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by Tamra B. Orr,Jonatha A. Brown
Each volume provides a colorful, comprehensive portrait of a state's history, people, land, economy, and government.
Each volume provides a colorful, comprehensive portrait of a state's history, people, land, economy, and government. Readers will enjoy the "Fun Facts" sprinkled throughout each book and learn even more about state facts, symbols, and famous people. A chapter on "Things to See and Do" explores each state's unique places and activities.
Portraits of the States). This exciting new states series, written for Grades 2 and above, is designed for elementary students' first study of the United States. Each volume is a colorful, comprehensive portrait that features state facts and symbols and uses clear, vivid text to describe the history, people, land, economy, and government of each state.
by Jonathan A. Brown. State facts and symbols - "fun Facts" - Biographi.
PENGUIN BOOKS THE INDIANS Sudhir Kakar is an internationally renowned psychoanalyst and writer. He has been a visiting professor at the universities of Chicago, Harvard, McGill, Melbourne, Hawaii and Vienna and a Fellow at the Institutes of Advanced Study, Princeton and Berlin. His non-fiction books include The Inner World: A Psychoanalytical Study of Childhood and Society in India; Intimate Relations: Exploring Indian Sexuality; The Analyst and the Mystic: Psychoanalytic Reflections on Religion and Mysticism and The Colours of Violence. His three published novels are The Ascetic of Desire, Ecstasy and Mira and the Mahatma.
A portrait is a painting, photograph, sculpture, or other artistic representation of a person, in which the face and its expression is predominant. The intent is to display the likeness, personality, and even the mood of the person. For this reason, in photography a portrait is generally not a snapshot, but a composed image of a person in a still position.
It was a portrait of a man who looked much older than. shouldn't someone know my secret, he thought. Basil, the painter of the portrait. Do you really want to see my soul, Basil?
It was a portrait of a man who looked much older than. Dorian was now almost thirty-eight, but the. man in the picture had thin grey hair. His face was wrinkled. Do you really want to see my soul, Basil? Come, I will. show it to yo. Dorian took a lamp from a table and walked Basil to the. room at the top of his house. He stood before the purple and.
Some of the earliest surviving painted portraits of people who were not rulers are the Greco-Roman funeral . In most countries it is common protocol for a portrait of the head of state to appear in important government buildings.
Some of the earliest surviving painted portraits of people who were not rulers are the Greco-Roman funeral portraits that survived in the dry climate of Egypt's Fayum district. These are almost the only paintings from the classical world that have survived, apart from frescos, though many sculptures and portraits on coins have fared better. Excessive use of a leader's portrait, such as that done of Joseph Stalin, Adolf Hitler, or Mao Zedong, can be indicative of a personality cult. Main article: Portrait (literature).
Beginning with Gilbert Stuart's portrait of George Washington, it has been traditional for the president of the United States to have an official portrait taken during his time in office, most commonly an oil painting. This tradition has continued to modern times, although since the adoption of photography as a widely used and reliable technology, the official portrait may also be a photograph (or at least a photograph may be substituted while a painting is being made)
The History of the Indian Tribes of North America is a three-volume collection of Native American biographies and accompanying lithograph portraits originally published in the United States from 1836 to 1844 by Thomas McKenney and James Hall
The History of the Indian Tribes of North America is a three-volume collection of Native American biographies and accompanying lithograph portraits originally published in the United States from 1836 to 1844 by Thomas McKenney and James Hall. The majority of the portraits were first painted in oil by Charles Bird King. McKenney was working as the US Superintendent of Indian Trade and would head the Office of Indian Affairs, both then within the War Department