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Historic Preservation

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  • 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

    Conservation Skills provides an overview of the issues facing conservators of historic and artistic works. It not only describes the nature of conservation but also provides an ethical framework to which the conservation of objects can be related. Drawing on case studies of well-known objects such as the body of Lindow Man and the Statue of Liberty... more...

  • Heritageby J.D. Fladmark

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.00

    This volume 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, and the papers should be of interest to those concerned with school and university curricula, those working in museums and galleries, and those in charge of parks and tourist... more...

  • Das orientalische Wohnhausby Ayse Öztürk-Samadzade

    Traugott Bautz 2009; US$ 16.12

    Inhaltsübersicht1. Einführung in die Thematik2. Einige islamische Grundbegriffe2.1. Der Islam2.2. Allah2.3. Din2.4. Der Koran3. Die fünf Säulen des Islam3.1. Das Glaubensbekenntnis (Schahada)3.2. Das Gebet (Salah)3.3. Die Almosensteuer (Zakah)3.4. Das Fasten (Saum)3.5. Die Pilgerfahrt (Hajj)4. Die Moschee4.1. Der Mihrab4.2. Der Minbar4.3. Funktion... more...

  • Mill Powerby Paul Marion

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 74.99

    Mill Power documents the making of a national park that changed the concept of what a national historical park could be. For a time in the 1800s, Lowell was Massachusetts?s cosmopolitan, must-see second city. The city?s industrial model was as high-tech then as Silicon Valley is today. It drew the attention of luminaries like Charles Dickens, Congressmen... more...

  • Ante Bellum Houses of the Bluegrassby Clay Lancaster

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    The ante bellum homes of Lexington and Fayette County, Kentucky, are both more numerous and more distinctive in design than those of many communities of similar age. Founded in 1775, Lexington by the turn of the century had become the chief cultural center north of New Orleans and west of the Alleghenies. During the eight decades between the Revolution... 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...

  • Modern Movement Heritageby Allen Cunningham

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.95

    This collection of essays serves as an introduction to modern architectural heritage and the specific problems related to the conservation of modern structures. It covers policy, planning and construction. A selection of case studies elaborates on these issues and illustrates how problems have been addressed. This volume celebrates the first 5... more...

  • Caring for our Built Heritageby Tony Haskell

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 175.00

    Conservation is now a major part of planners', surveyors' and architects' work load. This review of recent conservation schemes carried out by the County Councils in England and Wales will provide a unique and indispensable reference book for professionals in the construction industry embarking on 'heritage' work. Using detailed and highly-illustrated... more...

  • Digital Heritageby Lindsay MacDonald

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 135.00

    In the fields of documentation and conservation of cultural heritage assets, there is a constant need for higher quality records and better analytical tools for extracting information about the condition of artefacts. Digital photography and digital image processing provide these capabilities, and recent technological advances in both fields promise... more...