Author: Gerda Buxbaum
Publisher: Prestel Publishing
Keywords: icons, prestel, fashion, century
Number of Pages: 192
Published: 2005-04-28
List price: $19.95
ISBN-10: 3791333127
ISBN-13: 9783791333120

Now available in an attractive and nicely priced flexi edition, this best-selling book is an opulent and absorbing overview of the fashion world throughout the twentieth century. From Coco Chanel to Christian Dior, Kenzo to Versace, grunge to haute couture, every period and major name in twentieth-century fashion is included in this comprehensive collection of photographs, drawings, and fascinating historical text. Organized intosections according to style, it features double-page spreads highlighting every aspect of fashion: designers, models, critics and fashion photographers. Gorgeous im

Author: Donald Langmead
Publisher: Greenwood
Keywords: icons, center, greenwood, trade, alamo, american, architecture, world
Number of Pages: 350
Published: 2009-03-05
List price: unknow
ISBN-10: 0313342091
ISBN-13: 9780313342097

What turns a building into an icon? What is it about some structures that makes their history and legend even more important than their original intended use, making them a part of American, and world, popular culture? Twenty four buildings and structures, including the Brooklyn Bridge, the White House, the Hotel del Coronado, and the Washington Monument are presented here, along with their roles in fiction, film, music, and the imagination of people worldwide. Approximately twenty five images are included in the set, along with sidebars featuring additional structures.

Author: John Klooster
Publisher: Greenwood
Keywords: icons, gates, volume, greenwood, gutenberg, world, invention, makers, modern
Number of Pages: 350
Published: 2009-07-08
List price: unknow
ISBN-10: 031334745X
ISBN-13: 9780313347450

Author: Kateri Drexler
Publisher: Greenwood
Keywords: icons, volumes, shakers, greenwood, movers, encyclopedia, business, mavericks
Number of Pages: 544
Published: 2006-12-30
List price: $175.00
ISBN-10: 0313338620
ISBN-13: 9780313338625

The huge popularity of The Apprentice reflects the degree to which business has emerged as a primary force in popular culture. Not surpisingly, what it takes to succeed in the cutthroat corporate environment is not unlike show business—strong ego, ability to withstand rejection, creativity, and risktaking, to name a few of the requisite qualities. Icons of Business presents 24 entrepreneurs, corporate executives, and mavericks whose influence extends beyond business into society at large. From Martha Stewart to Ben and Jerry, Bill Gates to Anita Roddick, Icons of Business offers indepth prof

Author: Robin Cormack
Publisher: Harvard University Pre
Keywords: icons
Number of Pages: 144
Published: 2007-09-30
List price: $22.95
ISBN-10: 0674026195
ISBN-13: 9780674026193

Byzantine and Russian Orthodox icons are perhaps the most enduring form of religious art ever developed--and one of the most mysterious. This book, featuring the painted panels made for churches and for prayer at home, provides an accessible guide to their story and power. Illustrated mostly with Cretan, Greek, and Russian examples from the British Museum, which houses Britain’s most important collection of icons, the book examines icons in the context of the history of Christianity, as well as within the perspective of art history. Robin Cormack, a preeminent expert on the subject, ex

Author: Jim Forest
Publisher: Orbis Books
Keywords: icons, praying
Number of Pages: 218
Published: 2008-02-28
List price: $22.00
ISBN-10: 1570757585
ISBN-13: 9781570757587

In this beautifully illustrated book Jim Forest explains the use of icons in prayer to the uninitiated. Icons are not just "art" but a powerful aid to prayer and contemplation.

Author: Jim Heimann
Publisher: Taschen
Keywords: series, icons, 50s, ads, american
Number of Pages: 192
Published: 2002-12-01
List price: $9.99
ISBN-10: 3822824054
ISBN-13: 9783822824054

This work contains the best of America’s advertisements from the 1950s.
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