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  • Farm Houseby Mary E. Atherly

    University of Iowa Press 2009; US$ 22.50

    Now available for the first time in paperback, Farm House tells the story of the first structure built on the Iowa State University campus. Mary Atherly provides a comprehensive history of the Farm House from its founding days to its role as the center of activity for the new college to its second life as a welcoming museum visited by thousands each... more...

  • The Politics of Heritage Management in Maliby Charlotte L Joy; Beverley Butler

    Left Coast Press 2012; US$ 36.95

    The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Djenné, in modern day Mali, is exalted as an enduring wonder of the ancient African world by archaeologists, anthropologists, state officials, architects and travel writers. In this revealing study, the author critically examines how the politics of heritage management, conservation, and authenticity play essential... more...

  • The Damp Houseby Jonathan Hetreed

    Crowood 2012; US$ 18.94

    Dampness can become an enemy when it invades our interior space, when it persists, when it spreads and damages our domestic fittings, finishes and furnishings, when it encourages the growth of moulds that threaten our health, and when it stimulates the spread of fungus and decay in the structure of our houses. A major industry has developed with specialist... more...

  • Stone House Constructionby Sarah Gunn

    CSIRO Publishing 2012; US$ 77.00

    A comprehensive study of Australian stone building techniques in a residential context. more...

  • Structural design in building conservationby Dimitris Theodossopoulos

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 58.95

    No building is properly conserved if it is not structurally sound. Consequently architects, engineers and conservation officers need an adequate grounding in the technology, the materials and the historic origins of the building in order to complete a conservation project successfully. Structural Design in Building Conservation deals with design... more...

  • Upholstery Conservation: Principles and Practiceby Dinah Eastop; Kathryn Gill

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 135.00

    This well referenced book provides an amply illustrated publication on upholstery conservation which discusses and reviews the issues related to the care, interpretation and treatment of upholstered furniture. Through many well illustrated case studies the inter-disciplinary collaboration fundamental to upholstery conservation, and the complex decision-making... more...

  • Conservation Skillsby Chris Caple

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    This extensive work not only describes the nature of conservation but also provides an ethical framework to which the conservation of objects as diverse as Old Masters to the ephemera of the twentieth century can be related. more...

  • The Roman Remains of Northern and Eastern Franceby James Bromwich

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Provides a thorough, area by area companion to the region's wealth of monuments, excavations and artefacts, from Paris and Boulogne-sur-Mer to Strasbourg and Lyon more...

  • Heritageby J.D. Fladmark

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.00

    Deals with policy, methods and techniques for the stewardship of our land and our cultural assets. The focus is on interpretation and presentation of heritage themes. Individual contributions celebrate achievements and debate issues relating to the natural and built environment. more...

  • Living with Heritage in Cairoby Ahmed Sedky

    I.B.Tauris 2009; US$ 12.99

    The Arab?Islamic city has been always a glamorous urban dream in human cultural memory. This is manifested in Cairo, the world?s largest medieval urban system where traditional lifestyles are still implemented. Nevertheless, despite the extensive efforts to preserve Historic Cairo, it is sadly vulnerable. Ahmed Sedky investigates the reasons behind... more...