Published June 17, 2003
by BookSurge Publishing .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||290|
Visions of Paradise. K likes. Sharing why Paradise, California (and The Ridge it rests on) is everything its name ers: K. This book is something to see. Visions of Paradise is a compilation of some of the best images found in National Geographic, chosen by its award - winning photographers. Each photographer was asked: "Where - or what - is heaven on Earth?". One of my favourite subjects is critical reading of The Book of Genesis, so this wonderful little book taking on creation issues and the visions of paradise head on was a nice surprise. The author has a wonderful way without being too wordy to I picked up this little book on a whim/5. Visions of Paradise is the magnificent result of their work. Through breathtaking images from across the globe, and stories as The photographers at National Geographic—some of the most peripatetic and adventurous people on Earth—reveal wonders of nature so uniquely beautiful that we’re filled with hope and inspiration to celebrate and /5.
Visions of Paradise showcases new scholarly research on the monumental Palmieri Altarpiece by Francesco Botticini (–). The painting, which depicts the Assumption of the Virgin, was made for the funerary chapel of the Florentine citizen Matteo Palmieri (–). The American Revolution gave birth not just to a new nation, but to a new landscape. America was paradise to its native inhabitants, while to the colonists, it was an unlimited land of opportunity, a moral and physical wilderness from which they could create paradise. Powerful people like Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton struggled to shape it . ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Translated from German. Description: pages: illustrations ; 30 cm: Contents: My paradise, the mountains / Reinhold Messner --My paradise, the world of animals / Bernhard Grzimek --My paradise, Africa / Leni Riefenstahl --The land of the Himalayas / Herbert Tichy --Leni Riefenstahl on the trail of . : The Florida Reader: Visions of Paradise () and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(21).
National Geographic photographers answer one of life's simple questions: Where (or what) is heaven on Earth? This breathtaking gift . But as shown in this unique book, paradise has not always been lost. For many years, depictions of heaven, earthly paradises, and utopias were common in popular films. Illustrated throughout with intriguing, rare stills and organized to provide historical context, Visions of Paradise surveys a huge array of films that have offered us glimpses. Illustrated throughout with intriguing, rare stills and organized to provide historical context, Visions of Paradise surveys a huge array of films that have offered us glimpses of life free from strife, devoid of pain and privation, and full of by: 4. “John Michell’s The Dimensions of Paradise is inarguably among the most important Gnostic transmissions of recent generations. With his candid, uncomplicated style, John has made widely available the visions, the laws, and the numbers held within pure geometry and which integrate earth and sky, movement and form, cosmos and mankind.”Book Edition: 3rd Edition, New Edition.