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Cowan, James 1942-

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Works: 74 works in 187 publications in 2 languages and 4,740 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Religious fiction  Biography  Folklore  Juvenile works  Catalogs  History 
Classifications: PR9619.3.C597, 823
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Publications about James Cowan
Publications by James Cowan
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Most widely held works by James Cowan
A mapmaker's dream : the meditations of Fra Mauro, cartographer to the court of Venice by James Cowan( Book )
16 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 752 libraries worldwide
A monk in 16th Century Venice creates a map of the world, based on the tales of travellers he receives in his monastery. Fra Mauro, official cartographer, interprets and speculates on the world, turning map making into a voyage of human imagination. By the author of Letters from the Wild Side
The elements of the Aborigine tradition by James Cowan( Book )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 265 libraries worldwide
Desert father : a journey in the wilderness with Saint Anthony by James Cowan( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 264 libraries worldwide
Messengers of the gods : tribal elders reveal the ancient wisdom of the earth by James Cowan( Book )
4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 254 libraries worldwide
Rites and ceremonies of Australian aborigines
A troubadour's testament : a novel by James Cowan( Book )
5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 251 libraries worldwide
A platonic romance in 12th century France between a poet and a nun. It is narrated by a modern-day academic who is researching medieval attitudes to love. By the author of A Mapmaker's Dream
Mysteries of the dream-time : the spiritual life of Australian Aborigines by James Cowan( Book )
12 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 248 libraries worldwide
Aborigine dreaming : an introduction to the wisdom and thought of the Aboriginal traditions of Australia by James Cowan( Book )
5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 237 libraries worldwide
Francis : a saint's way by James Cowan( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and German and held by 224 libraries worldwide
The author takes a personal look at the life of Saint Francis of Assisi by reflecting on his travels in the footsteps of St Francis in Italy. He looks for explanations for the actions of Francis in rejecting the traditions of the medieval church and society, and attempts to enter into the spirituality of a saint
Wirrimanu : aboriginal art from the Balgo Hills by James Cowan( Book )
6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 216 libraries worldwide
Dreaming - Landscape as language - Sand and body painting - Iconography - Aboriginal artists
Myths of the dreaming : interpreting Aboriginal legends by James Cowan( Book )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 192 libraries worldwide
Kun-man-gur the Rainbow Serpent by James Cowan( Book )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in English and held by 181 libraries worldwide
In this retelling of an Aboriginal creation myth, the Rainbow Serpent, Kun-man-gur, finds a home and food for the flying foxes after he punishes a bat for saying that they smelled bad. Includes a foreword explaining the background and importance of the myth
Balgo : new directions by James Cowan( Book )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
Letters from a wild state : rediscovering our true relationship to nature by James Cowan( Book )
3 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
Sacred places in Australia by James Cowan( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
Journey to the inner mountain : in the desert with St Antony by James Cowan( Book )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
Mysteries of the dreaming : the spiritual life of Australian Aborigines by James Cowan( Book )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Letters from a wild state : an aboriginal perspective by James Cowan( Book )
5 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
Written in the form of letters to a friend, they create an exploration of the ancient relationship between the Australian aboriginie and the natural world - a world in danger of destruction
The mountain men : and the Snowy River riders on the mountains make their home ... by James Cowan( Book )
3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Where two oceans meet : a selection of odes from the Divan of Shems of Tabriz by Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Rumi's Divan of Shems of Tabriz : selected odes by Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī( Book )
5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Cowan, James
Cowan, James G., 1942-
カウアン, ジェイムズ
Languages
English (109)
German (1)
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