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- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 31.74
Die Samurai - das Sinnbild der t÷dlichen Krieger. Doch im Japan des 19. Jahrhunderts wurden die Samurai domestiziert, wie auch westliche Barbaren, Geishas, Zen-M÷nche oder UnberŘhrbare. Klar definierbare Opfer und Tńter sucht man vergeblich: Die Domestizierung der Samurai handelt von der Bewńltigung alter und der Entstehung neuer Fremdbilder - in einem... more...
- Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 55.07
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...
- Crowood 2014; US$ 29.17
As well as promoting the traditional origins of handmaking craft skills, this lavish book explains the latest techniques and opportunities that exist for today's designer silversmith. It emphasizes the importance of acquiring fundamental skills as a basis for creating stunning and innovative designs, and illustrates this with fabulous case studies... more...
- Crowood 2014; US$ 11.65
Silver is an exciting and versatile material for jewellery makers, both beginners and the more advanced, and nothing beats the satisfaction of creating and making your own designs. This book shows you how. Full of inspiring ideas and finished pieces, it explains over forty processes including the more advanced techniques such as fold forming and... more...
- Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00
A jeweler with an established reputation through the world, Louis Comfort Tiffany was the spearhead of the Art Nouveau movement in the United States. At a time and in a country in perpetual growth, Tiffany succeeded in elevating the decorative to the rank of fine art. Glass was the field of expertise of Tiffany?s workshops. There they developed groundbreaking... 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...
- 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...
- Crowood 2013; US$ 29.17
Longcase clocks were invidually hand-made during the golden age of change that took place between the late seventeenth and mid-nineteenth centuries. Longcase clocks with their seventeenth century clock-making technology were innovative and incorporated an accurate pendulum clock within an attractive piece of domestic furnishing. This invaluable... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
This work provides a survey of the jewellery of Roman Britain. Fully illustrated and accessible to both the specialist and amateur enthusiast, it surveys the full range of personal ornament worn in Britain during the Roman period, the 1st to 4th centuries AD. It emphasizes the presence of two distinct cultural and artistic traditions, the classical... more...