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  • King Henry VI, Part 2

    William Shakespeare, Ronald Knowles

    Paperback (Thomson Learning, Dec. 9, 1999)
    This edition celebrates King Henry VI Part 2 as one of the most exciting and dynamic plays of the English renaissance theatre, with its exploration of power politics and social revolution and its focus on the relationship between divine justice and sin. An extensive discussion of performance history traces the play's progress on stage from abridgement and adaptation to full historical epic. A survey of criticism discusses the wide range of responses provoked by the play's handling of its historical theme, and concludes by focusing on the element of burlesque in the attempted social revolution portrayed.
  • The Saami of Lapland

    Piers Vitebsky

    Library Binding (Thomson Learning, Feb. 1, 1994)
    Explores the culture of the Saami people of Lapland, examining their traditions, religion, home and family life, language, education, and crafts, and discusses their efforts to maintain their distinct culture
  • Uncommon Friends: Life with Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, Harvey Firestone, Alexis Carrel & Charles Lindbergh

    By (author) James D. Newton

    Paperback (THOMSON LEARNING, March 15, 1989)
    James Newton is an extraordinary man who formed friendships with several men who helped shape the 20th century. His associations found him a witness to the unveiling of Ford's new V-8 engine; discussing humanity with the father of modern surgery, Alexis Carrel; and in prewar France with the Lindbergh family. Illustrated.
  • Literature: Structure, Sound, and Sense

    Laurence Perrine, Thomas R. Arp

    Hardcover (Thomson Learning, Jan. 31, 1988)
    An authoritative bestseller for over fifty years, PERRINE'S LITERATURE: STRUCTURE, SOUND, AND SENSE continues to be an essential and highly effective introduction to literature for today's students. Written for students beginning a serious study of literature, the text introduces the fundamental elements of fiction, poetry, and drama in a concise and engaging way, addressing vital questions that other texts tend to ignore, such as "Is some literature better?" and "How can it be evaluated?" A remarkable selection of classic, modern, and contemporary readings serves to illustrate the elements of literature and ensure broad appeal to students of diverse backgrounds and interests.
  • Polar Regions

    W. Nigel Bonner, Nigel Bonner

    Library Binding (Thomson Learning, Aug. 1, 1995)
    Describes the characteristics of the two poles, the plant and animal life that exists in the polar regions, minerals and other natural resources, the peoples of the Far North, living in Antarctica, polar exploration, and the efforts to protect these unique environments
  • Ceramics: A Potter's Handbook

    Glenn C. Nelson

    Hardcover (Thomson Learning, June 30, 1970)
    This classic handbook introduces students to the fundamentals of the ceramic arts, beginning with a comprehensive history of ceramic materials, techniques, and practices up to the present day and then moving to a detailed presentation of ceramic techniques from the most basic to the complex. This new edition has been thoroughly updated throughout to incorporate the many new resources and materials available to ceramists as well as the most current techniques and technical and safety information.
  • Gardners Art through the Ages: The Western Perspective, Volume I

    Fred S. Kleiner, Christin J. Mamiya, Richard G. Tansey

    Paperback (Wadsworth Thomson Learning, )
  • Old Japan

    Andrew; Clare Doran Haslam

    Hardcover (Thomson Learning, March 15, 1995)
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  • Jewelry

    Louise Tythacott

    Library Binding (Thomson Learning, March 1, 1995)
    Describes the roles played by jewelry in different cultures in Europe, the Americas, Asia, Africa, and the Pacific, and provides instructions for making ornaments in a variety of styles
  • Art from Rocks and Shells: With Projects Using Pebbles, Feathers, Flotsam, and Jetsam

    Gillian Chapman, Pam Robson

    Library Binding (Thomson Learning, May 1, 1995)
    Provides instructions for making mosiacs, board games, masks, collages, and other craft projects from found objects and natural items
  • A Taste of France

    Roz Denny

    Library Binding (Thomson Learning, March 15, 1994)
    A history of French culture traces the evolution of French culinary traditions and shares recipes for such French delicacies as ratatouille, omelette fines herbs, and croque monsieur.
  • Gateway to Science: Vocabulary and Concepts

    Tim Collins, Mary Jane Maples

    Paperback (Thompson Learning, )