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- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2009; US$ 18.38
A fully revised and updated edition that includes new construction drawings, standard details for best practice design, examples of off-the-peg drawings for small buildings such as summer-houses and studios, and designs for affordable houses. more...
- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2009; US$ 16.99
Straw bale building is a radically different approach to construction and this book explains, in straightforward and commonsense terms, the principles of straw bale building in the UK climate. Pioneered in the United States over a hundred years ago and established in the UK in the 1990s, the technique is now entering the mainstream. It is used by... more...
- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2015; US$ 29.15
Building with Straw Bales explains in straightforward terms the principles of straw-bale building. It covers design principles; the different types of foundations; how to raise and stabilise walls and protect them from the weather, including a detailed analysis of how straw performs with humidity; and how straw-bale buildings can easily meet Building... more...
- ALA Editions 2009; US$ 55.00
Barbara Jones uses her experience and expertise to offer an intellectual freedom title tailored to the academic library environment. This title presents a number of scenarios in which intellectual freedom is at risk. more...
- BRILL 2011; US$ 144.00
It can be said that history is poor sociology that does not account sufficiently for present social circumstances, while sociology is bad history in that it does not go back in time. This volume in the Religion and Social Order series sets out to address these conjoint problems of history and sociology within the disciplinary boundaries of the sociology... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2014; US$ 14.57
Christo Brand was a South African farm boy, born into the Afrikaans culture which had created apartheid, a racial system designed to persecute black people while claiming superiority for white people. Nelson Mandela, the black son of a tribal chief, also raised in a rural village, trained as a lawyer to take up the fight against apartheid on behalf... more...
- Jonathan Ball Publishers 2014; US$ 24.79
When separate worlds collide... “I was 19 years old when I came face to face with Nelson Mandela. He was 60. Until that day I had never heard of him, or his African National Congress. I was his prison warder on Robben Island and he changed my life forever.? ... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 27.99
Raised in a multi-ethnic farming community, Afrikaner Christo Brand was confused and saddened when he first confronted the realities of South African apartheid. Conscripted into the military at 18, Brand chose to serve as a prison guard rather than embrace the brutality and danger inherent in the work of soldiers and policemen. Assigned to the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
This book unites discussions of the philosophical and scientific basis of tacit knowledge. The authors give an overview of the theories of tacit knowledge and explain how these relate to a background of philosophical, neurological and pedagogic literature. The importance of tacit knowledge for evolutionary models of innovation is analyzed raising... more...