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The Paradox of Ornament in Modern Architecture By Douglas Seiler
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Inspired by a general dissatisfaction with the state of contemporary architecture and world affairs, this book explores the roots of contemporary Expressionistic buildings within the tradition of... More > Modern architecture. It follows the chronology of Nikolaus Pevsner’s The Sources of Modern Architecture and Design and examines the writing of the nineteenth century social reformer and art critic, John Ruskin. Its purpose is to contrast design theory, from Victorian England and early twentieth century Germany, with the present day, as a tool for understanding architecture’s place in an industrial world. The book’s foundation is research, funded by a grant from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, regarding the design and construction of architectural ornament, in America, from 1870 to 1930.< Less
Dawn of the Neo-Modern By Alan Peter Garfoot
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A blend of cutting edge philosophy, sociology, psychology, memetics and physics all taken from the left wing of debate there is truely somthing for everybodys taste whether it be free energy, fusion... More > bombs, black holes or the underclass and art there is a mixture to suit all. By Alan G, sexy al, alan garfoot< Less
Dawn of the Neo-Modern By Alan Peter Garfoot
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A blend of cutting edge philosophy, sociology, psychology, memetics and physics all taken from the left wing of debate there is truely somthing for everybodys taste whether it be free energy, fusion... More > bombs, black holes or the underclass and art there is a mixture to suit all. By Alan G, sexy al, alan garfoot< Less
Wicca Modern Spell Casting By J.L. Oneal
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Being a witch means having the ability to seek your own spiritual path to controlling the elements and invoking our ancient deities. Here you will learn the art of casting spells and invoking the old... More > ways. Get your copy now!< Less
Modern Times, in HD By STEPHEN SPOSATO
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Modern Times was the last of the silent films by the great director and pantomime Charlie Chaplin. As the giant machinery of the industrial society that was coming to dominate the agricultural... More > plains of America and the workshops of Europe begins to grind the hapless “little tramp.” There are differences, of course. Chaplin’s times, especially those of Modern Times in the midst of the Great Depression, rising nationalism, racism and ultimately war, were a particularly bleak period for the West. But if Chaplin’s art can rise above it and make us laugh and hope, after all love and the “tramp’s” sense of himself finally triumph over all his hardships, we should be able to do the same with our own modest, in comparison, tribulations.< Less
The Modern Regime, Volume 1 By Hippolyte Taine
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Hippolyte Adolphe Taine (21 April 1828 – 5 March 1893) was... More > a French critic and historian. He was the chief theoretical influence of French naturalism, a major proponent of sociological positivism and one of the first practitioners of historicist criticism. Literary historicism as a critical movement has been said to originate with him. Taine is particularly remembered for his three-pronged approach to the contextual study of a work of art, based on the aspects of what he called "race, milieu, and moment".Taine had a profound effect on French literature; the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica asserted that "the tone which pervades the works of Zola, Bourget and Maupassant can be immediately attributed to the influence we call Taine's. Excerpt from:< Less
Secrets of Ancient and Modern Magic By Dennis Lease
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The Art of Conjuring Unveiled as Performed by World Renowned Magicians, Houdin, Heller, Herr, Alexander, Maskelyne & Cooke, Bautier and others. This information is compiled from a book in the... More > public domain, scanned and enhanced and placed on a disk so you can easily locate, learn and perform hundreds of tricks and illusions that the Masters performed so many years ago. Want to know how to cut the head off a chicken and have it continue to live? How about suspending a person in air and having them recline? This book will show you how to do it! Want to drown a fly and bring it back to life? Do parlor and bar tricks, card and coin tricks as practiced by the greatest magicians? Some of the greatest magicians in the world made their livings astounding others, and you now have a chance to learn from the best.< Less
Kayla: A Modern - Day Princess By Deirdre Pecchioni Cummings
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This book is the first of a seven-part series. It is meant to inspire children to value themselves and all those around them. Readers will watch Kayla grow up and live the life of her dreams. Deedee... More > Pecchioni Cummings is an attorney, therapist, and CEO of Abi, LLC. She is a graduate of Bennett College and the Louis D. Brandeis School of Law. In her writing, Deedee focuses on sharing powerful, inspiring, and uplifting messages that remind us all to begin again. She lives in Louisville, Kentucky. Erika Busse believes that everyone is an artist who has the ability to tap into their childlike instincts. Originally from Louisville, Kentucky, and a graduate of Christian Academy, she is currently enrolled as an art and business student at the University of Alabama. Erika draws inspiration from wandering in nature and letting her mind do the same.< Less
The Art of Rhetoric and the Art of Sophistry By Thomas Hobbes
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Hobbes was a champion of absolutism for the sovereign but he also developed some of the fundamentals of European liberal thought: the right of the individual; the natural equality of all men; the... More > artificial character of the political order (which led to the later distinction between civil society and the state); the view that all legitimate political power must be "representative" and based on the consent of the people; and a liberal interpretation of law which leaves people free to do whatever the law does not explicitly forbid. He was one of the founders of modern political philosophy.< Less

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