subsequently. This...


Utopia Parkway: The Life and Work of Joseph Cornell

by Debrorah Solomon

Deborah Solomon’s definitive biography of Joseph Cornell, one of America’s most moving and unusual twentieth-century artists, now reissued twenty years later with updated and extensively revised text

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Art Since 1989 (World of Art)

by Kelly Grovier

An extensive, accessible guide to the most groundbreaking and influential art from 1989 to the present The years since the collapse of the Berlin Wall in November 1989 have seen the rise of a new freedom to...


Skips Journey to Alabama: Welcome to Alabama the Beautiful

by Dunn Greyson

Skips Journey to Alabama  is an adventure traveled by 'SKIP' the ant who loves to explore and travel to many different locations all around. This lesson teaches children about Short, Long, Tall & Small. Skip...