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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95
This book describes current best practice in managing construction. It is based on case studies of leading practice responding to demands from customers that construction match the value and quality that international competition is forcing on their own businesses. The case studies show that major customers now partner with construction firms to find... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 9.56
Sixteen-year-old Felix is bored and stressed. Stressed about his exam results. Stressed about working for that mad old bat Mrs Pretzel. Stressed about his future. Plus, he's feeling super-guilty about what just happened to Mrs P's spaniel, Vespasian. Which might be why he's just stolen his mother's cash card and booked a flight to Hong Kong. Or it... more...
- Bennett Books 2012; US$ 9.99
In 1949, JG Bennett was engaged in, with Gurdjieff's help, a titanic struggle with his own nature, which he describes in these diaries. However Elizabeth's entries, which make up the bulk of this book, give witness to conditions in Gurdjieff's circle at the end of his life?an impartial description with very little "self" in it. In 2012, when there... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2014; US$ 40.00
With a career that spanned from the silent era to the 1990s, British screenwriter Charles Bennett (1899--1995) lived an extraordinary life. His experiences as an actor, director, playwright, film and television writer, and novelist in both England and Hollywood left him with many amusing anecdotes, opinions about his craft, and impressions of the... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1978; US$ 40.00
Of Time and the Enterprise was first published in 1982. Of Time and the Enterprise is the result of 12 years' research in the Canadian sector of the northern Great Plains -- a 7,000-square-mile region that was one of the last areas in North America to be populated by agricultural settlers. This late settlement permitted a reconstruction of the... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00
Despite the plethora of books about the Civil War, the origins of many of the placenames associated with the conflict remain a mystery. This gazetteer provides information on nearly 1600 sites, including not only locations of battles and skirmishes but also hospitals, prison camps, military academies, factories and navy yards, both North and South.... more...
- Intellect 2000; US$ 10.00
As British cities lose the cultural connections with their industrial past, many seek to build new postindustrial futures through urban regeneration. Art projects play a key role in policymaking that aims to regenerate neglected neighbourhoods. This study focuses particularly on the ways in which newlydeveloped cultural institutions tend to be flagships... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 104.95
Partnering is the most effective way of tackling construction projects. This book explains how clients and construction firms using partnering can achieve ever higher levels of efficiency and certainty to provide world class buildings and infrastructure of all kinds. Detailed guidance about the actions that clients and professionals new to partnering... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2007; Not Available
First published in 1908, The Old Wives' Tale affirms the integrity of ordinary lives as it tells the story of the Baines sisters--shy, retiring Constance and defiant, romantic Sophia--over the course of nearly half a century. Bennett traces the sisters' lives from childhood in their father's drapery shop in provincial Bursley, England, during the... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 65.00
An authoritative textbook on construction management offering a clear model for understanding theoretical aspects. The construction industry has become a truly global network of interconnected stakeholders making demands which require the involvement of skilled workforces from all over the world. Construction Management Strategies sets the foundations... more...