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Historic House Museums in the United States and the United Kingdom

A History

by Linda Young

<p><em>Historic House Museums in the United States and the United Kingdom: A History</em> addresses the phenomenon of historic houses as a distinct species of museum. Everyone understands the special nature of an art museum, a national museum, ...

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Historical Dictionary of Architecture

by Allison Lee Palmer

<p>This dictionary provides a historical overview of the major architectural developments and styles, building materials and types, major structures and locations, sites and architects. Historical eras like ancient Egyptian architecture and the ...

ISBN: 9781442263093

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HISTORY OF FLORENCE AND OF THE AFFAIRS OF ITALY

by Machiavelli

<p data-version='1.1'>HISTORY OF FLORENCE AND OF THE AFFAIRS OF ITALY: FROM THE EARLIEST TIMES TO THE DEATH OF LORENZO THE MAGNIFICENT</p><p>By: Niccolo Machiavelli</p> ...

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History of Herodotus

by Herodotus Herodotus & Mathew James

<p>Herodotus, (born 484 bce?, Halicarnassus, Asia Minor [now Bodrum, Turkey]?—died c. 430–420), Greek author of the first great narrative history produced in the ancient world, the History of the Greco-Persian Wars.</p> <p> </p> <p>Scholars ...

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History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire I

by Edward Gibbon

The great work of Gibbon is indispensable to the student of history. The literature of Europe offers no substitute for "The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire." It has obtained undisputed possession, as rightful occupant, of the vast period ...

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History of Western Europe

by James Robinson

<p>By far one of the greatest history books ever written, James Robinson's classic of Western European history is an absolute must-read for anyone seeking a greater understanding of the power struggles and armed conflicts that formed the Europe,

ISBN: 9783962555115

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Hotel Ponce de Leon

The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of Flagler's Gilded Age Palace

by Leslee F. Keys

<p><strong>Historic St. Augustine Research Institute William L. Proctor Award</strong> Henry Flagler's opulent Hotel Ponce de Leon drew worldwide praise from the day its elaborately carved doors opened in 1888. Built in the Spanish Renaissance ...

ISBN: 9780813063768

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House and Home

Cultural Contexts, Ontological Roles

by Thomas Barrie

<p>House and home are words routinely used to describe where and how one lives. This book challenges predominant definitions and argues that domesticity fundamentally satisfies the human need to create and inhabit a defined place in the world. ...

ISBN: 9781317366492

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House Numbers

Pictures of a Forgotten History

by Anton Tantner

<p>Most of us hardly ever think about those ubiquitous things that hang—along with wreaths, light fixtures, and the occasional delivery attempt notice—at our front door: house numbers, our address. Taken for granted in the hustle and bustle of ...

ISBN: 9781780235394

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House, but No Garden

Apartment Living in Bombay's Suburbs, 1898-1964

by Nikhil Rao

<DIV><P>Between the well-documented development of colonial Bombay and sprawling contemporary Mumbai, a profound shift in the city’s fabric occurred: the emergence of the first suburbs and their distinctive pattern of apartment living. In ...

ISBN: 9781452933917

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How Structures Work

Design and Behaviour from Bridges to Buildings

by David Yeomans

<p>Structural engineering is central to the design of a building. How the building behaves when subjected to various forces – the weight of the materials used to build it, the weight of the occupants or the traffic it carries, the force of the ...

ISBN: 9781119012283

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How to Build Shipping Container Homes With Plans

by John Davidson

<p>TABLE OF CONTENTS</p><p>CHAPTER ONE<br />INTRODUCTION TO SHIPPING CONTAINER HOMES:<br />ADVANTAGES OF SHIPPING CONTAINER HOMES:<br />DISADVANTAGES OF SHIPPING CONTAINER HOMES:<br />CONTAINER SIZES AND SPECIFICATIONS:<br />NEW OR USED ...

ISBN: 9781310183430

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How to make yourself a Feminist Design Power Tool

by Hélène Frichot

<p>Set amidst the experimental ecology of practices that supports feminist thinking and doing in architecture, this small book outlines an instruc- tion guide that presents six provocative steps toward the invention of productive concept-tools. ...

ISBN: 9783887789053

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Ideal homes, 1918-39

Domestic design and suburban modernism

by Deborah Sugg Ryan

<p>This book explores the aspirations and tastes of new suburban communities in interwar England for domestic architecture and design that was both modern and nostalgic in a period where homeownership became the norm. It investigates the ways in

ISBN: 9781526126573

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Illustrated Guide to Door Hardware: Design, Specification, Selection

by Scott Tobias

<p><strong>Your one-stop, comprehensive guide to commercial doors and door hardware—from the brand you trust</strong></p> <p><em>Illustrated Guide to Door Hardware: Design, Specification, Selection</em> is the only book of its kind to compile ...

ISBN: 9781118330272

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In His Own Words

Stories From the Extraordinary Life of Robert E. Simon Jr.

by Kristina S. Alcorn

<p>Drawing on two years of interviews, In His Own Words offers an intimate and entertaining portrait of the man many knew only from a distance. Highlighting his humor, adventurous spirit, and dogged determination, this compilation of life ...

ISBN: 9780997314120

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In Pursuit of the Mysterious Missing Day

Anna's Story

by Jeffery L Thompson

<p>Anna was on a mission:  Intersect with the Magellan log copies and review the accounts for herself. This mission posed no mall challenge.  When her mission intersected with that of Nicolaus Copernicus, more than one mystery was solved. ...

ISBN: 9781942357551

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Inconspicuous

Walter Rothwell's Undercover Journey During the Cold War

by Wes Choc

<p>Born in the U.S. to two then famous parents, Walter Rothwell's mother took him back to Europe as a young boy. His mother, an operatic diva, was lead in Aalban Berg's opera, Wozzeck; and, Wally played onstage as well. Then Hitler indirectly ...

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Indoor America

The Interior Landscape of Postwar Suburbia

by Andrea Vesentini

<p>Cars, single-family houses, fallout shelters, air-conditioned malls—these are only some of the many interiors making up the landscape of American suburbia. Indoor America explores the history of suburbanization through the emergence of such ...

ISBN: 9780813941806

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Inflection 02 : Projection

Journal of the Melbourne School of Design

by Studio Gang, dNA Architecture, Stanislav Roudavski & others

<p>Our built environment exists in a perpetual state of becoming, caught in a process of creation that is continuous and unending. If we wish to understand architecture today, we must engage with the state of flux that defines it. In 2015, ...

ISBN: 9783887789015

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