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Marvels of Maiolica: Italian Renaissance Ceramics from the Corcoran Gallery ...

Jacqueline Marie Musacchio - Antiques & Collectibles - 2004 - 64 pages
Explores the rich history and ornate styles of these beautiful wares as well as the key role they played in Renasisance society.
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The Renaissance Palace in Florence: Magnificence and Splendour in Fifteenth ...

JamesR. Lindow - Art - 2017 - 286 pages
This book provides a reassessment of the theory of magnificence in light of the related social virtue of splendour. Author James Lindow highlights how magnificence, when ...
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Opium Culture: The Art and Ritual of the Chinese Tradition

Peter Lee - History - 2006 - 232 pages
In Opium Culture, Peter Lee presents a fascinating narrative that covers every aspect of the art and craft of opium use. The text is studded with gems of long forgotten opium ...
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Images and Identity in Fifteenth-century Florence

Patricia Lee Rubin - Architecture - 2007 - 418 pages
Renaissance Florence, of endless fascination for the beauty of its art and architecture, is no less intriguing for its dynamic political, economic, and social life. In this ...
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Mooncakes and Hungry Ghosts: Festivals of China

Carol Stepanchuk, Charles Choy Wong - Social Science - 1991 - 145 pages
Looks at the major Chinese festivals and their origins, rituals, and significance.
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Indian Games and Dances with Native Songs: Arranged from American Indian ...

Alice Cunningham Fletcher - Social Science - 1994 - 139 pages
One day Alice C. Fletcher realized that "unlike my Indian friends, I was an alien, a stranger in my native land." But while living with the Indians and pursuing her ...
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Chippewa Customs

Frances Densmore - History - 1929 - 204 pages
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