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  • Holiday Paper Crafts from Japanby Robertta A. Uhl

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 16.95

    Make festive paper ornaments and decorations using traditional Japanese paper with this easy-to-use papercrafting book. From lush poinsettia centerpieces to charming seasonal wreaths and whimsical folded cranes, Holiday Paper Crafts from Japan is full of Christmas ornaments, decorations, and gifts that will brighten your holiday season. Washi... more...

  • Kawanabe Ky?sais Rakuga: Satirische Höllen- und Paradiesvorstellungen und Aesops Fabeln im Wandel der Meiji-Zeitby Petra Palmeshofer

    Diplomica Verlag 2013; US$ 42.01

    Kawanabe Kyosai (1831-1889), a famous artist living on the verge of a changing world, managed to combine the very best from the East and the West, from the old times and the new ones. He put into print works of art influenced by ancient Japanese tradition and religion, present Japanese Ukiyo-e handicraft and modern Western technology, knowledge and... more...

  • The Hare with Amber Eyes (Illustrated Edition)by Edmund de Waal

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2012; US$ 19.99

    The definitive illustrated edition of the international bestseller Two hundred and sixty-four Japanese wood and ivory carvings, none of them larger than a matchbox: Edmund de Waal was entranced when he first encountered the collection in his great-uncle Iggie?s Tokyo apartment. When he later inherited the netsuke, they unlocked a far more dramatic... more...

  • The China Collectorsby Karl E. Meyer; Shareen Blair Brysac

    St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 14.99

    The untold and fascinating history of the unlikely artistic encounters between the US and China, the youngest and oldest of major powers more...

  • Art Historyby Dana Arnold

    Wiley 2010; US$ 34.95

    Art History: Contemporary Perspectives on Method examines the various patterns and approaches to the discipline of art history exhibited across the scholarship of all periods over the last 30 years, resulting in a cross section of art history in all its complexities and a timely survey of its historiography. Newly commissioned essays by a group... more...

  • Modernism and the Art of Muslim South Asiaby Iftikhar Dadi

    The University of North Carolina Press 2010; US$ 30.00

    This pioneering work traces the emergence of the modern and contemporary art of Muslim South Asia in relation to transnational modernism and in light of the region's intellectual, cultural, and political developments. Art historian Iftikhar Dadi here explores the art and writings of major artists, men and women, ranging from the late colonial period... more...

  • To Have and To Holdby Philipp Blom

    Overlook 2004; US$ 12.99

    More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA more...

  • Musique & Erosby Hans-Jürgen Döpp

    Parkstone International 2012; US$ 9.95

    La musique n?est pas seulement un plaisir pour l?oreille, c?est aussi l?écho des battements du coeur, du souffle et du désir. Le professeur Döpp revisite la musique comme étant au croisement de la danse, de l?amour et du sexe. De la partition jusqu?aux pas de danse, en passant par les instruments, la musique est l?expression de nos désirs les plus... more...

  • Airy Plumeflightsby Timothy O'Neill

    The Lilliput Press 1994; US$ 7.28

    Part One tells the story of Daniel, an apprentice scribe in a ninth-century Celtic monstery and is set against the background of daily life there. He describes being introduced to the ancient arts of cleaning animal hides for vellum, mixing inks, and preparing parchment and quills before working with master scribes and illuminators on transcribing... more...

  • Inexorable Modernityby Hiroshi Nara

    Lexington Books 2007; US$ 36.99

    The book represents a compilation of case studies about Japanese intellectuals' relationships to modernity in three majors arenas of art (art and aesthetics, theater, and literature) beginning in the 1850s to the 1970s. It discusses how inevitable wave of modernity was responded to, discussed, assimilated, changed by some of the most notable practitioners... more...