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Eero Saarinen: Shaping the Future

Eero Saarinen, Eeva-Liisa Pelkonen, Donald Albrecht - 2006 - Architecture - Limited preview
From the swooping concrete vaults of the TWA Terminal at JFK Airport to the 630-foot-tall Gateway Arch in St. Louis, the iconic designs of Eero Saarinen (1910-1961) captured the aspirations and values of mid-20th-century America. Potent ...
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Pergamon: The Telephos Frieze from the Great Altar

Renée Dreyfus, Ellen Schraudolf - 1996 - Art - No preview available
Pergamon was an ancient royal capital in what is now Turkey. To proclaim the city's importance, its Hellenistic kings built a Great Altar--a massive stone podium about one hundred feet long and thirty-five feet high. The story of Telephos, the ...
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Stories in Stone

Douglas Keister - 2009 - Travel - Limited preview
Certain symbols abound in modern Western culture that are instantly recognizable: the cross signifies Christianity, the six-pointed Star of David is revered by Jews, the golden arches frequently means it's time for lunch. Other symbols, however ...
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Ancient Cities: The Archaeology of Urban Life in the Ancient Near East and ...

Charles Gates - 2003 - History - No preview available
Ancient Cities is unusual in presenting this wide range of Old World cultures in such comprehensive detail, giving equal weight to the Preclassical and Classical periods and in shoeing the links between these ancient cultures." "Ancient Cities ...
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International Dictionary of Historic Places: Middle East and Africa, Volume 4

Trudy Ring, Robert M. Salkin, Sharon La Boda - 1994 - History - Limited preview
Contains essays on the history of 1,000 historic places
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OECD: Webster's Facts and Phrases

2008 - No preview available
Ever need a fact or quotation on oecd? Designed for speechwriters, journalists, writers, researchers, students, professors, teachers, historians, academics, scrapbookers, trivia buffs and word lovers, this is the largest book ever created for ...
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Saudi Arabia: The Coming Storm

Peter W. Wilson - 1994 - History - Limited preview
Drawing on personal experiences, hundreds of interviews, and unpublished primary sources, veteran journalists Peter Wilson and Douglas Graham examine the challenges confronting the House of Saud in the wake of the war in the Persian Gulf. Among ...
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Madrid 1937: Letters of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade from the Spanish Civil War

Cary Nelson, Jefferson Hendricks - 1996 - History - Limited preview
First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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The American Film Institute Catalog of Motion Pictures Produced in ..., Part 1

American Film Institute - 1997 - Performing Arts - No preview available
After more than fifteen years, this initial volume of the American Film Institute Catalog series is again in print. The 1920s set covers the important filmmaking period when "movies" became "talkies," and the careers of many influential directors ...
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