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- Academia Verlag 2012; US$ 20.90
Robert Grosseteste: Philosophy of Intellect and Vision focuses on two important areas in the philosophy of Robert Grosseteste at the beginning of the thirteenth century: Philosophy of Intellect and Philosophy of Vision. These two areas of Grosseteste's philosophy have not been thoroughly explored, nor their importance established. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
Continuing the themes that have been addressed in The Humanities in Architectural Design and The Cultural Role of Architecture , this book illustrates the important role that a contradiction between form and function plays in compositional strategies in architecture. The contradiction between form and function is seen as a device for poetic expression,... more...
- Parkstone International 2012; US$ 9.95
This book explains and celebrates the richness of Englishchurches and cathedrals, which have a major place inmedieval architecture. The English Gothic style developedsomewhat later than in France, but rapidly developed itsown architectural and ornamental codes. The author, John Shannon Hendrix, classifies English Gothic architecture in four principal... more...
- Parkstone International 2012; US$ 9.95
Cet ouvrage est l?occasion d?expliquer et de célébrer la richesse de ces églises et cathédrales qui occupant une place majeure au sein de l?architecture médiévale occidentale. Le style gothique anglais s?est développé un peu plus tardivement qu?en France et a rapidement élaboré des codes architecturaux et ornementaux différents. L?auteur, John Shannon... more...
- Penguin Young Readers Group 2014; US$ 17.99
From the most celebrated children?s nature writer of our time comes a posthumous new novel in the tradition of her Newbery award-winning Julie of the Wolves In 1848, a young boy witnesses a rare sight?the birth of a bowhead, or ice whale, he calls Siku. Years later, he unwittingly brings about the death of an entire pod of whales, and only Siku... more...
- Random House Children's Books 2012; US$ 17.99
For years Dickens kept the story of his own childhood a secret. Yet it is a story worth telling. For it helps us remember how much we all might lose when a child's dreams don't come true . . . As a child, Dickens was forced to live on his own and work long hours in a rat-infested blacking factory. Readers will be drawn into the winding streets of... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 124.95
How are processes of vision, perception, and sensation conceived in the Renaissance? How are those conceptions made manifest in the arts? The essays in this volume address these and similar questions to establish important theoretical and philosophical bases for artistic production in the Renaissance and beyond. Taken together, the essays provide the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95
Exploring the ambiguities of how we define the word ?culture? in our global society, this book identifies its imprint on architectural ideas. It examines the historical role of the cultural in architectural production and expression, looking at meaning and communication, tracing the formations of cultural identities. Chapters written by international... more...
- CRC Press 2013; US$ 83.95
"The authors provide a tour de force introduction to the different data representations (vectors, matrices), and introduce graph structures and the questions that can be answered with them. ... The book has many strong points. There is a companion website that hosts slide presentations for almost all chapters, as well the R code needed to run the example... more...