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Historic Preservation

  • 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,... more...

  • Architecture and Armed Conflictby JoAnne Mancini; Keith Bresnahan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    Architecture and Armed Conflict is the first multi-authored scholarly book to address this theme from a comparative, interdisciplinary perspective. By bringing together specialists from a range of relevant fields, and with knowledge of case studies across time and space, it provides the first synthetic body of research on the complex, multifaceted... more...

  • Mortars and Cementsby L.J. Vicat; J. Hawkesworth; J. T. Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 60.00

    L. J. Vicat's investigations into the nature and use of limes first appeared in this English language edition in 1837 translated by Captain J. T. Smith, with the inclusion of extensive notes on developments in England at that time. Vicat's work is of immense interest and importance as it critically reviews the practices of time, sifting the good ones... more...

  • 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...

  • Rechtssysteme im Donauraumby Ellen Bos; KÓlmÓn P˛cza

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 53.14

    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...

  • Consuming Architectureby Daniel Maudlin; Marcel Vellinga

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    Projecting forward in time from the processes of design and construction that are so often the focus of architectural discourse, Consuming Architecture examines the variety of ways in which buildings are consumed after they have been produced, focusing in particular on processes of occupation, appropriation and interpretation. Drawing on contributions... more...

  • Practical Stone Masonryby Peter Hill; John David

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 60.00

    Practical Stone Masonry is the first major book in nearly seventy years on the craft of the stonemason. Today the work of the stonemason is almost exclusively confined to the repair of historic buildings, requiring a full working knowledge of the detailed traditional craft practices relating to repairs. This book addresses that need. It covers the... 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...

  • Spatial analysis and social spacesby Eleftheria Paliou; Undine Lieberwirth; Silvia Polla

    De Gruyter 2013;

    In recent years a range of formal methods of spatial analysis have been developed for the study of human engagement, experience and socialisation within the built environment. This volume brings together contributions from a number of specialists in archaeology, social theory, architecture, and urban planning, who explore the theoretical and methodological... more...

  • Staircases: History, Repair and Conservationby James W. P. Campbell; Michael Tutton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.00

    The staircase dates back to the very beginning of architectural history. Virtually every significant building from the ziggurats of ancient Mesopotamia to the present day, has not only contained one or more staircases, but has celebrated them. For such an apparently simple part of a building they have been made in a bewildering variety of forms and... more...