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Martin, Sean

Works: 5 works in 7 publications in 2 languages and 256 library holdings
Genres: History  Juvenile works  Biography 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PN2091.S8, 792.025
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Publications about Sean Martin
Publications by Sean Martin
Most widely held works about Sean Martin
Most widely held works by Sean Martin
Big show, tiny budget : an idea book for every stage designer, from high school to Broadway, who wishes he had money to burn, but can't afford a disposable lighter by Sean Martin( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
You will: find out what a design key is and how to use it to your production's best advantage; rediscover the basics of design: how the placement of just two chairs on an empty stage can quickly inform your audience, and how color and composition work in tandem to reflect the world of the play; learn how to read a script for clues that can make the most tired warhorse fresh and unique; and see how these concepts are applied in a portfolio of over fifty plays, musicals, and even grand opera produced by theater companies large and small across North America, Europe, and the Near East, for shows ranging; from Our Town to Madama Butterfly."--Jacket
The black death by Sean Martin( Book )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
This book looks at the origins of the bubonic plague that ravaged the medieval world in the late 1340s and traces its march through Europe as it killed one third of the population
A short history of disease : plagues, poxes and civilizations by Sean Martin( Book )
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
A concise and accessible history of infectious and non-infectious diseases, complete with the most up-to-date research on 2014's Ebola outbreak Using an interdisciplinary approach, this survey chronicles the historical and geographical evolution of infectious and non-infectious diseases, from their prehistoric origins to the present day, offering a comprehensive, accessible guide to ailments and the medical methods used to combat them. Even before recorded history began, disease plagued human civilizations, claiming more lives than natural disasters and warfare combined. The ongoing battle wit
Alchemy and alchemists by Sean Martin( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Alchemy has traditionally been viewed as 'the history of an error', an example of mediaeval gullibility and greed, in which alchemists tried to turn lead into gold, create fabulous wealth and find the elixir of life. But alchemy has also been described as 'the mightiest secret that a man can possess', and it obsessed the likes of Isaac Newton, Robert Boyle and many of the founders of modern science. This book explores the history of the so-called Royal Art, from its mysterious beginnings in Egypt and China, through the Hellenistic world and the early years of Islam and into mediaeval Europ
English (6)
Spanish (1)
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