Denna webbshop är stängd för köp.
Klicka här för mer information

Sökresultat - New Amsterdam Books

Sök »
Din sökning gav 130 träffar. Klicka på titeln för mer information eller lägg den i din kundvagn direkt. Om Du inte hittar titeln vid sökning se Söktips

Fördjupa min sökning

  • Making Sense of the Troubles

    Making Sense of the Troubles
    av David McKittrick, David McVea, David McKittrick

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781561310708

    Compellingly written and evenhanded in its judgments, this is by far the clearest account of what has happened through the years in the Northern Ireland conflict, and why. Mr. McKittrick and Mr. McVea tell the story clearly, concisely, and, above al…

  • Leo Africanus

    Leo Africanus
    av Amin Maalouf

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781561310227

    "I, Hasan the son of Muhammad the weigh-master, I, Jean-Leon de Medici, circumcised at the hand of a barber and baptized at the hand of a pope, I am now called the African, but I am not from Africa, nor from Europe, nor from Arabia. I am also called…

  • Caring for Books and Documents

    Caring for Books and Documents
    av A. D. Baynes-Cope

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780941533683

    Identifies causes of physical damage to books and documents, describes repair procedures, and lists ideal storage conditions

  • Life and Food in the Basque Country

    Life and Food in the Basque Country
    av Maria Jose Sevilla

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781561310357

    Ask any Spaniard where you will find the best food in the country and the answer is invariably the Basque provinces. In this beautifully written book, Maria Jose Sevilla describes the region through the eyes of men and women whose lives embrace ever…

  • Crete

    Crete
    av John Freely

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780941533638

    Freely provides detailed maps and itineraries for extended excursions. Sized to fit with ease into a backpack or a glove box, this useful compendium is suitable for all travelers to that part of the world.-Booklist

  • Table Legs

    Table Legs
    av Paul Lyons

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780941533423

  • The Battle of Wagram

    The Battle of Wagram
    av Gilles Lapouge

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781561310135

    This intense yet panoramic novel is based on an actual episode during the battle of Wagram, in Austria, as it appears in the diary of one of Napoleons generals: two cavalry regiments that did their best to annihilate each other before the gates of V…

  • The Battle of Wagram

    The Battle of Wagram
    av Gilles Lapouge

    Inbunden - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780941533324

    This intense yet panoramic novel is based on an actual episode during the battle of Wagram, in Austria, as it appears in the diary of one of Napoleons generals: two cavalry regiments that did their best to annihilate each other before the gates of V…

  • Costumes for the Stage

    Costumes for the Stage
    av Sheila Jackson

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781561310685

    This updated edition of Costumes for the Stage aims at simplicity in all aspects of designing and making costumes. It is designed primarily for those who need to dress plays on a small budget, whether for amateur, semi-professional, or professional…

  • Sunken Red

    Sunken Red
    av J. Brouwers

    Inbunden - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780941533195

    Two epigraphs introduce this wrenching novel. One is taken from Eckermman's "Conversations with Goethe: " But in his accustomed way, wrapping himself in mystery, he looked at me wide-eyed, and said these words: "The mothers Mothers How marvelous tha…

  • The Big Wolves

    The Big Wolves
    av Wilbur Sanders

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781561310050

    Anya is a South African exile who manages, con brio, a smart dress shop in London. Laczi is a sculptor who left his country for England after the Soviets put down the Hungarian uprising. Both are outsize personalities. The dress shop and the sculpto…

  • The Night Line

    The Night Line
    av Ambrose Clancy, Peter Donahoe, Ambrose Clancy

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780941533454

    ...This is indeed the belly of the beast, as seen by two who braved the nighttime streets.-Publishers Weekly

  • Invisible Country

    Invisible Country
    av James Campbell

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780941533942

    "How can a politically disabled nation create a history for itself?" James Campbell sets out across Scotland to answer his own question. From the bustle of the Edinburgh Festival and the sleaziness of "Sin City" Aberdeen to the depopulated Highlands…

  • More Costumes for the Stage

    More Costumes for the Stage
    av Sheila Jackson

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781561310661

    Here is another feast of ideas and practical information from the author of Costumes for the Stage for anyone who needs to dress a drama production on a tight budget or by the simplest means. Sheila Jackson's first book has been in constant demand f…

  • Entry into Jerusalem

    Entry into Jerusalem
    av Stanley Middleton

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780941533461

    John Worth is a painter with a genuine calling, and a real gift. But he seems in some sense subdued. His radical girlfriend has a ready diagnosis: she tells him that his work will never come to more than decoration if he does not infuse it with soci…

  • The Greenhouse

    The Greenhouse
    av Susan Hillmore

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781561310272

    ...Moving and poetic...The Greenhouse should be read for the beauty of its descriptions, its original vision, and its complete lack of vugarity, rare in a contemporary novel.-The Literary Review

  • The Italian Language Today

    The Italian Language Today
    av Anna Laura Lepschy

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780941533225

    Italian as a national spoken language is a new experience for Italians; until very recently it was normal for the majority of the people to speak in a dialect, and Italian was a literary language used only by a minority. The first section of this bo…

  • The Name and Nature of Poetry and Other Selected Prose

    The Name and Nature of Poetry and Other Selected Prose
    av A.E. Housman, John Carter

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780941533614

    Lovers of Housman's poetry and admirers of his scholarship have long been aware, from the Introductory Lecture of 1982 and The Name and Nature of Poetry, 1933, that he was also a master of a highly individualized prose style; and others besides clas…

  • The Drama Dictionary

    The Drama Dictionary
    av Terry Hodgson

    Inbunden - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780941533409

    This comprehensive reference work is designed to be a single source to which readers may turn for guidance on dramatic theory and practice. It therefore concentrates on critical and technical concepts and terms rather than on theatre history or biog…

  • Women and Spirituality

    Women and Spirituality
    av Ursula King

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780941533539

    In the autumn of 1988 a group of Israeli women donned prayer shawls, took up the Torah, and gathered at the Wailing Wall to pray. The religious leaders of the State of Israel were appalled and proposed that the holy relics, so defiled, be burned. Th…

  • Broken April

    Broken April
    av Ismail Kadare

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781561310654

    Two destinies intersect in Broken April. The first is that of Gjor, a young mountaineer who (much against his will) has just killed a man in order to avenge the death of his older brother, and who expects to be killed himself in keeping with the pro…

  • Broken April

    Broken April
    av Ismail Kadare

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780941533577

    Two destinies intersect in this novel -- that of Gjorg, a young mountaineer who has just killed a man in order to avenge the death of his older brother, and who expects to be killed himself in keeping with the code of the highlands; and that of a yo…

  • Vacant Places

    Vacant Places
    av Stanley Middleton

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781561310364

    Henry Fairfax's life is one of orderly routine: accounting and management by day, the writing of radio plays by night, and a circle of friends. But only a few years ago he had lived through a painful divorce after nine years. And very early in the n…

  • Vacant Places

    Vacant Places
    av Stanley Middleton

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780941533782

    Henry Fairfax's life is one of orderly routine: accounting and management by day, the writing of radio plays by night, and a circle of friends. But only a few years ago he had lived through a painful divorce after nine years. And very early in the n…

  • A History of Canadian Literature

    A History of Canadian Literature
    av W. H. New

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781561310401

    "New...has written an untraditional book, for it approaches Canadian literature in a novel fashion, includes a whole new aspect of the national written record, places books in a supplementary chronological table...that relates them to international…

  • The Operas of Benjamin Britten

    The Operas of Benjamin Britten
    av David Herbert

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780941533713

    This evocative record of the original stage productions of Britten's operas includes all sixteen librettos, exactly as he wanted them sung on stage.

  • Fashion in Costume 1200-2000, Revised

    Fashion in Costume 1200-2000, Revised
    av Joan Nunn

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566632799

    Here is an updated edition of Joan Nunn's detailed survey of costume in the Western world over the past eight centuries. She not only gives the reader a vivid visual impression of the clothes themselves, but also outlines the historical and social b…

  • The People of Ireland

    The People of Ireland

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780941533553

    From prehistory to modern times many groups of people, each quite distinct in origin, speech, religion and culture, have settled or succeeded one another in Ireland. These various groups that came to make up the people of Ireland did not remain dist…

  • The Techniques of Chinese Painting

    The Techniques of Chinese Painting
    av Wu Yangmu

    Pocket - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780941533898

  • Walt Whitman's New York

    Walt Whitman's New York

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780941533775

    The pages of this extraordinary regional book reveal Whitman not only as poet, but also as serious journalist. Whitman, who lived in the New York area for the first forty-two years of his life, wrote these articles to celebrate his zest and enthusia…

  • The Garden Where the Brass Band Played

    The Garden Where the Brass Band Played
    av Simon Vestdijk

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781561310371

    The book is a coming-of-age novel, something that in other languages is expressed more pointedly as the novel of education. Nol, 'the judge's son,' is the person whose moral sentiments are being educated. But that education is acquired at the expens…

  • Victorian Theatre

    Victorian Theatre

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780941533720

    ...A valid and informed analysis of the Victorian stage and a sourcebook that is remarkably rich...-Theatre Notebook

  • Face Value

    Face Value
    av Don Bloch

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780941533676

    This distinctive novel is that rare book that takes an issue - the exploitation and isolation of the handicapped and disabled - and places it within the context of society at large...-Publishers Weekly

  • Doruntine

    Doruntine
    av Ismail Kadare

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781561310326

    In a medieval Albanian town, two women, mother and daughter, are on their deathbed. Three years have passed since Doruntine married a foreigner and went off with him to his home far to the west in Bohemia. During those years there had been no commun…

  • Julie

    Julie
    av Maurice Valency

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780941533447

    Ashby was dead and is alive. In the book named for him, his author bustled him off the stage, in the conviction, apparently, that a force of nature is a bore after two hundred pages. But Maurice Valency has profited by his mistake. Ashby lives again…

  • Harun al-Rashid and the World of The Thousand and One Nights

    Harun al-Rashid and the World of The Thousand and One Nights
    av Andre Clot

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780941533652

    A symbol of the fabled Orient, Harun al Rashid, the caliph portrayed in The Thousand and One Nights, where we see him living grandly his palace in Baghdad, surrounded by his wives, his concubines, musicians, and learned men, is not merely a figure o…

  • Monsters and Madonnas

    Monsters and Madonnas
    av Judith Taylor Gold

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780941533287

  • The Real American Cowboy

    The Real American Cowboy
    av Jack Weston

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780941533270

    No figure has contributed as much to American culture as that of the cowboy. Describing American dreams and values as seen through the cowboy image, Jack Weston contrasts that image with reality: the hardworking rider who had to fight not only the e…

  • Typefaces for Books

    Typefaces for Books
    av James Sutton, Alan Bartram

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781561310166

    This much-needed book serves the practical requirements of all those who specify type for books, whether they are art directors, editors, designers or printers. More than a hundred currently available filmset typefaces are presented here in large-fo…

  • The General of the Dead Army

    The General of the Dead Army
    av Ismail Kadare

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781561310074

    This is the story of an Italian general, accompanied by his chaplain, charged with the mission of scouring Albania in search of the bones of their fallen countrymen, killed twenty years earlier during World War II.

  • Fantastic Form

    Fantastic Form
    av Bill Risebero

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781561310579

    Bill Risebero, author of The Story of Western Architecture and Modern Architecture and Design, brings his story of modern architecture up to date with this examination of what has followed the eclipse of modernism. He looks critically at the theory…

  • Medeival Beasts CB

    Medeival Beasts CB
    av Ann Payne

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781561310180

    The manuscripts known as bestiaries are among the most attractive medieval books, containing depictions and descriptions of all manner of beasts-some quite real, some imagined. Alongside the familiar beasts-lion, tiger, leopard, antelope, goat-are t…

  • Off in a Boat

    Off in a Boat
    av Neil Gunn

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780941533980

    In 1937, the Scottish writer, Neil Gunn, gave up his job in the civil service, sold his house in Inverness, and bought a boat. With his wife and his brother John, he set off on a three-month voyage around Inner Hebrides. The boat had outlived its fi…

  • Elizabethan Jacobean Drama

    Elizabethan Jacobean Drama

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780941533706

    The purpose of this absorbing collection is to illuminate the world of the theatre by setting it squarely in its historical context. To that end, Professor Evans draws on the whole spectrum of Elizabethan-Jacobean writing, from official documents to…

  • Elizabethan Jacobean Drama

    Elizabethan Jacobean Drama

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780941533133

    Treats, through excerpts from contemporary opinion and official documents, various aspects of the little world of theatre in the full context of Elizabethan-Jacobean life and times.

  • Fashion in Costume 1200-1980

    Fashion in Costume 1200-1980
    av Joan Nunn

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780941533799

    Throughout history, clothes have been worn not only for warmth and protection but also, with constant variety and innovation, to convey status, wealth, occupation, personality, and social and moral values. Joan Nunn's detailed survey of costume in t…

  • The Magic of Kew

    The Magic of Kew
    av James Bartholomew

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780941533249

  • Tennyson

    Tennyson
    av Norman Page

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781561310609

    Tennyson was one of the greatest and best-loved poets of the English-speaking world, and many of his poems-among them "In Memoriam," "The Charge of the Light Brigade," and "Idylls of the King"-are as well known today as they were more than a century…

  • Embassy to Constantinople

    Embassy to Constantinople
    av Christopher Pick

    Inbunden - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780941533416

    ...This new selection of her letters has charming pictures and notes, and proves again that for style, candor, narrative sense and reporter's eye she deserved the praise the first edition received from Smollet, Dr. Johnson and Voltaire...-Jane O'Rei…

  • Sunken Red

    Sunken Red
    av Jeroen Brouwers, Adrienne Dixon, Jeroen Brouwers

    Pocket - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781561310258

    "Told with an aching beauty..."Sunken Red" is a cathartic achievement in which we watch Mr. Brouwers emerge from the walking dead". - "New York Times Book Review".

  • British Contemporary Art, 1910-1990

    British Contemporary Art, 1910-1990
    av Alan Bowness, Judith Collins, Richard Cork

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781871569391

  • British Landscape Watercolors, 1750-1850

    British Landscape Watercolors, 1750-1850
    av Jane Munro

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781561310630

    Rarely exhibited and in superb condition, the watercolor collection in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge is one of the finest in the world. This book contains the gems of that collection-approximately 150, all of them reproduced large and in color,…

  • Cells of Knowledge

    Cells of Knowledge
    av Sian Hayton

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781561310005

    In this powerful and visionary novel of Celtic Britain in the tenth century, Sian Hayton writes of the Christianizing of the pagan world that was the overthrow of woman; of one particular woman in the north of Britain who comes to the monks to learn…

  • Chinese Cooking for Pleasure

    Chinese Cooking for Pleasure
    av Yong Yap Cotterell

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780941533621

    A collection of little known, regional specialties, ranging from banquet fare to folk cuisine. Some highlights include tofu and dumpling specialties as well as a recipe for non-westernized wonton soup. An unusual and interesting addition to any Chin…