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John Constable: 120 Paintings and Drawings By Maria Tsaneva
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This Art Book with Foreword and annotated reproductions by Maria Tsaneva contains 120 selected drawings and paintings of John Constable. John Constable rejected the formal or "picturesque"... More > rendering of nature; instead, he tried to capture informally the effects of changing light and the patterns of clouds moving across the country sky. He loved the countryside, and his best work was of outdoor scenes in his native Suffolk and his London home in Hampstead. He worked in the open air, though he returned to his studio to finish his paintings. Often completing primary sketches prior to starting a large canvas, in England Constable had no real successor and the many imitators turned rather to the formal compositions than to the more direct sketches. In France, however, he was a major influence on Romantic painters such as Delacroix, on the members of the Barbizon School, and ultimately on the Impressionists.< Less
Art and Ambition, 1887-1927: Frederick Melville DuMond, An American Painter of his Time By Richard Panofsky
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American artist Frederick Melville DuMond (1867-1927) studied, painted, and exhibited in Paris, then painted in the American Southwest, France, and Italy. His works, writings, and life exemplify art... More > as a profession for an ambitious American artist. DuMond was complex, adventuresome—romantic, teller of tales, an enterprising American in his quest for success. This study connects his works to academic art study in Paris, tourism in the American west, and traditions of scientific exploration as embodied in National Geographic and the American Museum of Natural History. Informed by historical-cultural analysis, the book looks outward from letters, writings, life events, and works to construct the artist’s world of possibilities. Earlier 20th-century realist American art is experiencing a renaissance. DuMond, a rich personality with a compelling life story, painted many images that deserve to be better known. The book also reproduces his unusual narratives of painting and exploration in the American southwest.< Less
Joan of Arc (Hardcover) By Ronald Sutherland Gower
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This edition of French heroine Joan of Arc's biography by Ronald Gower is complete with original illustrations depicting the places Joan visited and lived in. This book chronicles Joan's short life,... More > and how she came to play a crucial role in the Hundred Years' War. Keenly recounting the history of 15th century France alongside the narrative of Joan's life, Gower offers the reader an informative and enlightening account of the conflicts and social turmoil present in the era. We witness Joan's rise to prominence from obscurity, and the ascription of divine inspiration to her decisions. Initially disguised as a male soldier during the conflict, her attraction as a symbolic savior to the French royal court of the era propelled Joan to rapid recognition. As a powerful figurehead inspiring to French soldiers, Joan enjoyed a uniquely influential position which was cut short by a sudden ambush and capture by English forces.< Less
Joan of Arc By Ronald Sutherland Gower
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This edition of French heroine Joan of Arc's biography by Ronald Gower is complete with original illustrations depicting the places Joan visited and lived in. This book chronicles Joan's short life,... More > and how she came to play a crucial role in the Hundred Years' War. Keenly recounting the history of 15th century France alongside the narrative of Joan's life, Gower offers the reader an informative and enlightening account of the conflicts and social turmoil present in the era. We witness Joan's rise to prominence from obscurity, and the ascription of divine inspiration to her decisions. Initially disguised as a male soldier during the conflict, her attraction as a symbolic savior to the French royal court of the era propelled Joan to rapid recognition. As a powerful figurehead inspiring to French soldiers, Joan enjoyed a uniquely influential position which was cut short by a sudden ambush and capture by English forces.< Less
Diary of a Prisoner in World War I By Josef Sramek
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An authentic diary of Josef Sramek, a Czech soldier drafted to the Hungaro-Austrian army to fight from the beginning of World War 1. In Diary of a Prisoner in World War I, Tomas Svoboda presents... More > every record his grandfather, Josef Šrámek, kept from the time he joined the army and was subsequently captured by the enemy, to the death marches and concentration camps he entered in Serbia, Albania, Italy, and France before finally returning home to resume his life. "Clarion Foreword Reviews" have given the book four stars and commented: "Šrámek’s diary is both informative and eye-opening. His grandson has done a masterful job putting it into a format accessible to a broad audience." and continue "... is a mustread for any student or aficionado of twentieth-century history. No historian could have written a more poignant tale."< Less
John Constable: 110 Masterpieces By Ann Kannings
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John Constable rejected the formal or "picturesque" rendering of nature; instead, he tried to capture informally the effects of changing light and the patterns of clouds moving across the... More > country sky. He loved the countryside, and his best work was of outdoor scenes in his native Suffolk and his London home in Hampstead. He worked in the open air, though he returned to his studio to finish his paintings. Often completing primary sketches prior to starting a large canvas, In England Constable had no real successor and the many imitators turned rather to the formal compositions than to the more direct sketches. In France, however, he was a major influence on Romantic painters such as Delacroix, on the members of the Barbizon School, and ultimately on the Impressionists.< Less
TXTBK_2018 By Sander Schroevers & Aynur Dogan
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TXTBK (textbook) provides you with everything you need to successfully pass the ‘Cross-Cultural Business Skills’ (CCBS) elective course. Starting with a detailed outline of how to earn... More > your credits, it than provides you with an overview of assignments and methodological approaches. It furthermore lists additional resources, explains guidelines for papers and projects, and their grading standards and procedures. Simply all you need! Besides, TXTBK presents important information on how to write effective academic texts in English, or how to use our CCBS A5-template in Microsoft Word. Naturally it contains all the required texts and readings, for both the Mid-term and Final Exams. Offering key cultural flashpoints for the national cultures of France, India and Singapore (Mid-term Exam). These are followed by separate chapters aimed at the Final Exam.< Less
A tale of one family By Frank McKone
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Sophie Daley in the year of 1905 was a very worried young lady as she had recently been informed her father in law's Doncaster newspaper business which had employed her husband, had just gone into... More > receivership throwing her husband and his brothers out of work. She was well aware her husband had drink and gambling problems so knew as they had three young girls it would be totally up to her to provide a living, but was well aware how difficult this would be. Fortunately with the help of her sister Kate and Wilf her brother she opens a small food shop in Cleveland Street. The years pass and the War comes with Wilf sent to France, then a few years later an unfortunate attraction for her eldest daughter causes the family grave problems. Now please read on!< Less
Your Life Here By Terence Kuch
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Your Life Here is the second volume of brief pieces from Terence Kuch's well-known blog Memorable Fancies. The first volume, Everything Wants to Happen, was published in 2015 (revised second edition,... More > 2017). Terence Kuch's fiction, poetry, and plays have been published in the U.S., England, Canada, France, Luxembourg, Ireland, Australia, and Thailand, and have appeared in numerous periodicals including Commonweal, Diagram, Dissent, New Scientist, New York magazine, North American Review, Timber Creek Review, Washington Post Book World, Washington Post Magazine, and have been anthologized in books from Random House and other publishers. His work has been praised by the New York Times and Kirkus Reviews, and a poem has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. His novels, story collections, plays, and other writings are available on Amazon and elsewhere. For more information on the author, see terencekuch.net.< Less
The Practical Guide to Wwoofing: How to Volunteer with WWOOF(illustrated Colour PDF version) By A Greenman
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When this book was first published,in 2009, Wwoof founder Sue Coppard had this to say about it: "An informative read, very accessibly and humanly written - it almost reads itself to you!"... More > This is a new edition of the guide, aimed to help fresh wwoofers of any nationality, wwoofing in any country - and enthrall experienced wwoofers alike. Filled with inspirational anecdotes about this simple and wonderful way to learn about the land, the food which grows from it and the animals who graze it. Based entirely on the author's own experience, whilst Wwoofing in England, Scotland, France, Spain, Portugal and Hungary. Compiled from Greenman's observations, and although this 'A-z' book is not written by Wwoof, much of the information is naturally in line with their own suggestions. Praise: WWOOF AUSTRALIA:"A Fantastic Guide Book!". CANADA:"A Wonderful Book!". From the author of the reality novel:'I Travel Light: The Man Who Walked Out of the World'and 'How to take a Gap Life: Sometimes a Gap Year is Just Not enough!"< Less

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What May Come What May Come By Robert Grant
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