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Why a Painting Is Like a Pizza: A Guide to Understanding and Enjoying Modern Art

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Why a Painting Is Like a Pizza: A Guide to Understanding and Enjoying Modern Art

Why a Painting Is Like a Pizza: A Guide to Understanding and Enjoying Modern Art by Nancy G. Heller
English | December 31st, 2019 | ISBN: 0691090521, 0691090513 | 192 pages | EPUB | 19.75 MB

The first time she made a pizza from scratch, art historian Nancy Heller made the observation that led her to write this entertaining guide to contemporary art. Comparing modern art not only to pizzas but also to traditional and children's art, Heller shows us how we can refine analytical tools we already possess to understand and enjoy even the most unfamiliar paintings and sculptures.

Antique to Heirloom Jelly Roll Quilts: 12 Modern Quilt Patterns from Vintage Patchwork Quilt Designs

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Antique to Heirloom Jelly Roll Quilts: 12 Modern Quilt Patterns from Vintage Patchwork Quilt Designs

Antique to Heirloom Jelly Roll Quilts: 12 Modern Quilt Patterns from Vintage Patchwork Quilt Designs by Pam Lintott, Nicky Lintott
English | January 7th, 2020 | ISBN: 1446301826 | 128 pages | EPUB | 8.75 MB

How to create "today's heirloom" quilts using modern designs that echo the antique looks that inspired them—by the bestselling jelly roll experts.

The Triumph of the Moon: A History of Modern Pagan Witchcraft, 2nd Edition

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The Triumph of the Moon: A History of Modern Pagan Witchcraft, 2nd Edition

The Triumph of the Moon: A History of Modern Pagan Witchcraft, 2nd Edition by Ronald Hutton
English | October 10th, 2019 | ISBN: 0198827369 | 544 pages | EPUB | 1.95 MB

This is the second, and extensively revised, edition of the first full-scale scholarly study of what is arguably the only fully-formed religion that England has ever given the world: that of modern pagan witchcraft, which has now spread from English shores across four continents.

Islamism and Modernism: The Changing Discourse in Iran (CMES Modern Middle East)

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Islamism and Modernism: The Changing Discourse in Iran (CMES Modern Middle East)

Islamism and Modernism: The Changing Discourse in Iran (CMES Modern Middle East) by Farhang Rajaee
English | August 28th, 2012 | ISBN: 0292717563, 0292716788 | 292 pages | EPUB | 3.23 MB

While many previous books have probed the causes of Iran's Islamic Revolution of 1979, few have focused on the power of religion in shaping a national identity over the decades leading up to it. Islamism and Modernism captures the metamorphosis of the Islamic movement in Iran, from encounters with Great Britain and the United States in the 1920s through twenty-first-century struggles between those seeking to reform Islam's role and those who take a hardline defensive stance.

Positive Magic: A Toolkit for the Modern Witch

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Positive Magic: A Toolkit for the Modern Witch

Positive Magic: A Toolkit for the Modern Witch by Marion Weinstein
English | January 1st, 2020 | ISBN: 1578636825 | 320 pages | EPUB | 1.54 MB

"A rare gem. One of the only magical self-help books that is beautiful, moral, and wise. Marion's methods of working have greatly influenced my life." —Margot Adler, author of Drawing Down the Moon

The Undying: A Meditation on Modern Illness

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The Undying: A Meditation on Modern Illness

The Undying: A Meditation on Modern Illness by Anne Boyer
English | September 17th, 2019 | ISBN: 0241399726 | 144 pages | EPUB | 1.17 MB

Blending memoir with critique, an award-winning poet and essayist's devastating exploration of sickness and health, cancer and the cancer industry, in the modern world

Romanifesto: Modern Lessons from Classical Politics

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Romanifesto: Modern Lessons from Classical Politics

Romanifesto: Modern Lessons from Classical Politics by Asa Bennett
English | October 17th, 2019 | ISBN: 1785905198 | 320 pages | EPUB | 0.93 MB

Despite the last days of Rome being around 1,500 years ago, the shadow of its empire – and what those who lived in it had to say – still looms large over modern politics.

The Modern Witchcraft Guide to Magickal Herbs: Your Complete Guide to the Hidden Powers of Herbs (Modern Witchcraft)

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The Modern Witchcraft Guide to Magickal Herbs: Your Complete Guide to the Hidden Powers of Herbs (Modern Witchcraft)

The Modern Witchcraft Guide to Magickal Herbs: Your Complete Guide to the Hidden Powers of Herbs (Modern Witchcraft) by Judy Ann Nock
English | December 10th, 2019 | ISBN: 1507211481 | 240 pages | EPUB | 17.33 MB

Incorporate herbs into spells, rituals, and divination with this all-inclusive guide to the benefits of using herbal magic in witchcraft.

Living Full Circle: Simple Ancient Rituals for Modern Life

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Living Full Circle: Simple Ancient Rituals for Modern Life

Living Full Circle: Simple Ancient Rituals for Modern Life by Dondeena Bradley
English | December 17th, 2019 | ISBN: 1982132965 | 224 pages | EPUB | 7.03 MB

Discover a new path to wellness with this illuminating collection of simple and ancient self-care rituals.

What Makes You So Busy?: Finding Peace in the Modern World

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What Makes You So Busy?: Finding Peace in the Modern World

What Makes You So Busy?: Finding Peace in the Modern World by Khenpo Sodargye
English | December 10th, 2019 | ISBN: 1614295840 | 256 pages | EPUB | 6.71 MB

A Tibetan Buddhist lama gives advice on the issues facing people in the modern world.

Toward a Secret Sky: Creating Your Own Modern Pilgrimage

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Toward a Secret Sky: Creating Your Own Modern Pilgrimage

Toward a Secret Sky: Creating Your Own Modern Pilgrimage by Kim Roberts
English | June 12th, 2019 | ISBN: 0486832279 | 259 pages | EPUB | 0.68 MB

"A kind and accessible book that supports the human longing for a meaningful life." — Elizabeth Mattis Namgyel, author of The Logic of Faith

The Art of Rest: How to Find Respite in the Modern Age

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The Art of Rest: How to Find Respite in the Modern Age

The Art of Rest: How to Find Respite in the Modern Age by Claudia Hammond
English | November 21st, 2019 | ISBN: 1786892804, 1786892839 | 160 pages | EPUB | 2.01 MB

Today busyness has become a badge of honour. We want to say we're busy, yet at the same time we feel exhausted. Instead we should start taking rest seriously as a method of self-care and this book can help us to work out how. The Art of Rest draws on ground-breaking research Claudia Hammond collaborated on - 'The Rest Test' - the largest global survey into rest ever undertaken, which was completed by 18,000 people across 135 different countries.

ASAP World History: Modern: A Quick-Review Study Guide for the AP Exam (College Test Preparation), 2nd Edition

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ASAP World History: Modern: A Quick-Review Study Guide for the AP Exam (College Test Preparation), 2nd Edition

ASAP World History: Modern: A Quick-Review Study Guide for the AP Exam (College Test Preparation), 2nd Edition by The Princeton Review
English | December 10th, 2019 | ISBN: 0525569316 | 224 pages | EPUB | 56.03 MB

Looking for sample exams, practice questions, and test-taking strategies? Check out our extended, in-depth prep guide, Cracking the AP World History: Modern Exam!

Easy Homemade Melt and Pour Soaps: A Modern Guide to Making Custom Creations Using Natural Ingredients & Essential Oils

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Easy Homemade Melt and Pour Soaps: A Modern Guide to Making Custom Creations Using Natural Ingredients & Essential Oils

Easy Homemade Melt and Pour Soaps: A Modern Guide to Making Custom Creations Using Natural Ingredients & Essential Oils by Jan Berry
English | November 19th, 2019 | ISBN: 1624148743 | 192 pages | EPUB | 201.66 MB

Create Beautiful Herbal Soaps The Safe, Easy & Fast Way

Cracking the AP World History: Modern Exam 2020, Premium Edition

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Cracking the AP World History: Modern Exam 2020, Premium Edition

Cracking the AP World History: Modern Exam 2020, Premium Edition: 5 Practice Tests + Complete Content Review + Proven Prep for the NEW 2020 Exam (College Test Preparation) by The Princeton Review
English | November 26th, 2019 | ISBN: 0525568409 | 480 pages | EPUB | 50.07 MB

PREMIUM PRACTICE FOR A PERFECT 5! Ace the AP World History: Modern Exam with this Premium version of The Princeton Review's comprehensive study guide. Includes 5 full-length practice tests with complete explanations, plus thorough content reviews, targeted test strategies, and access to online extras.