Proceedings of the Fifth Biennial Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art, November 9-11, 2013, Palermo, Sicily.
From the Charge of the Light Brigade to Scott of the Antarctic and beyond, it seems as if glorious disaster and valiant defeat have been essential aspects of the British national character for the...
This text presents a comprehensive account of painting in Venice, from Bellini and Titian to Tintoretto, from the middle of the 15th century to the end of the 16th century. The art is set against...
ISBN: 9780300143133 Autor: Epstein, Mark (Mark William)
Immersed in Buddhist psychology prior to studying Western psychiatry, Dr. Mark Epstein first viewed Western therapeutic approaches through the lens of the East. This posed something of a challenge....
A major reassessment of Philip V's leadership and what it meant for the modern Spanish state
An essential addition to the Basic Documents of World Politics series, this volume presents the full text of the United Nations Charter and the Statute of the International Court of Justice, as...
Twenty-three mathematical masterpieces for exploration and enlightenment
Is it possible to capture the spirit of Buddhist meditation, which depends so much upon silence and unspoken wisdom? Can this spirit be found after two millennia? This wise and reassuring book...
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....
The first comprehensive investigation into the impassioned debates surrounding the cartoons featuring the Prophet Muhammad.
A riveting look at how the early modern world revolutionized sleep and its relation to body, mind, soul, and society
An epic historical consideration of the Mongol conquest of Western Asia and the spread of Islam during the years of non-Muslim rule
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...
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...
A beautiful book that argues artists were fascinated żeby still life painting considerably earlier than previously thought
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...
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...
An illuminating record of dialogues between the Dalai Lama and some of today's most prominent scientists, philosophers, and contemplatives
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,...
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...