The Humanities Bookstore.com
You are not logged in   |   1 book(s) in basket
About Us Inventory Log In Basket Links

Search our stock
Search Type

Categories
 
Welcome to The Humanities Bookstore
The Humanities Bookstore offers for sale second-hand, new, academic and antiquarian books on the Humanities and Social Sciences and other subjects.
By ordering directly from us through our own website here at the Humanities Bookstore you are guaranteed priority service with preferential postage rates cheaper than through any multi dealer site we list on.
You can currently Search our Stock by Title, Author, Keyword or ISBN.
You can also Browse by Category, by clicking on the category you require, you will then be offered one or more sub categories to refine your selection.
Once you log on, or create a new account, you will be able to make orders via our secure server.
Book Image
Schultz, Anne-Catrin
At the time San Francisco International Airport opened as Mills Field Municipal Airport of San Francisco in 1927, most of the San Francisco Peninsula was pasture land. Over the years, new terminals and hangars were built to satisfy the demand of increased air traffic. Beginning with a small administration building of residential character including horizontal wood siding and red cedar shingles, the airport advanced to the larger San Francisco Airport Administration Building. After continuous growth, in 2000 the airport was reorganised and expanded into the vast, structurally iconic new International Terminal. The new building acts as a gateway between land and air, offering a recognisable image to arriving and leaving passengers. It is organised over five levels, making it America's first mid-rise terminal. It receives multiple modes of transportation - linking cars, buses, the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system and the internal light-rail system. According to Craig Hartman, design architect with SOM, the terminal is 'founded upon the qualities of light and lightness'. He says of the new roof: 'We conceived of it as a floating, sheltering plane and as a symbol'. The building's position above several lanes of traffic required a 380-foot long span between the central columns - essentially the building is a bridge. Thus the building itself is in a state of lift-off, offering the first step into the air for departure or a transition space for arrival before the traveller really gets back to the ground. The terminal is built on friction-pendulum base insulators that allow it to swing in the event of an earthquake. The roof trusses' shape evokes many possible associations, the rolling Bay Area hills, the wings of airplanes, a bird in flight - all images not unusual inspirations for airport designs, though in this case especially elegantly achieved.Slight fading to d/j spine.
Edition Axel Menges, 2008, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9783932565649
Add To Basket
Inventory #19553
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 25.80 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
Book Image
Solymos, B. (B.E.Falkonberg Civil Engineer
Hardback Facsimile Reprint of original 1880 edition.382pp.Small stain to base of front board and inside of adjacent d/j. otherwise fine copy.
Darf Publishers, 1988, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. Facsimile Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1850771774
Add To Basket
Inventory #20278
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 25.80 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
Book Image
Zetouni, Sigalit; Miller, Jordan; Miller, Anita
The first biography of Sharon in English, and the authors have provided a comprehensive examination of his life.613pp.includes 12 maps.
Academy Chicago Publishers, Limited, 2002, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0897334965
Add To Basket
Inventory #17736
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.90 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
Book Image
Malvee, Sangeeta
Biotechnology is a technique that uses living organisms to create and amend a product, to develop plants and animals or to develop micro-organisms for explicit uses. Biotechnological means of genetic improvement is a modern and faster approach. Genome manipulations (Chromosomal Engineering) and gene transfer (Genetic Engineering) have been experimentally studied throughout past in many countries. To date genetic progress in livestock breeding programs has relied whichever on breed exchange or leading the conventional quantitative genetic approach of testing and selection.Under these circumstances the need to develop new technologies became imperative unlike in agriculture and veterinary farming exploitation of genetic potentials and utilization of genetically improved cultured varieties of fish is not a common practice in aquaculture all most all species of fish are genetically improved to the traditional selective reading and hybridization methods. Aquaculture is multidisciplinary activity. This book overviews Fishes and related biotechnology techniques. Reading this book will be beneficial for students of fisheries, researchers in this field and entrepreneurs. 471pp. N.B. Edges and corners bumped. Head and tail of spine bumped.
SBS Publishers, 2008, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9788189741631
Add To Basket
Inventory #24931
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 25.80 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
Book Image
Sarich, John
256pp.
Sea Hill Press Inc, 2010, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9780970805027
Add To Basket
Inventory #26427
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.90 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
The Humanities Bookstore is a specialist internet department of Fireside Bookshop , based at 1 The Arcade, High Street, Littlehampton, West Sussex, BN17 5AB, U.K.
For more information and any enquiries, you can email us at info@thehumanitiesbookstore.com or phone +44 (0)1903 721985.