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How to Use Your Eyes.

Author: James Elkins
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bringing into striking focus the common artefacts of life that are often misunderstood or largely ignored, this book explores a range of complicated things, including mandalas, the periodic table and a hieroglyph.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Elkins
ISBN: 1281707090 9781281707093 9780203943410 0203943414
OCLC Number: 437213780
Description: 1 online resource (273 pages)
Contents: Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Preface IX; Preface; 1 how to look at a postage stamp; 2 how to look at a culvert; 3 how to look at an oil painting; 4 how to look at pavement; 5 how to look at an X ray; 6 how to look at linear B; 7 how to look at chinese and japanese script; 8 how to look at egyptian hieroglyphs; 9 how to look at egyptian scarabs; 10 how to look at an engineering drawing; 11 how to look at a rebus; 12 how to look at mandalas; 13 how to look at perspective pictures; 14 how to look at an alchemical emblem; 15 how to look at special effects; 16 how to look at the periodic table. 17 how to look at a map18 how to look at a shoulder; 19 how to look at a face; 20 how to look at a fingerprint; 21 how to look at grass; 22 how to look at a twig; 23 how to look at sand; 24 how to look at moths' wings; 25 how to look at halos; 26 how to look at sunsets; 27 how to look at color; 28 how to look at the night; 29 how to look at mirages; 30 how to look at a crystal; 31 how to look at the inside of your eye; 32 how to lo.

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Bringing into striking focus the common artefacts of life that are often misunderstood or largely ignored, this book explores a range of complicated things, including mandalas, the periodic table and a hieroglyph.

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