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Top Customer Reviews: Notre-Dame: A Short ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 1 ratings
4 / 5
Ossia The beautiful, awesome and educational bed, that all the world around a world will enjoy. I create, it
Ours Give me of Parigi would have to be reconstructed is original creation , defies it perhaps, but in the very good way.

Top Customer Reviews: Cathedrals of ...

Rating: 5 out of 5 with 1 ratings
5 / 5
Seldom it gives any product 5 stars although they deserve it. They are pound warrants 5 stars easily. Very comprehensible, covers so only in the each cathedral in Big Bretagna comprises history, building creations and abundance of photo by heart well. It goes to some varied types to draw of cathedral and the history of some religions has involved. A good measure, upper quality soft coverage with on 220 pages. Has the few books in of the cathedrals in my library but ossia a better. I recommended it already to three people and highly the recommend to any interested in these good-looking edifices.

Top Customer Reviews: Shinto the Kami ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 9 ratings
4 / 5
Formed: Paperback would recommend it to any one has interested partorisca learn more in this known religion smaller. It resupplies so only quite information without overburdening the new reader. If a reader is already familiarised with Shinto, then servants like the short description. A book is older but is still the good start.
5 / 5
Formed: Paperback Ossia the good introduction to a religion of Shinto. His gives the good overview of a faith and his practices. This in spite of, a book does not go to enormous detail on anything. In all the good bed
5 / 5
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4 / 5
Formed: Kindle Edition Very well thank-you!!!
5 / 5
Formed: Paperback Likes Author of these decades the old volume takes the aches to signal was, Shinto is the subject hard partorisca nail down. Because a shrines seen by means of Giappone has grown essentially out of an adoration of thousands and thousands of separate divinites (the majority that represents the different agricultural clan), has no centrical scripture partorisca follow to explain Shinto.
That when be said, this volume is attentive and writing for the power respected inside a Shinto world. Like this, a knowledge of confidence in this book would be the addition adds in any rucksack of travellers in Giappone. Shinto shrines Is everywhere there, and this book goes some distance in uravelling this god of mysterious/character shrines.
Another good thing in this book is is no-indulgent, sincere and unassuming fashion. Longtime Resident of Giappone and in the first place-the visitatore of time are sure partorisca take something out of him - if it is a configuration of papers of prayer, because the prayers are joined the sure trees or because sure shrine the edifices are built in an architectural way or another.
A main drawback partorisca me is that this book fails partorisca give enough of a census (or pictures) of some of entities shinto divinities. I know it does thousands, perhaps millions these of the, but the small gallery of 50 or to the equal that was both fascinating and developing.
A minor drawback is an opaque way in that an author mentions but sidesteps Shinto function in Japanese nationalism, while simultaneously that suggests that so only the Japanese people fully can be Shinto.
But, in any case, this book is quite economic and value an endeavour yes spends any time in Giappone. B+
4 / 5
Formed: Paperback Ossia perhaps a better known (and more amply available)introductory treatise of a Shinto religion. While Ono is A Kami the way certainly deserves his notoriety, that wishes the philosophical coverage deeper that this bad religion has comprised will be quell'has bitten disappointed, partorisca Dr. Ono Really so only lines a surface and seldom goes further some subjects of shrine architecture, ceremonial trappings, and local and national shrine administration. A cosmology/of mythology of Shinto is directed in brief, and think that a half western reader will find a character of Shinto even more perplexing after reading this book partorisca that a lot of reason: Ono called Shinto "a religion without theology", but any religion is without theology, to all the cost of as this ancient (for example, would have found the few examples of chances of alcohols of local character that is transformed to Buddhist saints more informative). Partorisca Those totally unfamiliar with Shinto, will do this rough comparison: imagin if some pagan religions the ancient Europeans had survived a Christian domination of some late Half Ages and continued partorisca exist has has organised forms, occasionally incorporating Christian concepts to his own respective worldviews and religious ceremonies (like Shinto has done to the discharge limited with a Buddhist religion imported). In spite of his scant coverage of real religious subjects, A Kami Way lucidly describes some mundane subjects of this administration of provisional faith (and resupplies a lot of coverage of shrine conditions and provincial/national interrelationships, with an emphasis on comparison among levels before and after World-wide War Two). I highly reccommend this book like an introduction for a curious.
4 / 5
Formed: Paperback Shinto is one of these religions that usually takes short listing in a backside of books in of the world-wide religions, if among at all, this in spite of is crucial to sympathetic some of some underlying currents in behaviour and has thought Japanese. This work is the a lot of organised, directly-introduction of advances to a subject. A real explanatory gem, this in spite of, is found in chapter five, where Shinto faiths in the number of subject keys is both clearly and concisely outline, and contrasted with traditional Western views.
5 / 5
Formed: Paperback WELL, any a lot of people have not listened never of Shinto. But it is an extremely ancient and complex faith has based to a creation of Giappone. There is no "Bible" or saint text. This rids really resupplies the basic to take of a faith. So that has an interest in taking the start of boss to sympathetic, ossia the good book . Considering an information has limited there, can any one very better.
4 / 5
Formed: Paperback A text is quell'has bitten dry, but recommends this book partorisca any the one who is looking for the basic introduction to some rituals and of the faiths of a Shinto religion. This religion is fascinating and really does not take an attention deserves.

Top Customer Reviews: The Pantheon: From ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 7 ratings
5 / 5
Ossia An absolutely indispensable book partorisca the studious of the roman Imperial architecture. So much for his content as for his sources. Etá Very documented, is clear and precise. Has crowd of illustrations and, creates, that compendia all that can say it in the Panteón.
4 / 5
Written by 14 different scholars, with each authoring the concrete chapter in his pertinent field of expertise, this book gives the detailed and comprehensible chronological history of a Panteón of his earlier incarnation until a present day.

A book begins with an introduction to involve to a history of an iconic edifice, then transitions to an archaeologic evidence for an original Gets flu Panteón the one who pre-quotes some current Panteones. A popular conception that Hadrian loaded and has drawn a current Panteón is convincingly defied in favour to upload he during a reign of Trajano and a creation for Apollodorus of Damascus.

A lot one first half of a book is poured in presenting a construction of a current Panteón and his likely methods, material, labour requirements, and architectural appearances. The subsequent chapters present a Panteón how is existed during some Half Ages, a Renaissance, a Seventeenth, Eighteenth, and Nineteenth Centuries, and finally a Modern Age.

While each chapter is authored for the main Panteón scholarly, a writing remains quite accessible to a person dipped with an interest in ancient Roman architecture. This in spite of, a book in time feels slightly disjointed and with a imbalance of details and house of chapter to chapter.

Where This reviewer believes this book has fallen I so only cut on saying the for real comprehensible history of a Panteón was with neglecting to elaborate on a extant “Grottoni”, as his plan of interior, original decoration, and his use on some ages. Had little attention given to a history of a glorious coffering of a Panteón the dome of interior likes present evidence as to like this originally can have looked – has been painted and like a coffers probably was originally has decorated. Interior passageways and beginning of window inside a Panteón the cylinder is also very directed, although an interior of stairs of a blockade of transition is directed in detail. Also it has neglected it was the most detailed description and history of a Panteón original external surface as well as his decorations of likely original bronze. Given an enormous discharge to present a whole history of such an elderly iconic edifice, is understandable that some appearances can have required remains era.

A hardcover the edition among the jacket of lustrous powder that leaves a book the distinguished profile when situated in the bookcase. A compulsory and the quality of paper is upper-the notch and give a book an air of scholar heft. This excellent book is a lot of value a cost has more than the interest of any in a history of a Panteón.
5 / 5
An excellent collection of illuminating tests in the fascinating subject but a paperback has begun to fall avert before it had finalised the reading and some illustrations by heart have been done in some economic.
5 / 5
All a better investigation in this amazing edifice, with gorgeous flat and diagrams. A Panteón is one of some the majority of edifices of entities to Rome, the survivor of Ancient Rome this has survived to be fact to the church.
4 / 5
Excellent book in every aspect with the images and the stock exchange detailed throughout.
5 / 5
Very interesting and insightful! It imagine fantastic throughout!!
5 / 5
This book is the must for all the world-wide the one who is interested in architecture and roman history. Has load of information, sweats the good bed, also a lot of picture, some in colour. The quality adds to print also. I can say his one of some the majority of interesting books has bought them lately in a roman history.Highly it recommends it. I love an edifice he and now the have the beautiful book roughly that!

Top Customer Reviews: The Sagrada ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 11 ratings
4 / 5
Unless you are obsessed with Saint Family, this rids is not partorisca you. Any picture like the reference, but very written.
5 / 5
Shining - very read! Packed With insightful knowledge - there is enjoyed a book a lot!
4 / 5
Ossia The small-sized chatty and rambling account of a SF. Absolutely any picture excepts in a coverage.
4 / 5
There there is so only a question with this book. It was too short. I left that it wants to know more in Gaudi, Spanish history and a real edifice. This in spite of, can not penalise an author to say a history like this Hensbergen writes well, and give a reader a context for some decisions and the chances that surrounds a construction of a Saint Family. You will take a history of this book but is such the rich history that is remained that it wants to know more. This in spite of, like an overview of his subject,van Hensbergen the work is excellent.
4 / 5
My prime minister has been in Spagna. I sent pictures of edifices that Gaudi has drawn. That the fascinating alcohol! It is like ski fi fulfils future in a prompt 1900 is!
5 / 5
Happy to purchase this book of good quality. Has a lot of enjoyable esanuncios' left!
5 / 5
Sad, is describing an of some the majority of creative edifices in a world, has been to the expects pictures.
5 / 5
In that saw it a Saint Family, has think that a book has interested. More the illustrations would have helped.
4 / 5
The husband loves this church and has been enjoying this on Navidad rid. Listened an author in NPR
4 / 5
expected for something with more than illustrations and less than a history. Bought a book on its own name and several friends after our recent recognition to Barcellona. An edifice is like this interesting and impressive And during our recognition has not been possible to see all some sculptures, etc and was alentadora that a book would comprise illustrations and information roughly him. He the no. dipped frankly to sleep
4 / 5
has thought would have pictures in this book. A lot disappointed ☹️ will be to return the.

Top Customer Reviews: The Secrets of ...

Rating: 5 out of 5 with 4 ratings
5 / 5
Ossia The really thorough book , fill with legends and of the small histories that so only any those who has on grown in a zone, steeped in some histories and the histories would know . They say that the little local knowledge goes the long way. He certainly fact. Really pleased with this book, has gone amiably with philip coppens book in rosslyn chapel, which the bought partorisca go hand manually with east.. And it has been surprised that well there is it rounded each one which so another was. Recommended.
5 / 5
The plot of time has been spent partorisca ascertain some pertinent facts... Excellent.
5 / 5
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5 / 5
Excellent any book of atrocity in Rosslyn with the good history of a chapel also. Lovely photos and very written also.

Top Customer Reviews: Fire Stick: The ...

Rating: 2 out of 5 with 1 ratings
2 / 5
This book is the waste of time and money, calm say at all of any use. An internet/youtube is the very better source partorisca learn in a clave of fire of the TV.

Top Customer Reviews: Mormon Temples: ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 16 ratings
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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Top Customer Reviews: Notre-Dame: The ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 10 ratings
4 / 5
Fascinating History to dip it loved. Captivated Some feelings of some world-wide looking a fire. Realistic view of his future. Perfecto so that they have visited an edifice, which is for real a HEART of France.
4 / 5
The jacket has been rasgada in a subordinated and the coverage of the jacket there has been stains on that.
4 / 5
Well, has has wanted to want to this. AP Has had bred a thrilling history and fantastically written in his “Sinister Bank”. These fixed expectations for all readers to come. Here now, it is not that Notre-Give me is the disappointment but feels a lot of hurriedly has composed.

A hardly can think of the better figure has situated to define a meaning, cultural-spiritual-political, of N-D - and a disaster that almost killed he - for people very French. A history to the equal that deserves the quickly of Poirier. And a result here is WELL : the useful prime minister on like N-D wine in fact to be a soul of France beside the journalistic account of a night of a fire, a heroism of some saviours, a trauma for the nation. Everything perfectly serviceable.

But the one who, for a aspirationally breathless narrative of a swipe-for-answered to attack to the explosion of a fire, raisin has left a sentence : “the time is of an essence” ? ( It appears two times). Elsewhere also we have “the precision was of an essence”; “a does not take never for has admitted”; “all the colours and creeds”... And there is a inexplicable on-use of words like “insurrectional” and “refractory”. And the sentences require verbs. Some needs of text spruce any stodge.

In spite, a lot a writing (eg N-D down Napoleon, Hugo, Of Gaulle) is flowed really. It is all such the thrilling history, But again is the sadness that some separates drift to booklet of has launched. To talent:

“to see like a lust, calm (sic) need to visit a cathedral she, once is reopened...” Or:

“Notre-Give me impresses in a spectator... By means of a union of solemnity and serenity in his ornamentation...”.

Quite bad. This in spite of, some references to any ersatz creates of boat of national character like incessant verbal hiccups. The things are hardly be these bad of Hazareesingh is “Like a French thinks”. Partorisca Of then has no such establishment like “the French” would not owe that be exposed to the to to commentaries like : “A French often turn to the literature in some awake national catastrophes”. ( You? More than a Swedes or a Turks?).

And reason a sardonic dipped to France like “a country where the people traditionally trust a state for almost everything in life”. So only too tabloid, too clichéd.

Finally : “That is this French impulse to be radical... To reform and dazzle a world?”. One uploads of inverted old rosbifery, ossia that.

AP Takes the legislation of plot. Notre-Give me In fact glorifies both his city and a world-wide around that. All the world-wide the one who has not visited never will agree his or his first time in a tope and the this emotion of narcotic of spatial and bone. Perhaps it is so only a lot easy to distil his own soul the prose. This has said, ossia the very good endeavour . But I for one expects it will be possible for a fabulously talented AP to king-visit this endeavour someday. There is more and better to be said, no?
4 / 5
Agnès Poirier is the distinguished and historical journalist of modern France. In a night of Notre-Give me fire in 2019 has looked chance of a window of his paving, and of a precincts of a cathedral. In an impressive piece of journalism of long form, to the plot has jointed the vivid account of a fire, and of some premiers few months to do to save an edifice, with brief account of some chances that bow an edifice the French history. His construction; his connections to a leading French monarchy; his odd use during a revolutionary period; Napoleon megalomaniac self-coronation; General of Gaulle celebrating an emission of Parigi among gunfire. On some perspectives of Notre-Give me be it has restored interior five years, likes President Macron proposes, is quietly sceptical. In a calculated indolence of a catholic church, less quietly so much.
Has left hope that, in five years' time, written the second edition to update on progresses. But pode the secular state has the soul?
5 / 5
Ossia He fascinating has read. Poirier Writes animadamente of a night of a fire, a lot of duquel there is remarked first hand, and then follows it snapshot of several chances in a history of Notre-Give me, comprising some Borbones, Napoleon, Victor Hugo and General of Gaulle. Finally, door to date in a recovery and reconstuction. Essential reading for any the one who concerns in a cathedral adds and roughly Parigi he.
4 / 5
Creates Sum to a history of Notre-Give me and a sad history of destruction to break of the heart for a fire. It is the a lot of the edifice has wanted ! Well writing, an interesting bed!
4 / 5
Amazing book that has like this remote bed. A lot interesting. A combination adds of a history of Notre-Give me and a history that says appearance of a book. Good-looking coverage also.
4 / 5
An excellent read that all the world with an interest in this good-looking cathedral would have to that read. 5 stars
5 / 5
has been surprised in that I there be enjoyed to read this book. An author has given a background history astonishingly thorough, very researched and fantastically woven near. I have appreciated also some personal reactions to a fire, in timing quite emotional.
Thank you!
4 / 5
Ossia The book a lot that interests -- a history of an iconic Ours Give me. A history is dipped is gone in an interesting way and is a lot of enjoyable to read. A perfect book for your next flight to Parigi.