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George, Kenneth M. - Picturing Islam: Art and Ethics in a Muslim Lifeworld, e-bok

Picturing Islam: Art and Ethics in a Muslim Lifeworld

George, Kenneth M.


Picturing Islam: Art and Ethics in a Muslim Lifeworld explores issues of religion, nationalism, ethnicity, and globalization through the life and work of the prominent contemporary Indonesian artist Abdul Djalil Pirous. Presents a unique addition to the anthropology of art and religionDemonstrates

Mansfield, Stephen - Tokyo, e-bok


Mansfield, Stephen


The courtesans of its pleasure quarters inspired Edo-period woodblock artists, novelists and poets. In a later age, its experimental artists, feminist writers and Modern Girls of 1920s Ginza both shocked and electrified the capital.

Potts, Jim - The Ionian Islands and Epirus, e-bok

The Ionian Islands and Epirus

Potts, Jim


The unsurpassed beauty of the islands and of the Pindus Mountains has stimulated the imagination of countless writers and artists from Homer to Byron, Edward Lear and the Durrells, Louis de Bernières and Nicholas Gage, as well as scores of nineteenth-century travellers. Drawing

Moss, Chris - Patagonia, e-bok


Moss, Chris


From the empty plains to the crashing seas, from the giant dinosaur fossils to glacial sculptures, the landscape has inspired generations of travellers and artists.

Gill, John - Athens, e-bok


Gill, John


Its standing as the birthplace of democracy and western civilisation, while based in fact, is largely a romantic fantasy dreamt up by nineteenth-century north European artists and intellectuals: democracy has a checkered history in Athens, and 'western civilisation'

Whiteman, Kaye - Lagos, e-bok


Whiteman, Kaye


THE CITY OF WORDS AND MUSIC: a counterpoint to the alleged philistinism of its businessmen; the views of writers Wole Soyinka and Chinua Achebe; artist and sculptor Ben Enwonwu; the musical genius Fela Kuti.

Planet, Lonely - Lonely Planet Pocket Berlin, e-bok

Lonely Planet Pocket Berlin

Planet, Lonely


Enjoy stunning views from the Reichstag, stroll through the sobering Holocaust Memorial and see artist murals on the Berlin Wall – all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Berlin and begin your journey now!
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