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  • "Gender, Piety, and Production in Fourteenth-Century English Apocalypse Manuscripts "by Renana Bartal

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Gender, Piety, and Production in Fourteenth-Century English Apocalypse Manuscripts is the first in-depth study of three textually and iconographically diverse Apocalypses illustrated in England in the first half of the fourteenth century by a single group of artists. It offers a close look at a group of illuminators previously on the fringe of art... more...

  • "Photos of the Gods"by Christopher Pinney

    Reaktion Books 2004; US$ 29.00

    Drawing on years of archival research, interviews with artists and publishers, and the ethnographic study of their rural consumers, Christopher Pinney traces the intimate connections between the production and consumption of mass-produced images in India and the struggle against colonial rule. more...

  • "Saints, Sinners, and Sisters "by JaneL. Carroll

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    A collection of original essays, Saints, Sinners, and Sisters showcases the diverse questions currently being asked by gender scholars dealing with French, Netherlandish and German art from the medieval and early modern periods. Moving beyond the reclamation of personalities and oeuvres of 'lost' female artists, the contributors pose questions about... more...

  • 100 Illustrated Bible Versesby Workman Publishing

    Workman Publishing Company 2015; US$ 12.95

    The strong God of Exodus. The ancient poetry of the Psalms, and the eternal teachings of Proverbs. Matthew, Mark, Luke, and the mystical beauty of John. The new heaven and earth of Revelation.      Bible verses—an enduring source of guidance, peace, and rejuvenation—are here given a very special treatment in colorful letterpress illustrations that... more...

  • 64 Lessons for a Life Without Limitsby T.D. Jakes

    Atria Books 2011; US$ 10.99

    New York Times bestselling books Reposition Yourself and Making Great Decisions are the basis for the 64 best bits of advice from T.D. Jakes, one of America’s most beloved and influential spiritual leaders. So you’ve made adjustments and the important choices toward a better life, and now it’s time to stand firm. This treasure of a book is divided... more...

  • Accounts and Images of Six Kannon in Japanby Sherry D. Fowler

    University of Hawaii Press 2016; US$ 24.99

    Buddhists around the world celebrate the benefits of worshipping Kannon (Avalokiteśvara), a compassionate savior who is one of the most beloved in the Buddhist pantheon. When Kannon appears in multiple manifestations, the deity’s powers are believed to increase to even greater heights. This concept generated several cults throughout history: among... more...

  • Acting and its Refusal in Theatre and Filmby Marian McCurdy

    Intellect Books Ltd 2017; US$ 80.87

    Acting has traditionally been considered a form of pretending or falsehood, compared with the so-called reality or truth of everyday life. Yet in the postmodern era, a reversal has occurred—real life is revealed as something acted and acting is where people have begun to search for truth. In Acting and its Refusal in Theatre and Film, Marian McCurdy... more...

  • Afro-Cuban Religious Artsby Kristine Juncker

    University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 74.95

    This book profiles four generations of women from one Afro-Cuban religious family. From a plantation in Havana Province in the 1890s to a religious center in Spanish Harlem in the 1960s, these women were connected by their prominent roles as leaders in the religions they practiced and the dramatic ritual artwork they created. Each woman was a medium... more...

  • Alabaster Images of Medieval Englandby Francis Cheetham

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 165.00

    The fullest catalogue available on English medieval alabasters - 2,400 entries, with historical and art historical contextual material. more...

  • Angelsby Clara Erskine Clement

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    Even today, the splendid appearance of angels remains undiminished. Images of these heavenly and powerful messengers convey protection, innocence and calm, and have been an inspiration to religious artists throughout the history of art. This book illustrates the most impressive representations of angels, from delicate, whimsical cupids to majestic... more...