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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 ($ 12.45 approx. - € 10.55 approx.)
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Redekop, Gloria N.
Previous owners inscription to ffep.Draws on primary sources such as reports, letters, and minutes as well as social histories, interviews, and survey data to illuminate the church societies organized by women Mennonites who had immigrated to Canada from Russia from their beginnings in the 1870s through their floreat in the 1950s and 1960s to their decline in the past couple of decades.172pp.
Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 1996, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0889202702
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Inventory #25459
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.45 approx. - € 10.55 approx.)
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English and Italian text.212pp.
Giampaolo Prearo Editore, 2007, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9788873480938
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Inventory #18082
Price: £ 40.00 GBP ($ 52.40 approx. - € 44.40 approx.)
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Biegman, Niek
To date, Nicolaas (Niek) Biegman has published nine photo books, all concerned with people: in the streets of Amsterdam, New York, Egypt and Haiti, performing Sufi rituals in Egypt, Macedonia, Kosovo, Bosnia and Syria, oil wrestling in Macedonia and the painter Rein Dool. His work has been exhibited in Aleppo, Amsterdam, Cairo, Paris, Rotterdam, Skopje and Zagreb. This tenth book is the result of four years of walking and cycling around Amsterdam's streets and canals while mainly looking upward. Up there are the gables topped with exuberant wigs that are the trade mark of the city. The stone wigs contain the main living elements to be found in these photos: gods, dolphins, dogs, and lions. Additionally, the houses themselves show a human face to whoever wishes to see it. Biegman presents them as parts of the urban landscape, which attracts millions of visitors from all over the world, every year. Eventually, the visitors go home again. This book may help them to remember Amsterdam's peculiar architecture along with the canals and the streets where they discovered it. 133pp. N.B. Slight crease to spine edge of front cover.
KIT Publishers, 2011, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9789460221408
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Inventory #28083
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.20 approx. - € 22.20 approx.)
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Ostman, Ronald E.
Having unearthed caches of rare historic photographs of Cornell University, the authors offer readers a dazzling visual trek through a century of Cornell's history. The book features nearly 200 beautifully printed duotone photographs, comparing views from Cornell's past with identical scenes from the present day. A carefully researched, behind-the-scenes narrative describes the spectacular changes that have altered the face of the campus, and the captivating legends rooted within the gothic towers and gabled roofs. 158pp.Bottom right corners slightly rubbed.
Mcbooks Press Inc., 2003, Card Covers/Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1590130456
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Inventory #20396
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.38 approx. - € 13.88 approx.)
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