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  • Counterheritageby Denis Byrne

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    The claim that heritage practice in Asia is Eurocentric may be well-founded, but the view that local people in Asia need to be educated by heritage practitioners and governments to properly conserve their heritage distracts from the responsibility of educating oneself about the local-popular beliefs and practices which constitute the bedrock of most... more...

  • Japan's World Heritage Sitesby John Dougill

    Tuttle Publishing 2014; US$ 34.95

    Visit the most compelling cultural and nature sites in all of Japan! In Japan's World Heritage Sites , readers are introduced to the temples, gardens, castles and natural wonders for which Japan is so justly renownedŚall of those now declared to be UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Author John Dougill describes each site in detail, stating why they... more...

  • Rechtssysteme im Donauraumby Ellen Bos; KÓlmÓn P˛cza

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 46.56

    Im ersten Teil des Sammelbandes wird der gegenseitige Einfluss der Rechtssysteme und Rechtskulturen des Donauraumes und des ungarischen Rechtssystems aufeinander im Mittelalter und der frŘhen Neuzeit behandelt. Der zweite Teil des Sammelbandes widmet sich dem Rechtstransfer durch ▄bersetzung. Hier stehen die sich aus der Mehrsprachigkeit in der Donau-Monarchie... more...

  • Heritage Planningby Harold Kalman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Heritage Planning: Principles and Process provides a comprehensive overview of heritage planning as an area of professional practice. The book first addresses the context and principles of heritage planning, including land-use law, planning practice, and international heritage doctrine, all set within the framework of larger societal issues such... more...

  • Babylon of Egyptby Peter Sheehan

    I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 33.99

    This book presents a history of Old Cairo based on new archaeological evidence gathered between 2000 and 2006 during a major project to lower the groundwater level affecting the churches and monuments of this area of Cairo known by the Romans as Babylon. Examination of the material and structural remains revealed a sequence of continuous occupation... more...

  • Visions of the Black Beltby Robin McDonald; Valerie Pope Burnes; Robin McDonald

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 39.95

    In Visions of the Black Belt , Robin McDonald and Valerie Pope Burnes offer a richly illustrated tour of the Black Belt, the fertile arc that represents the cultural efflorescence of Alabama?s heartland. Like knowledgeable friends, McDonald and Burnes guide readers through the Black Belt?s towns and architecture and introduce the region?s great panoply... more...

  • Plastering Plain and Decorative: 4th Revised Editionby William Millar; George Bankart

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 110.00

    William Millar's classic book "Plastering Plain and Decorative" is universally referred to as the 'Plasterer's Bible'. It was first published in 1897 and was clearly a great success, with a second edition following a couple of years later in 1899 and a third edition in 1905 (a reprint of the first edition is available from Donhead). In 1927 the publishers,... more...

  • Windowsby Michael Tutton; Elizabeth Hirst; Hentie Louw; Jill Pearce

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 115.00

    This is the first and only reference volume covering the subject of windows in depth - no other book offers this wealth of practical detail. It is highly accessible, written for both the professional and interested layperson Written by a team of 15 experts - surveyors, structural engineers, craftsmen and conservators describing their own approaches... more...

  • Garden Houses and Priviesby Peter Joel Harrison

    Wiley 2002; US$ 85.00

    An essential component of homes and commercial buildings before the advent of indoor plumbing, privies--also known as "garden houses"--have found new uses as storage sheds, pool houses, etc. In this pattern book of 18th- and 19th-century designs, Harrison has painstakingly documented existing historic structures and translated them into beautiful line... more...

  • On Altering Architectureby Fred Scott

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 53.95

    Bringing together interior design and architectural theory, this exciting text looks at the common practices of building alteration, reconsidering established ideas and methods, to initiate the creation of a theory of the interior or interventional design. Fred Scott examines in-depth case studies of interventional design from architectural history... more...