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Design in California and Mexico, 1915-1985: Found in Translation

Wendy Kaplan · Prestel
Pages: 358
Format: Hardcover

This groundbreaking book looks at the influence California and Mexico have had on each other's architecture and design in the 20th century. The histories of Mexico and the United States have been intertwined since the 18th century, when both were colonies of European empires. America's...
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Erjankutʻyan gaghtnikʻnerě : dzer chakatagirě dzer dzeṛkʻum ē : girkʻ 4

EÌ„mma Tananyan
Pages: 287

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The NKJV Study Bible, Personal Size, Paperback: Full-Color Edition

Thomas Nelson · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 2400
Format: Print book

The NKJV Study Bible, the most comprehensive study Bible available, now available in a handy personal size with words of Christ in red! The acclaimed NKJV Study Bible is the most complete study system for all who desire accurate study in God's Word. The Second Edition includes more...
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The Catholic Church: What Everyone Needs to Know®

John L. Allen Jr. · Oxford University Press, USA
Format: Paperback

Roman Catholicism stands at a crossroads, a classic ''best of times, worst of times'' moment. On the one hand, the Catholic Church remains by far the largest branch of the worldwide Christian family, and is growing at a remarkable clip. Yet the Church has also been rocked...
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Layers of Brilliance: The Journey of Japanese Lacquer Tools

Kendall H Brown · Mingei International Museum
Pages: 95
Format: Print book

"Layers of Brilliance" features the tools used by Japanese makers of everyday lacquer objects. Messy in their appearance, these seemingly humble objects also "mess" with, or disturb, the distinction between the processual work of art and the finished work of art. Many...
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Big Book of Gizmos & Gadgets: Expert Advice and XX All-Time Favorite Projects and Patterns

Editors and Contributors of Gizmos and Gadgets · Fox Chapel Publishing
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

Inside this book you ll find ingenious plans for making wildly inspired mechanical marvels from wood. These working wooden wonders might just be the most enjoyable projects you ever build in your shop Well-illustrated step-by-step projects are arranged by skill level from beginner to advanced,...
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Being There: Why Prioritizing Motherhood in the First Three Years Matters

Erica Komisar · Penguin Books
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

In this important and conversation-starting book, veteran psychoanalyst Erica Komisar offers a provocative and compelling premise: a mother's emotional and physical presence in her child's life--especially during the first three years--means that her child has a greater chance of growing...
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Carolina Herrera

Carolina Herrera · Rizzoli
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

The first book on the design career of Carolina Herrera, to be released on the occasion of the house's thirty-fifth anniversary. The first name in American elegance, Carolina Herrera has distinguished herself in the global fashion world with a style that exudes luxury, femininity, and impeccable...
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The Girl from Human Street: Ghosts of Memory in a Jewish Family

Roger Cohen · Knopf
Format: Kindle Edition

An expansive yet intimate memoir of modern Jewish identity, following the diaspora of the author's own family to assay the impact of memory, displacement, and disquiet. The award-winning New York Times columnist and former foreign correspondent turns a compassionate yet discerning eye on the legacy...
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As Long As We Both Shall Eat: A History of Wedding Food and Feasts

Claire Stewart · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 242
Format: Hardcover

As Long as we Both Shall Eat is a culinary history of wedding feasts. Examining the various food customs associated with weddings in America and around the world, Claire Stewart not only provides a rich account of the foods most loved and frequently served at wedding celebrations, she also...
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JAMerica: The History of the Jam Band and Festival Scene

Peter Conners · Da Capo Press
Format: Hardcover

The term “jam band” is used to categorize a type of music that favors improvisation and musicianship over concise riffs, hooks, and traditional songwriting structure. The term also helps define the fiercely dedicated fans of the music as accurately as it does the bands. Much...
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The Philosophy of Childing: Unlocking Creativity, Curiosity, and Reason through the Wisdom of Our Youngest

Christopher Phillips · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 244
Format: Print book

Weaving together philosophy, social science and neuroscience research, personal anecdotes and dialogues, The Philosophy of Childing takes a radically different approach to the traditional boundaries between childhood and adulthood to reveal how rather than lapse into adulthood, we can achieve...
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Ernest Hemingway: A Biography

Mary V Dearborn · Knopf
Pages: 752
Format: Print book

The first full biography of Ernest Hemingway in more than fifteen years; the first to draw upon a wide array of never-before-used material; the first written by a woman, from the widely acclaimed biographer of Norman Mailer, Peggy Guggenheim, Henry Miller, and Louise Bryant. A revelatory...
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Running a Successful Photography Business

Lisa Pritchard · Bloomsbury Academic
Pages: 190
Format: Paperback

Running a Successful Photography Business is the definitive business bible for every professional photographer - a one-stop resource covering everything you need to know to make your business a success. This handy book contains guidance on the key areas of running your business: fine-tuning...
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