Princely Pursuits

Princely Pursuits

Author: Carolyn M. Putney


ISBN: UOM:39015058214217

Category: Illumination of books and manuscripts, Indic

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A Princely Pursuit
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Maria Santangelo
Categories: Meissen porcelain
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018 - Publisher:

Among the key pieces are a significant number of objects from Augustus II?s royal collection intended for the Japanisches Palais, his pleasure palace in Dresden, either commissioned from Meissen or imported from China and Japan. Other rare and important objects include many examples of early red stoneware (Böttgersteinzeug) as well
The Case of the Animals Versus Man Before the King of the Jinn
Language: en
Pages: 406
Authors: Lenn E. Goodman, Richard McGregor
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-01-26 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

This is a new English translation of a classic work of medieval Islamic learning. In this rich allegorical fable the animals pursue a case against humanity. They rebuke and criticise human weakness, deny man's superiority, and make powerful demands for greater justice and respect for animals.
Queen Hedwig Eleonora and the Arts
Language: en
Pages: 278
Authors: Lisa Skogh
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-05 - Publisher: Routledge

As queen consort and dowager, Hedwig Eleonora (1636?1715) held a unique position in Sweden for more than half a century. As the dominant collector and patron of art and architecture in the realm, she left a strong mark on Swedish court culture. Her dynastic network among the Northern European courts
The Force of Destiny
Language: en
Pages: 716
Authors: Christopher Duggan
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

A sweeping history of Italy describes the turbulent birth of a unified modern nation during the first half of the nineteenth century, its destructive role during World War I, the rise of Mussolini and authoritarianism in the 1920s and 1930s, its defeat during World War II, and the legacy of
Princely Pursuits
Language: en
Pages: 20
Authors: Carolyn M. Putney
Categories: Illumination of books and manuscripts, Indic
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher:

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