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Behind the Doors of Notorious Covent Garden

The True Story of Covent Garden

by Elizabeth Sharland

Covent Garden, the cultural heart of London, is notorious for its history, ghosts, and the Old Market. Discover the special places unique to this area. <p> It would be interesting to read about the latest fashionable shops, popular pubs and ...

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Better Homes of South Bend

An American Story of Courage

by Gabrielle Robinson

In 1950, a group of African American workers at the Studebaker factory in South Bend met in secret. Their mission was to build homes away from the factories and slums where they were forced to live. They came from the South to make a better life

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Bloom and Bust: Urban Landscapes in the East since German Reunification

by Cliver, Gwyneth

<p> More than two decades of deconstruction, renovation, and reconstruction have left the urban environments in the former German Democratic Republic completely transformed. This volume considers the changing urban landscapes in the former East

ISBN: 9781782384915

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Blueprints and Blood: The Stalinization of Soviet Architecture, 1917-1937

by Hudson, Hugh D., Jr.

<p>Analyzing "totalitarianism from below" in a crucial area of Soviet culture, Hugh Hudson shows how Stalinist forces within the architectural community destroyed an avant-garde movement of urban planners and architects, who attempted to create ...

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Bougainville Island

Early History, First European Contact, German Period, World War II, Civil War, People and Culture, Island Information

by Ross Victor

<p>Bougainville island. Early History, First European Contact, German Period, World War II, Civil War, People and Culture, Island Information. Bougainville's close contact with the outside world and its integration into Papua New Guinea are ...

ISBN: 9781912483266

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Brazil

Modern Architectures in History

by Richard J. Williams

<p>Set against a backdrop of breathtaking natural beauty, Brazil’s striking modernist architecture has long garnered international acclaim. But these well-known works are not fully reflective of the built environment of Brazil, and with this ...

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Bridge

by Peter Bishop

<p>Whether a humble string of planks swaying across a trickling stream or the soaring towers of the Golden Gate Bridge, bridges are one of man’s great engineering feats. Now in <em>Bridge</em>, Peter Bishop provides a comprehensive historical ...

ISBN: 9781861894694

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Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles

by Tatyana Fedulova

<p>Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles is a full-color illustrated edition of the classic study of the history of European architecture from ancient world to Frank Lloyd Wright.<br />This handbook has been written by Tatyana ...

ISBN: 9781370906154

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British Embassies

Their Diplomatic and Architectural History

by James Stourton & Luke White

<p>A unique and glamorous book about British Imperial and post-Imperial architecture and a lively and evocative read for anyone interested in the international projection of British power and culture.</p> <p>British Embassies have a special ...

ISBN: 9781781012437

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Brother and the Dancer

A Novel

by Norris

<p>Winner of the 2012 James D. Houston Award, Keenan Norris's first novel is a beautiful, gritty, coming-of-age tale about two young African Americans in the San Bernardino Valley—a story of exceptional power, lyricism, and depth. Erycha and ...

ISBN: 9781597142533

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Building Access

Universal Design and the Politics of Disability

by Aimi Hamraie

<DIV><P>“All too often,” wrote disabled architect Ronald Mace, “designers don’t take the needs of disabled and elderly people into account.” <I>Building Access</I> investigates twentieth-century strategies for designing the world with disability

ISBN: 9781452955568

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Building Histories

The Archival and Affective Lives of Five Monuments in Modern Delhi

by Mrinalini Rajagopalan

<p><em>Building Histories</em> offers innovative accounts of five medieval monuments in Delhi—the Red Fort, Rasul Numa Dargah, Jama Masjid, Purana Qila, and the Qutb complex—tracing their modern lives from the nineteenth century into the ...

ISBN: 9780226331898

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Building Modern Turkey

State, Space, and Ideology in the Early Republic

by Zeynep Kezer

<p><em>Building Modern Turkey</em> offers a critical account of how the built environment mediated Turkey’s transition from a pluralistic (multiethnic and multireligious) empire into a modern, homogenized nation-state following the collapse of ...

ISBN: 9780822981190

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Building Regulations Pocket Book

by Ray Tricker & Samantha Alford

<p>This handy guide provides you with all the information you need to comply with the UK Building Regulations and Approved Documents. On site, in the van, in the office, wherever you are, this is the book you’ll refer to time and time again to ...

ISBN: 9781351254786

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Building the Modern Church

Roman Catholic Church Architecture in Britain, 1955 to 1975

by Robert Proctor

<p>Fifty years after the Second Vatican Council, architectural historian Robert Proctor examines the transformations in British Roman Catholic church architecture that took place in the two decades surrounding this crucial event. Inspired by new

ISBN: 9781317170853

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Building Transatlantic Italy

Architectural Dialogues with Postwar America

by Paolo Scrivano

<p>At the end of the Second World War, America’s newly acquired status of hegemonic power- together with the launch of ambitious international programs such as the Marshall Plan- significantly altered existing transatlantic relations. In this ...

ISBN: 9781317170822

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Buildings and Landmarks of 19th-Century America: American Society Revealed

by Elizabeth B. Greene

<p>An invaluable resource for readers interested in architecture and design that demonstrates how the construction, form, and function of key structures in the 19th-century influenced American social, political, economic, and intellectual ...

ISBN: 9781440835735

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Bum Fodder

An Absorbing History of Toilet Paper

by Richard Smyth

<p>This is the hidden history of an invention that we use every day but seldom dare to speak of. In medieval China it was cutting-edge technology. For 19th-century Americans it was a newfangled alternative to dried corncobs and the Sears &amp; ...

ISBN: 9780285641204

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Byzantine Architecture. Chapter 6 of Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles

by Tatyana Fedulova

<p>Brief guide to the history of architectural styles is a full-color illustrated edition of the classic study of the history of European architecture from ancient world to Frank Lloyd Wright.<br />This handbook has been written by Tatyana ...

ISBN: 9781370306305

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Camera Constructs

Photography, Architecture and the Modern City

by Andrew Higgott & Timothy Wray

<p>Photography and architecture have a uniquely powerful resonance - architectural form provides the camera with the subject for some of its most compelling imagery, while photography profoundly influences how architecture is represented, ...

ISBN: 9781351953504

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