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Aesthetics: A Very Short Introduction

9780198826613
Nanay, Bence (Professor of Philosophy an
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.
$11.36
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Architecture: A Very Short Introduction

9780192801791
Ballantyne, Andrew
This highly original and sophisticated look at architecture helps us to understand the cultural significance of the buildings that surround us. It avoids the traditional style-spotting approach in favour of giving an idea of what it is about buildings that moves us, and what it is that makes them important artistically and culturally.
$11.36
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The Seduction of Place: The History and Future of the City

9780192805546
Rykwert, Joseph
Joseph Rykwert explores the great cities of the modern world, examining their fabric and assessing how successfully they have met the needs of their inhabitants. The book covers city centres of the industrial revolution, exclusive gated suburbs of the 21st century, Parisian boulevards of Haussmann and the 'green' architecture of Emilio Ambasz.
$20.20
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Modern Architecture

9780192842268
Colquhoun, Alan
Presents an account of international modernism, exploring the complex motivations behind this revolutionary movement and assessing its triumphs and failures. The work of the main architects of the movement such as, Frank Lloyd Wright, Adolf Loos, and Mies van der Rohe is re-examined, shedding light on their roles as acknowledged masters.
$27.78
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Trees and Timber in the Anglo-Saxon World

9780198855514
Bintley, Michael D. J. (Lecturer in Earl
The very first collection of essays written about the role of trees in early medieval England, bringing together established specialists and new voices to present an interdisciplinary insight into the complex relationship between the early English and their woodlands.
$46.73
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Beauty: A Very Short Introduction

9780199229758
Scruton R
From Botticelli to birdsong, Mozart, and the Turner Prize, Roger Scruton explores what it means for something to be beautiful. This thought-provoking introduction to the philosophy of beauty draws conclusions that some may find controversial, but, as Scruton shows, help us to find greater sense of meaning in the beautiful objects around us.
$11.36
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Unlocking the Church: The lost secrets of Victorian sacred space

9780198796169
Whyte, William (Professor of Social and
Unlocking the Church is the story of a revolution. The Victorians transformed how churches were understood, experienced, and built. Initially controversial, this revolution was so successful that it has now been forgotten. Yet it still shapes our experience of church buildings and also helps make sense of what we should do with them now.
$15.78
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A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying, and Civil Engineering

9780198832485
Gorse, Christopher
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.
$18.94
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London in the Roman World

9780198789000
Perring, Dominic (Director of the UCL Ce
This original study draws on the results of latest archaeological discoveries to describe London's Roman origins. It offers a wealth of new information from one of the world's richest and most intensively studied archaeological sites.
$54.95
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