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GAUGUIN

Written by Thomson, Belinda
Making extensive use of new research and material, Belinda Thomson's incisive text gives a comprehensive and accessible account of the life and work of one of the most original artists of the late nineteenth century.
September 17, 1987 | Paperback | Thames & Hudson | 215 Pages |
$6.98
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ARTEMISIA

Written by Lapierre, Alexandra
An international best-seller, Alexandra Lapierre's Artemisia sweeps us through the streets once frequented by Caravaggio, Velasquez, and Van Dyck and into the studios of artists who used their daggers as efficiently as their brushes. Born in the early 1600s when artists were the celebrities of the day, Artemisia was apprenticed to her father, the artist Orazio Gentileschi, at an early age.
September 21, 2001 | Paperback | Grove Press | 448 Pages |
$5.98
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HOUSE OF MORGAN: AN AMERICAN BANKING DYNASTY AND THE RISE OF MODERN FINANCE

Written by Chernow, Ron
Published to critical acclaim twenty years ago, and now considered a classic, The House of Morgan is the most ambitious history ever written about American finance. It is a rich, panoramic story of four generations of Morgans and the powerful, secretive firms they spawned, ones that would transform the modern financial world. Tracing the trajectory of J. P.
January 13, 2010 | Paperback | Grove Press | 848 Pages |
$8.98
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STALIN'S ENGLISHMAN: GUY BURGESS, THE COLD WAR, AND THE CAMBRIDGE SPY RING

Written by Lownie, Andrew
Guy Burgess was the most important, complex, and fascinating of The Cambridge Spies--Maclean, Philby, Blunt--brilliant young men recruited in the 1930s to betray their country to the Soviet Union.
October 4, 2016 | Hardcover | St. Martin's Press | 448 Pages |
$8.98
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FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT'S FALLINGWATER

Written by Stoller, Ezra
These new titles in the Building Blocks series showcase four more icons of modern architecture, as portrayed by renowned architectural photographer Ezra Stoller.
May 5, 1999 | Hardcover | Princeton Architectural Press | 96 Pages |
$7.98
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VATICAN AND SAINT PETER'S BASILICA OF ROME

Written by Letarouilly, Paul
French architect Paul Letarouilly (1795-1855), author of the masterpiece Edifices de Rome Moderne, was unequaled in his observational ability and impeccable drawing skills.
November 1, 2009 | Hardcover | Princeton Architectural Press | 320 Pages |
$49.98
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LUSITANIA: THE CULTURAL HISTORY OF A CATASTROPHE

Written by Jasper, Willi
A fascinating reassessment of a turning point in the First World War, revealing its role in shaping the German psyche On May 7, 1915, the Lusitania, a large British luxury liner, was sunk by a German submarine off the Irish coast. Nearly 1,200 people, including 128 American citizens, lost their lives.
September 27, 2016 | Hardcover | Yale University Press | 240 Pages |
$7.98
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CINEMA OF LARS VON TRIER: AUTHENTICITY AND ARTIFICE

Written by Bainbridge, Caroline
Lars von Trier is one of the most controversial figures of contemporary European cinema. This volume analyzes the themes and motifs of the director's work and the changes he has brought to modern film. Ever since he founded the back-to-basics Dogme philosophy of filmmaking in 1995, von Trier's name has been tied to taboo-breaking cinema.
December 20, 2007 | Paperback | Wallflower Press | 224 Pages |
$7.98
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VERDI AND/OR WAGNER: TWO MEN, TWO WORLDS, TWO CENTURIES

Written by Conrad, Peter
This is the first book to compare these two composers and cultural heroes, both of whom were born in 1813 and achieved huge national and international renown in their lifetimes. Yet not only did they never meet, but the differences between them--in music, culture, environment, significance, and legacy--were profound.
April 22, 2014 | Paperback | Thames & Hudson | 384 Pages |
$8.98
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REVOLUTION: THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE BATTLE OF THE BOYNE TO THE BATTLE OF WATERLOO

Written by Ackroyd, Peter
The fourth volume of Peter Ackroyd's enthralling History of England, beginning in 1688 with a revolution and ending in 1815 with a famous victory. In Revolution, Peter Ackroyd takes readers from William of Orange's accession following the Glorious Revolution to the Regency, when the flamboyant Prince of Wales ruled in the stead of his mad father, George III, and England was--a
October 10, 2017 | Hardcover | Thomas Dunne Books | 416 Pages |
$7.98

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