Автор: Brigitte Fitoussi Название: Memphis ISBN: 0500019002 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500019009 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 1709 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: An illustrated tribute to the Memphis design group, an international group of artists, architects, designers and graphic artists, who put forward a new vision of furniture and objects for everybody, composed of elements that were more emotional than functional, more artistic than commercial.
Автор: Ginny Parfitt Название: Memories of Memphis ISBN: 0764322885 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764322884 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 2414 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Founded on a bluff overlooking the mighty Mississippi River, Memphis, Tennessee has been known as the city of "white gold" (for the cotton shipped from its waterfront), "home of the blues," and the "birthplace of rock n roll." Tourists from around the world flock to see historic Beale Street and no visit is complete without a tour of Graceland, Elvis Presleys home. In addition, Memphis has become a Mecca for historians and tourists interested in immersing themselves in the history of the civil rights movement in the United States. Over 250 vintage postcards, most from the early to mid-20th century, document the historic and nostalgic scenes of this important southern city. From the skyscrapers of its vital city-center, historic churches, and cultural centers to the noteworthy bridges, historic homes, and important waterfront areas, Memphis emerges as a dynamic city, determined to overcome the urban and economic hardships of the past. Today, visitors to Memphis find a welcoming and hospitable city, with a lifestyle that proudly embraces all that is most appealing about life in the American South.
Автор: Michael Thomas Barry Название: Great Britain`s Royal Tombs ISBN: 0764341294 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764341298 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 3683 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: An essential and concise reference guide to the final resting places of the monarchs of England. Through 234 illustrations and photos, learn the true-life stories of the monarchs of England from the warrior kings of the Dark Ages to modern day and where they are buried today. Visit some of the famous cathedrals and lesser-known burial sites throughout Great Britain. Learn about some of the most dramatic episodes in the history of Great Britain. Whether its William the Conquerors slaying of Harold Godwinson, Henry VIIIs readiness to behead his unfortunate wives, or Elizabeth Is chastity, these monarchs hold both legendary and symbolic positions in the public imagination. In a spectacular celebration of the British monarchy, discover momentous content detailing the lives and final resting places of each ruler. Also presented are their achievements and failings, as well as their impact on the wider world. A magnificent visual feast, this book guarantees to bring history alive for readers of all ages, through exciting narrative, illustrations, paintings, and rare photographs.
Автор: Hawass, Zahi Название: The Lost Tombs of Thebes ISBN: 0500051593 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500051597 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 4568 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: In the foothills of the Theban massif in southern Egypt, not far from the Valley of the Kings, lie hundreds of unique and wonderfully decorated tombs from the New Kingdom belonging to the people who served the pharaohs. This book gives the reader access to a selection of these extraordinary monuments.
Автор: Brent William Perkins Название: Memphis Belle ISBN: 0764314998 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764314995 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 5462 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The "Memphis Belle" led a blazing trail of invincibility through the flak and fighter-filled skies over the Third Reich during WWII. After losing a total of nine engines, both wings, both landing gear, and two tails, she was the featured star of a landmark Hollywood film documentary that made her famous the world over. Forgotten and forlorn, the Belle was nearly turned into waffle irons and coffee pots. Here you will read its fabulous story, from bullets to bandages, freezing skies, round engines, and the love that made a B-17 Flying Fortress legend.
Автор: Gilbert Thom Название: Soul: Memphis Original Sound ISBN: 8897737471 ISBN-13(EAN): 9788897737476 Издательство: ACC-distribution titles Рейтинг: Цена: 4620 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: Thom Gilbert Vividly Portrays Singers, Musician, Session Players, Writers, Engineers, Publicists Who Contributed To The World-Renowned Memphis Sound. A Time Capsule Of A Fascinating Past That Changed Popular Culture Forever.
Автор: Ron McDonald Название: Walking in Memphis: 16 Historic Tours ISBN: 0764335642 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764335648 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 1530 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Visit historic Memphis, Tennessee, through 16 self-guided walking tours. From Riverwalk along the Mississippi River to Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park, maps guide your way with photo documentation of each site. Tour Court Square, stroll the Chickasaw Gardens, visit Rhodes College and the Cancer Survivors Park, and see the legendary Graceland, where the memory of Elvis lives on. This walking tour of Memphis will enhance your appreciation of the great city.
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