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Gagnier De Mendoza, Mary Jane
Almost twenty years ago, a young Canadian woman, Mary Jane Gagnier, travelled through Mexico on a journey of self-exploration. One evening on the zocalo in Oaxaca, she met a weaver from the nearby village of Teotitlan del Valle, who offered his uncles' help in repairing her broken clarinet. Shortly thereafter the two were married, and rather instantly the Ontario native with wanderlust found herself intimately immersed in the culture and traditions of her new home. Fiestas are synonymous with Mexico and daily ceremonial rituals and celebrations are at the center of Oaxaca's spiritual and social life. Gagnier de Mendoza chronicles the festival cycle in Teotitlan, a Zapotec village located fifteen miles from the capitol. The fiestas here center on the complex art of hosting, whether for family gatherings or religious ceremonies that involves traditional cooking and flower arranging, candle making and fireworks. Throughout the year, village brass bands regularly line the streets in processions featuring plumed dancers and masked actors. Beginning with Christmas posadas through Fiesta of the Black Christ of Esquipulas, pre-wedding and wedding celebrations, Lent and Holy Week, post-Easter revelry celebrating the patron saints, to the conclusion of the festival cycle with Day of the Dead, this memoir chronicles the spirit-life of an ancient community that day after day honors its gods as itself. 159pp.
Museum of New Mexico Press, 2005, Card Covers/Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0890134456
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Inventory #20600
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 18.00 approx. - € 15.90 approx.)
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Khoon Choy, Lee
The author has loved painting from a young age. He first learned to paint in Chung Ling High School, Penang, where he was taught the Chinese style as well as the Western style of painting. He learned the basic steps to painting as well as the painting history of China and Europe. He was a journalist for 13 years and a politician for 30 years. His interest in art and music was renewed after he became Minister of State for Culture in 1965. 207pp.
China Knowledge, 2008, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
ISBN: 9814163449
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Inventory #20030
Price: £ 50.00 GBP ($ 60.00 approx. - € 53.00 approx.)
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Wistreich, George
This Atlas, with a taxonomic organization, is a collection of over 560 micrographs that demonstrate every aspect of microorganisms covered in introductory and related microbiology courses. N.B. Edges of covers very slighty creased. 189pp.
Prentice Hall, 1999, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0138568243
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Inventory #23158
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 15.00 approx. - € 13.25 approx.)
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Skirboll, Aaron
Examines drug use in Major League Baseball (MLB) during the mid-1980s and one of the biggest drug trials in baseball history. 277pp. N.B. Slight marks to top edge of rear insdie D/J.
Chicago Review Press, 2010, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781569762882
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Inventory #28212
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.00 approx. - € 7.95 approx.)
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Borch, Marianne
Covers both Latin and vernacular texts and,in assessing medieval textuality,or more properly textualities,it moves from questions of the production,disposition and illumination of texts over varying impilications of the use of Latin auctoritas,of generic experiment,and surprising absences to a consideration of various medieval textualities existing alongside one another.272pp.
University Press of Southern Denmark, 2004, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 8778388023
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Inventory #15569
Price: £ 13.50 GBP ($ 16.20 approx. - € 14.31 approx.)
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