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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95
This exciting collection of David Goldblatt's essays, available for the first time in one volume, uses the metaphor of ventriloquism to help understand a variety of art world phenomena. It examines how the vocal vacillation between ventriloquist and dummy works within the roles of artist, artwork and audience as a conveyance to the audience of the... more...
- CRC Press 2014; US$ 59.95
How to Use This Book Who Is This Book For? A Note on Audience, and a Symbolic Key of Intended Audiences Triangulating Game Magic Magic Systems in Theory and Practice Putting the Magic Back in Magic Systems A History of Game Magic Systems Occult Magic and Game Magic Magical Grammars Ritual and Symbolic Correspondences Ritual and... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2009; US$ 15.99
From his impoverished childhood to his feat of becoming one of the most successful entertainers of all time, this fascinating biography presents a memorable portrait of magician and escape artist Harry Houdini. Guidelines for 21 fun magic tricks are also provided, including how to stick a needle into a balloon without popping it, how to step through... more...
- Pavilion Books Company Limited 2014; US$ 5.82
The world?s greatest and most celebrated magicians, conjurors and illusionists can make us believe the unbelievable, the impossible possible. But, of course, just like everybody else these conjurors had to start at a beginning. They too had to learn the simple (but effective) card tricks, the easy (but imaginative) coin tricks and the basic (but still... more...
- Saddleback Publishing 2008; US$ 10.95
Fast-paced and easy-to-read, these softcover 32-page graphic biographies teach students about historical figures: those who lead us into new territory, pursued scientific discoveries; battled injustice and prejudice; and broke down creative and artistic barriers. These biographies offer a variety of rich primary and secondary source material to support... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 24.99
In this funny, irreverent, unique, eccentric memoir, magician Steve Spill reveals how he managed to survive decades inside a rarely profitable, sometimes maddening, but often deliciously rewarding offbeat showbiz profession—magic! Spill tells of how his tailor grandfather sewed secret pockets in a magician?s tuxedo back in 1910, which started his... more...
- CABI 2013; US$ 125.00
Volunteer tourism has increased in popularity and prevalence and is no longer considered only a small section of alternative tourism. It is now part of the mainstream tourism industry and tourism experience for many people. Concentrating on the experience of the volunteer tourist and the host community, this new edition builds on the view of volunteer... more...
- Meyer & Meyer 2009; US$ 13.87
Das Buch wendet sich an Lehrer und an alle, die sich das Jonglieren selbst beibringen wollen. Es zeigt, wie man Kunststücke erfindet, übt, gestaltet und zu Nummern und größeren Aufführungen zusammenfügt. Didaktisch und methodisch aufgearbeitet führt es auf spielerische Weise in die verschiedenen Jonglagetechniken mit Tellern, Tüchern, Bällen, Diabolos,... more...
- Marlor Press 2003; US$ 5.99
Using everyday items found in most homes, aspiring young magicians can dazzle friends and family with this best-selling kid's guide to performing magic tricks. With the help of this book, young magicians can magically make things appear and disappear, make rubber bands seem to go through fingers, and make ghostly names appear on water tumblers. There... more...