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Edited By Holroyd, Michael
238pp.
Holt Rinehart & Winston, 1979, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good/Price Clipped. First American Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0030435412
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Inventory #21460
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.52 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Birnbaum, Daniel. Sharp, Amanda. & Heiser, Jorg.
Doug Aitken is a young Californian video and installation artist who has risen to international prominence with works such as his multi-screen video environment "electric earth". Aitken's subjects explore the deserted spaces of Bollywood film sets in India; Jonestown, Guyana, the site of the notorious mass suicide of religious cultists; and a remote diamond-mining region of Namibia, closed to outsiders since 1908. His environments are vivid, elusive and dreamlike. This monograph explores the artist and his work. It features a discussion of Aitken's working methods by Amanda Sharp; an examination of Aitken's art within the context of contemporary philosophy and the work of other artists who have explored expanded notions of time and space; a study by Jorg Heiser of Aitken's "i am in you", a five-screen work centring on the imaginative experiences of a young girl; "Artist's Choice", for which the artist has selected a short story, "Funes the Memorious", by Jorge Luis Borges, whose description of altered realities through the distortions of mirrors and memory echoes the artist's own interests; and "Artist's Writings" - Doug Aitken's writings include his retelling of an unusual story he once heard from strangers he met in the desert and which served as the basis for a subsequent work.158pp.N.B.Head oif d/j slightly rubbed.
Phaidon Press, 2001, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0714839892
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Inventory #13325
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.29 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Clocksin, W. F.; Mellish, C. S.
Originally published in 1981, this was the first textbook on programming in the Prolog language and is still the definitive introductory text on Prolog. Though many Prolog textbooks have been published since, this one has withstood the test of time because of its comprehensiveness, tutorial approach, and emphasis on general programming applications. Prolog has continued to attract a great deal of interest in the computer science community, and has turned out to be a basis for an important new generation of programming languages and systems for Artificial Intelligence. Since the previous edition of Programming in Prolog, the language has been standardised by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and this book has been updated accordingly. The authors have also introduced some new material, clarified some explanations, corrected a number of minor errors, and removed appendices about Prolog systems that are now obsolete. 281pp. N.B. Corners of covers slightly creased. Previous owners inscription to ffep.
Springer Verlag, 1987, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Third Revised and Extended Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0387175393
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Inventory #28570
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Columbus, Frank H. (editor)
Collection of essays exploring issues concerning the internal and external changes that challenge Europe as it tries to regroup, reform and refocus. Topics include: Nordic studies of power and democracy; rent-seeking activity levels; constituionalisation of social norms; EU critical infrastructure and security policy; economic principles for local govt; trend in EU trade and military readiness. 159pp. Illustrated with occasional maps, charts and diagrams.
Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated, 2002, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1590334043
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Inventory #6651
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Elshtain, Jean Bethke
N.B.Some underlining.Previous owner's name on ffep.
The University of Wisconsin Press, 1990, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0299126749
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Inventory #26245
Price: £ 6.50 GBP ($ 8.47 approx. - € 7.18 approx.)
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