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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Slipcasting
    Slipcasting (English, Paperback) Sasha Wardell

    A straightforward, practical guide for those interested in the boundless possibilities of this ceramic technique. The book contains more than one hundred color illustrations, diagrams, and slip formulas, plus examples of the slipcast work of contemporary ceramicists from around the world.

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

    A practical manual of alternative methods for finishing unglazed ceramics.

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  • The Past in Pieces
    The Past in Pieces (English, Paperback) Rebecca Bryant

    By examining oral history collected during two years of fieldwork, anthropologist Rebecca Bryant investigates why the 2003 opening of the ceasefire line dividing Cyprus has not led the country any closer to reunification, and how in many ways it has driven the two communities of the island farther apart.

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  • The Cistercian Evolution
    The Cistercian Evolution (English, Paperback) Constance Hoffman Berman

    Reveals the true story behind the growth of the Cistercian order.

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  • Maurice's Strategikon
    Maurice's Strategikon (English, Paperback) George T. Dennis

    Describing in detail weaponry and armor, daily life on the march or in camp, clothing, food, medical care, military law, and titles of the Byzantine army of the seventh century, this text offers insights into the Byzantine military ethos. It also provides data for the historian, and even for the ethnologist.

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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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  • Witchcraft and Magic in Europe: Ancient Greece and Rome v. 2
    Witchcraft and Magic in Europe: Ancient Greece and Rome v. 2 (English, Paperback) Bengt Ankarloo

    Topics include binding spells, curse tablets, and the demonization of magic and sorcery by Christianity.

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  • Public Housing That Worked
    Public Housing That Worked (English, Paperback) Nicholas Dagen Bloom

    Public Housing That Worked offers a comprehensive history of America's largest and most successful housing authority. The New York City Housing Authority pioneered, and still maintains, rigorous systems of public housing management that allowed it to avoid the downward spiral experienced by most American public housing authorities.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Royal Forests of Medieval England
    The Royal Forests of Medieval England (Hardback) Charles R. Young

    At its height in the thirteenth century, an estimated one fourth of the land area of England came under the special jurisdiction of forest law. This book is the first general history of the royal forest system in medieval England.

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  • The Ancient Mysteries
    The Ancient Mysteries (English, Paperback) Marvin W. Meyer

    "A very balanced selection of sources for the study of the ancient so-called mystery religions, starting with Eleusis and ending with mysteries in Judaism and Christianity. . . . No other modern sourcebook exists in this field."-Kurt Rudolph

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  • Garden and Grove
    Garden and Grove (English, Paperback) John Dixon Hunt

    "This is a major work and, I think, Hunt's best. . . . Once picked up, the book cannot be put down, for it is an exciting exegesis of the continuing Italian influence upon English garden art."-Country Life

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  • The Death of a Prophet
    The Death of a Prophet (English, Paperback) Stephen J. Shoemaker

    Stephen J. Shoemaker investigates contradictory traditions about the end of Muhammad's life in the Islamic and non-Islamic sources of the seventh and eighth centuries.

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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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