This new dictionary provides over 2,000 A-Z entries, covering all aspects of agriculture and land management: from animals and crops to policies and legislation. Complemented by tables and illustrations, and a companion website, it is an ideal point of reference for students of agriculture and land management, and professionals in these areas.
The most up-to-date dictionary of its kind. In over 8,000 entries, it covers the key areas of construction and civil engineering, construction technology and practice, construction management techniques and processes, as well as legal aspects such as contracts and procurement.
In his Enquiry Edmund Burke overturned the Platonic tradition in aesthetics and replaced metaphysics with psychology. His revolutions in method and sensibility influenced later philosophers and literary and artistic movements from the Gothic novel to Romanticism and beyond. This new edition guides the reader through Burke's arguments.
A detailed and concisely written guide to the complex subject of planning law, the fourteenth edition of this trusted resource provides a reliable overview of the planning system for both practitioners and students.
A Short History of Gardens embraces the beauty and practicality of gardens, in history and culture across the world. Gordon Campbell also look at variations on the modern garden, including the suburban garden, the city garden, the guerrilla garden, and the vegetable garden, and considers the future of gardens.
Bence Nanay explores how many influential debates in aesthetics look very different, and may be easier to tackle, if we clarify the assumptions they make about perception and experience. He focuses on the ways in which the distinction between distributed and focused attention can help us re-evaluate various key concepts and debates in aesthetics.
Bence Nanay introduces aesthetics, a branch of philosophy that explores the nature of art, beauty, and taste. Looking beyond traditional artistic experiences, he defends the topic from accusations of elitism, and shows how more everyday experiences such as the pleasure in a soft fabric or falling leaves can become the subject of aesthetics.
A detailed study of the towers constructed by lords at their residences across England during the late tenth and eleventh centuries. Although these towers contained chapels, their role in the exercise of secular power mean that that they provide a unique opportunity to study standing aristocratic architecture from before the Norman Conquest.
Looking to the works of prominent architects and intellectuals such as John Evelyn, Robert Hooke, Sir Christopher Wren, and Roger North, this volume explores the origins of the study of architecture as an intellectual persuit in late seventeenth-century England.