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Tamarin, Alfred H.

Overview
Works: 40 works in 91 publications in 1 language and 11,703 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Autobiographies  History  Personal correspondence  Biographies  Sources  Diaries  Drama  Portraits 
Roles: Author, Photographer, Editor
Classifications: NB623.C3, B
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Most widely held works by Alfred H Tamarin
Olympic Games in ancient Greece by Shirley Glubok( Book )

8 editions published between 1976 and 1986 in English and held by 923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the Olympic games as they probably occurred in 400 B.C. when they were at the height of their classic glory
The art of Africa by Shirley Glubok( Book )

4 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examples of primitive African art, from many different tribes, with explanations of their use and meaning. Includes statues, masks, reliefs, headdresses, and household objects, made from ivory, gold, wood, bronze, and brass
The art of the Eskimo by Shirley Glubok( Book )

2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the masks, dolls, pipes, soapstone, and ivory carvings and graphics of the Eskimo. Also discusses how the carvers discover the shapes in an ivory tusk through humming and singing
The art of the Plains Indians by Shirley Glubok( Book )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and illustrations examine the art of the Plains Indian tribes as it reflected their daily life, their traditions, and their experiences
The mummy of Ramose : the life and death of an ancient Egyptian nobleman by Shirley Glubok( Book )

3 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life of an Egyptian nobleman of the Eighteenth Dynasty and the mummification and funeral rites that followed his death
The art of the Woodland Indians by Shirley Glubok( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A survey of the art and crafts of the forest-dwelling Indians of the Atlantic seaboard
The art of the Spanish in the United States and Puerto Rico by Shirley Glubok( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and photographs examine the Spanish influence in the art and architecture of the United States and Puerto Rico
Revolt in Judea: the road to Masada : the eyewitness account by Flavius Josephus of the Roman campaign against Judea, the destruction of the Second Temple, and the heroism of Masada by Alfred H Tamarin( Book )

10 editions published between 1968 and 1975 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ancient Indians of the Southwest by Alfred H Tamarin( Book )

5 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the culture of ancient Indian tribes of the Southwest with emphasis on their buildings, tools, weapons, and housewares
The art of India by Shirley Glubok( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Briefly introduces the art of India -- statutes, building, reliefs, friezes -- showing the relationships of various creations to the religions of the people
The art of ancient Mexico by Shirley Glubok( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief text and photographs of temples, ornaments, toys, jewelry, and weapons introduce the cultures of ancient Mexico's Indian civilizations--Aztec, Mixtec, Toltec, Olmec, and Zapotec
The art of Japan by Shirley Glubok( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This introduction to Japanese art discusses the meaning of various symbols, the influence of religion on art, and makes art a part of every day life in Japan
The art of the southeastern Indians by Shirley Glubok( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A survey of the art and history of the various Southeastern Indian tribes from 5000 B.C. to the present
Voyaging to Cathay : Americans in the China trade by Alfred H Tamarin( Book )

4 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the earliest contacts between the United States and China from the years following the American Revolution until the advent of the steamship
We have not vanished : eastern Indians of the United States by Alfred H Tamarin( Book )

4 editions published in 1974 in Undetermined and English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of the Etruscans by Shirley Glubok( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of the Etruscan introduces the reader to an age which flourished 2500 years ago and which greatly influenced the Roman civilization
Discovering the royal tombs at Ur by Leonard Woolley( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the planning and execution of the 1922 archaeological expedition to Ur in southern Iraq and the discovery of the tombs and the ancient city
The autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini by Benvenuto Cellini( Book )

4 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benvenuto Cellini was a celebrated Renaissance sculptor and goldsmith; a passionate craftsman who was admired and resented by the most powerful political and artistic personalities in sixteenth-century Florence, Rome and Paris. He was also a murderer and a braggart, a shameless adventurer who at different times experienced both papal persecution and imprisonment, and the adulation of the royal court. Inn-keepers and prostitutes, kings and cardinals, artists and soldiers rub shoulders in the pages of his notorious autobiography: a vivid portrait of the manners and morals of both the
Japan and the United States; early encounters 1791-1860 by Alfred H Tamarin( Book )

4 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benjamin Franklin : an autobiographical portrait by Benjamin Franklin( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Olympic Games in ancient Greece
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Tamarin, Alfred

Languages
English (64)

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