Sangama : A Confluence of Art and Culture During the Vijayanagar Period

Author Rao, Nailini (Ed.) Description The study of Vijayanagara in the fourteenth and seventeenth centuries, as seen through Sanskrit literature, provides an interesting perspective on social and cultural forces interacting during that period. Studies that are focused on Vijayanagara and use archaeological, architectural, inscriptional, and textural evidence are included. This book has been produced in […]

Capturing Wildlife Moments in India

Author Ashok Mahindra Description Various factors are threatening the viability of India’s wildlife, including poaching, man-animal conflict, and deforestation. Their survival is contingent on strong legislation and support from the government, as well as public awareness campaigns led by NGOs and particularly youngsters who will hopefully become aware of the danger these endangered species face […]

Ajanta Handbook of the Paintings (3 Vols.)

Author Dieter Schlingloff Description One of the world’s most renowned experts on Ajanta is Prof. Dieter Schlingloff, who has studied the subject extensively. He has spent many years studying the themes of the Ajanta paintings in great depth, a prelude to future study. His forty-year quest for knowledge about the works of Ajanta has resulted […]

Withnail and I

Author Bruce Robinson Description Bruce Robinson’s celebrated cult comedy.This original screenplay is the sourcebook for these ubiquitous quotes about Withnail and his unnamed house-mate “I” (or “Marwood”, as he appears in the script), acting students in the late 1960s, bombed from too many drugs and bummed out by too much poverty. They decide that some […]

Mastering Manga with Mark Crilley | 30 drawing lessons from the creator of Akiko

Author Mark Crilley Description It’s THE book on manga from YouTube’s most popular art instruction Guru!There’s more to manga than big, shiny eyes and funky hair. In these action-packed pages, graphic novelist Mark Crilley shows you step-by-step how to achieve an authentic manga style?from drawing faces and figures to laying out awesome, high-drama spreads. You’ll […]

Body, Dress, and Identity in Ancient Greece

Author Mireille M. Lee Description This is the first general monograph on ancient Greek dress in English to be published in more than a century. By applying modern dress theory to the ancient evidence, this book reconstructs the social meanings attached to the dressed body in ancient Greece. Whereas many scholars have focused on individual […]

Pioneers of Modern Design | From William Morris to Walter Gropius

Author Nikolaus Pevsner Description One of the most widely read books on modern design, Nikolaus Pevsner’s landmark work today remains as stimulating as it was when first published in 1936. This expanded edition of Pioneers of Modern Design provides Pevsner’s original text along with significant new and updated information, enhancing Pevsner’s illuminating account of the […]

Dracopedia | A Guide to Drawing the Dragons of the World

Author William O’Connor Description Everything you ever wanted to know about dragons, but were afraid to find out!Fantasy artists can now breathe easier thanks to this less perilous alternative to drawing dragons from life. Dracopedia offers you safe, easy access to the world’s most prominent dragon species, from tiny, innocuous feydragons to the ferocious wyvern.For […]

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