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Art & Visual Culture 1100-1600: Medieval to Renaissance

by Kim W. Woods

An innovatory exploration of art and visual culture. Through carefully chosen themes and topics rather than through a general survey, the volumes approach the process of looking at works of art in terms of their...


A Graveyard Preservation Primer

by Lynette Strangstad

A Graveyard Preservation Primer has proven itself to be a time-tested resource for many who are seeking information regarding the protection and preservation of historic graveyards This fresh, updated edition...


Historic Preservation in Indiana: Essays from the Field

by Nancy R. Hiller

Over the last half century, historic preservation has been on the rise in American cities and towns, from urban renewal and gentrification projects to painstaking restoration of Victorian homes and architectural...


In the Lands of the Enchanted Moorish Maiden: Islamic Art in Portugal

by Cláudio Torres, Santiago Macías & Susana Gómez

Portugal is a terrain particularly propitious for salutary re-evaluations in order that some highly damaging clichés may be challenged. In the Iberian Peninsula, for instance, the first major rupture of civilisation...


Siculo-Norman Art. Islamic Culture in Medieval Sicily

by Nicola Giuliano Leone, Eliana Mauro & Ettore Sessa

Sicily was won from the Aghlabids in 827 and passed to the Fatimids in 948. The Norman Conquest of 1061 finally ousted the Muslims from the Island. Organised into three administrative valla - Val di Mazara,...


Scandinavian Design: Alternative Histories

by Kjetil Fallan

Examines the last century of Scandinavian design to reveal how the region's design culture is very different from popular assumption.


Displaying the Ideals of Antiquity: The Petrified Gaze

by Johannes Siapkas & Lena Sjögren

Displaying the Ideals of Antiquity investigates the study and display of ancient sculpture from archaeological, art historical, and museum studies perspectives. Ancient sculptures not only give us knowledge...


From Castle to Teahouse: Japanese Architecture of the Momoyama Period

by John B. Kirby

The Momoyama period of Japanese art history, at the turn of the 16th century, is perhaps best known to the West through the resplendent paintings of the Kano masters and their fellow artists. Yet this same period...


Discovering Green Lanes

by Valerie Belsey

In this essential handbook for anyone interested in green lanes, Valerie Belsey shows how to identify them on the ground, how to recognize them on antique maps, and how to locate documents and other records...


Eco-Centres & Courses: Over 150 Places Which Offer Practical Courses and Fun Days Out

by Terena Plowright

Would you like to: learn how to install a solar panel on your roof? Build with cob or straw bales? Learn how to keep bees, or make cider? See wind and hydropower in action? Learn how to safeguard seed varieties...


Women Art Critics in Nineteenth-Century France: Vanishing Acts

by Wendelin Guentner

This book is the first sustained study of a corpus of writings by women art critics active in nineteenth-century France that have all but “vanished” from the historical record. Written by scholars in art...


The English Village Explained: Britain S Living History

by Trevor Yorke

English villages conjure up rural harmony and a history of happy communities woven into the broader pageant of England's past. But each of them has a different story to tell, and it is usually a vibrant and...


Mysticism and Architecture: Wittgenstein and the Meanings of the Palais Stonborough

by Roger Paden

A multi-disciplinary study of the house that the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein built for his sister in Vienna between 1926 and 1928, this book weaves together ideas taken from a number of disciplines_sociology,...


The World Through Blunted Sight: An inquiry into the influence of defective vision on art and character

by Patrick Trevor-Roper

How did faulty or failing eyesight affect the style and technique of writers and artists. How did it affect the way they convey their visual impressions. In a classic study, first published in 1970 and thoroughly...


Communicating the New: Methods to Shape and Accelerate Innovation

by Kim Erwin

"Communicating radical innovation is very different from discussing marginal change. Erwin's book provides a serious analysis of why, in this era of VUCA—Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity—we...


Ghent Planning Congress 1913: Premier Congres International Et Exposition Comparee Des Villes

by Whyte William

The Ghent congress on town planning was the first genuinely international conference to address all aspects of civic life and design. Attended by representatives of 22 governments and 150 cities, as well as...


Green Buildings Pay: Design, Productivity and Ecology

by Brian W. Edwards & Emanuele Naboni

This third edition of Green Buildings Pay presents new evidence and new arguments concerning the institutional and business case that can be made for green design. The green argument has moved a long way forward...


Relational Architectural Ecologies: Architecture, Nature and Subjectivity

by Peg Rawes

Examining the complex social and material relationships between architecture and ecology which constitute modern cultures, this collection responds to the need to extend architectural thinking about ecology...


Skins, Envelopes, and Enclosures: Concepts for Designing Building Exteriors

by Mayine L. Yu

Integrate the best building envelope construction methods, materials science, and structural principles in your work using this book as a resource to help you...

With more than seventy significant case studies...


The Immortal Comedy: The Comic Phenomenon in Art, Literature, and Life

by Agnes Heller

This book is the first attempt to think philosophically about the comic phenomenon in literature, art, and life. Working across a substantial collection of comic works author Agnes Heller makes seminal observations...