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Porter, Jonathan

Overview
Works: 77 works in 119 publications in 2 languages and 2,788 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Christmas stories  Juvenile works  History  Ghost stories  Pictorial works  Drama  Exhibition catalogs  Essays  Young adult works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR4572, FIC
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Most widely held works about Jonathan Porter
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All under heaven : the Chinese world by Eliot Porter( Book )

13 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and German and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the Chinese mind and spirit, illuminated by a stunning collection of photographs
Macau, the imaginary city : culture and society, 1557 to the present by Jonathan Porter( Book )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this evocative essay on the cultural and social history of a unique and fragile city, Jonathan Porter examines Macau as an enduring but ever-changing threshold between East and West. Establishing Portugal and China as distinct cultural archetypes, Porter then examines the subsequent encounters of East and West in Macau from the sixteenth to the twentieth centuries. Avoiding the traditional linear chronological approach, Porter instead looks at a series of images from the city's history and culture, including its place in the geographical context of the South China coast; the architecture of Macau, which reflects the memories of its historical passages; the variety of people who crossed the threshold of Macau; the material culture of everyday life; and the spiritual topography resulting from the encounters of popular religious movements in Macau
Eliot Porter : the color of wildness by Eliot Porter( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a collection of photographs taken by Eliot Porter which "represent an eloquent call to respect and value nature, while taking careful note of humanity's varied relationship with it."
Tsêng Kuo-fan's private bureaucracy by Jonathan Porter( Book )

11 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imperial China, 1350-1900 by Jonathan Porter( Book )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This clear and engaging book provides a concise overview of the Ming-Qing epoch (1368-1912). China's last imperial age. Beginning with the end of the Mongol domination of China in 1368, this five-century period was remarkable for its continuity and stability until its downfall in the Revolution of 1911. Viewing the Ming and Qing dynasties as a coherent era characterized by the fruition of diverse developments from earliest times, Jonathan Porter traces the growth of imperial autocracy, the role of the educated Confucian elite as custodians of cultural authority, the significance of ritual as the grounding of political and social order, the tension between monarchy and bureaucracy in political discourse, the evolution of Chinese cultural identity, and the perception of the "barbarian" and other views of the world beyond China. -- Back cover
Iceland by Eliot Porter( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A revelation of the color and majesty of Ireland's primordial landscape, as seen through the eyes of master photographer Eliot Porter."--Amazon
Iceland by Jonathan Porter( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All my sons by Arthur Miller( )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A searing exposure of war profiteering and the awful price paid by self-interest and greed, 'All My Sons' represented Miller's first Broadway success in 1947
Account book of Jonathan Porter by Jonathan Porter( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Account book kept by Jonathan Porter, farmer, of Danvers, Mass. Includes descriptions of transactions
McClure (tour) by Theatre Aquarius Archives( )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Christmas carol by Charles Dickens( )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A miser learns the true meaning of Christmas when three ghostly visitors review his past and foretell his future
Oliver! by Theatre Aquarius Archives( Visual )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Cinderella by Theatre Aquarius Archives (University of Guelph)( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

K2 by Patrick Meyers( )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Two friends, one an attorney and the other a physics professor, share a dream -- they want to climb K2. They finally have an opportunity when they are asked to join an international climbing team, put together by a legendary mountaineer. Little do they know their survival will rest on the one thing they can't depend on -- their loyalty to each other
A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline by Theatre Aquarius Archives (University of Guelph)( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Veronica's Room by Theatre Aquarius Archives( )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Dames at sea by Theatre Aquarius Archives (University of Guelph)( Visual )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A chorus line by Marvin Hamlisch( )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Press kit includes 8 pamplets and 19 photographs
The Night of the iguana by Theatre Aquarius Archives (University of Guelph)( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Frederick Townsend Ward and the T'aip'ing Rebellion in China, 1860-1862 by Jonathan Porter( )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Eliot Porter : the color of wildness
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English (62)

German (5)

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Eliot Porter : the color of wildness