A follow-up to India Hicks s New York Times bestselling book, India Hicks: Island Style, India Hicks: A Slice of England is the designer s exploration of her British heritage and how she has expressed it in her newly finished English country house in Oxfordshire. The book is divided into two parts. Part one, Legacy, is the story of her family s homes, including the renowned Broadlands estate, and her parents houses, Britwell and the Grove, as well as her father David Hicks s famous garden. The second half of the book is the story of her new home, America Farm, a stunning example of how she has reinterpreted English tradition and made it her own. She covers life upstairs and downstairs, on the grounds and in the surrounding country, including local pubs, circuses, and markets. Enriched with the witty and tender stories of Hicks s life growing up as British and design royalty, this is a book about the power of houses with family history, and the joy of adapting them for modern life.
Полный вариант заголовка: «A journey from India to England, through Persia, Georgia, Russia, Poland, and Prussia : in the year 1817 : illustrated with engravings / by Lieut. Col. John Johnson».
Полный вариант заголовка: «Narrative of a journey : from Constantinople to England / by Rev. R. Walsh, LL.D. M.R.I.A.».
A richly insightful account of one of the most significant transformations in the world today. Dheeraj Sinha's intelligence vividly illuminates the intersection of culture and commerce in New India. Adam Morgan Founder eatbigfish Among the many books I have read on the cultural evolution taking place in India, this is perhaps the most insightful. It does not just map mindset changes; it does so with the certainty of a person who has lived the changes as much as he has witnessed them. Every marketeer should keep this book on his office desk as a ready reckoner. Ranjan Kapur Country Manager – India WPP India in many ways is a «Nation of Nations.» So much heterogeneity and hence complexity in understanding consumers and consumerism. Dheeraj has done a commendable job in peeling off the layers from the onion—creating frameworks and providing very relatable examples to understand the culture. For instance, Dheeraj has used Bollywood as an effective mirror to portray societal changes. Consumer India is a must-read for those who want to understand the cultural evolution of India with its nuances. Rajesh Jejurikar Chief Executive – Automotive Division Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. A labor of love. For years, I have marveled at how Dheeraj's inquisitive brain continuously churns away to make meaning of everything he observes. His writing simultaneously reflects him as a «sutradaar» telling the captivating story of a changing India, even as it does so with the unbiased and expert credentials of the «computerji» he describes here. Dheeraj insightfully marries the rapid changes he chronicles with the assimilative fabric of India; where «and» trumps «or.» Against the cliché «change is the only constant,» he underlines that in India, change works with the constant. Enjoy the ride on Dheeraj's time machine! Prasad Narasimhan Managing Partner, Asia Brandgym
Полный вариант заголовка: «A new display of the beauties of England : Vol. 2 : or a description of the most elegant or magnificent public edifices, Royal Palaces, Noblemen's and gentlemen's seats and other curiosities natural or artificiat in the different parts of the Kingdom : adorned with a variety of copper plate cuts, neaty engraved».
Полный вариант заголовка: «A new display of the beauties of England : Vol. 1 : or a description of the most elegant or magnificent public edifices, Royal Palaces, noblemen's and gentlemen's seats, and other curiosities, natural or artifictal, in the cifferent parts of the Kingdom : adorned with a variety of copper plate cuts, neatly engraved».
Полный вариант заголовка: «An account of the Kingdom of Caubul and its dependencies in Persia, Tartary, and India : Vol. 1 : comprising a view of the Afghaun nation, and a history of the Dooraunee Monarchy : with an entirely new map : in 2 volumes / by the Hon. Mountstuart Elphinstone».
Полный вариант заголовка: «An account of the Kingdom of Caubul and its dependencies in Persia, Tartary, and India : Vol. 2 : comprising a view of the Afghaun nation, and a history of the Dooraunee Monarchy : with an entirely new map : in 2 volumes / by the Hon. Mountstuart Elphinstone».
Sir Henry Rider Haggard was an English writer of adventure novels set mostly in Africa, and a founder of the Lost World literary genre. The Way of the Spirit is a story of a young man named Rupert Ullershaw who falls in a love with the wife of his much older cousin, Lord Devene. The woman commits suicide, and Rupert promises his mother to henceforward "follow The Way of the Spirit, not that of the Flesh". After 11 years of soldiering in India and Egypt, Rupert returns to England, where he marries his cousin Edith, a woman who is repelled by him but agrees to matrimony only because of Rupert's career prospects. Edith is actually in love with another of her cousins, the dastardly Dick, who arranges for Rupert to be sent back to Egypt, for a highly dangerous mission.
For centuries, craftsmen in India have transformed stone, wood and plaster into exquisite masterworks of decorative art. The patterns created are almost limitless in their variety - from bold geometric designs to symbolic floral motifs - reflecting the diversity of India's artistic traditions. This beautiful colouring book presents a range of patterns and decorative motifs from across India, allowing you to explore designs from one of the world's most creative cultures while rendering them in colourways that are entirely your own.
Twenty-five million people come to England every year, and some never go out of London. But England is full of interesting places to visit and things to do. There are big noisy cities with great shops and theatres, and quiet little villages. You can visit old castles and beautiful churches – or go to festivals with music twenty-four hours a day. You can have an English afternoon tea, walk on long white beaches, watch a great game of football, or visit a country house. Yes, England has something for everybody – what has it got for you?