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  • Buildings and Societyby Anthony D. King

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 65.95

    '? A fascinating book ?' - Sean French, The Sunday Times. `This is a book I eagerly recommend to others, assign in courses, and use in myown research. It is a fine collection of illustrated essays on the social history of designed environments.' - Karen A. Franck, Contemporary Sociology more...

  • In synchrony with the heavens Volume 1, The call of the muezzin /by D.A. King

    BRILL 2004; US$ 302.00

    King (history of science, F.W. Goethe U., Frankfurt, Germany), in the first of two volumes, presents an analysis of over 500 manuscripts that document the use of the sun and stars to keep time, an essential task in determining the hour of prayer, which is called by the muezzin in the Islamic world. (Volume 2 will be devoted to the instruments used more...

  • A Tapestry of Orbitsby D. King-Hele

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 46.00 US$ 37.72

    The story of how small changes in satellite orbits have led to great changes in our views of the Earth and atmosphere is told in this narrative from the pioneer of this orbit analysis technique. more...

  • Living with Koryak Traditionsby Alexander D King

    University of Nebraska Press 2011; US$ 35.00

    An examination of the globalization of culture and the invention of tradition, and what it means to modern Koryak people living in post-Soviet Siberia. more...

  • When the Letter Betrays the Spiritby Tyson D. King-Meadows

    Lexington Books 2011; US$ 42.99

    Drawing from government data, legislative history, Supreme Court decisions, survey results, and the 2006 reauthorization debate, When the Letter Betrays the Spirit examines how executive and judicial discretion facilitates violations of the Voting Rights act. Connecting Johnson to Obama, the book challenges the executive-centered model of leadership... more...

  • The Semantic Structure of Spanishby Larry D. King

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1992; US$ 180.00

    In recent years, linguistics has become increasingly more willing to allow some type of representation of 'meaning' in the study of language. However, most approaches deal with sentence or utterance meaning and thereby ignore the meaning of linguistic form. Yet no description of linguistic semantics can be complete without a comprehensive account between... more...

  • Colonial Urban Developmentby Anthony D. King

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    The Study focuses on the social and, more especially, the cultural processes governing colonial urban development and develops a theory and methodology to do this. The author demonstrates how the physical and spatial arrangements characterizing urban development are unique products of a particular society, to be understood only in terms of its values,... more...

  • The Chemical Physics of Solid Surfaces and Heterogeneous Catalysisby D.A. King

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Surface Properties of Electronic Materials is the fifth volume of the series, The Chemical Physics of Solid Surfaces and Heterogeneous Catalysis. This volume indicates the present state of some basic properties of semiconductor surfaces. Chapter one summarizes the general problems in electronic materials and the areas affected by the surface science... more...

  • The Chemical Physics of Solid Surfacesby D.A. King

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    The Chemical Physics of Solid Surfaces, Volume 6: Coadsorption, Promoters, and Poisons focuses on the processes, reactions, and approaches involved in coadsorption and the functions of promoters and poisons in synthesis and reactions. The selection first offers information on adsorbate-adsorbate interactions on metal surfaces and interaction between... more...

  • Global Cities (Routledge Library Editions: Economic Geography)by Anthony D King

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    Since the late 1970s the role of key world cities such as Los Angeles, New York and London as centres of global control and co-ordination has come under increasing scrutiny. This book provides an overview and critique of work on the global context of metropolitan growth, world city formation and the theory it has generated. Suggesting ?post-imperialism?... more...