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Yarnall, Casey B.
Like them or hate them, computers are here to stay. The books in this series present leading-edge research in the field of computer research, technology and applications. Each contribution has been carefully selected for inclusion based on the significance of the research to this fast-moving and diverse field. 298pp. N.B. Slight dent to foredge of front board.
Nova Science Publishers Inc., 2007, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9781600215186
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Inventory #27481
Price: £ 40.00 GBP ($ 52.80 approx. - € 46.40 approx.)
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Barker, Granville
Granville Barker's Prefaces to Shakespeare have withstood the test of time as the best commentary on Shakespeare's plays ever written. They combine great common sense with the author's experience as a director and actor, and his scholarly knowledge of the Elizabethan stage.70pp.
Nick Hern Books, 2009, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprinted in Large Format. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781848420090
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Inventory #29377
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.60 approx. - € 5.80 approx.)
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Zietz, Peer
In 1975, the European Year of Protection of Ancient Monuments, Alsfeld in Upper Hesse acquired model-town status, along with Berlin, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Xanten and Trier in Germany. In this way the Council of Europe was acknowledging the long tradition of monument protection in a place where an astonishingly large number of historic buildings have survived. There are numerous tightly-packed timber-frame buildings in the medieval ground plan of the town, some built as long ago as the 14th century. The market-place, forming the centre of the town with town hall, Weinhaus (wine house) and Hochzeitshaus (wedding house), is one of the most important complexes of its kind in Germany. The town hall, built in a way that inspired many of its German successors, was to have been pulled down in 1878 by order of the town council. It was not until residents protested that preservation and restoration of what is now the symbol of the town were assured, providing the first example of Alsfeld's tradition in this field. Even today ensembles of unique unity are to be found in its main streets. There is almost nowhere else where one can form such a good impression of a small German medieval town than here. Hesse's Department for the Protection of Monuments was quick to recognize the town's value in terms of architectural history. Art historian Werner Meyer-Barkhausen recorded the historic building stock in the "Alte Stadte" in "Hessen" series as early as 1927. The present volume does not intend to show Alsfeld just as a "timber-frame museum"; an attempt has also been made to show how a town of this kind has changed in the upheavals of the past 100 years by juxtaposing Uwe Rudenburg's photographs with pictures produced around 1880 by Ludwig Bickell, Hesse's first Provincial Conservator. 60pp.
Edition Axel Menges, 1997, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" Tall.
ISBN: 3930698293
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Inventory #20047
Price: £ 18.00 GBP ($ 23.76 approx. - € 20.88 approx.)
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Edited By Astrom,Anna-Maria,Korkiakangas,Pirjo & Olsson,Pia
This is an exploration into how town dwellers experience their environment in a complicated way. As people in urban milieus relate themselves to the environment, this takes place on many levels, where especially the time level becomes problematic. The urban buildings and settings can be looked upon as a kind of collective history, as carriers or witnesses of times past. But it is only the town dwellers that experience urban time itself, the time they live in, but through their memories also times past. In this past some elements take symbolically dense expressions. Through reliving and narrating their experiences the symbolically important factors in the this urban relationship will be outlined for investigations concerning three towns, Helsinki, the capital, Viborg, the ceded and lost Carelian town, and Jyvaskyla, a town with dense commercial and civilisatory dimensions in the middle of Finland. The symbolic aspects are the kern in all the articles of the book Memories of my Town. The aim of the book and its articles has been to use different theoretical concepts as guidelines in analysing the different narrative texts. Thus the articles are to be seen as independent contributions to the scientific discussion about places, urbanism, memories and narratives. The ethnological outlook is on the other hand an outcome of the joint project Town Dwellers and their Places., whereby the articles substantially relate to one another. Thus the book can also be seen as a joint result of this urban project, which was sponsored by the Finnish Academy. 249pp.
Finnish Literature Society, 2004, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9517464339
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Inventory #11782
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.54 approx. - € 11.02 approx.)
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Lauf, Detlef Ingo
Corners of covers slightly creased. Slight indentation marks to cover. Small stamp on verso of title page. Contents Very Good. 254pp.
Shambhala, 1989, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0877731039
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Inventory #23187
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.54 approx. - € 11.02 approx.)
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