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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
Foinn Seisiún 1 By Brian Prior
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The natural home of Irish music is the “session”. These regular gatherings of musicians represent the best of the Irish traditional music scene: its camaraderie and sharing of music, and... More > its warm respect for performers of all generations and walks of life. For sessions to be successful it is important that participants have the opportunity to join in as much as possible, and learning the sets of standard traditional tunes in this book will make you feel at home at a session.< Less
Impressions of Mallorca By Achim Runnebaum
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Images from the beautiful Mediterranean Island of Mallorca in Spain. I hope these images will inspire you as much as taking them has inspired me.
Finding Calcutta: Memoirs of a Photographer By Marie Bissell Constantin
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In 1984, Mother Teresa arrived in New Orleans to speak to a large crowd waiting in the Superdome. As Marie Bissell Constantin drove in from Baton Rouge to take her photograph, she had no idea that... More > her encounter would mark the first of many, and that one day one of her images of Mother Teresa would be unveiled in front of over three hundred thousand people for her beatification ceremony in St. Peter’s Square. In her photographic memoir, Constantin leads others through her unique journey of exploring the possibility of becoming a nun herself as she traveled to capture Mother Teresa in rare, private moments. In addition to powerful black-and-white images of Mother Teresa, Constantin shares personal stories that shine a light on the selfless life of nuns, from other religious orders, who live and work among the most abandoned people in the world.< Less