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  • The Practice of Modernismby John R. Gold

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 62.95

    In this sequel to his widely-acclaimed book The Experience of Modernism (1997), John Gold continues his detailed enquiry into the Modern Movement's involvement in urban planning and city design. Making extensive use of information gained from hours of in-depth interviews with architects of the time, this new book examines the complex relationship... more...

  • The Experience of Modernismby John R. Gold

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 98.95

    Making extensive use of information gained from in-depth interviews with architects active in the period between 1928-1953, the author provides a sympathetic understanding of the Modern Movement's architectural role in reshaping the fabric and structure of British metropolitan cities in the post-war period and traces the links between the experience... more...

  • Cities of Cultureby John R. Gold

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    City authorities in recent years have competed vigorously to gain the right to host international festivals. In doing so they are heirs to a long tradition, since cities have always served as a natural location for festivals and fairs, providing settings on a scale impossible elsewhere. Cities of Culture examines the role of the Western city as the... more...

  • Representing the Environmentby John R. Gold; George Revill

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 61.95

    The development of the environmental movement has relied heavily upon written and visual imagery. Representing the Environment offers an introductory guide to representations of the environment found in the media, literature, art and everyday life encounters. Featuring case studies from Europe, the Americas and Australia, Representing the Environment... more...

  • Landscapes of Defenceby John R. Gold; George Revill

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 86.95

    This is a key text on the very topical themes of power, defence and space.  Landscapes of Defence is an exciting collection of theoretical and empirical material from very well known contributors, desiged to help students understand how landscapes of defence fit in with some of the broader concepts of space, power and place to which they are introduced... more...

  • Geography, The Media and Popular Cultureby Jacquelin Burgess; John R Gold

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    In this book, originally published in 1985, British and North American geographers present original and challenging viewpoints on the media. The essays deal with a diverse content, ranging from the presentation of news to the nature of television programming and from rock music lyrics to film visions of the city. more...

  • The Chicago Guide to Your Academic Careerby John A. Goldsmith; John Komlos; Penny Schine Gold

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 16.00

    Is a career as a professor the right choice for you? If you are a graduate student, how can you clear the hurdles successfully and position yourself for academic employment? What's the best way to prepare for a job interview, and how can you maximize your chances of landing a job that suits you? What happens if you don't receive an offer? How does... more...

  • Olympic Citiesby John R. Gold; Margaret M. Gold

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 53.95

    Providing a full overview of the changing relationship between cities and the Olympic events, this substantially revised and enlarged edition builds on the success of its predecessor. Its coverage takes account of important new scholarship as well as adding reflections on the experience of staging Beijing 2008 and Vancouver 2010, the state of preparations... more...

  • Olympic Citiesby John R. Gold; Margaret M. Gold

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 63.95

    The first edition of Olympic Cities, published in 2007, provided a pioneering overview of the changing relationship between cities and the modern Olympic Games. This substantially revised and enlarged third edition builds on the success of its predecessors. The first of its three parts provides overviews of the urban legacy of the four component Olympic... more...

  • American Book of the Deadby E. J. Gold; Claudio Naranjo; John Cunningham Lilly

    Gateways Books & Tapes 2005; US$ 12.95

    With over 120,000 copies sold, this unique contemporary work brings the timeless Tibetan Bardo teaching into current American culture and language, with 49 days of readings for someone who has died or who is preparing for the dying experience. This book has been and still remains an important tool for providing a spiritual service to a dying person... more...