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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 75.00
Drawing on the work of a wide range of architects, artists and writers, this book considers the relations between the architect and the user, which it compares to the relations between the artist and viewer and the author and reader. The book's thesis is informed by the text 'The Death of the Author', in which Roland Barthes argues for a writer aware... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1998; US$ 75.00
Occupying Architecture focuses on the importance of the user of architecture. It emphasises the cross-currents between design, theory and use, and the need for a wider cross-cultural approach to architecture. Beginning with the architect, the book proceeds to explore models for architectural practice that actively engage the issue of use, and concludes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 65.95
This fascinating argument from Jonathan Hill presents the case for the significance and importance of the immaterial in architecture. Architecture is generally perceived as the solid, physical matter that it unarguably creates, but what of the spaces it creates? This issue drives Hill's explorative look at the immaterial aspects of architecture.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 88.00
This book analyses the political and ethnical tensions that characterize Nigeria, which derive both from colonial and contemporary conflicts. It points out three major factors why Nigeria has not yet collapsed like many other African states: ethnic power sharing amongst the political elite, the military with its national outlook, and oil wealth. more...
- University of Iowa Press 1996; US$ 22.00
For the past five centuries, indigenous and African American communities throughout the Americas have sought to maintain and recreate enduring identities under conditions of radical change and discontinuity. The essays in this groundbreaking volume document this cultural activity—this ethnogenesis—within and against the broader contexts... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 98.00
This uniquely authoritative, comprehensive, multidisciplinary survey reviews all aspects of conduct disorder - highlighting the complexity and probable heterogeneity of the condition, preventive and treatment approaches and outcomes, and developmental and gender-based variations. It is essential reading for mental health practitioners and others with... more...
- University Press of Colorado 2011; US$ 60.00
"A major contribution to Amazonian anthropology, and possibly a direction changer." -J. Scott Raymond,University of Calgary A transdisciplinary collaboration among ethnologists, linguists, and archaeologists, Ethnicity in Ancient Amazonia traces the emergence, expansion, and decline of cultural identities in indigenous Amazonia. Hornborg and Hill... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 60.95
Critical Architecture examines the relationship between critical practice in architecture and architectural criticism. Placing architecture in an interdisciplinary context, the book explores architectural criticism with reference to modes of criticism in other disciplines - specifically art criticism - and considers how critical practice in architecture... more...
- Pearson Education 2008; US$ 31.99
Ubuntu is a complete, free operating system that emphasizes community, support, and ease of use without compromising speed, power, or flexibility. It?s Linux for human beings?designed for everyone from computer novices to experts. Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Long Term Support), a.k.a., ?Hardy Heron,? is the latest release?more powerful, more flexible, and friendlier... more...