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Edited By Van Duin, Leen; Cavallo, Roberto; Claessens, Francois and Engel, Hank
With the publication of "The Urban Project", containing the results of the preceding conference, the editors hope to reach a wide audience by sharing the fruitful output of ideas, thoughts and discussions presented there. The experiences summarized in this book are particularly significant to everybody involved in design, building, thinking and managing the urban scene. The conference focused mainly on the field of tension between science, technology and art. The scope can be grouped into three major themes: research by design - design studies that investigate the spatial potential for transformation and renewal of specific urban sites by means of concrete projects; understanding urban and metropolitan form - analytical studies that investigate aspects of form and matter of urban and metropolitan areas together with the dynamics of its transformation; and, research, design and education - experiments and experiences with 'research driven education' in the fields of architectural an urban design, relating urban analysis and architectural design. 455pp.
IOS Press, 2009, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781586039998
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Inventory #23832
Price: £ 45.00 GBP ($ 58.64 approx. - € 49.73 approx.)
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Rozik, Eli
This book offers a theory of the archaic mode of fictional thinking and a methodology for the analysis of fictional worlds. It presupposes the mutual independence of the description of a fictional world, in any language or medium, and the described fictional world. Such a world is generated by an autonomous fictional structure, which reflects the spontaneous expectations of the spectator, and thematic specification. A model of this structure is presented, comprising seven layers: personified, mythical, praxical, naive, ironic and aesthetic - and overriding these layers, the fictional experience on the level of relationship between the fictional world and spectator. This experience depends on the spectator's ability to complement such a description with pertinent associations, drawn from shared cultural resources, and psychical mechanisms of response. Explanations and examples are couched in poetic, pragmatic, aesthetic and rhetoric methodologies. An Introduction surveys the major contributions made to a methodology of fictional analysis since Aristotle's Poetics, problematises them and suggests possible alternatives. Part I is devoted to the inner structure of fictional worlds; i.e. , to the poetic rules that generate them. The innovation of this approach lies in its multi-layered nature. Part II deals with the structure of the fictional experience, which is metaphoric and rhetoric in nature. Part III deals with the specific structures of fictional worlds that reflect the particular intentions and purposes of their authors. Part IV contains analyses of actual fictional worlds that illustrate the application of the previously presented principles. The focus throughout is on theatre fictional worlds which by their nature exhibit the most complex fictional thoughts that the human brain can generate. The theoretical insights gained for theatre assumedly apply to descriptions of such worlds in any language or medium. More than a hundred fictional worlds created during 2500 years of theatre recorded history are analysed. The volume has been purposefully designed to address undergraduate and postgraduate student needs to provide a fundamental competence of theatre studies. 323pp.
Sussex Academic Press, 2009, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781845193263
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Inventory #22910
Price: £ 35.00 GBP ($ 45.61 approx. - € 38.68 approx.)
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Edited By Ifudu,Onyekachi
Is the nephrology community facilitating excess cardiovascular deaths in patients with kidney failure and anemia by treating to a subnormal hematocrit? Why have clinicians and nephrologists permitted health insurance companies and the government to decide when anemia therapy should begin in persons with progressive kidney failure? Is iron, the only variable that can be manipulated to maximize response to recombinant erythropoietin? Are we using too much intravenous iron in kidney failure patients, and is oral iron supplementation worthless in sustaining iron stores during long-term erythropoietin treatment? When does left ventricular hypertrophy begin to emerge in patients with progressive renal disease and is there convincing evidence that anemia is a significant cause of LVH in this setting? Is darbepoetin alfa, a new novel, long-acting erythropoietin, really superior to recombinant erythropoietin? This book is a compilation of proceedings from a conference in Brooklyn convened to address these and other controversial and unresolved issues in renal anemia management. 145pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2002, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1402006780
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Inventory #15495
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 39.09 approx. - € 33.15 approx.)
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Fauteux, Aegidius
Faux leather binding.Two signed dedications on second free endpaper, one from the author, the other unidentified.178pp.
Rolland Paper Company, 1930, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #24423
Price: £ 35.00 GBP ($ 45.61 approx. - € 38.68 approx.)
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Hall, G. Emlen
A historical study of the legal relationships between man and the land in Pecos, New Mexico. This study of land tenure is intended to enable the reader to understand the human need to occupy land and exploit the world's resources to secure a livelihood. The evolution of land tenure is also used to understand the multi-ethnic heritage of New Mexico. Annotated. 367pp.
University of New Mexico Press, 2002, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Published. Second Printing. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0826307108
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Inventory #4924
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.29 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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