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

Search our stock
Search Type

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
Portugali, Nili
In this book Nili Portugali, presents her particular interpretation of the holistic-phenomenological worldview in theory and in practice, a worldview which stands in recent years at the forefront of the scientific discourse, and is tightly related to Buddhist philosophy. The purpose of architecture is first and foremost to create a human environment for human beings. The real challenge of current architectural practice is to make the best use of the potential inherent in our modern technological age. Yet, modern society has lost the value of man and thus created a feeling of alienation between man and the environment. Contemporary architecture sought to dissociate itself from the world of emotions and connect the design process to the world of ideas, thus creating a rational relation between building and man, devoid of any emotion. Portugali argues that in order to change the feeling of the environment and create places and buildings we really feel 'at home' and want to live in, what is needed is not a change of style or fashion, but a transformation of the mechanistic worldview underlying current thought and approaches. Based on Christopher Alexander's basic assumption that behind human architecture there are universal and eternal codes common to us all as human beings, and that there is absolute truth underlying beauty and comfort, Portugali demonstrates how this approach, as well as her unique planning process stemming from it (based on the way things actually exist already on site) generates that common spiritual experience people undergo in buildings endowed with soul, no matter where or from what culture they come from. That she demonstrates through a variety of her buildings and projects (with over 600 color illustrations and drawings), in relation to the physical, cultural and social reality of the place they were planned and built on, an Israeli reality which reflects a unique interface between the orient and the west, a cultural interface she personally represents.245pp.
Edition Axel Menges, 2006, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 3936681058
Add To Basket
Inventory #21057
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 39.09 approx. - € 33.15 approx.)
Book Image
Dodia, D. A.; Patel, I. S; Patel, G. M.
Intended for research workers and students of various universities, who are interested to use eco-friendly indigenous plant material in pest manageent programme. 354pp.
Scientific Publishers, 2008, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9788172335342
Add To Basket
Inventory #20386
Price: £ 35.00 GBP ($ 45.61 approx. - € 38.68 approx.)
Book Image
Edited By DePasquale,Paul W.
Is Canada truly postcolonial? Burdened by a past that remains "refracted" in its understanding and treatment of Native peoples, this collection reinterprets treaty making and land claims from Aboriginal perspectives. In the spirit of ongoing dialogue, essays by Sharon Venne, Patricia Seed, Harold Cardinal, Frank Tough, and Erin McGregor provide fresh insights to the interpretations of treaties and treaty-making processes, examine land claims still under negotiation, and reclaim the vitality of Aboriginal laws and paradigms in Canada, a country new to decolonisation.119pp.
The University of Alberta Press, 2007, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9780888644626
Add To Basket
Inventory #17115
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
Book Image
Grewlich, K.W.
"Cyberspace" is the emerging invisible, intangible world of electronic information and processes stored at multiple interconnected sites. The digital revolution leads to "convergence" (of telecommunications, computer/Internet and broadcasting) and to dynamic multimedia value chains. Deregulation and competition are major driving forces in the new interactive electronic environment. This volume contains normative proposals for "cyber"-regulation, including self-regulation, grounded on developments in the EU, US and the Far East, in international organizations (WTO, OECD, WIPO, ITU), in business fora, in NGOs, in the "Internet community" and in academic research. The multi-actor (government, business, civil society) and multi-level analysis (subsidiarity) pertains, for example to ex-ante and ex-post access-regulation, competition, network economics (external effects, essential facilities), public interest principles (human dignity, free speech, privacy, security), development and culture, consumer protection, cryptography, domain names and copyright.432pp.
Kluwer Law International, 1999, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Very Good. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9041112251
Add To Basket
Inventory #14868
Price: £ 60.00 GBP ($ 78.18 approx. - € 66.30 approx.)
Book Image
McDougall, Anne
N.B. Signed by author on ffep. Previous owners inscription on ffep. Head and tail of spine bumped. Edges and corners of D/J rubbed. Back of D/J has a 4 1/2 inch closed tear running from the top left corner to the centre. 215pp.
Harvest House, 1977, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Good. Signed First Edition. D/J in Protective Wrapper. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0887721971
Add To Basket
Inventory #23561
Price: £ 25.00 GBP ($ 32.58 approx. - € 27.63 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 or phone +44 (0)1903 721985.