Textiles and Clothing: c.1150-c.1450. by Элизабет Кроуфорд

By Элизабет Кроуфорд

;Textiles and garments: c.1150-c.1450. КНИГИ ; ИСТОРИЯ Автор: Элизабет Кроуфорд Название: Textiles and garments: c.1150-c.1450. /Текстиль и одежда с 1150 по 1450 Издательство: Бойдель пресс Год: 2006 Формат: PDF Количество страниц: 223 Размер: 33.5 MB Язык: Английский Для сайта: www.mirknig.comВ книге рассказывается о техниках и материалах, существовавших в указанный период. Дается подробное описание и исторический экскурс о появлении тех или иных волокон или материалов. Большое количество фотографий образцов, найденных при раскопках. Можно найти этимологию и значение некоторых понятий принятых текстиле. eighty five

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Southern England (Collins New Naturalist Library, Volume by Peter Friend

By Peter Friend

Illustrated with superbly certain pictures all through, New Naturalist Southern England comprehensively explores the formation of those extraordinary landscapes which are so universally admired.

Most humans proportion an enthusiasm for gorgeous and breathtaking surroundings, explored variously in the course of the actual problem of hiking to the pinnacle of the tallest mountains or the enjoyment of viewing the paintings of a painter; yet whereas effortless to recognize from a distance, such landscapes tend to be tricky to provide an explanation for in phrases. Harnessing contemporary advancements in computing device know-how, the newest New Naturalist quantity makes use of the main updated and exact maps, diagrams and images to examine the various landscapes of Southern England.

Peter good friend highlights the numerous recognized and lots more and plenty enjoyed ordinary landscapes of the southern 1/2 England, starting from the Chalk Downs to the bays of Cornwall, Devon and Dorset, and gives specified factors for the big variety of ordinary occasions and procedures that experience prompted such an exhilarating variety of surroundings.

Setting aside the topography that has resulted from average instead of man-made occurrences, pal specializes in every one area separately, from East Anglia to London and the Thames Valley, and explains the background and improvement in their land constructions via particular descriptions and vibrant diagrams.

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Frommer's Ireland 2007 (Frommer's Complete) by Christi Daugherty

By Christi Daugherty

Event a spot the best way the locals do. benefit from the top it has to provide. Frommer's. the simplest journeys commence the following. eire is without doubt one of the so much historical and most recent international locations in Europe. Our writer courses you to the easiest of the outdated and new at the Emerald Isle. Outspoken reviews on what is worthy it slow and what is now not. specific costs, so that you can plan the suitable journey no matter what your finances. Off-the-beaten-path studies and undiscovered gem stones, plus new takes on best sights.

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Captain Cuellar's Adventures in Connacht by Hugh Allingham, Francisco de Cuellar, Robert Crawford

By Hugh Allingham, Francisco de Cuellar, Robert Crawford

The e-book has no illustrations or index. it might have various typos or lacking textual content. even if, buyers can obtain a unfastened scanned reproduction of the unique infrequent publication from the publisher's web site (GeneralBooksClub.com). you may as well preview excerpts of the e-book there. dealers also are entitled to a loose trial club within the common Books membership the place they could make a choice from greater than 1000000 books for free of charge. unique writer: London: Elliot inventory; booklet date: 1897; matters: background / Europe / eire;

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Unearthing London: The Ancient World Beneath the Metropolis by Simon Webb

By Simon Webb

Revealing the city's hidden ritual and mythological panorama, whole with appendices on strolling the ritual panorama today
 
A research of the virtually forgotten ritual panorama which lies hidden underneath the streets of the trendy urban, this publication finds town no one knows—a tremendous and complicated community of hilltop shrines, tracks, sacred rivers, mounds, ditches, enclosures, and man-made hills, all more than 2,000 years previous. This prehistoric panorama, molded and formed by means of early women and men, decided the placement of such well-known London landmarks as St Paul's Cathedral, the Tower of London, and Westminster Abbey. It has now not been thoroughly obliterated by means of the concrete and tarmac and this publication explores what is still of those early websites. It additionally examines the non secular ideals and mythology of the pre-Roman quarter which turned London, and discusses how those legends tie in with a few of the old positive aspects of the city.

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The Great Siege of Newcastle, 1644 by Rosie Serdiville

By Rosie Serdiville

Within the autumn of 1644 used to be fought the most sustained and determined sieges of the 1st Civil battle while Scottish Covenanter forces below the Earl of Leven eventually stormed Newcastle-upon-Tyne, the King's maximum bastion within the north-east and the main to his energy there. town were resolutely defended all year long through the Marquis of Newcastle, who had defied either the Covenanters and Northern  Read more...

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Schaum's Outline of Modern European History by Birdsall Viault

By Birdsall Viault

Complicated Textbooks? ignored Lectures? tricky try Questions? thankfully for you, there is Schaum's Outlines. greater than forty million scholars have depended on Schaum's to aid them reach the school room and on tests. Schaum's is the major to swifter studying and better grades in each topic. every one define provides all of the crucial direction details in an easy-to-follow, topic-by-topic structure. you furthermore mght get 1000's of examples, solved difficulties, and perform routines to check your talents. This Schaum's define offers perform issues of complete factors that toughen wisdom insurance of the main updated advancements on your direction box In-depth evaluation of practices and functions totally appropriate along with your lecture room textual content, Schaum's highlights all of the very important evidence you must be aware of. Use Schaum's to shorten your research time-and get your top try rankings! Schaum's Outlines-Problem Solved.

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England Under the Norman and Angevin Kings, 1075-1225 (New by Robert Bartlett

By Robert Bartlett

This energetic and far-reaching account of the politics, faith, and tradition of britain within the century and a part after the Norman Conquest offers a bright photograph of daily life, and raises our realizing of all facets of medieval society. There are vibrant information of the standard lifetime of traditional women and men, with their perspectives at the prior, on sexuality, on animals, on loss of life, the undead, and the occult. the result's a desirable and finished portrayal of a interval which starts off with conquest and results in assimilation.

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The Sublime Invention: Ballooning in Europe, 1783-1820 by Michael R Lynn

By Michael R Lynn

Ballooning, just like the Enlightenment, was once a Europe-wide flow and an important cultural phenomenon. Lynn argues that during order to appreciate the significance of technological know-how throughout the age of the Enlightenment and Atlantic revolutions, it's important to give an explanation for how and why ballooning entered and stayed within the public awareness. through the top of the eighteenth century, medical concerns had come to occupy an important position in people's lives at nearly each point of society. utilizing balloons as a case learn, Lynn strains the dissemination and appropriation of this new technological know-how up and down the social and fiscal scale, exploring the cultural value of ballooning on the delivery of large-scale, mass intake of technology. amazing via nature, ballooning has encouraged historians to inform a couple of tales, yet has no longer come less than the serious scrutiny it merits. instead of easily narrate a chronology of discovery, this ebook deals a cultural and social research of ballooning over the 1st sector century after their invention. there's a paradox on the centre of ballooning: at the one hand a mass pop culture emerged surrounding balloons, they captured the hearts and mind's eye of the full continent and past and have become an emblem of Enlightenment, country energy, and medical growth; nevertheless, they didn't satisfy their technological strength.

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