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John White

Full Name: John White
Number of Works: 205
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ISBN: 0300055854, 9780300055856
Keywords: italy, architecture, art
Pages: 688
Published: 1967
  • Rating: 80%

The 14th century in Italian art is a very rich one, and Professor White's book gives architecture equal weight with painting and sculpture. The story of the Gothic style and the prehistory of the Renaissance is given: all the facts are related, but also the works of art are described with insight and for their own sakes, and not simply as data for fitting into schemes and theories. Among the great names are those of Arnolfo di Cambio, the Pisani, Cavallini, Cimabue, Duccio, Giotto, Simone Martini, and the Lorenzetti; among the buildings S. Croce, S. Maria Novella, the cathedral and the Palazzo
ISBN: 081301395X, 9780813013954
Keywords: ballet, classical, teaching
Pages: 256
Published: 1996
  • Rating: 80%

From his experience of 40 years in ballet as a student, performer, ballet master, and dedicated teacher, John White offers this work of inspiration and step-by-step instruction on the art and craft of teaching classical dance. Stressing excellence in both the creative and the practical aspects of teaching, White discusses what it means to be a "master teacher"--someone with both a deep love for dance and an appreciation for the grandeur of the human spirit.
ISBN: 0863470785, 9780863470783
Keywords: conqueror, gaal
Pages: 320
Published: 1989
  • Rating: 100%
ISBN: 1844420442, 9781844420445
Keywords: miscellany, football, england
Pages: 176
Published: 2008
  • Rating: 80%

<DIV><DIV>There is something for every soccer supporter in The England Football Miscellany. The England team has a long and storied history, but this book is neither a work of reference, a compendium of lists, a collection of biographies, nor a compilation of trivia. In fact, it is a gloriously quirky mixture of all these things and much more besides. Within these pages, the reader will learn hundreds of fascinating facts about the national team on a wide range of topics, from Wembley Stadium to Soho Square, to the famous managers, outstanding players, and big match encounters. Pa
ISBN: 1931044856, 9781931044851
Keywords: including, everything
Pages: 192
Published: 1976
  • Rating: 80%

Wildly popular in the 1970s and 80s, Transcendental Meditation (TM) continues to be one of the most accessible forms of Eastern spiritual practice in the West. But does it live up to its hype? In this objective exploration of TM, consciousness researcher John White looks at what's billed as "a simple, natural, and effortless mental technique, practiced twenty minutes a day" and takes on its critics as well as its cheerleaders.