Age Of Opulence

Author: Hebe Dorsey
Publisher: Harry N Abrams Inc
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A look at French culture circa 1890 that gives a social history of the Belle Epoque as seen through the pages of the Paris Herald

Edwardian Portraits

Author: Kenneth McConkey
Publisher: Antique Collectors Club Limited
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Records a wealthy society's desire to immortalise itself in fabulous self-portraits. It found artists who succeeded brilliantly and this book, the only one devoted to the subject, records both the sitters and the work of the artists.

The Opulent Interiors Of The Gilded Age

Author: Arnold Lewis
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486319474
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In its dazzling decor and opulence, this house is symbolic of the wealth and
prestige attained by Oliver Ames and of his ... dramatically some important
concepts in late nineteenth-century American interiors: the implication of age,
created by ...

Opulence In An Age Of Industry

Author: Martin P. Eidelberg
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Opulence in an Age of Industry Introduction The decorative arts of Louis Comfort
Tiffany, Emile Galle, and the Daum brothers, among many other artisans, are
represented in the wide range of objects in this exhibition. While these lamps,
glass ...

Good Kids Tough Choices

Author: Rushworth M. Kidder
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470875537
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Ages. Five. Through. Nine. It's. a setting repeated across America's exurbs: the
one-chair hair salon in the split-level ranch ... Teaching Thrift in an Age of
Opulence It was a pattern Chrissie followed almost to the letter when she made
such a ...

Social Opulence And Private Restraint

Author: Noel Thompson
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199646015
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For there is a very real danger that older people will be viewed, given the
evolving age profile of the population, as an increasing liability, particularly in
straitened financial times, with all the resource allocation decisions that could
follow from ...

The Lusiad

Author: Luís de Camões
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The debauchery of a barbarous age is gross and brutal ; that of a gloomy
superstitious one, secret, excessive, and murderous ... The opulence of ancient
Rome produced a luxury of manners which proved fatal to that mighty * Even that
warm ...

The Rough Guide History Of Egypt

Author: Michael Haag
Publisher: Rough Guides
ISBN: 9781858289403
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When people think of ancient Egypt, they are for the most part thinking ot the New
Kingdom: it was during this age of ... The rise to empire and the age of opulence (
early Eighteenth Dynasty) C.155O-C.1352 BC The war against the Hyksos ...

The Living Age

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It has, indeed, the justification of Carlyle's own magniloquent description: “From
birth upward she had lived in opulence; ” repeated in these volumes; but then
Carlyle described his little house in Chelsea as made into a sort of palace by her

Makers Of Modern Strategy From Machiavelli To The Nuclear Age

Author: Peter Paret
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400835461
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The act of navigation is not favourable to foreign commerce, or to the growth of
that opulence which can arise from it. . . . As defence, however, is of much more
importance than opulence, the act of navigation is, perhaps, the wisest of all the ...