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  • Blue
    Blue (English, Hardback) Michel Pastoureau

    A beautifully illustrated visual and cultural history of the color blue throughout the ages...

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  • The Bear
    The Bear (English, Hardback) Michel Pastoureau

    From antiquity to the Middle Ages, the bear's centrality in cults and mythologies left traces in European languages, literatures, and legends. Michel Pastoureau considers how this once venerated creature was deposed by Christianity and continued to sink lower in the symbolic bestiary before rising again in Pyrrhic triumph as the teddy bear.

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  • The Colour of Our Memories
    The Colour of Our Memories (English, Hardback) Michel Pastoureau

    * Michel Pastoureau is a very accomplished French historian who is well known for his books on colour. * This new book is a more personal reflection on 'the colour of our memories' - that is, the way that our memories of the past are infused with colour, and the way that we remember colours.

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  • Green
    Green (English, Hardback) Michel Pastoureau

    "First published in French language by Editions du Seuil, Paris, under the title Vert, Histoire d'une couleur." c2013--Page facing title page.

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  • Black
    Black (English, Hardback) Michel Pastoureau

    Black, favorite color of priests and penitents, artists and ascetics, fashion designers and fascists, has always stood for powerfully opposed ideas: authority and humility and sin and holiness. This book discusses the social history of the color black in Europe. It is suitable for those interested in the history of fashion, art, media, or design.

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  • Red
    Red (English, Hardback) Michel Pastoureau

    Translation of: Rouge: histoire d'une couleur.

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  • Art and Nature in the Middle Ages
    Art and Nature in the Middle Ages (English, Paperback) Myers

    "Published in conjunction with the exhibition Art and Nature in the Middle Ages, organized by the Dallas Museum of Art, in cooperation with the Musaee de Cluny in Paris, and presented in Dallas from December 4, 2016, to March 19, 2017."

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  • The Devil's Cloth
    The Devil's Cloth (English, Hardback) Michel Pastoureau

    What do prostitutes, referees, and Renaissance clowns have in common? They all wear stripes, and The Devil's Cloth tells us why. Pastoureau's lively study of stripes offers a unique perspective on the evolution of fashion, taste, and visual codes in Western culture.

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  • Bleu. Histoire D'Une Couleur (Multiple languages, Paperback) Professor Michel Pastoureau $27.07
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  • Blau
    Blau (German, Paperback) Michel Pastoureau

    Wir leben auf dem blauen Planeten. Als Farbe des Meeres wird es mit Kälte, als politisches Signal mit Neutralität, im Blues mit Melancholie, bei den Jeans mit Lässigkeit assoziiert. Aber was macht Blau zur Lieblingsfarbe der Europäer?

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  • Chroma: Celebrating Colour in Photography
    Chroma: Celebrating Colour in Photography (Hardback) Michel Pastoureau

    Celebrates colour in photography. This title includes hundreds of images by some of the biggest names in photography. It features such photographers as Steve McCurry, Martin Parr, Susan Meiselas, Bruno Barbey, Raghu Rai, Peter Marlow and many others.

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  • Der Bär
    Der Bär (German, Hardback) Michel Pastoureau

    Lange Zeit war in Europa nicht der Löwe, sondern der Bär König der Tiere, dem kultische Verehrung, Furcht und Bewunderung entgegengebracht wurde: Er galt in verschiedenen europäischen Kulturen als ein Mittler zwischen Diesseits und Jenseits, als Verwandter oder Ahnherr des Menschen. Unter den germanischen und skandinavischen Völkern nahm der Bär eine herausragende Stellung im symbolischen...

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  • Verde. Storia di un colore
    Verde. Storia di un colore (Italian, Paperback) Michel Pastoureau

    Colore ambiguo e capriccioso, il verde: da un lato simbolo di speranza, fortuna, natura e libert

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  • Heraldry: Its Origins and Meanings
    Heraldry: Its Origins and Meanings (Paperback) Michel Pastoureau

    This work unravels the complex language and grammar of a social code which has been an inspiration for artists as well as an invaluable tool for historians, archaeologists and those interested in tracing their family tree.

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  • Bible and the Saints(Flammarion Iconographic Guides)
    Bible and the Saints(Flammarion Iconographic Guides) (English, Paperback) Gaston Duchet-Suchaux, Michel Pastoureau

    Throughout centuries of European history, the legends of the Bible and the saints have provides an extraordinary source of artistic inspiration. Yet the full complexity of their representation and iconography often remains unknown, even to the most erudite art specialists....

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  • Storie di pietra. Timpani e portali romanici
    Storie di pietra. Timpani e portali romanici (Italian, Hardback) Michel Pastoureau

    In Francia il romanico si

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  • Animali celebri. Mito e realtà (Italian, Paperback) Michel Pastoureau Currently Unavailable More details
  • Il maiale. Storia di un cugino poco amato (Italian, Paperback) Michel Pastoureau

    "Del maiale non si butta via niente": raramente proverbio

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  • Das mittelalterliche Bestiarium
    Das mittelalterliche Bestiarium (German, Hardback) Michel Pastoureau

    Ob Hund, Löwe, Einhorn oder Drache - im Mittelalter verschwimmen die Grenzen zwischen realen und imaginierten Tieren. So sind die Zeichnungen von gepunkteten Panthern und blauen Löwen in mittelalterlichen Handschriften nicht als naturgetreue Abbilder zu verstehen, sondern vielmehr symbolisch zu deuten. Dass Tiere gerade in der christlichen Symbolik eine wichtige Rolle spielen, ist uns vertraut:...

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