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The Wheels of Commerce: Civilization and Capitalism 15th - 18th Century Volume 2
Fernand Braudel

Harper and Row, 1979, 1979


The Structures of Everyday Life: Civilization and Capitalism, 15th-18th Century Volume 1
Fernand Braudel

Harper & Row, 1982

Traces the social and economic history of the world from the Middle Ages to the Industrial Revolution, although his primary focus is Europe. Braudel skims over politics, wars, etc., in favor of examining life at the grass roots: food, drink, clothing, housing, town markets, money, credit, technology, the growth of towns and cities, and more. The history is fascinating and made even more interesting by period prints and drawings. Editorial Review ...


Dutton's Nautical Navigation, 15th Edition
Thomas J. Cutler

Naval Institute Press, 2003

As paper navigational charts are replaced by vector images on computer screens, magnetic compasses enhanced by digital flux gate technology, and chronometers joined by atomic clocks, the demand has been mounting for an extensive update to the classic reference known worldwide as Dutton's. To meet the varied needs of today's recreational, naval, and commercial navigators the Naval Institute introduces this new edition of a guide that has remained ...


Integrated Principles of Zoology, 15th Edition (Book Only)
Cleveland P., Jr.; Keen, Susan L.; Larson, Allan; Eisenhour, David J. Hickman

McGraw-Hill Higher Education, 2011

Emphasizing the central role of evolution in generating diversity, this best-selling text describes animal life and the fascinating adaptations that enable animals to inhabit so many ecological niches.


Always We Begin Again: The Benedictine Way of Living,15th Anniversary Edition, Revised

Morehouse Publishing, 2011

This book holds timeless appeal for readers who hunger for a meaningful and creatively balanced framework for life. It offers a simple blueprint, based on the Rule of St. Benedict, to order one’s time and create physical and inner space, to step back from the demands and pressures of the moment, and to step into a place of peace. While strict adherence to the Rule may be possible only in a monastic setting, its bedrock, the ordering of each ...


The Bluejacket's Manual: Fifteenth Edition
United States Navy

United States Naval Institute, 1959


The Wheels of Commerce: Civilization and Capitalism 15th-18th Century (Civilisation & capitalism)
Fernand Braudel

Weidenfeld & Nicolson History, 2002

In the second volume in this splendid trilogy Braudel turns his attention to the markets and exchanges that, from the start, have been the real motors of change. Peddlers, merchants, fairs, market stalls, the first stock exchanges, means of travel and communication, styles of life and social mores all brought sharply and imaginatively into focus.


Rembrandt: The Painter at Work
Ernst van de Wetering

Amsterdam University Press, 2002

Rembrandts paintings have been admired throughout centuries because of their artistic freedom. But Rembrandt was also a craftsman whose painting technique was rooted the tradition. Rembrandt--The Painter at Work is the result of a lifelong search for Rembrandts working methods, his intellectual approach to the art of painting and the way in which his studio functioned. Ernst van de Wetering demonstrates how this knowledge can be used to tackle ...


History of Italian Renaissance (Trade Version) (4th Edition)
Frederick Hartt, David G. Wilkins

Prentice Hall Art, 1994

Frederick Hartt's unrivaled classic is a dazzling journey through four centuries of Italian Renaissance painting, sculpture, and architecture. Its sumptuous color illustrations, fine writing, and in-depth scholarship bring into focus all the elements of this extraordinarily creative period and the remarkable personalities who gave it life. Highlights of this Fifth Edition include: • a striking new design with more than half the artworks ...


Race of Scorpions: The Third Book of The House of Niccolo

Vintage, 2010

With the bravura storytelling and pungent authenticity of detail she brought to her acclaimed Lymond Chronicles, Dorothy Dunnett presents The House of Niccolò series. The time is the 15th century, when intrepid merchants became the new knighthood of Europe. Among them, none is bolder or more cunning than Nicholas vander Poele of Bruges, the good-natured dyer's apprentice who schemes and swashbuckles his way to the helm of a mercantile empire. ...


Introduction to Manuscript Studies
Raymond Clemens, Timothy Graham

Cornell University Press, 2007

Providing a comprehensive and accessible orientation to the field of medieval manuscript studies, this lavishly illustrated book by Raymond Clemens and Timothy Graham is unique among handbooks on paleography, codicology, and manuscript illumination in its scope and level of detail. It will be of immeasurable help to students in history, art history, literature, and religious studies who are encountering medieval manuscripts for the first time, ...


Family Pictures, 15th Anniversary Edition / Cuadros de Familia, Edición Quinceañera

Children's Book Press, 2005

Family Pictures is the story of Carmen Lomas Garza's girlhood: celebrating birthdays, making tamales, finding a hammerhead shark on the beach, picking cactus, going to a fair in Mexico, and confiding to her sister her dreams of becoming an artist. These day-to-day experiences are told through fourteen vignettes of art and a descriptive narrative, each focusing on a different aspect of traditional Mexican American culture. The English-Spanish ...


Little Velásquez

Mirth Press, 2013

Five years of war between Castile and Portugal have come to an end. A new queen, Isabel I, sits on the throne of Castile. Her consort, Fernando of Aragón, suspects that the child she carries is illegitimate. A dwarf by the name of Velasquillo journeys from the pestilent-stricken lands of Catalonia to the imperial city of Toledo in search of fame and fortune. He rises to the highest circles of power, where he learns what it means to sacrifice ...


Medical Abbreviations: 32,000 Conveniences at the Expense of Communication and Safety 15th (Fifteenth) Edition
Neil M. Davis, 2011


Song of Hiawatha (Everymans library)
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Everyman Paperbacks, 1992

Longfellow's Song of Hiawatha is deservedly a classic, beautiful as it breathtaking. If you haven't read it before, you're in for an experience that humbles our ability to describe.


Intravenous Medications: A Handbook for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals (15th ed)
Betty L. Gahart, Adrienne R. Nazareno

Mosby-Year Book, 1998

A standard since 1973, Intravenous Medications provides everything you need to know to administer IV medications quickly, accurately, and professionally.


The Waning of the Middle Ages
J Huizinga, 2010

A study of the forms of life, thought and art in France and the Netherlands in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries


Ludwig Goldscheider

Phaidon Press, 1996

This work contains illustrations of all of Michelangelo's work, his paintings, sculpture and architecture, excluding his drawings. The text surveys the opinions of leading Michelangelo scholars and provides a commentary with bibliographical notes. The exhaustive selection of plates devoted to the paintings of the Sistine Chapel provides a record of their condition before the recent controversial cleaning. Ten of the plates show some of the ...



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