Satan Ceramics

Author: Tom Sachs
ISBN: 9780979049927
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Satan Ceramics from the Author: Tom Sachs. Produced on the occasion of Satan Ceramics show. Sept. 7th - Oct. 25th, 2014 @ Salon 94 Freeman's New York City

The Baptism Of Satan In Africa

Author: Dr. McBoafo F Annku
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1524554146
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The Baptism Of Satan In Africa from the Author: Dr. McBoafo F Annku. Does Satan have any hold on Africa? I am afraid so. Indeed, there are only two alternatives for Africathe devils alternative and the Redeemers alternative. Judging from her vulnerability to the forces of this world and the near impossibility of manufacturing i12 laptops ahead of the USA or inventing the worlds first flying bicycle, the only option for Africa is the Redeemers alternative and to keep on managing the status quo. The Baptism of Satan in Africa is a wake-up call for concerned African policy makers, universities, industries, dedicated ministers of God, toddlers of today, and future generations to make Africa gain self-esteem.

26th Annual Conference On Composites Advanced Ceramics Materials And Structures B

Author: Hua-Tay Lin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470295201
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26th Annual Conference On Composites Advanced Ceramics Materials And Structures B from the Author: Hua-Tay Lin. This volume is part of the Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceeding (CESP) series. This series contains a collection of papers dealing with issues in both traditional ceramics (i.e., glass, whitewares, refractories, and porcelain enamel) and advanced ceramics. Topics covered in the area of advanced ceramic include bioceramics, nanomaterials, composites, solid oxide fuel cells, mechanical properties and structural design, advanced ceramic coatings, ceramic armor, porous ceramics, and more.

Handmade Culture

Author: Morgan Pitelka
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
ISBN: 9780824828851
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Handmade Culture from the Author: Morgan Pitelka. Morgan Pitelka examines raku, one of Japan's most famous arts and a pottery technique practised around the world. He considers four centuries of cultural invention and reinvention during times of both political stasis and socioeconomic upheaval.

Satan S Seed

Author: James Axler
Publisher: Gold Eagle
ISBN: 9780373638550
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Satan S Seed from the Author: James Axler. The Cerberus warriors are confronted by the most terrifying ordeal of their career as they discover dangerous secrets that link alien technology, Nazi time-travel experiments, the occult, and a horrific 260-year-old nightmare that has been brought through time as part of a ruthless quest for ultimate power. Original.

Licht Aus Dem Osten

Author: Peter Frankopan
Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH
ISBN: 3644122814
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Licht Aus Dem Osten from the Author: Peter Frankopan. ┬źÔÇ╣Eine neue Geschichte der WeltÔÇ║ ÔÇô dieses Buch verdient den Titel voll und ganz.┬╗ Peter Frankopan lehrt uns, die Geschichte neu zu sehen ÔÇô indem er nicht Europa, sondern den Nahen und Mittleren Osten zum Ausgangspunkt macht. Hier entstanden die ersten Hochkulturen und alle drei monotheistischen Weltreligionen; ein Reichtum an G├╝tern, Kultur und Wissen, der das Alte Europa seit jeher sehns├╝chtig nach Osten blicken lie├č. Frankopan erz├Ąhlt von Alexander dem Gro├čen, der Babylon zur Hauptstadt seines neuen Weltreichs machen wollte; von Seide, Porzellan und Techniken wie der Papierherstellung, die ├╝ber die Handelswege der Region Verbreitung fanden; vom Sklavenhandel mit der islamischen Welt, der Venedig im Mittelalter zum Aufstieg verhalf; von islamischen Gelehrten, die das antike Kulturerbe pflegten, lange bevor Europa die Renaissance erlebte; von der Erschlie├čung der Rohstoffe im 19. Jahrhundert bis hin zum Nahostkonflikt. Schlie├člich erkl├Ąrt Frankopan, warum sich die Weltpolitik noch heute in Staaten wie Syrien, Afghanistan und Irak entscheidet. Peter Frankopan schl├Ągt einen weiten Bogen, und das nicht nur zeitlich: Er r├╝ckt zwei Welten zusammen, Orient und Okzident, die historisch viel enger miteinander verbunden sind, als wir glauben. Ein so fundiertes wie packend erz├Ąhltes Geschichtswerk, das wahrhaft die Augen ├Âffnet.

The Yezidis

Author: Birg├╝l A├žikyildiz
Publisher: I.B.Tauris
ISBN: 0857720619
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The Yezidis from the Author: Birg├╝l A├žikyildiz. Yezidism is a fascinating part of the rich cultural mosaic of the Middle East. The Yezidi faith emerged for the first time in the twelfth century in the Kurdish mountains of northern Iraq. The religion, which has become notorious for its associations with ÔÇśdevil worshipÔÇÖ, is in fact an intricate syncretic system of belief, incorporating elements from proto-Indo-European religions, early Iranian faiths like Zoroastrianism and Manichaeism, Sufism and regional paganism like Mithraism. Birg├╝l A├žikyildiz here offers a comprehensive appraisal of Yezidi religion, society and culture. Written without presupposing any prior knowledge about Yezidism, and in an accessible and readable style, her book examines Yezidis not only from a religious point of view but as a historical and social phenomenon. She throws light on the origins of Yezidism, and charts its development and changing fortunes - from its beginnings to the present- as part of the general history of the Kurds. Her book is the first to place Yezidism in its complete geographical setting in Northern Iraq, Turkey, Syria and Transcaucasia. The author describes the Yezidi belief system (which considers Taw├╗s├« Melek - the ÔÇśPeacock AngelÔÇÖ - to be ruler of the earth) and its religious practices and observances, analysing the most important facets of Yezidi religious art and architecture (including funerary monuments and zoomorphic tombstones) and their relationship to their neighbours throughout the Middle East. A├žikyildiz also explores the often misunderstood connections between Yezidism and the Satan/Sheitan of Christian and Muslim tradition. Richly illustrated, with accompanying maps, photographs and illustrations, this pioneering book will have strong appeal to all those with an interest in the culture of the Kurds, as well as the wider region.

Western Decorative Arts

Author: National Gallery of Art (U.S.)
Publisher: National Gallery of Art
ISBN: 0521470684
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Western Decorative Arts from the Author: National Gallery of Art (U.S.). Catalog of the following works in the National Gallery of Art's collection of decorative arts: Chinese porcelains from the Qing dynasty, Persian and Indian rugs and carpets from the Peter A.B. Widener collection, two Chinese paintings from the 19th century and a 17th century Coromandel lacquer screen.