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John Singer Sargent The Complete Paintings Cumulative Index to Volumes I-IX
ISBN: HB: 9780300219203, Yale University Press, October 2019
144 pp., 30.5x24.8 cm, 2 black&white illus.
The cumulative index to "John Singer Sargent: The Complete Paintings" comprises two indexes covering the nine volumes of the complete catalogue raisonne: a comprehensive general index and an index of the titles of all the works by Sargent that have b...
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£45,00
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Matthew within Sectarian Judaism
ISBN: HB: 9780300171563, Yale University Press, August 2019
344 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
What did it mean for members of a Jesus movement in the first century to promote their understanding of Jewish history and of the Jewish way of life? John Kampen explores the nature of sectarianism in Jewish society at the time of Matthew's compositi...
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Correspondence
ISBN: PB: 9780857426420, ISBN: HB: 9781906497446, Seagull Books, August 2019
373 pp., 20x16.4 cm, 23 halftones
Paul Celan (1920-1970) is one of the best-known German poets of the Holocaust; many of his poems, admired for their spare, precise diction, deal directly with its stark themes. Austrian writer Ingeborg Bachmann (1926-1973) is recognized as one of pos...
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Henry Moore From the Inside Out
ISBN: FLEXI: 9783791385037, Prestel Publishing, July 2019
200 pp., 24x19.5 cm, 74 colour illus., 160 black&white illus.
Henry Moore is most celebrated for his monumental outdoor sculptures which can be seen in many major cities around the world. Lesser known are the sculptor's plaster pieces, which represent an important stage in the development of his work leading up...
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Hokusai Prints and Drawings
ISBN: FLEXI: 9783791385044, Prestel Publishing, July 2019
216 pp., 24x19.5 cm, 122 colour illus., 28 black&white illus.
This volume includes full-color reproductions of drawings and woodblock prints by Hokusai, one of Japan's most revered artists. His landscapes – including the famous views of Mount Fuji – portraits of lovers and kabuki actors, nature and animal illus...
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Central Leinster: Kildare, Laois, and Offaly Buildings of Ireland
ISBN: HB: 9780300232042, Yale University Press, July 2019
800 pp., 21.6x12.1 cm, 120 colour illus., 80 black&white illus.
This comprehensive guide covers the historically rich and nuanced territory of Central Leinster, from the western borderlands of the medieval English Pale to the wild expanse of the Bog of Allen and further west to Clonmacnoise, cradle of early monas...
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£35,00
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Poetic Transformations Eighteenth-Century Cultural Projects on the Mekong Plains
ISBN: HB: 9780674237230, Harvard University Press, July 2019
300 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 2 maps
In the eighteenth century, multiple migratory groups with competing political ambitions converged on the Mekong plains. In the frontier region, literati?officials of a territorially-expanding Vietnamese state crossed paths with a network of diasporic...
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£46,95
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Poetry and Time
ISBN: HB: 9780857426550, Seagull Books, July 2019
72 pp., 27.9x21.5 cm, 30 colour plates
For nearly half a century, German artist Max Neumann has worked to create, hone, and elaborate a visual vocabulary that is dark, compulsive, and forceful. A lifelong collaborator, Neumann's paintings have accompanied the work of Cees Nooteboom, Seamu...
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£21,99
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Upright Revolution Or Why Humans Walk Upright
ISBN: HB: 9780857426475, Seagull Books, July 2019
48 pp., 21.5x21.5 cm, illustrated in colour throughout
Science has given us several explanations for how humans evolved from walking on four limbs to two feet. None, however, is as riveting as what master storyteller Ngugi wa Thiong'o offers in "The Upright Revolution". Blending myth and folklore with an...
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Worship of Confucius in Japan
ISBN: HB: 9780674237261, Harvard University Press, July 2019
450 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 34 photos
How has Confucius, quintessentially and symbolically Chinese, been received throughout Japanese history? "The Worship of Confucius in Japan" provides the first overview of the richly documented and colorful Japanese version of the East Asian ritual t...
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