This work traces the history of the Kimono - its designs, uses, aesthetics and social significance - and in doing so explores the world of the geisha, last wearers of the kimono.
An overview of the art and science of glass in architecture.
God must be Pissed! 'Cause I'm Confused as Hell" is a mystifying journey by one traveler who is seeking, through conversations with religious leaders, to untangle the truth amid the countless disagreements and interpretations of God's Word. However, from the onset of his journey the traveler becomes aware of the challenges he faces as he tells us, "Gazing anxiously at ...
The final classic collection of stories.
A treasury of short fiction from the Harlem Renaissance era.
Meet 12 beloved women of the Bible, such as Eve, Sarah, Miriam, Esther, Mary and more. As you read their stories, see how God accomplished extraordinary things in their lives. They weren't perfect, but God showed them His tender compassion and divine favor.
Informative and entertaining guide through the myths and legends of the Greeks and Romans.
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into ...
Memoirs of childhood in Ireland, a sentimental novel of an Irish village that sits at the edge of sparkling Destiny Bay. The story concerns the marriage of an Irish nobleman to a gipsy in 1889, and romance among his descendants. Destiny Bay was adapted by Tom Geraghty, John Meehan, and Brinsley MacNamara as the script for Wings of the Morning ...
In this volume Mitrokhin presents two dictionaries produced by the KGB itself to define their activities in both offensive and defensive intelligence work. The translated documents tell the story of the KGB's methods and targets and should interest the general public as well as the specialist.
The love of a mother and the power of prayer often go hand-in-hand. The bond between a mother and her children is something even a father cannot understand. But the Heavenly Father does. When words of advice go unheeded by sons and daughters, where else can a mother turn but to God? In times of helplessness or hopelessness, where else ...
The sixty step-by-step lessons are simple, based on important principles and elements of art. This text may be used in any sequence with students ages 8-13. Can help even the non-art teacher.
It is the last, bitter days of World War II and the British Raj in India is crumbling. But Merrick, though outwardly a consummate professional, is brutal and corrupt, and not even his machinations can stop the change that is swiftly and inevitably approaching, change which is increasingly undermining the old myth of British invincibility...
Reproducing Martha Lloyd's "Household Book", a collection of recipes enjoyed by the Austen family, this volume also discusses Jane Austen's own interest in food and the importance of mealtimes and entertaining in her period (1775-1817).
Living and working in Rumania, Guy and Harriet Pringle are forced to evacuate to Greece before the steady advance of the German army. The Balkan Trilogy is the remarkable portrait of their marriage, a haunting evocation of a vanished way of life and a delightfully ironic comedy of manners in a breaking world.