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Palaces For Pigs

Author : Lucinda Lambton
ISBN : 1850749892
Genre : Architecture
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Since the 16th century animals have provided an excuse to build fantastical structures; fuelled by British eccentricity and their extravagant love of their pets, remarkable buildings dedicated to animals have risen up all over the British Isles. The book celebrates architecture for animals andis illustrated with full-colour photography throughout.

A Pig In The Palace

Author : Ali Bahrampour
ISBN : 9781647001599
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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A pig is invited to dinner with the queen in this delightfully funny misfit tale Bobo is rolling around in the mud when somebody slips a letter under his door. It’s an invitation to have dinner with the queen! “Why me?” Bobo wonders. What will he do at a fancy palace? He’s covered in fleas. He doesn’t know which fork to use. He has never been anywhere so grand! Indeed, when he arrives, Bobo feels terribly out of place. And trouble is following him wherever he turns! But maybe . . . he’s not the only one who’d like to let loose? For any kids who have tried their hardest to behave at a grown-up gathering, Bobo the boar is just the itchy, clumsy, endearing hero they’ve been waiting for.

Palace Of The Pigs

Author : Kaye Lawrence
ISBN : OCLC:829885937
Genre : Children with disabilities
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The Pig That Found A Palace

Author : A. J. Wood
ISBN : 0001013793
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Temporary Palaces

Author : Richard Bradley
ISBN : 9781789256642
Genre : History
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The Great Houses of the prehistoric and early medieval periods were enormous structures whose forms were modelled on those of domestic dwellings. Most were built of wood rather than stone; they were used over comparatively short periods; they were frequently replaced in the same positions; and some were associated with exceptional groups of artefacts. Their construction made considerable demands on human labour and approached the limits of what was possible at the time. They seem to have played specialised roles in ancient society, but they have been difficult to interpret. Were they public buildings or the dwellings of important people? Were they temples or military bases, and why were they erected during times of crisis or change? How were their sites selected, and how were they related to the remains of a more ancient past? Although their currency extended from the time of the first farmers to the Viking Age, the similarities between the Great Houses are as striking as the differences. This study focuses on the monumental buildings of northern and northwestern Europe, but draws on structures over a wide area, extending from Anatolia as far as Brittany and Norway. It employs ethnography as a source of ideas and discusses the concept of the House Society and its usefulness in archaeology. The main examples are taken from the Neolithic and Iron Age periods, but this account also draws on the archaeology of the first millennium AD. The book emphasises the importance of comparing archaeological sequences with one another rather than identifying ideal social types. In doing so, it features a range of famous and less famous sites, from Stonehenge to the Hill of Tara, and from Old Uppsala to Yeavering.

Pig N Whistle

Author : Veronica Gelakoska
ISBN : 0738581410
Genre : History
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The Pig 'N Whistle restaurants operated from 1908 to 1968 at more than 40 locations on the West Coast, from Los Angeles to Seattle. These elegant lunch rooms in San Francisco, Oakland, Beverly Hills, Pasadena, and elsewhere were born out of the great 1906 San Francisco Earthquake when hotelier John H. Gage left Hotel America and the rubble on Market Street to make a fresh start. He opened a soda fountain next door to Los Angeles City Hall in 1908 and soon returned to San Francisco to open a second in the newly rebuilt White House Department Store. Dutch immigrant Sidney Hoedemaker became the chain's president, and under his direction, Pig 'N Whistle added Melody Lane, one of the first L.A. restaurants to open a cocktail bar, a development mirrored in the Hollywood film noir classic, Mildred Pierce. Restaurateur Chris Breed reinvigorated the memory of the Egyptian Theater Pig 'N Whistle by re-establishing the classic franchise in 2002 on Hollywood Boulevard.


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Author : Mark Lemon
ISBN : MINN:319510019145484
Genre : English wit and humor
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Feed And Farm Supplier

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924055450153
Genre : Farm equipment
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Author : Brett Mizelle
ISBN : 9781861899903
Genre : Nature
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Known as much for their pink curly tails and pudgy snouts as their low-brow choice of diet and habitat, pigs are prevalent in popular culture—from the Three Little Pigs to Miss Piggy to Babe. Today there are more than one billion pigs on the planet, and there are countless representations of pigs and piggishness throughout the world’s cultures. In Pig, Brett Mizelle provides a richly illustrated and compelling look at the long, complicated relationship between humans and these highly intelligent, sociable animals. Mizelle traces the natural and cultural history of the pig, focusing on the contradictions between our imaginative representation of pigs and the real-world truth of the ways in which pigs are prized for their meat, used as subjects in medical research, and killed in order to make hundreds of consumer products. Pig begins with the evolution of the suidae, animals that were domesticated in multiple regions 9,000 years ago, and points toward a future where pigs and humans are even more closely intertwined as a result of biomedical breakthroughs. Pig both examines the widespread art, entertainment, and literature that imagines human kinship with pigs and the development of modern industrial pork production. In charting how humans have shaped the pig and how the pig has shaped us, Mizelle focuses on the unresolved contradictions between the fiction and the reality of our relations with pigs.

Pigs Pizza Palace

Author : John Duckworth
ISBN : OCLC:775342510
Genre : Pizza chefs
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Sacrificial Goats Scapegoats Guinea Pigs

Author : Kishan Khanna
ISBN : 9781434322524
Genre : History
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"The Lice Lady: Holy and Hilarious Moments in Ministry" by Rev. Dr. Cynthia Huling Hummel is a delightful collection of short stories that will make you laugh and cry. These true stories are reflections from her work as a Presbyterian pastor in upstate NY, her work as a hospital chaplain in central NJ, her work as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Jamaica, WI and more. They are inspiring stories of hope, grace, forgiveness, and love that illustrate God's presence in our lives. A wonderful gift! Perfect for personal devotions and bible study groups. A great resource for pastors looking for sermon illustrations. Wonderful to read aloud! Unforgettable characters! "The Lice Lady " will touch your heart and soul.

Swim Pretty

Author : Jennifer A. Kokai
ISBN : 9780809336005
Genre : Performing Arts
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In Swim Pretty, Jennifer A. Kokai reveals the influential role of aquatic spectacles in shaping cultural perceptions of aquatic ecosystems in the United States over the past century.

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Author : Oup
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Keep The Pigs Out

Author : Don Dickerman
ISBN : 9781616381394
Genre : Religion
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Dickerman combines practical biblical principles with powerful stories of people who have broken free of demonic oppression and who have learned to successfully wage spiritual war against Satan and his demonic forces.

Sennacherib S Palace Without Rival At Nineveh

Author : John Malcolm Russell
ISBN : 0226731758
Genre : Architecture
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Best known today from biblical accounts of his exploits and ignominious end, the Assyrian king Sennacherib (704-681 B.C.) was once the ruler of all western Asia. In his capital at Nineveh, in what is now northern Iraq, he built what he called the "Palace without Rival." Though only scattered traces of this magnificent structure are visible today, contemporary written descriptions and surviving wall reliefs permit a remarkably detailed reconstruction of the appearance and significance of the palace. An art historian trained in ancient Near East philology, archaeology, and history, John Malcolm Russell marshals these resources to investigate the meaning and political function of the palace of Sennacherib. He contends that the meaning of the monument cannot be found in images or texts alone; nor can these be divorced from architectural context. Thus his study combines discussions of the context of inscriptions in Sennacherib's palace with reconstructions of its physical appearance and analyses of the principles by which the subjects of Sennacherib's reliefs were organized to express meaning. Many of the illustrations are published here for the first time, notably drawings of palace reliefs made by nineteenth-century excavators and photographs taken in the course of the author's own excavations at Nineveh.

Art And Industry As Presented In The Exhibition At The Crystal Palace New York 1853 4

Author : Horace Greeley
ISBN : BL:A0022254645
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Pigs In Planes The Big Baad Sheep

Author : Paul Cooper
ISBN : 9780141931043
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Kweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeep! When the alarm squeal sounds it must be a job for Captain Peter Porker and the PIGS IN PLANES! There's an emergency somewhere in Animal Paradise and the hogs are flying high to Sheep Island. The Golden Fleece - worn by every sheep king or queen since time began - is in danger from some pesky ram raiders! So it's no more Mr Nice Pig as the PIP's plot to protect the roywool fleece . . .

The Edible Monument

Author : Marcia Reed
ISBN : 9781606064542
Genre : Art
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The Edible Monument considers the elaborate architecture, sculpture, and floats made of food that were designed for court and civic celebrations in early modern Europe. These include popular festivals such as Carnival and the Italian Cuccagna. Like illuminations and fireworks, ephemeral artworks made of food were not well documented and were challenging to describe because they were perishable and thus quickly consumed or destroyed. In times before photography and cookbooks, there were neither literary models nor a repertoire of conventional images for how food and its preparation should be explained or depicted. Although made for consumption, food could also be a work of art, both as a special attraction and as an expression of power. Formal occasions and spontaneous celebrations drew communities together, while special foods and seasonal menus revived ancient legends, evoking memories and recalling shared histories, values, and tastes. Drawing on books, prints, and scrolls that document festival arts, elaborate banquets, and street feasts, the essays in this volume examine the mythic themes and personas employed to honor and celebrate rulers; the methods, materials, and wares used to prepare, depict, and serve food; and how foods such as sugar were transformed to express political goals or accomplishments. This book is published on the occasion of an exhibition at the Getty Research Institute from October 13, 2015, to March 23, 2016.

German Life And Manners As Seen In Saxony At The Present Day

Author : Henry Mayhew
ISBN : OXFORD:600015770
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