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Cowan, James 1942-

Overview
Works: 205 works in 444 publications in 9 languages and 4,353 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Religious fiction  Biography  Folklore  Juvenile works  Catalogs  Records and correspondence  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Printer
Classifications: PR9619.3.C597, 823
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Publications about James Cowan
Publications by James Cowan
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 )
20 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 779 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
Daybreak: a romance of an old world by James Cowan( Book )
22 editions published between 1896 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 388 libraries worldwide
A troubadour's testament : a novel by James Cowan( Book )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in 6 languages and held by 285 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
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 254 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 221 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 219 libraries worldwide
Dreaming - Landscape as language - Sand and body painting - Iconography - Aboriginal artists
Myths of the dreaming : interpreting Aboriginal legends by James Cowan( Book )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 191 libraries worldwide
Kun-man-gur the Rainbow Serpent by James Cowan( Book )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in English and held by 180 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 154 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 132 libraries worldwide
Trouble at Moosehead Lake by James Cowan( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Five stories of emergency rescues. Davey Mountain and Matt Rich are trained to know how to react in emergency situations. If disaster strikes, they will be there, managing the scene until the 9-1-1 professionals arrive. Because in an emergency, there are only moments between life and death
Sacred places in Australia by James Cowan( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Epistularum libri duo : Pliny's Letters, books I and II by Pliny( Book )
15 editions published between 1889 and 1983 in 4 languages and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Mysteries of the dream-time : the spiritual life of Australian Aborigines by James Cowan( Book )
9 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
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 74 libraries worldwide
Balgo Hills Aboriginal paintings by James Cowan( Book )
4 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Starlight's trail : Harry Redford's epic journey down the Cooper by James Cowan( Book )
3 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
The river people by James Cowan( Book )
2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
A Spanner in the Works : Science, Technology and the Modern World by James Cowan( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 33 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 (130)
Latin (9)
Chinese (3)
Catalan (3)
Dutch (2)
German (1)
Japanese (1)
Spanish (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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