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  • Churches, Castles and Landscape in the Frankish East book cover

    Churches, Castles and Landscape in the Frankish East

    1st Edition

    By Denys Pringle

    The sixteen studies brought together in this book (the second collection of Denys Pringle's articles) are the product of the many years that the author has spent investigating the material evidence for Latin settlement in Syria and Palestine in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. Focusing on the…

    Hardback – 2013-01-14
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Global Cities book cover

    Global Cities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Taylor, Jonathan V Beaverstock, Ben Derudder, James Faulconbridge, John Harrison, Michael Hoyler, Kathy Pain, Frank Witlox

    A striking consequence of contemporary globalization has been an increase in the importance and prestige of cities. Whereas only a generation or so ago cities were commonly viewed as ‘problems’, the sites of society’s ills, today they are more readily seen as ‘solutions’, places where twenty-first…

    Hardback – 2012-12-11
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

  • Aesthetic Movement in Victorian Life book cover

    Aesthetic Movement in Victorian Life

    1st Edition

    Edited by Midori Tsuji

    This is a collection of nine guide books of interior decoration and the aesthetic principles of Victorian lifestyles. Addressed primarily to middle-class women, they are extremely useful to our understanding Victorian society, women’s history and culture.…

    Hardback – 2006-06-15
    Edition Synapse

  • Islamic Art and Beyond: Constructing the Study of Islamic Art, Volume III book cover

    Islamic Art and Beyond

    Constructing the Study of Islamic Art, Volume III, 1st Edition

    By Oleg Grabar

    Islamic Art and Beyond is the third in a set of four volumes of studies on Islamic art by Oleg Grabar. Between them they bring together more than eighty articles, studies and essays, work spanning half a century by a master of the field. Each volume takes a particular section of the topic, the…

    Hardback – 2006-04-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Islamic Visual Culture, 1100–1800: Constructing the Study of Islamic Art, Volume II book cover

    Islamic Visual Culture, 1100–1800

    Constructing the Study of Islamic Art, Volume II, 1st Edition

    By Oleg Grabar

    Islamic Visual Culture, 1100-1800 is the second in a set of four volumes of studies on Islamic art by Oleg Grabar. Between them they bring together more than eighty articles, studies and essays, work spanning half a century by a master of the field. Each volume takes a particular section of the…

    Hardback – 2006-04-26
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Jerusalem: Constructing the Study of Islamic Art, Volume IV book cover

    Jerusalem

    Constructing the Study of Islamic Art, Volume IV, 1st Edition

    By Oleg Grabar

    Jerusalem is the final volume in a set of four selections of studies on Islamic art by Oleg Grabar. Between them they bring together more than eighty articles, studies and essays, work spanning half a century by a master of the field. Each volume takes a particular section of the topic, the three…

    Hardback – 2005-11-30
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Nature of Order (4 volume set) book cover

    The Nature of Order (4 volume set)

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Alexander

    Christopher Alexander's four volume masterwork, the result of twenty-seven years of research, considers three vital perspectives: a scientific perspective; a perspective based on beauty and grace; a commonsense perspective based on intuitions and everyday life.This ground breaking work allows us to…

    Hardback – 2005-03-08
    Routledge

  • A Vision of a Living World: The Nature of Order, Book 3: An Essay of the Art of Building and the Nature of the Universe book cover

    A Vision of a Living World: The Nature of Order, Book 3

    An Essay of the Art of Building and the Nature of the Universe, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Alexander

    In Book Three of this four-volume work, Alexander presents hundreds of his own buildings and those of his contemporaries who have used methods consistent with the theory of living process.Containing nearly seven hundred pages of projects which have been built and planned in a number of&…

    Hardback – 2005-03-08
    Routledge

  • The Process of Creating Life: The Nature of Order, Book 2: An Essay of the Art of Building and the Nature of the Universe book cover

    The Process of Creating Life: The Nature of Order, Book 2

    An Essay of the Art of Building and the Nature of the Universe, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Alexander

    Christopher Alexander's masterwork, the result of 27 years of research, considers three vital perspectives: a scientific perspective; a perspective based on beauty and grace; a commonsense perspective based on our intuitions and everyday life.…

    Hardback – 2004-07-15
    Routledge

  • The Phenomenon of Life: The Nature of Order, Book 1: An Essay of the Art of Building and the Nature of the Universe book cover

    The Phenomenon of Life: The Nature of Order, Book 1

    An Essay of the Art of Building and the Nature of the Universe, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Alexander

    In Book One of this four-volume work, Alexander describes a scientific view of the world in which all space-matter has perceptible degrees of life, and establishes this understanding of living structures as an intellectual basis for a new architecture.He identifies fifteen geometric properties…

    Hardback – 2004-07-15
    Routledge

  • The Luminous Ground: The Nature of Order, Book 4: An Essay of the Art of Building and the Nature of the Universe book cover

    The Luminous Ground: The Nature of Order, Book 4

    An Essay of the Art of Building and the Nature of the Universe, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Alexander

    Book Four presents a new cosmology that arises from the careful study of architecture and art, and above all from the practice of the arts. It is a cosmology which places the I, our experience of self, as the linking stem that unites each individual with the whole, connecting consciousness and…

    Hardback – 2004-07-15
    Routledge

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    Material Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Victor Buchli

    Material culture is the study of material products of human manufacturing processes, or 'the history of things'. Since material culture studies re-emerged within Anglo-American archaeology and anthropology in the late 1960s, this field of study has spread to a variety of other disciplines including…

    Hardback – 2004-04-22
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

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