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Rubbings of Ancient Maya Sculpture by Joan W. Patten (softcover color edition) By Carl D. Callaway
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Rubbings of Ancient Maya Sculpture by Joan W. Patten (softcover color edition) American Sculptor Joan W. Patten (1924-2005) lived and traveled extensively throughout Guatemala from 1965-1982. The... More > Guatemalan government granted Joan official, carte blanche permission to make molds, casts and replicas of ancient Preclassic (1500 BC-250 AD) and Classic (250-900 AD) Maya relief sculpture. Her replicas of Maya stelae currently stand in Guatemala’s Museo Nacional de Arqueología y Etnología, the National Zoo and at the Museo Popol Vuh gardens at Francisco Marroquín University. In addition to the replicas, she executed hundreds of rubbings in oils on colored fabric. With a sculptor’s touch and infinite patience, she rendered images onto cloth that are remarkably sharp in detail and line. The rubbings include images that preserve an abundance of information about Maya sculptural traditions, iconography, hieroglyphic writing, mythology and history.< Less
Clendenin Ski Method: Four Words for Great Skiing By John Clendenin
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The Clendenin Ski Method: Four Words for Great Skiing describes how great skiers ski. These four words alone give you the ability to master the mountain. The book is based on the success of over... More > 4,000 students in the last 15 years. Current mogul myths are presented and demystified. Also included in the book are the Keys to the Kingdom, the exercises that free you to dance on any mountain. The second edition includes additional exercises combining keys and has been thoroughly reviewed for clarity, especially for skiers who have not yet experienced the Clendenin Ski Method. Reviews for the Four Words for Great Skiing can be found at http://skidoctors.com/method/book/reviews/< Less