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  • The Potter's Book of Glaze Recipes
    The Potter's Book of Glaze Recipes (English, Hardback) Emmanuel Cooper

    The Potter's Book of Glaze Recipes is a must for potters and ceramicists of all abilities interested in creating their own glazes.

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  • What Is Populism?
    What Is Populism? (English, Hardback) Jan-Werner Mueller

    Donald Trump, Silvio Berlusconi, Marine Le Pen, Hugo Chávez?populists are on the rise across the globe. But what exactly is populism? Should everyone who criticizes Wall Street or Washington be called a populist? What precisely is the difference between right-wing and left-wing populism? Does populism bring government closer to the people or is it a threat to democracy? Who are "the people"...

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  • Charles Sheeler
    Charles Sheeler (English, Hardback) Kirsten M. Jensen

    Charles Sheeler: Fashion, Photography, and Sculptural Form explores how Charles Sheeler (1883-1965), a pioneering American modernist, further developed his signature Precisionist style during his years working as a fashion photographer at Conde Nast.

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  • Robert McNamara's Other War
    Robert McNamara's Other War (English, Hardback) Patrick Allan Sharma

    Robert McNamara's Other War chronicles the former defense secretary's thirteen-year presidency of the World Bank. Using previously unstudied World Bank documents, Patrick Allan Sharma recounts the World Bank's transformation under McNamara and highlights his complex legacy.

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  • The Threshold of Manifest Destiny
    The Threshold of Manifest Destiny (English, Hardback) Laurel Clark Shire

    Among the many contentious frontier zones in nineteenth-century North America, Florida was an early and important borderland where the United States worked out how it would colonize new territories.

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  • Natural Glazes
    Natural Glazes (English, Paperback) Miranda Forrest

    Hand-mixed glazes from local ingredients produce unique ceramics that reflect the nearby environment. This colorful and concise book guides artists through natural glaze discovery and blending. With just a basic understanding of science and the local landscape, ceramics artists can create amazing effects.

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  • John James Audubon
    John James Audubon (English, Hardback) Gregory Nobles

    In John James Audubon: The Nature of the American Woodsman, Gregory Nobles shows that one of Audubon's greatest creations was himself. Nobles explores the central irony of Audubon's true nature: the man who took so much time and trouble to depict birds so carefully left us a bold but deceptive picture of himself.

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  • The Long Gilded Age
    The Long Gilded Age (English, Paperback) Leon Fink

    Presenting a new twist on classic themes of American economic and working-class history, The Long Gilded Age considers the interlocking roles of politics, labor, and internationalism in the ideologies and institutions that emerged at the turn of the twentieth century.

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  • Envisioning Islam
    Envisioning Islam (English, Paperback) Michael Philip Penn

    The earliest and largest corpus of Christian writings on Islam was written in the Aramaic dialect of Syriac. Envisioning Islam shows how these previously neglected texts problematize modern perceptions of an exclusively hostile Christian reaction to Islam and revolutionize our understanding of the early Islamic world.

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  • After Europe
    After Europe (English, Hardback) Ivan Krastev

    In this provocative book, renowned public intellectual Ivan Krastev reflects on the future of the European Union?and its potential lack of a future. With far-right nationalist parties on the rise across the continent and the United Kingdom planning for Brexit, the European Union is in disarray and plagued by doubts as never before. Krastev includes chapters devoted to Europe's major problems...

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  • Chinese Glazes
    Chinese Glazes (English, Paperback) Nigel Wood

    Traces the development of Chinese glazes and glazing techniques from antiquity to the modern era. Nigel Wood describes how glazes were made, provides an analysis of their composition, and shows how they can be duplicated today with common raw materials available in the West.

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  • Glazes Cone 6
    Glazes Cone 6 (English, Paperback) Michael Bailey

    The exceptionally wide variety of glazes and glazing techniques possible at this popular temperature are fully explored in this excellent resource.

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  • The Potter's Dictionary of Materials and Techniques
    The Potter's Dictionary of Materials and Techniques (English, Hardback) Frank Hamer, Janet Hamer

    The Potter's Dictionary of Materials and Techniques is an authoritative survey of all aspects of making ceramics for craft potters and ceramic artists.

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  • Sumerian Mythology
    Sumerian Mythology (English, Paperback) Samuel Noah Kramer

    "A real addition to the body of world mythology."-American Anthropologist "No people has contributed more to the culture of mankind than the Sumerians, and yet it has been only in recent years that our knowledge of them has become at all accurate or extensive. [This book is] our first authoritative sketch of the great myths of the Sumerians, their myths of origins, of creation, the nether...

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  • To Breathe with Birds
    To Breathe with Birds (English, Hardback) Vaclav Cilek, Morna Livingston

    The first book-length appearance of Vaclav Cilek's work in English translation, To Breathe with Birds delves into the imaginative and emotional bonds we form with landscapes and how human existence-a recent development, geologically speaking-shapes and is shaped by a sense of place.

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  • The Artist's Garden
    The Artist's Garden (English, Hardback) Anna O. Marley

    Lavishly illustrated with more than one hundred stunning American impressionist paintings along with gardening manuals and ephemera, The Artist's Garden tells the intertwining stories of American Art and the Progressive Era garden movement, exploring the ways horticultural and artistic practices shaped American identity.

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  • Crystalline Glazes
    Crystalline Glazes (English, Paperback) Diane Creber

    This book describes the clays and kilns most suitable for crystalline glazes. It explains how to glaze, provides glaze recipes, and discusses how to fire in both oxidation and reduction conditions. A how-to to this challenging ceramics technique.

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  • Naked Clay
    Naked Clay (English, Paperback) Jane Perryman

    A practical manual of alternative methods for finishing unglazed ceramics.

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  • Scheherazade's Feasts
    Scheherazade's Feasts (English, Hardback) Habeeb Salloum, Leila Salloum Elias

    Scheherazade's Feasts presents over a hundred recipes for the beverages, meals, and sweets of the medieval Islamic world. Part cookbook and part culinary history, this book contextualizes Arab cuisine in a rich tapestry of trade and conquests, royal tables, and poetic praise of fine food.

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  • American Authors and the Literary Marketplace since 1900
    American Authors and the Literary Marketplace since 1900 (English, Paperback) James L. W. West

    This book examines literary authorship in the twentieth century and covers such topics as publishing, book distribution, the trade editor, the literary agent, the magazine market, subsidiary rights, and the blockbuster mentality.

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