By Richard Koszarski

ISBN-10: 0520085353

ISBN-13: 9780520085350

The silent cinema was once America's first smooth leisure undefined, a posh social, cultural, and technological phenomenon that swept the rustic within the early years of the 20 th century. Richard Koszarski examines the underlying buildings that made the silent-movie period paintings, from the operations of japanese bankers to the issues of local theater musicians. He deals a brand new point of view at the improvement of this significant new and artwork shape and the public's reaction to it.

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In England, Sudbury Hill is 130 ft (40 m) high, and covers 5 acres (2 ha). O  A 5,300-year-old “iceman”, discovered frozen in the Alps, was found to have 57 tattoos in various places on his body.

Before the Europeans arrived, some cultivated the fertile lands along rivers and streams; others hunted bison during the summer. After European contact, they took easily to horses and used them to help in their hunting. The huge herds of bison then became more important to Plains Indians – they could eat their meat, make their hides into clothes and wigwams, and use their bones and horns to make tools. Although they survived attempts by white settlers to wipe them out, few native Americans now follow a traditional lifestyle.

Many iron objects (especially tools) have survived from this period, as well as a large amount of pottery, and decorative objects made of bronze. INSTANT PATTERNS Later Saxon potters made similar shaped pots to those of the Iron Age, but decorated them with punches. Punch for cross pattern Punch for circle pattern BRONZE BOWL In the Iron Age many of the more decorative and high-status objects were in fact made of bronze, a material that looked shiny and could be engraved with detailed patterns.

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