Описание: A pocket-sized tour of one of the world's great museums The collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, encompasses more than 450,000 works of art, from ancient coins, gems, and mummies to work by some of today's most celebrated contemporary artists, and everything in between. This attractive little volume illustrates a selection of these remarkable holdings, including highlights of the museum's famous Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings, its unrivaled collection of Asian art, and spectacular works from all eras of American history. The perfect memento of the MFA, this best-selling Tiny FolioTM has been updated throughout and features all-new color photography. Art of the Americas * Art of Europe * Contemporary Art * Prints, Drawings, and Photographs * Art of the Ancient World * Art of Asia, Africa, and Oceania * Textile and Fashion Arts * Musical Instruments
Описание: 'Small Homes' Is The First Title In The New 'Homes World Wide - Compact' Series.
Автор: Rosen, Stanley (professor Of Philosophy, Boston Un Название: Plato`s republic ISBN: 0300126921 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300126921 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 2547 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Offers an interpretation of Plato`s most controversial dialogue. Treating "The Republic" as a unity and focusing on the dramatic form as the presentation of the argument, this work challenges earlier analyses of the "Republic" and argues that the key to understanding the dialogue is to grasp the author`s intention in composing it.
Название: Our Boston Marcus, J P ISBN: 0896580148 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780896580145 Издательство: Rockport/Rotovision Цена: 1066 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This book not only pays homage to this historic city, it brings it to life. Packed with 166 fabulous, full-colour photographs, it's a visual treat that's also loaded
with tons of interesting, little-known details and fascinating trivia. Whether they are tourists planning a trip to Boston or natives looking for unusual, delightful facts about this city, readers
will appreciate this book's spectacular photography, attractive map, helpful suggestions on where to go for more information, index, and suggested readings.
Автор: Sarna Название: Jews of Boston ISBN: 0300107870 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300107876 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 2183 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Published on the 350th anniversary of the first Jews to arrive in America, this comprehensive history of the Jews of Boston is now available in a revised and updated paperback edition.
Автор: Eaton Название: Other Boston Busing Story ISBN: 0300087659 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300087659 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 2426 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: METCO, America's longest-running voluntary school desegregation programme, has for 34 years transported black children from Boston's city neighbourhoods
to predominantly white suburban schools. In contrast to the infamous violence and rage of forced school transportation within the city in the 1970s, METCO has quietly and calmly
promoted school integration. How has this programme affected the lives of its graduates? Would they choose to participate if they had to do it again? Would they place their own
children on the bus to the suburbs? Sixty-five METCO graduates vividly recall their own stories in this revealing book.
Susan Eaton interviewed programme participants who
are now adults, asking them to assess the benefits and hardships of crossing racial and class lines on their way to school. Their answers poignantly show that this type of racial
integration is not easy - they struggled to negotiate both black and white worlds, often feeling fully accepted in neither. Even so, nearly all the participants believe the long-term gains
outweighed the costs and would choose a similar programme for their own children - though not without conditions and apprehensions.
Even as courts and policymakers
today are forcing the abandonment of desegregation, educators warn that students are better prepared in schools that reflect our national diversity. This book offers an accessible and
moving account of a rare programme that, despite serious challenges, provides a practical remedy for the persistent inequalities in American education.
Описание: On the evening of December 16, 1773, a group of disguised Bostonians boarded three merchant ships and dumped more than forty-six tons of tea into Boston Harbour. The Boston Tea Party, as it later came to be known, was an audacious and revolutionary act. This book tells the full story of the Tea Party.
Автор: Rucker, Mark Название: Boston red sox and the meaning of life ISBN: 0760335060 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780760335062 Издательство: Rockport/Rotovision Рейтинг: Цена: 1422 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: From Ted Williams and Jimmy Piersall to Bill Lee and Manny Ramirez, the Boston Red Sox have had more than their share of world-class quipsters and philosophers. This title collects the best-known writings, quotes, and quips relating to the Red Sox, accompanied by a collection of historic and modern photographs.
Название: Boston And Beyond ISBN: 1864704047 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781864704044 Издательство: Images Рейтинг: Цена: 4828 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Monograph on one of Boston`s leading architecture firms who focus on redevelopment and rejuvenation.
Описание: The Institute of Contemporary Art, designed by Diller + Scofidio (now Diller Scofidio + Renfro), was the first new art museum to be built in Boston in a century. Opened in December 2006, the ICA is located on a small parcel of land on Boston Harbor and this is the 25th location for the museum in its 75 year history and its first, permanent, free-standing home. "The ICA's decision to hire Diller + Scofidio reflected our belief in the firm's vision that architecture can shape as well as reflect contemporary experience," stated Jill Medvedow, director of ICA. The architects balanced use of cool and transparent glass with the warmth of wood and the energy of light, as well as their design of spare, flexible spaces for presenting contemporary art, was a revelation for a city and an architectural community. ''Their brilliant and beautiful design of the ICA was a harbinger of change: edgy, bold and breathtaking, transforming the landscape for contemporary art and culture in Boston and for the artists, art and ideas of our time," Medvedow has said.
Автор: Leigh Belanger & Margaret Belanger Название: Boston Homegrown Cookbook ISBN: 0760339082 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780760339084 Издательство: Rockport/Rotovision Рейтинг: Цена: 1778 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
"The Boston Homegrown Cookbook" features mouth-watering recipes from 28 chefs and restaurants in the Boston area who subscribe to the philosophy that locally grown, sustainable foods taste best. The recipes are lavishly illustrated with colorful photos of the dishes, chefs, and local farmers who are dedicated to growing the best local foods. Featured restaurants and growers: 606 Congress, Chef Rich Garcia, Blackbird FarmBondir, Chef Jason Bond, Pete and Jen's Backyard Birds and FarmyardClover Food Lab, Chef Rolando Rebledo, Farm Fresh Rhode Island's Market MobileCuisine en Locale, Chef JJ Gonson, Stillman's at the Turkey FarmEat Boston, Chef Will Gilson, The Herb LyceumErbaluce, Chef Charles Draghi, Ben's MushroomsHamersley's Bistro, Chef Gordon Hamersley, Blue Heron FarmHenrietta's Table, Chef Peter Davis, Sparrow Arc FarmHungry Mother, Chef Barry Maiden, Woodbury ShellfishL'Espalier, Chef/Owner Frank McClelland, Apple Street FarmLineage, Island Creek Oyster Bar, Chef Jeremy Sewall and Pastry Chef Lisa Sewall, Island Creek OystersLumiere, Chef Michael Leviton, Frizzell Hill FarmMeritage, Boston Harbor Hotel, Chef Daniel Bruce, City GrowersNourish, Chef Karen Masterson, New England Cranberry CompanyOleana, Chef Ana Sortun, Siena FarmsParsons Table, Chef Chris Parsons, Lane's LobsterRedd's in Rozzie, Chef Charlie Redd, Shack FoodsRendezvous, Chef Steve Johnson, Eva's GardenRialto, Chef Jody Adams, Captain Marden's SeafoodRussell House Tavern, Chef Michael Scelfo, Fiore di NonnoSummer Shack, Chef Jasper White, Verrill FarmTastings Wine Bar and Bistro, Chef Matt Maue, Brambly FarmsTavolo, Chef Nuno Alves, Seafood SpecialtiesThe Gallows, Chef Seth Morrison, Snappy LobsterTen Tables, Proprietor Krista Kranyak, Allandale FarmToro and Coppa, Chef Jamie Bissonnette, Round the Bend FarmTosca, Chef Kevin Long, Weir River FarmTW Food, Chef Tim Wiechmann, Drumlin Farm
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