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Losing Site: Architecture, Memory and Place

by Shelley Hornstein

This book addresses the relationship between memory and place and asks how architecture captures and triggers memory. It examines how architecture exists as a physical entity and how it registers as a place...


Designing for Play

by Barbara E. Hendricks

10 years ago Barbara Hendricks brought together thinking from child development and child psychology perspectives on play with practical issues confronted by designers and policy makers. The result was a beautifully-crafted,...


Considering Animals: Contemporary Studies in Human-Animal Relations

by Carol Freeman & Elizabeth Leane

Taking their cue from the specific 'animal moments' that punctuate our relationships with nonhuman animals, experts from the biological sciences, humanities, and social sciences engage with issues and debates...


Engineer of Revolutionary Russia: Iurii V. Lomonosov (1876-1952) and the Railways

by Anthony Heywood

From Marxist revolutionary to American academic, this book reveals the life of one of revolutionary Russia's most distinguished and controversial engineers - Iurii Vladimirovich Lomonosov (1876-1952). The book...


Rolf Gardiner: Folk, Nature and Culture in Interwar Britain

by Matthew Jefferies & Mike Tyldesley

A controversial figure of the interwar period, with an enthusiasm for hiking, nudism, folk dancing and voluntary labour camps, Rolf Gardiner, organic farming pioneer and co-founder of the Soil Association, believed...


Selling Science in the Age of Newton: Advertising and the Commoditization of Knowledge

by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth

At the time of Isaac Newton's rising popularity following the publication of his Principia (1687), this examination of how London newspaper advertisements (1687 to 1727) enticed consumers to purchase science...


High Frequency Over-the-Horizon Radar: Fundamental Principles, Signal Processing, and Practical Applications

by Giuseppe, Dr. Fabrizio

THE MOST COMPLETE GUIDE TO HIGH FREQUENCY OVER-THE-HORIZON RADAR SYSTEMS

Written by a leading global expert on the topic, High Frequency Over-the-Horizon Radar provides in-depth coverage of the signal processing...


Long for This World

by Jonathan Weiner

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning science writer Jonathan Weiner comes a fast-paced and astonishing scientific adventure story: has the long-sought secret of eternal youth at last been found?

In recent years, the...


Wind Tunnel Testing of High-Rise Buildings

by Peter Irwin, Roy Denoon & David Scott

Since the 1960s, wind tunnel testing has become a commonly used tool in the design of tall buildings. It was pioneered, in large part, during the design of the World Trade Center Towers in New York. Since those...


Religions and Development

by Emma Tomalin

The text will present, explain and critically evaluate different sorts of literature from a range of disciplines that are relevant to thinking about the relationships between religions and development. It provides...


Planning for Sustainability: Creating Livable, Equitable and Ecological Communities

by Stephen M. Wheeler

How can human communities sustain a long-term existence on a small planet? This challenge grows ever more urgent as the threat of global warming increases.

Planning for Sustainability presents a wide-ranging,...


Wetland Management and Sustainable Livelihoods in Africa

by Adrian Wood, Alan Dixon & Matthew McCartney

In this book the authors argue for a paradigm shift in the way African wetlands are considered. Current policies and wetland management are too frequently underpinned by a perspective that views agriculture...


Food and Development

by E.M. Young

The relationship between food and development has always been controversial. Over the last thirty years, development in the north and south has failed to deliver people a decent diet. While some people have...


Mass Customisation and Personalisation in Architecture and Construction

by Poorang A.E. Piroozfar & Frank T. Piller

Challenged by the recent economic crisis, the building and construction industry is currently seeking new orientation and strategies. Here mass customisation is uncovered as a key strategy in helping to meet...


Resilient Downtowns: A New Approach to Revitalizing Small- And Medium-City Downtowns

by Michael A. Burayidi

Resilient Downtowns provides a guide to communities in reviving and redeveloping their core districts into resilient, thriving neighborhoods. While the National Main Street program's four-point approach of organization,...


FROM EROS TO GAIA

by Freeman Dyson

Readers of Freeman Dyson’s previous books, Disturbing the Universe, Weapons and Hope, and Infinite in All Directions, have discovered for themselves what Dyson reveals here: that he was a writer long before...


Put Your Science to Work: The Take-Charge Career Guide for Scientists

by Peter S. Fiske & Aaron Louie

Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Special Publications Series.

Whether you are a science undergraduate or graduate student, post-doc or senior scientist, you need practical career development...


Climates, Landscapes, and Civilizations

by L. Giosan, D. Q. Fuller & K. Nicoll

Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume 198.

Climates, Landscapes, and Civilizations brings together a collection of studies on the history of complex interrelationships...


Lagrangian Modeling of the Atmosphere

by John Lin

Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume 200.

Trajectory-based (“Lagrangian”) atmospheric transport and dispersion modeling has gained in popularity...


Dynamics of the Earth's Radiation Belts and Inner Magnetosphere

by Danny Summers, I. R. Mann & D. N. Baker

Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume 199.

Dynamics of the Earth's Radiation Belts and Inner Magnetosphere draws together current knowledge of the radiation...