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- University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 84.95
In the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, much of what is now the southwestern United States was known as Alta California, a remote part of New Spain. The presidios, missions, and pueblos of the region have yielded a rich trove of ceramics materials, though they have been sparsely analyzed in the literature. Ceramic Production in Early Hispanic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 72.95
This is a study of a group of potters living in a small community in the south of Japan, and about the problems they face in the production, marketing and aesthetic appraisal of a kind of stoneware pottery generally referred to as mingei, or folk art. It shows how different people in an art world bring to bear different sets of values as they negotiate... more...
- Sky Pony Press 2014; US$ 12.95
The ultimate book for adorable clay charm instruction! Clay charms are taking the world by storm, and there?s no sign of slowing down for these bite-sized bits of fun! From Helga Jiang, creator of megahit clay charm instructional videos, these projects are handpicked for the best in clay-making fun. Easy to make and fun to wear, these addictive... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00
Crete offers rich material for investigating questions at the heart of research on social organization in ancient Greece. The essays in these proceedings use archeological and historical approaches to analyze the processes of structural change that took place in the cities of Crete during the Archaic and Classical periods, bringing together for the... more...
- De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2012; US$ 1,256.00
In der Wirtschaftsgeschichte sind historische Ausarbeitungen zu marktnahen Themen wie Absatz- und Preispolitik weitgehend unterrepräsentiert. Am Beispiel der Porzellanmanufaktur Meißen im 18. Jahrhundert soll nun diese Lücke geschlossen werden. Die Meißner Manufaktur ? seit 1710 die wohl berühmteste und älteste Porzellanmanufaktur Europas ? gilt mit... more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2009; US$ 9.99
An extraordinary episode in cultural & scientific history comes to life in the fascinating story of a genius, greed, & exquisite beauty revealed by the obsessive pursuit of the secret formula for one of the most precious commodities of eighteenth century European royalty-fine porcelain. more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 182.00
Nikolaus Dietrich presents a general model for the understanding of space in Greek paintings, based on an analysis of landscape elements in Attic vase painting of the 6th and 5th centuries BC. Our concept of space in landscapes proves to be completely unsuitable for understanding these motifs. Space in Greek paintings is not an earlier stage in the... more...
- Myriad Editions 2011; US$ 17.49
May 1868 -- an Aboriginal Australian cricket team begins a tour of England. One of the players is on a quest to explore his Truth, or Dreaming. Sarah Larkin's quiet routine, divided between her father's sick room and the British Library, takes on a completely new aspect when King Cole, aka Brippoki, arrives unannounced on her doorstep, requesting... more...
- Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00
The art of porcelain manufacturing is linked closely to China and its history, appearing in the 7th century when it became an important symbol of royalty or high status. The masterpieces of the genre featured in this book range from simple tea bowls and fantastic vases to hair ornaments, figurines and snuff boxes with intricate, multi-coloured designs.... more...