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    By Ian G Simmons

    ISBN-10: 0748612831

    ISBN-13: 9780748612833

    This can be a heritage of our environment in England, Wales, and Scotland, and of the interactions of individuals, position, and nature because the final ice sheet withdrew a few 10000 years in the past. it really is taken with the altering cultures (in the total anthropological experience) of the peoples inhabiting Britain in addition to with the surroundings they remodeled, exploited, abused, and adored.

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  • Download The Avant-Garde in Interwar England: Medieval Modernism and by Michael T. Saler PDF

    By Michael T. Saler

    ISBN-10: 0195119665

    ISBN-13: 9780195119664

    Эта книга исследует связь модернизма с традицией, торговлей, национализмом и духовностью через анализ ассимиляции визуального модернизма в Англии в период между 1910 и 1939 гг. В течение этого периода в Англии бушевали дебаты относительно цели и назначения искусства. На одной стороне были эстетствующие формалисты, во главе с членами лондонской «Группы Блумсбери», куда входили Литтон-Стрэчи, Клайв Белл, Эдвард Морган Форстер, Роджер Фрай, Данкан Грант, Бертран Рассел, журналист и писатель Леонард Вулф и его дети Ванесса и Вирджиния и другие, считавшие, что искусство автономно от окружающей жизни, и отстаивавшие принципы художественного поиска и независимости в жизни и в искусстве, что вызывало у современников бурное негодование. С точки зрения викторианцев, участники группы были слишком раскованны и эксцентричны в своем поведении. «Блумсберийцам» не прощали уничижительной критики, который они подвергали любое проявление ограниченности , вульгарности и меркантилизма. С другой стороны были, так называемые «средневековые модернисты» * Англии (многие из которых были выходцами с провинциального и индустриального Севера), отстаивавшие мнение, что у искусства есть прямые социальные функции и моральная ответственность. Автор демонстрирует картину итогов горячего обмена мнениями между этими двумя лагерями, когда искусство модерна было, наконец, принято британской публикой.
    Историки английского модернизма обычно подчеркивают оригинальную роль, сыгранную «Группой Блумсбери» в определении, внедрении и торжестве модернизма, но исследование автора вместо этого доказывает, что в период водораздела между двумя мировыми войнами, актуальное искусство наиболее часто понималось и трактовалось в терминах, введенных «средневековыми модернистами». Как следует из названия, этим художникам и интеллектуалам были близки идеи модернистского искусства средневековья, и они опирались на идеи Джона Рёскина, Уильяма Морриса, и других романтичных медиевистов XIX в. С их точки зрения, модернизм был духовным, национальным, и экономическим движением, новым художественным восприятием, предназначенным оживить культуру Англии, также как её коммерческий экспорт, когда применялся в рекламе и индустриальном дизайне.
    Эта книга, исследует связи искусства, торговли, и национальной идентификации в Англии в первые десятилетия XX в. на примере жизни и работы Фрэнка Пика - управляющего директора Лондонского метрополитена, чей известный патронаж модернистов - художников, архитекторов и дизайнеров руководствовался желанием объединить прикладное искусство XIX в. с промышленностью двадцатого столетия и массовой культурой. Как Пик, один из передовых сторонников «средневекового модернизма», преобразовал первичную систему общественного транспорта Лондона в достигший высшей точки развития проект прикладного искусства, и как сегодняшние читатели должны расценивать это достижение Пика? Что мы можем сейчас сказать относительно наследства этого духовного патрона, стремившегося преобразовать все пространство Лондона в произведение постимпрессионистского искусства? И чем действительно был «средневековый модернизм» – движением пионеров или мечтателей?Образцы сканов:
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  • Download The changing economic geography of globalization: by Giovanna Vertova PDF

    By Giovanna Vertova

    ISBN-10: 0203000404

    ISBN-13: 9780203000403

    ISBN-10: 041535398X

    ISBN-13: 9780415353984

    The means of globalization has had profound, frequently destabilizing, results on house, in any respect degrees (i.e. neighborhood, neighborhood, nationwide, international). This revealing e-book analyzes, either theoretically and empirically, the results of globalization over area. It considers, via a discussion between diversified paradigms, the ways that house has develop into extra vital within the international economic climate.

    Globalization has been endorsed as a manner of shrinking time and area so that it will result in a homogenized international marketplace; a tenet challenged in differing methods and with numerous ways through all of the members to this quantity. prime experts from quite a number disciplines are represented among this notable record of individuals, together with Eric Sheppard, Bjørn Asheim, Richard Walker and Peter Swann.

    The chapters display persuasively the ongoing, or even expanding, function of house within the worldwide financial system, and all through, the ebook covers viewpoints from the fields of:

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    This awesome quantity, which includes a variety of the easiest in modern scholarship, could be of curiosity to the overseas enviornment of academicians, coverage makers and execs in those or similar fields.

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  • Download Handbook of Urban Studies by Ronan Paddison PDF

    By Ronan Paddison

    ISBN-10: 080397695X

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    The Handbook of city Studies presents the 1st accomplished, updated account of the city situation, suitable to a large readership from teachers to researchers and policymakers. It presents a theoretically and empirically educated account embracing all of the diverse disciplines contributing to city studies.

    Leading authors establish key concerns and questions and destiny traits for extra examine and current their findings in order that, the place acceptable, they're proper to the desires of policymakers. utilizing the town as a unifying constitution, the Handbook provides an holistic appreciation of city constitution and alter, and of the theories through which we comprehend the constitution, improvement and altering character

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  • Download Scale and Geographic Inquiry: Nature, Society, and Method by Eric Sheppard, Robert B. McMaster PDF

    By Eric Sheppard, Robert B. McMaster

    ISBN-10: 0470999152

    ISBN-13: 9780470999158

    ISBN-10: 0631230696

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    This e-book is the 1st modern publication to check and combine a number of the methods geographers take into consideration and use scale around the spectrum of the self-discipline and comprises state of the art contributions by way of authoritative human geographers, actual geographers and GIS experts. presents a cutting-edge survey of the way geographers take into consideration scale. Brings jointly contemporary curiosity in scale in human and actual geography, in addition to geographic info technological know-how areas competing options of scale aspect through part as a way to examine them. The advent and end, through the editors, explores the typical floor.

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  • Download Alone: The Classic Polar Adventure by Richard E. Byrd PDF

    By Richard E. Byrd

    ISBN-10: 1559634634

    ISBN-13: 9781559634632

    ISBN-10: 1597268917

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    While Admiral Richard E. Byrd set out on his moment Antarctic day trip in 1934, he used to be already a global hero for having piloted the 1st flights over the North and South Poles. His plan for this most recent event used to be to spend six months by myself close to the ground of the area, collecting climate facts and indulging his hope “to style peace and quiet lengthy adequate to understand how stable they truly are.” yet early on issues went extraordinarily fallacious. remoted within the pervasive polar evening without wish of liberate until eventually spring, Byrd begun pain inexplicable indicators of psychological and actual disorder. by the point he came upon that carbon monoxide from a faulty stovepipe was once poisoning him, Byrd was once already engaged in a huge fight to save lots of his lifestyles and look after his sanity.

    When on my own was once first released in 1938, it turned a big bestseller. This version retains alive Byrd’s unforgettable narrative for brand new generations of readers.

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  • Download Landscape-scale Conservation Planning by Stephen C. Trombulak, Robert Baldwin PDF

    By Stephen C. Trombulak, Robert Baldwin

    ISBN-10: 9048195748

    ISBN-13: 9789048195749

    ISBN-10: 9048195756

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    This ebook expands the considering and strategies of the recent box of systematic conservation making plans to incorporate major advancements borne of integrating social and ordinary stipulations and strategies to handle the questions and difficulties of defending surroundings trend and technique in human-dominated landscapes. in particular it undertakes to respond to the query of ways to complete ecoregion-scale, transboundary conservation in various nation-states together with seascapes, a number of international locations and jurisdictions, all by utilizing quite a few conservation goals and via incorporating altering weather, land use, and different social and average techniques working at multi-spatial and temporal scales.

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  • Download Grounding Globalization: Labour in the Age of Insecurity by Edward Webster, Rob Lambert, Andries Beziudenhout PDF

    By Edward Webster, Rob Lambert, Andries Beziudenhout

    ISBN-10: 140512914X

    ISBN-13: 9781405129145

    ISBN-10: 1444303015

    ISBN-13: 9781444303018

    *Winner of the 2009 extraordinary Scholarly Monograph Prize, provided through the yankee Sociological organization exertions and hard work hobbies section*

    Claims were made at the emergence of a brand new labour internationalism according to the becoming lack of confidence created through globalization. even if, while folks face stipulations of lack of confidence they typically flip inwards. The publication features a caution and an indication of desire. a few employees turn into fatalistic, even xenophobic. Others try to globalize their very own struggles.

    • Examines the declare new labour internationalism is rising via grounding the booklet in proof, instead of statement
    • Analyzes 3 exact locations – Orange, Australia; Changwon, South Korea; and Ezakheni, South Africa – and the way they handled production crops present process restructuring
    • Explores employee responses to emerging degrees of lack of confidence and examines preconditions for the emergence of counter-movements to such insecurities Highlights the importance of 'place' and 'scale', and demonstrates how the restructuring of multi-national agencies, and employee responses to this, attach the 2 strategies

    Content:
    Chapter 1 The Polanyi challenge and the matter with Polanyi (pages 1–21):
    Chapter 2 production concerns (pages 27–50):
    Chapter three The go back of marketplace Despotism (pages 51–77):
    Chapter four Citizenship concerns (pages 78–103):
    Chapter five robust Winds in Ezakheni (pages 109–126):
    Chapter 6 Escaping Social demise in Changwon (pages 127–140):
    Chapter 7 Squeezing Orange (pages 141–156):
    Chapter eight heritage issues (pages 161–185):
    Chapter nine Grounding Labour Internationalism (pages 186–211):
    Chapter 10 the need for Utopian considering (pages 212–227):

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  • Download Hart Wood: Architectural Regionalism in Hawaii (A Latitude by Don J. Hibbard, Glenn E. Mason, Karen J. Weitze PDF

    By Don J. Hibbard, Glenn E. Mason, Karen J. Weitze

    ISBN-10: 0824832361

    ISBN-13: 9780824832360

    As a number one recommend for the advance of a Hawaiian type of structure, Hart wooden (1880-1957) included neighborhood construction traditions and fabrics in lots of of his initiatives and used to be the 1st architect in Hawaii to consciously mixture Asian and Western components in his designs. Lavishly illustrated with two hundred pictures and illustrations, HART wooden lines the existence and paintings of this striking expertise, from his beginnings in architectural workplaces in Denver and San Francisco to his arrival in Hawaii in 1919 as a associate of C. W. Dickey and eventual solo occupation within the Islands. Enchanted through Hawaii's bright good looks and its benevolent weather, unique flowers, and cosmopolitan tradition, wooden sought to seize the air of secrecy of the Islands in his architectural designs. Hart Wood's extraordinary and swish structures stay severe to Hawaii's architectural legacy greater than fifty years after his demise: the 1st Church of Christ Scientist on Punahou highway, the 1st chinese language Church on King highway, the S & G Gump construction on Kalakaua road, the Honolulu Board of Water offer management construction on Beretania road, and the Alexander & Baldwin construction on Bishop highway, in addition to a variety of wooden apartments through the urban.

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  • Download Synoptic and Dynamic Climatology by Roger G. Barry, Andrew M. Carleton PDF

    By Roger G. Barry, Andrew M. Carleton

    ISBN-10: 0203218183

    ISBN-13: 9780203218181

    ISBN-10: 0203327497

    ISBN-13: 9780203327494

    Synoptic and Dynamic Climatology presents the 1st entire account of the dynamical behaviour and mechanisms of the worldwide weather process and its parts, including a contemporary survey of synoptic-scale climate structures within the tropics and extratropics, and of the equipment and purposes of synoptic weather type. it truly is unrivalled within the scope and element of its contents. The paintings is punctiliously modern, with broad bibliographies through bankruptcy. it's illustrated with approximately three hundred figures and plates.*Part 1 offers an advent to the worldwide weather approach and the space-time scales of climate and weather methods, by means of a bankruptcy on weather info and their analysis*Part 2 describes and explains the features of the overall flow of the worldwide surroundings and comprises the character and explanations of worldwide teleconnection patterns*Part three discusses synoptic climate platforms within the extratropics and tropics and satellite-based climatologies of synoptic good points. It additionally describes the functions of synoptic climatology and summarises present climatic study and its instructions.

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