Homage to Ernst and Hildy Beyeler

Author: N.A

Publisher: Hatje Cantz Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Art

Page: 285

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"The success of the Galerie Beyeler, which led Ernst and Hildy Beyeler to found the Fondation Beyeler, began sixty years ago. Around sixteen thousand paintings, sculptures, and works on paper - not including prints and editions - passed through Baumleingasse 9, where the Beyelers took over an antiquarian bookstore in 1945. Its transformation into an art gallery was complete by 1947, and the address in Basel remains unchanged to this day." "An exemplary selection of me masterpieces that were handled by the gallery - and that have long since entered the great public and private collections of the world - can once again be seen in The Other Collection, making it possible to understand the distinctive beliefs, attitudes, and tastes of this remarkable couple. Among the highlights of this musee imaginaire are works by Bonnard, Braque, Cezanne, Dubuffet, Gauguin, Giacometti, Van Gogh, Gris, Kandinsky, Klee, Leger, Matisse, Miro, Mondrian, and Picasso." "This book contains 288 pages, 204 illustrations, 149 in color."--BOOK JACKET.
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Children of the Others CollectionT

Author: A. Dragonblood

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1452085889

Category: Fiction

Page: 112

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Festival of Friends and Foes takes us on a wild ride of good friends and strange assurances. Ethan, Camille and Jeremy plan on enjoying a fun weekend festival called Beltane with their families and other children with similar gifts. Thinking that this would give them time to share some of their stories with each other and help Ethan understand more about his family. Little did they know there was more thrills and chills waiting for them than they could have ever expected. Out witting giant animals, possessed assassins and curious kids, the three friends learn that they will all have to work together to make it out of this weekend without going crazy. If it weren't for their new friend Gretchen they would probably have been in a world of trouble with their parents too.
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Author: Chloe Aridjis

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448129699

Category: Fiction

Page: 208

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Marie’s job as a museum guard at the National Gallery in London offers her the life she always wanted, one of invisibility and quiet contemplation. But amid the hushed corridors surge currents of history and violence, paintings whose power belie their own fragility. There also lingers the legacy of her great-grandfather Ted, the warder who slipped and fell moments before reaching the suffragette Mary Richardson as she took a blade to one of the gallery’s masterpieces on the eve of the First World War. After nine years there, Marie begins to feel the tug of restlessness. A decisive change comes in the form of a winter trip to Paris, where, with the arrival of an uninvited guest and an unexpected encounter, her carefully contained world is torn apart.
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Author: Rajeev A. Parida

Publisher: Laxmi Publications

ISBN: 8131805336

Category:

Page: 576

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Author: Daniel C. Snell

Publisher: Eisenbrauns

ISBN: 9780931464669

Category: Religion

Page: 146

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The Book of Proverbs is permeated with patterns of repetition, yet to date no major work on Proverbs has dealt adequately with this phenomenon. Snell catalogs and analyzes repetitive words and verses and uses the data to draw conclusions about the composition of the book. He sees four stages in the composition of the book, with the earliest section dated no later than Hezekiah's reign. This book provides a wealth of information, including indexes of repetitive words and verses and an English translation of J. M. Grintz's major essay on the composition of Proverbs, which has previously been available only in Hebrew. The basic work done here will need to be considered in any future work on the Book of Proverbs and wisdom literature in general.
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Author: Mark M. Lowenthal,Robert M. Clark

Publisher: CQ Press

ISBN: 1483322076

Category: Political Science

Page: 264

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Leading intelligence experts Mark M. Lowenthal and Robert M. Clark bring you an all new, groundbreaking title. The Five Disciplines of Intelligence Collection describes, in non-technical terms, the definition, history, process, management, and future trends of each intelligence collection source (INT). Authoritative and non-polemical, this book is the perfect teaching tool for classes addressing various types of collection. Chapter authors are past or current senior practitioners of the INT they discuss, providing expert assessment of ways particular types of collection fit within the larger context of the U.S. Intelligence Community.
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Containing a Collection of All the Satyrical Poems, Songs, &c. Since the Beginning of 1742. Being More in Number Than Any Other Collection Hitherto Published ...

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Political ballads and songs

Page: 32

View: 6326

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A Guide to Microform Manuscripts on Indian-White Relations

Author: Polly Grimshaw

Publisher: University of Illinois Press

ISBN: 9780252017599

Category: Reference

Page: 174

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From their earliest contacts with the native inhabitants, European travelers to the New World wrote letters, journals, and official reports about the Indians they met or heard about. Grimshaw has compiled information on 70 collections of these documents now available in microform, evaluating each
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Author: Richard J. Simon,Mark Schmidt

Publisher: Sams Publishing

ISBN: 9780672323232

Category: Computers

Page: 413

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This book is for developers who want to develop .NET applications using Visual C++ 7.0 as the programming language. It covers the new features of Visual C++ which support .NET while lightly covering the new MFC and ATL enhancements as they relate to the .NET architecture, but focuses heavily on developing for the .NET framework. The book takes the reader through a simple .NET application, a more advanced application, and Internet development in .NET. The reader is also shown the differences between managed and unmanaged Visual C++ code and how to integrate them--critical information for migrating legacy C++ applications to the .NET architecture.
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In Prose and Verse, Not in Any Other Collection: with Several Pieces Never Before Published

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 311

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In Prose and Verse, Not in Any Other Collection : with Several Pieces Never Before Published

Author: John Almon

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: English literature

Page: 248

View: 8863

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Author: Thomas Campbell,Samuel Carter Hall,Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton,Theodore Edward Hook,Thomas Hood,William Harrison Ainsworth

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: N.A

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Author: Mat Brown

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1783989211

Category: Computers

Page: 246

View: 1338

If you're an application developer familiar with SQL databases such as MySQL or Postgres, and you want to explore distributed databases such as Cassandra, this is the perfect guide for you. Even if you've never worked with a distributed database before, Cassandra's intuitive programming interface coupled with the step-by-step examples in this book will have you building highly scalable persistence layers for your applications in no time.
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A Complete Catalogue

Author: Yong-i Yun,Fitzwilliam Museum

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521835923

Category: Art

Page: 357

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The collection of Korean art in the Fitzwilliam Museum is one of the finest outside the Far East, containing rich holdings of early unglazed ceramics, celadon stonewares of the Koryo dynasty, punch'ong wares and porcelains of the Choson dynasty as well as items in glass, jade, bronze, brass, lacquer and wood. This catalogue, compiled by Yun Yong-i and edited by Regina Krahl, supplies detailed information on the artefacts and posits a dating system which will be useful to students and collectors of Korean art worldwide. The introductions to each type of ware represent important contributions to the subject. Essays on Korean culture and the technology of Korean ceramics set the works of art in historical context. The finest examples of each type of ware are represented in 32 pages of colour illustrations and over 450 black and white photographs show varied views of the specimens.
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