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Edited By Muso,Ignazio
It is universally recognised that Venice and its lagoon are of such value that they constitute an international public good that must be preserved for humanity as a whole. But such an ambitious task requires a diversified, sustainable set of economic activities, mostly focused on the production of services and non-material goods. This complex issue is analyzed using different approaches, with a discussion of the case of Venice as an example of some of the most relevant problems concerning the relation between the environment and development in the contemporary world: the trade-off between preserving an ecosystem and considering it as an economic resource; the evolution of different urban growth scenarios and the preservation of a physical habitat; the role of immaterial production in urban economic development; the nature of tourism as a sustainable activity, considered from both from the environmental and cultural angles; the institutional aspect of governing a process of sustainable urban development. 269pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792364589
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Inventory #14497
Price: £ 45.00 GBP ($ 59.40 approx. - € 52.20 approx.)
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Wainwright, J. A.
This is the only full-length work written about the controversial Rober Markle's life and career. It is based on Markle's copious personal notes and number interviews with family, friends, colleagues and former students. 289pp.
Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2010, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781554581825
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Inventory #27390
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.50 approx. - € 14.50 approx.)
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Dollimore, Jonathan
N.B.Some annotations.Previous owner's name on ffep.388pp.
Clarendon Press, 1992, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0198112696
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Inventory #26159
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.90 approx. - € 8.70 approx.)
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Fuchs,Daniel and Geo
Text in English,French and German.Case is damaged,top rear slipcase dented,and slightly scuffed but otherwise very good.This book offers an unprecedented documentation of our era's most famous people, including artists, photographers, designers, creators of culture, musicians, actors and architects. Each of these people was present with his or her full energy and enthusiasm when Daniel and Geo Fuchs used a box-like Polaroid camera, which had originally been developed for eye doctors, to produce these creative highlights. The beginning of each session was devoted to the project of taking an extreme close-up of the celebrity's eye. The next step was to stage a second image, which usually integrated the first portrait of the person's eye. The resultant photographic artworks are every bit as diverse as are the personalities of the photographed individuals. These portraits accurately reflect the many facets of life: from gorgeous and aesthetic, through crazy and shrill, to desolate and thought-provoking. A representative collection of these fascinating photos is available now in this large-format photo book. Book and slipcase.Scuffed/dent in top of slipcase Text in English, German and French.
Edition Reuss, 2001, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . Slipcase. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 3934020062
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Inventory #19768
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.80 approx. - € 17.40 approx.)
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Wilson, Timothy
Intended as a general introduction to Italian Renaissance ceramics - each piece illustrated is chosen from amongst the finest and characteristic of the major centres of production including Florence, Siena and Urbino. The techniques and processes of Renaissance Maiolica are briefly discussed and the subject matter of each painted piece is related to the wider artistic culture of the time. 80pp.
Phaidon, 1989, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good/Price Clipped. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0714880698
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Inventory #6063
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.90 approx. - € 8.70 approx.)
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