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- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 229.00
This successful book, which is now appearing in its second edition, presents a comprehensive new Statics of Masonry Constructions. Masonry constructions are the great majority of the buildings in Europe?s historic centres and the most important monuments in its architectural heritage. Given the age of these constructions, the demand for safety assessments... more...
- Stanford University Press 2004; US$ 72.50
Blown by the Spirit traces the story of the Antinomians, the most important puritan radical group of the English civil war. Most historians have been skeptical about the existence of this group, or any group like it. This book provides proof of the existence of the Antinomians as well as the important role they played in the pre-history of the English... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 279.00
Europe?s historic buildings require endless maintenance, yet the statics of these constructions lacks a common approach. This book codifies the field, presenting a comprehensive, unified theory of statics for structures including arches, vaults and towers. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 54.99
Prince Shotoku (573?-622?), the purported founder of Japanese Buddhism, is widely referred to as Japan's first national hero. The cult that grew up around his memory is recognized as one of the most important phenomena in early Japanese religion. This book examines the creation and evolution of the Shotoku cult over the roughly 200 years following... more...
- University of California Press 2005; US$ 12.95
Maestro Martino of Como has been called the first celebrity chef, and his extraordinary treatise on Renaissance cookery, The Art of Cooking, is the first known culinary guide to specify ingredients, cooking times and techniques, utensils, and amounts. This vibrant document is also essential to understanding the forms of conviviality developed in... more...
- IOS Press 2009; US$ 232.00
The concept of Assistive Technology is moving away from adopting the most appropriate devices to overcome the limitations of users, to the designing and setting up of total environments in which people can live, supported by suitable services and additional support devices integrated within the environment. These two perspectives are deeply intertwined,... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2013; US$ 24.59
Der verhaltensorientierte Ansatz in der Sozialen Arbeit ist eine innovative Art des Umgangs mit sozialpädagogischen Fragestellungen und lässt sich auf alle Anwendungs- und Praxisbereiche übertragen. Im Zentrum stehen dabei die Anliegen und Probleme der Klienten, welche als veränderbar betrachtet werden. Sozialpädagogische Maßnahmen zur Reduktion von... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 188.00
The issue of permanence and change of word-order patterns has long been debated in both historical linguistics and structural theories. The interest in this theme has been revamped by contemporary research in typology with its emphasis on correlation or ‘harmonies’ of structures of word-order as explicative principles of both synchronic... more...