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Exploring English Castles

Evocative, Romantic, and Mysterious True Tales of the Kings and Queens of the British Isles

by Dr. Edd Morris

<p><strong>A guide to some of the most historical and picturesque castles in England:</strong> <strong>A “big, luscious book . . . For travelers as well as history buffs” (<em>Booklist</em>).</strong></p> <p>For almost one thousand years, ...

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Faces of Community in Central European Towns

Images, Symbols, and Performances, 1400–1700

by Tomáš Borovský, Jana Doktorová, Elisabeth Gruber & others

<p>Concepts of visual communication form an explanatory framework for discussing the visual expressions of urban symbolic communication in urban life in towns in the center of Europe in the late medieval and early modern period, including the ...

ISBN: 9781498551137

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Fallout Shelter

Designing for Civil Defense in the Cold War

by David Monteyne

<DIV><P>In 1961, reacting to U.S. government plans to survey, design, and build fallout shelters, the president of the American Institute of Architects, Philip Will, told the organization’s members that “all practicing architects should prepare ...

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Famous Assassinations in History

by Francis Johnson

<p>THE assassination of Philip of Macedon, which occurred in the year 336 B.C., was one of the most important in ancient history, not only because it terminated the glorious career of one of the most remarkable men of his times, but also because

ISBN: 9783962557607

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First Amendment Under Fire

America's Radicals, Congress, and the Courts

by Milton Cantor

<p>The First Amendment is perhaps the most important - and most debated - amendment in the US Constitution. It establishes freedom of speech, as well as that of religion, the press, peaceable assembly and the right to petition the government. ...

ISBN: 9781351519786

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First in the Homes of His Countrymen

George Washington's Mount Vernon in the American Imagination

by Lydia Mattice Brandt

<p>Over the past two hundred years, Americans have reproduced George Washington’s Mount Vernon plantation house more often, and in a greater variety of media, than any of their country’s other historic buildings. In this highly original new ...

ISBN: 9780813939261

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Four Walls and a Roof

The Complex Nature of a Simple Profession

by Reinier de Graaf

<p>Architects, we like to believe, shape the world as they please. Reinier de Graaf draws on his own tragicomic experiences to present a candid account of what it is really like to work as an architect. To achieve anything, he notes, architects ...

ISBN: 9780674982765

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France

Modern Architectures in History

by Jean-Louis Cohen

<p>Everyone knows Notre Dame, the Eiffel Tower, and the chateaux of the Loire Valley, but French architects have also produced some of the most iconic buildings of the twentieth century, playing a central role in the emergence and development of

ISBN: 9781780233949

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Frank Lloyd Wright

by Robert McCarter

<p>A cultural icon who defined the twentieth-century American landscape, Frank Lloyd Wright has been studied from what seems to be every possible angle. While many books focus on his works, torrid personal life, or both, few solely consider his ...

ISBN: 9781861895387

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Frank Lloyd Wright’s Penwern

A Summer Estate

by Mark Hertzberg

<p>Frank Lloyd Wright is best known for his urban and suburban houses. Lesser known are the more than 40 summer “cottages” he designed in Michigan, Wisconsin, and Ontario. Many of the early summer cottages have a rustic feel and are not as ...

ISBN: 9780870209116

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Functionalism. Chapter 15 of Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles

by Tatyana Fedulova

<p>Functionalism is a 15th chapter of the series containing:<br />- Ancient Egypt<br />- Ancient Mesopotamia<br />- Cretan-Mycenaean<br />- Ancient Greece<br />- Ancient Rome<br />- Byzantine architecture<br />- Romanesque<br />- Gothic ...

ISBN: 9781370654680

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GDF - Green Density Factor and GCF - Green Cooling Factor

A specific calculation method to integrate green roofs, green facades and their evapotranspiration cooling rate into the general planning procedure of architects and planners

by Florian Betzler

<p>The GDF and GCF are two factors invented and designed by German Architect and Developer Florian Betzler. They demonstrate the possibilities to cool the microclimates of hot cities and let estates function as cooling units within an overheated

ISBN: 9783828864016

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George Washington's Boy

by Ted Lange

<p>Based on historical fact, <em>George Washingtons Boy</em>, written by Ted Lange, portrays the fight for freedom, the Declaration of Independence, and the first presidency of the United States from the viewpoint of one of George Washingtons ...

ISBN: 9781490717951

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German Façade Design

Traditions of Screening from 1500 to Modernism

by Randall Ott

<p>German architecture prior to the modern period has received less systemic, analytical study than that of Italy, France, and Britain. Scholarly discussion of broad traditions or continuities within Germanic or Central European façade design is

ISBN: 9781317128465

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Gift of the Past

by Nellie Reynolds

<p>Poems and Stories written by my Grandparents, Webster and Maggie Baker during the 1880s brings that part of History to life.</p> <p>Maggie was 18 and Webster 23 when Websters dad moved his family to Kansas to Homestead. Webster had to leave ...

ISBN: 9781450291019

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Gifts of Language

Multilingualism and Turkish-Sephardic Culture

by Bension Varon

<p>Bension Varon is a Sephardic Jewa descendant of Jews expelled from Spain under the threat of conversion in 1492. He was born and grew up in Istanbul, Turkey, where he had two mother tongues: Turkish and Judeo-Spanish, the language of his ...

ISBN: 9781524512545

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Gothic Architecture. Chapter 8 of Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles

by Tatyana Fedulova

<p>Gothic Architecture is an 8th chapter of the series containing:<br />- Ancient Egypt<br />- Ancient Mesopotamia<br />- Cretan-Mycenaean<br />- Ancient Greece<br />- Ancient Rome<br />- Byzantine architecture<br />- Romanesque<br />- Gothic ...

ISBN: 9781370982950

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Gran Canaria

Travel and tourism

by Kennedy Sam

<p>Gran Canaria. Travel and tourism. The beautiful island of Gran Canaria has a lot to offer the tourist and a wealth of places to visit. From the north to the south, east to west, it’s all here for you to discover. Whether you are with your ...

ISBN: 9781912483297

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Graphic Design for Architects

A Manual for Visual Communication

by Karen Lewis

<p><em>Graphic Design for Architects</em> is a handbook of techniques, explanations and examples of graphic design most relevant to architects. The book covers a variety of scales of graphic design, everything from portfolio design and ...

ISBN: 9781317552352

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Graphic Standards Field Guide to Hardscape

by Leonard J. Hopper

<p><strong>Quick, reliable answers to your most common on-site questions</strong></p> <p>When you're in the field, you never know what you'll come across. <em>The Graphic Standards Field Guide to Hardscape</em> gives you fast access to the ...

ISBN: 9780470900727

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