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- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00
This book details all aspects of an exciting multidisciplinary project to achieve sustainable social, economic, and environmental revitalization in the historic core of Multan City, Pakistan. more...
- Birkhäuser Basel 2008; US$ 89.95
This volume features a collection of papers dedicated to Canons of Form-Making, in honor of the 500th anniversary of the birth of architect Andrea Palladio (1508-1580). Theorist as well as practitioner, Palladio's architecture was based on well-defined canons that he had gleaned from studying the treatises as well as the remains of architecture... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 139.00
This book offers an objective methodology for assessing rock and pop music venues, including construction details and building materials in new or renovated halls. Describes famous European venues, with a new, simple method of objectively rating venues. more...
- I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 14.95
?Art is continually haunted by the animal,? wrote Deleuze and Guattari. Over the past two decades, animals have quite literally invaded the gallery space, from Joseph Beuy?s co-habiting with a coyote, Janis Kounelli?s instillation of live horses, Damien Hirst?s shark in formaldehyde to Mark Dion?s natural history displays and Marco Evaristti?s ?goldfish... more...
- NewSouth 2014; US$ 27.99
Parrots and lorikeets swoop down, vivid, bright and colourful. Black swans glide through the air. Owls stare out from pages, wide-eyed. A sense of awe swept through natural history circles in eighteenth-century London when the first ships returned from Sydney with their cargo of exotic animals, birds and plants - and striking watercolour illustrations.The... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2012; US$ 29.95
War Culture and the Contest of Images analyzes the relationships among contemporary war, documentary practices, and democratic ideals. Using carefully chosen case studies, Dora Apel examines a wide variety of images and cultural representations of war in the United States and the Middle East, including photography, performance art, video games,... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 17.00
?Nobody who has not taken one can imagine the beauty of a walk through Rome by full moon,? wrote Goethe in 1787. Sadly, the imagination is all we have today: in Rome, as in every other modern city, moonlight has been banished, replaced by the twenty-four-hour glow of streetlights in a world that never sleeps. Moonlight, for most of us, is no more.... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 289.00
Symbolic Landscapes presents a definitive collection of landscape/place studies that explores symbolic and cultural levels of geographical meanings. The book contributes to a widely-respected, but under-published area of human/cultural geography. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 90.00
Animals have always been compelling subjects for artists, but the rise of animal advocacy and posthumanist thought has prompted a reconsideration of the relationship between artist and animal. In this book, Steve Baker examines the work of contemporary artists who directly confront questions of animal life, treating animals not for their aesthetic... more...