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Banaras Reconstructed: Architecture and Sacred Space in a Hindu Holy City

Desai, Madhuri.
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(2017)  | 9780295741994 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | pbk. | book | 304pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
AUD 56.95 (inc. GST), AUD 51.77 (ex. GST),
Between the late sixteenth and early twentieth centuries, Banaras, the iconicHindu center in northern India that is often described as the oldest living cityin the world, was reconstructed materially as well as imaginatively, andembellished with temples, monasteries, mansions, and ghats (riverfrontfortress-palaces)....

Banaras Reconstructed: Architecture and Sacred Space in a Hindu Holy City

Desai, Madhuri.
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(2017)  | 9780295741604 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | hbk. | book | 304pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
AUD 168.95 (inc. GST), AUD 153.59 (ex. GST),
Between the late sixteenth and early twentieth centuries, Banaras, the iconicHindu center in northern India that is often described as the oldest living cityin the world, was reconstructed materially as well as imaginatively, andembellished with temples, monasteries, mansions, and ghats (riverfrontfortress-palaces)....

Charles Robert Cockerell in the Mediterranean: Letters and Travels, 1810-1817

Pearce, Susan Ormrod, Theresa Ormrod, Theresa. Pearce, Susan.
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(2017)  | 9781783272068 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 336pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2017
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Charles R. Cockerell (1788-1863) was one of the most significantnineteenth-century British architects and a major player in the cultural shiftfrom the Georgian eighteenth to the Victorian nineteenth century. Cockerell'stravels in the eastern Mediterranean between 1810 and 1817 were the formativeexperience...

Digital innovations in architectural heritage conservation: emerging research and opportunities.

Brusaporci, Stefano.
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(2017)  | 9781522524342 | Information Science Publishing | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 1/5/2017
AUD 235.95 (inc. GST), AUD 214.50 (ex. GST),
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The concept of conserving heritage for future generations is not a new idea. However, with recent digital advances, this task can be done much more efficiently and cultural properties can be better preserved for future populations.Digital Innovations in Architectural Heritage Conservation: Emerging...

Organic Cinema: Film, Architecture, and the Work of Béla Tarr

Botz-Bornstein, Thorsten.
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(2017)  | 9781785335662 | Berghahn Books | hbk. | book | 238pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
AUD 194.95 (inc. GST), AUD 177.23 (ex. GST),
The "organic" is by now a venerable concept within aesthetics, architecture, andart history, but what might such a term mean within the spatialities andtemporalities of film? By way of an answer, this concise and innovative studylocates organicity in the work of Béla Tarr, the renowned Hungarian filmmakerand...

The American Idea of Home: Conversations about Architecture and Design

Friedman, Bernard. Daum, Meghan.
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(2017)  | 9781477312865 | University Of Texas Press | hbk. | book | 246pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
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"Home is an idea," Meghan Daum writes in her foreword, "a story we tellourselves about who we are and who and what we want closest in our midst." InThe American Idea of Home, documentary filmmaker Bernard Friedman interviewsmore than thirty leaders in the field of architecture about a constellation...

Buildings and landmarks of 19th-century america : american society revealed.

Greene, Elizabeth B. Greene, Elizabeth.
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(2017)  | 9781440835728 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | 323pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2017
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America has always been a nation of thinkers, believers, creators, and builders. Evidence of this is plentiful among the landmarks constructed in the 19th century. Buildings and Landmarks of 19th-Century America: American Society Revealed examines many examples that include homes, office buildings,...

When Ivory Towers Were Black: A Story about Race in America's Cities and Universities

Sutton, Sharon Egretta. Sutton, Sharon.
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(2017)  | 9780823276127 | Fordham University Press | pbk. | book | 280pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
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When Ivory Towers Were Black lies at the potent intersection of race, urbandevelopment, and higher education. It tells the story of how an unparalleledcohort of ethnic minority students earned degrees from a world-class university.The story takes place in New York City at Columbia University√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs School...

West Country Households, 1500-1700

Alcock, Nat. Allan, John. Dawson, David.
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(2017)  | 9781843839941 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 484pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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During the last forty years, South-West England has been the focus of some ofthe most significant work on the early modern house and household in Britain.Its remarkable wealth of vernacular buildings has been the object of muchattention, while the area has also seen productive excavations of early modernhousehold...

When Ivory Towers Were Black: A Story about Race in America's Cities and Universities

Sutton, Sharon Egretta. Sutton, Sharon.
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(2017)  | 9780823276110 | Fordham University Press | hbk. | book | 280pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
AUD 234.95 (inc. GST), AUD 213.59 (ex. GST),
When Ivory Towers Were Black lies at the potent intersection of race, urbandevelopment, and higher education. It tells the story of how an unparalleledcohort of ethnic minority students earned degrees from a world-class university.The story takes place in New York City at Columbia University√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs School...

The american idea of home : conversations about architecture and design.

Friedman, Bernard.
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(2017)  | 9781477312872 | University Of Texas Press | pbk. | book | Availability last checked: 15/4/2017
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Reshaping Opera: A Critical Reflection on Arts Management

Trevisan, Paola.
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(2017)  | 9781443849609 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 2/4/2017
AUD 151.95 (inc. GST), AUD 138.14 (ex. GST),
Conventional wisdom holds that the performing arts, due to the economic nature of the sector, are condemned to a state of permanent financial crisis. However, increasingly frequent information about the fiscal troubles of several opera houses has also led to questions about the soundness of the strategies...

 

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