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Bamboo Baskets: Japanese Art & Culture Interwoven with the Beauty of Ikebana
Maggie Oster (au); Mark Seelen (ph); Yi-an Chou (il). Shows the art & craft of the bamboo basket & its companion arts -- Ikebana (flower arranging) & the tea ceremony. Since World War II, there has been limited access to information about Japanese bamboo baskets. Discusses the Japanese philosophy of art & traces it as related to bamboo as a raw material, to Ikebana, to the tea ceremony, & to the tokonoma, an alcove in traditional Japanese rooms where flower arrangements are displayed. Discusses selection & preparation of raw bamboo; basket styles, shapes & wrapping techniques; & where to obtain fine baskets & how to care for them. Introduction by Marilyn Marinaccio.
Where the Domino Fell: America & Vietnam, 1945 to 1990
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Illustrated Jewish Bible for Children
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