An epic historical consideration of the Mongol conquest of Western Asia and the spread of Islam during the years of non-Muslim rule
The first comprehensive investigation into the impassioned debates surrounding the cartoons featuring the Prophet Muhammad.
This epic history compares the empires built aby Spain and Britain in the Americas, from Columbus' arrival in the New World to the end of Spanish colonial rule in the early nineteenth century....
Twenty-three mathematical masterpieces for exploration and enlightenment
An illuminating record of dialogues between the Dalai Lama and some of today's most prominent scientists, philosophers, and contemplatives
ISBN: 9780300149395 Autor: Rohan, Timothy M.
Equally admired and maligned for his remarkable Brutalist buildings, Paul Rudolph (1918-1997) shaped both late modernist architecture and a generation of architects while chairing Yale's...
Noted historian Ian Talbot has written a new history of modern South Asia that considers the Indian Subcontinent in regional rather than national terms. A leading expert on the Partition of 1947,...
Considered the greatest of the early American modernists, the painter Marsden Hartley (1877-1943) travelled the United States and Europe in his search for a distinctive American aesthetic. His stay...
This book is published on the occasion of the exhibition The Berlin painter and his world: Athenian vase-painting in the early fifth century B.C., Princeton University Art Museum, March 4-June 11,...
A classic reference book on user interface design and graphic design for web sites, updated to reflect a rapidly changing market
A beautiful book that argues artists were fascinated żeby still life painting considerably earlier than previously thought
How to live in a supposedly faithless world threatened by religious fundamentalism? Terry Eagleton, formidable thinker and renowned cultural critic, investigates in this thought-provoking book the...
In this book, one of the world's foremost psychoanalysts provides the clinician with tools to diagnose and treat sever cases of personality disorder, including borderline and narcissistic...
The "Annotated Shakespeare" series allows readers to fully understand and enjoy the rich plays of the world's greatest dramatist. One of the most frequently read and performed of all...
Artists have utilized walking as an autonomous form of art, a subject in their work, and as social practice since the early 20th century. Today walking continues to offer a salient means for...
In 1935, with a doctorate in art history and no prospect of a job, the 26-year-old Ernst Gombrich was invited to attempt a history of the world for younger readers. Amazingly, he completed the task...
The first book to infuse the story of Britain during the Roman Occupation with a beating heart, describing in detail who its inhabitants were and their place in our history.
A discussion about how each age created Jesus in its own image, discovering in his life and teachings the answers to fundamental questions of human life and destiny. It studies the images of Jesus...
In this classic work a noted psychoanalyst assesses the persistent tension between traditional religion and the underlying philosophy of psychoanalysis, which many believe regards the satisfaction...
English translation of kanon mathematical work on theory of numbers, first published in Latin in 1801.