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Ethiopian Icons : Catalogue of the Collection of the Institute of Ethiopian Studies Addis Ababa University Hardcover – December 1, 2000

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 516 pages
  • Publisher: Skira (December 1, 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 8881186462
  • ISBN-13: 978-8881186464
  • Product Dimensions: 11.4 x 9.8 x 1.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 6.6 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,892,557 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Carolyn Gossage was born and grew up in Toronto. As an only child, the allure of books and writing claimed her as an early victim. After studying French and German, she spent a year at the Sorbonne in Paris, before returning to Toronto to teach English and History at Canada's National Ballet School. Her first book " A Question of Privilege: Canada's Independent Schools" was released in 1977. In 1979 she became a member of the fledgling Writers' Union of Canada. While continuing to write, she began working on various film productions, including "Road to Avonlea".
In 2006 "Forgotten Graces - The Travel Sketchbooks of a Victorian Gentlewoman" was published in conjunction with an exhibition at The Varley Gallery. Gossage's translation from German of the 600-year history of the Frankfurt Book Fair was launched in Frankfurt in 2007 & two years later, "Auf Irrfahrt" - the German translation of "The Accidental Captives: The Story of Seven Women Alone in Nazi Germany" was released by Christoph Links Verlag, Berlin. The original English version was published by I. B. Tauris of London in 2011 and Dundurn Press, Toronto in 2012.

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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on February 18, 2001
Format: Hardcover
There is a huge collection of Ethiopian Icons, starting from the 15th century. They are wonderfully illustrated and described. You'll learn a lot about this ancient christian country and it's history!
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excellent work --and only major contemporary work on ethiopian icons . regrettably very few copies around . Dealer was obliging and efficient --best john McC
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