Автор: Gillow, John Название: African Textiles ISBN: 0500292213 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500292211 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 3403 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Now available in a compact paperback edition, this book remains the most comprehensive survey of African textiles on the market today, illustrating in over 570 spectacular colour photographs the traditional, handcrafted, indigenous textiles of the whole continent. Covering, region by region, the handmade textiles of West, North, East, Central and Southern Africa, African Textiles outlines the vast array of techniques used as well as the different types of loom, materials and dyes that help to create these sumptuous textiles. With a useful glossary and map, a guide to collections open to the public, and suggestions for further reading, this book provides a wealth of information on the rich art of African textiles
Описание: Small figures of ancient and medieval warriors clad in leather or metal armor, available at any toy or hobby store, make wonderful, challenging figures to paint. Using clear, concise instructions and detailed photographic illustrations, Mike Davidson guides readers through the steps necessary to first prepare, then paint, and finally display these tiny replica warriors of ages past. Both hobby and oil paints are used to complete these figures, their armor, and their weaponry. Mike also provides instructions for painting realistic display backgrounds. Additionally, formulas for mixing a variety of useful colors are included.
Название: African Gold ISBN: 3791341197 ISBN-13(EAN): 9783791341194 Издательство: Prestel Publishing Limited Рейтинг: Цена: 4082 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Catalogues the gold collection held by the Gold Museum in Cape Town, South Africa. This title illustrates and surveys a range of ornamental objects from the Sahel and the central West African forest regions. The pieces date from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and include headdresses, rings, bracelets, necklaces, and earrings.
Описание: This book is a first-of-a-kind comprehensive, photographic essay regarding surviving artifacts of Custer and the Battle of the Little Big Horn a some never before published. Years were spent photographing and acquiring artifacts in museums and private collections, which are presented here in vivid, high-resolution color photographs, shot from various angles with the researcher and collector in mind. The photographs are catalogued under chapters devoted to the battle, Custers 7th Cavalry, and the Lakota and Cheyenne warriors who fought them. Hundreds of photographic images accompanying the chapters are filled with informative descriptions regarding physical properties, history, origin of the items, and the stories behind them. This definitive work will provide a valuable resource for military researchers and historians, as well as an aesthetically stunning photographic essay to compliment any collection or library.
Автор: Dion Kliner Название: Eric Klemm: Silent Warriors ISBN: 386521701X ISBN-13(EAN): 9783865217011 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 5445 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Автор: Laband John Название: Zulu Warriors ISBN: 0300180314 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300180312 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 3609 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Toward the end of the nineteenth century, the British embarked on a concerted series of campaigns in South Africa. Within three years they waged five wars against African states with the intent of destroying their military might and political independence and unifying southern Africa under imperial control. This work deals with these conflicts.
Автор: Jennings Helen Название: New african fashion ISBN: 3791346962 ISBN-13(EAN): 9783791346960 Издательство: Prestel Publishing Limited Цена: 2721 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: From Africa-inspired to African-made, this guide is the first to celebrate a new wave of fashion designers who are emerging on the global stage.
Автор: Nancy Griffith Название: Wee Warriors and Playtime Patriots ISBN: 0764311816 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764311819 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 7258 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: Wee Warriors & Playtime Patriots engages the reader in a fascinating history of childrens military-inspired fashions handmade and commercially made replica uniforms, equipage, and toys dating from 1860-1976. An extensive collection of photographs features children in military dress from countries around the world. These touching images of a never-before-chronicled military collectibles field will mesmerize readers. Also included are dozens of nostalgic catalog pages from Sears Roebuck & Co., and Montgomery Ward touting commercially made childrens uniforms that date as far back as 1918. Wee Warriors & Playtime Patriots fills a major gap in the study of nineteenth and twentieth century military clothing styles and is a must, not only for military and patriotic enthusiasts, but for anyone interested in a bit of thought-provoking history.
Автор: Phillips, Tom Название: African Goldweights ISBN: 0500976961 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500976968 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 3403 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Over 600 years ago, the Akan started to make brass weights for weighing gold dust, the currency of their region in Ghana and the Ivory Coast. Eventually they produced the most complete three dimensional inventory of any culture in history. This title presents a selection of more than 500 of these artefacts chosen for their artistry and interest.
Описание: Weapons of Warriors is a photographic study containing many of the most renowned, prestigious, and historical Arabic and Turkish swords from the 12th through the 19th century. Every sword is professionally studio photographed in the highest resolution and corrected color. Each weapon is presented in multiple angles, many in life size across two pages to provide the reader with the most detailed appreciation of the skill, craftsmanship, and artistry involved in the hand crafting of these famous Shamshirs, Kilics, Nimchas, Yatagans, and Saifs. The Askeri Military Museum of Istanbul, Turkey, has set a new standard in international art and cultural exchange by opening its entire collection to the authors. The museum staff provided every assistance to be certain that their most magnificent and important weapons were photographed for this study. The museum director of edged weapons even took the time to pen an essay (included herein) on the Turkish Yatagan. Working with the authors is an international team of writers from Germany, India, and Egypt who provided additional information on the science behind these historically significant blades, traditional "koftgari" decoration, as well as the translation of ancient passages that adorn the edged weapons in this study. This beautiful book is produced for everyone who loves the lore and lure of edged weapons, whether they are beginning students, historians, collectors, or connoisseurs of these most artistic and deadly weapons of warriors.
Автор: Chris Spring Название: African Art in Detail ISBN: 0714125814 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780714125817 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 2041 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Offers an alternative view of African art. This book highlights some of the aspects of workmanship, materials and design found in exquisite objects of wood, stone, ivory, ceramic, metalwork, featherwork, leather, basketwork and textiles. It explores these extraordinary objects and designs in terms of common themes through close-up photographs.
Автор: Beckwith Название: African ceremonies concise ed. ISBN: 0810934841 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780810934849 Издательство: Abrams Рейтинг: Цена: 4764 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: Abrams are proud to publish a newly designed one-volume edition of this definitive work, containing more than half of the magnificent photographs that were in the original edition - plus several new ones. This carefully conceived work offers a complete introduction to the traditional rites and rituals of Africa, including baby namings, initiations, weddings, harvest blessings, coronations, healing exorcisms, and funerals, among others. Many of these rituals will never be performed again; few have been pictured and described with the intimacy, knowledge, and skill of Beckwith and Fisher. The book also includes an audio CD featuring tracks of intimate, secret and rarely heard ceremonies from many countries throughout Africa that were recorded over a period of six years by David Bradnum, a musician and award-winning composer.
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