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Historic Preservation

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Das orientalische Wohnhausby Ayse Öztürk-Samadzade

    Traugott Bautz 2009; US$ 17.40

    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...

  • Conservation and Sustainability in Historic Citiesby Dennis Rodwell

    Wiley 2008; US$ 105.00

    Conservation and Sustainability in Historic Cities examines how the two key issues of urban conservation and sustainability relate to each other in the context of historic cities, and how they can be brought together in a common philosophy and practice that is mutually supportive. It sets out the theoretical and practical background to architectural... more...

  • Building Careby Brian J.B. Wood

    Wiley 2009; US$ 62.99

    Building care encompasses everything from maintenance of a building to energy conservation and range of approaches, including the effects on design. A range of approaches to looking after buildings and their users is covered in this book. The rationale and conditions that support them (e.g. PPM - preventative planned maintenance; JIT - just in time)... 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...

  • Structures and Construction in Historic Building Conservationby Michael Forsyth

    Wiley 2008; US$ 100.00

    This book is the second in a series of volumes that combine conservation philosophy in the built environment with knowledge of traditional materials, and structural and constructional conservation techniques and technology: Understanding Historic Building Conservation Structures & Construction in Historic Building Conservation Materials &... more...

  • Understanding Historic Building Conservationby Michael Forsyth

    Wiley 2013; US$ 65.00

    This book is the first in a series of volumes that combine conservation philosophy in the built environment with knowledge of traditional materials, and structural and constructional conservation techniques and technology: • Understanding Historic Building Conservation • Materials & Skills in Historic Building Conservation • Structures... more...

  • Heritage and Tourism in The Global Village""by Priscilla Boniface; Peter Fowler

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 57.95

    A nation's heritage is one of the most potent forces for generating tourism: the Tower of London is the greatest 'visitor attraction' in Britain. But it is pushed into insignificance by comparison with the visitors travelling to Disneyland, Epcot and the other entertainment complexes in the USA; and it will be dwarfed by Euro-Disneyland east of Paris.... more...

  • Managing World Heritage Sitesby Anna Leask; Alan Fyall

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 67.95

    World Heritage Sites are some of the most recognised locations around the world. They include natural sites such as the Grand Canyon and the Great Barrier and cultural ones such as the Pyramids at Giza, the Walled City of Baku in Azerbaijan and the Historic Centre of Riga in Latvia. The responsibility to manage them successfully and ensure that the... more...