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- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 12.95
Roughly a century ago, when Japan emerged from the long seclusion of the Edo period and opened her doors to the West, a treasury of fascinating objets d'art was exposed to view. By no means the least fascinating among the discoveries by Westerners were the miniature works of art known as netsuke. These tiny masterpieces of sculpture (mostly in ivory... more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 134.99
The Emergent Past approaches archaeological research as an engagement within an assemblage - a particular configuration of materials, things, places, humans, animals, plants, techniques, technologies, forces, and ideas. Fowler develops a new interpretative method for that engagement, exploring how archaeological research can, and does, reconfigure... more...
- Sidestone Press 2013; US$ 20.99
Authenticity and authentication is at the heart of museums concerns in displays, objects, and interaction with visitors. These notions have formed a central element in early thought on culture and collecting. Nineteenth century-explorers, commissioned museum collectors and pioneering ethnographers attempted to lay bare the essences... more...
- Taylor Trade Publishing 2011; US$ 14.99
Lest We Forget serves as a tribute to our men and women in service both past and present. It derives its title from the poem ?Recessional? by Rudyard Kipling, often used as a tribute in war memorials, while its contents chronicle our military history since the Revolution through 150 iconic artifacts. It showcases such diverse items as the Washington... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2012; US$ 70.00
This richly illustrated volume analyses eight new Celtic gold hoards from the southern Netherlands and Belgium, consisting of gold coinage and in several cases also gold ornaments. The study of these hoards provides a wealth of new information on the archaeological contexts in which they were found, on the dating of many coin types and jewelry, and... more...
- Search Press 2008; US$ 9.95
Unique, eye-catching designs coupled with bright colors make this guidebook a treasure trove of ideas and inspiration for crafters, jewelry makers, and felters. There are 20 designs for necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and hair decorationsŚall based on the simple techniques of rolling pieces of felt together and binding them with beads. Despite their... more...
- Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 54.94
Im ersten Teil des Sammelbandes wird der gegenseitige Einfluss der Rechtssysteme und Rechtskulturen des Donauraumes und des ungarischen Rechtssystems aufeinander im Mittelalter und der frŘhen Neuzeit behandelt. Der zweite Teil des Sammelbandes widmet sich dem Rechtstransfer durch ▄bersetzung. Hier stehen die sich aus der Mehrsprachigkeit in der Donau-Monarchie... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 270.00
For a full list of entries, contributors, and more, visit the Encyclopedia of American Folk Art web site. This is the first comprehensive, scholarly study of a most fascinating aspect of American history and culture. Generously illustrated with both black and white and full-color photos, this A-Z encyclopedia covers every aspect of American folk... more...