100 Days in Photographs
Pivotal Events That Changed the World
Hardcover ISBN: 1426201974
More than three hundred photographs from the archives of Getty Images and National Geographic capture one hundred days that represent pivotal moments of the past 150 years, including Lincoln's assassination, the 1929 Wall Street crash, Kristallnacht, Chernobyl, September 11, and other events and personalities who shaped the world. 125,000 first printing.
A Chronological History of Canaan, Vermont
Paperback ISBN: 163499020x
A Chronological History of Canaan describes the evolution of this town on the 45th parallel in northeastern Vermont. It is a picturesque community located on the Connecticut River and is bordered by New Hampshire and Quebec. Many people consider it to be the “real
A Chronology of Art
A Timeline of Western Culture from Prehistory to the Present
Hardcover ISBN: 0500239819
Most surveys of the history of art are divided into historic periods, artistic schools, and movements. In reality, movements and artists’ careers overlap and intertwine, reacting to events in the world around them. By prioritizing a purely chronological approach, A Chronology of Art illuminates these relationships from a fresh perspective and places the developments of the art world into context with one another.Structured around a central timeline covering Ancient & Medieval, Renaissance & Baroque, Rococo & Neoclassicism, Romanticism & Beyond, and The Modern Era, the book features lavish illustrations of artworks, together with commentaries, and lively “In Focus
A Chronology of Photography
A Cultural Timeline from Camera Obscura to Instagram
Hardcover ISBN: 0500545030
An award-winning photographer traces the development of the medium from early experiments with optics by artists and scientists, through the birth of photography in 1839, all the way up to the present-day explosion of digital media.
Chuck D Presents This Day in Rap and Hip-Hop History
Hardcover ISBN: 0316430978
A comprehensive, chronological survey of rap and hip hop from 1973 to the present by Chuck D, arguably the most influential rapper in the world. In the more than 40 years since the days of DJ Kool Herc and "Rapper's Delight," hip hip and rap have become a billion-dollar worldwide phenomenon. Yet there is no definitive history of the genre-until now. Based on Chuck's long-running show on Rapstation.com, this massive compendium details the most iconic moments and influential songs in the genre's recorded history, from Kurtis Blow's "Christmas Rappin'" to The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill to Kendrick Lamar's ground-breaking verse on "Control." Also included are key events in hip hop history, from Grandmaster Flash's first scratch through Tupac's holographic appearance at Coachella. Throughout, Chuck offers his insider's perspective on the chart toppers and show stoppers as he lived it. Illustrating the pages are more than 100 portraits from the talented artists of mADurgency, an artist collective specializing in hip hop.
A Conrad Chronology
Hardcover ISBN: 1137452382
This freshly revised and enlarged second edition of A Conrad Chronology is designed to provide a clear and compact digest of Conrad's life as it developed from year to year. Its form â€“ that of a series of diary or chronicle entries â€“ caters for the reader who may wish to check quickly a single fact or find an answer to questions of 'Where, when and with whom?' The main emphasis falls upon the unfolding course of a literary life spanning the years 1894 to 1924 â€“ its interacting and cumulative pressures, the history of composition and publication, the author's prodigious reading, and the significant friendships within the Conrad circle. With its up-to-date detail and varied indexes, this chronology will be an indispensable reference work for researchers, while students new to Conrad will find an integrated portrait of a unique literary career, with its significant phases, routines and landmarks.
Handbook of Biblical Chronology
Paperback ISBN: 1619706415
Have you been skipping over references to time in the Bible because they seem too confusing? Professor Jack Finegan’sHandbook of Biblical Chronology clarifies those ancient systems of time reckoning and the biblical passages that use them. Part 1, Principles of Chronology in the Ancient World, describes the origins of basic units of time and surveys the calendars used in the Ancient Near East through the Roman era. Part 2, Problems of Chronology in the Bible, discusses major periods of the Old Testament, as well as the lives of Jesus, John the Baptist, and the Apostles Peter and Paul.
A Graphic Guide
Paperback ISBN: 1848311206
Unique graphic introductions to big ideas and thinkers, written by experts in the field.
A Journey Through Philosophy in 101 Anecdotes
Paperback ISBN: 0822963353
Nicholas Rescher presents the first comprehensive chronology of philosophical anecdotes, spanning from antiquity to the current era. He introduces us to the major thinkers, texts, and historical periods of Western philosophy, recounting many of the stories philosophers have used over time to engage with issues of philosophical concern: questions of meaning, truth, knowledge, value, action, and ethics. Rescher’s anecdotes touch on a wide range of themes—from logic to epistemology, ethics to metaphysics—and offer much insight into the breadth and depth of philosophical inquiry. This book illustrates the various ways philosophers throughout history have viewed the issues in their field, and how anecdotes can work to inform and encourage philosophical thought.
The Library of Congress Illustrated Timeline of the Civil War
Hardcover ISBN: 0316120685
With striking visuals from the Library of Congress' unparalleled archive, THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS ILLUSTRATED TIMELINE OF THE CIVIL WAR is an authoritative and engaging narrative of the domestic conflict that determined the course of American history. A detailed chronological timeline of the war captures the harrowing intensity of 19th-century warfare in first-hand accounts from soldiers, nurses, and front-line journalists. Readers will be enthralled by speech drafts in Lincoln's own hand, quotes from the likes of Frederick Douglass and Robert E. Lee, and portraits of key soldiers and politicians who are not covered in standard textbooks. The Illustrated Timeline's exciting new source material and lucid organization will give Civil War enthusiasts a fresh look at this defining period in our nation's history.