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The Oxford Dictionary of Architecture

Curl, James Stevens & Wilson S
With over 6,000 entries from Aalto to Zwinger, this is the most authoritative dictionary of architectural history available. Beautifully illustrated and including an extensive and fully up to date bibliography, it is an invaluable work of reference for students of architecture, landscape architecture, professional architects, and art historians.
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Disaster by Choice: How our actions turn natural hazards into catastrophes

Kelman, Ilan (Professor of Disasters and
We speak of earthquakes, floods, and wildfires as 'natural disasters'. In this provocative book, Ilan Kelman argues that the true disaster is not caused by natural phenomena, but by human choices which leave people unprepared and at terrible risk. He explores how we can and should act to stop people dying when nature unleashes its powers.
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Ambush Marketing and Brand Protection

Johnson, Phillip
The only book specifically focussed on laws to control ambush marketing in the UK and other jurisdictions, this work gives detailed analysis of legislation specific to particular sporting events as well as the protection of traditional intellectual property rights in this area.
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A History of the Church through its Buildings

Doig, Allan (Emeritus Fellow of Lady Mar
Allan Doig explores the Christian Church through the lens of twelve particular churches, looking at their history, archaeology, and how the buildings changed over time in response to developing usage and beliefs.
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Arbitration: A Very Short Introduction

Schultz, Thomas (Professor of Law, Profe
Arbitration is a legal dispute resolution mechanism, alternative to courts. This book explains what arbitration is, how it works, what parties who have agreed to go to arbitration should expect, the relationship between arbitration and the law, and the politics of arbitration. It also considers where the global system of arbitration is headed.
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The Triumph of Emptiness: Consumption, Higher Education, and Work Organization

Alvesson, Mats (Professor in Organizatio
This second edition updates Alvesson's significant critique of the economy of persuasion, where organizations and groups assign resources to rhetoric, image, and reputation rather than production of goods and services. It examines critical phenomena such as the knowledge society, consumption, higher education, organizational change, and leadership.
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John Ruskin: Selected Writings

Ruskin: rsity of Groning
This volume in the 21st Century Oxford Authors series offers students an authoritative, comprehensive selection of the work of John Ruskin (1819-1900). The edition represents Ruskin's extraordinary literary output, ranging from lectures, essays, and treatises to reviews, correspondence, and critical notes.
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Designs on Democracy: Architecture and the Public in Interwar London

Shasore, Neal (Head of School, Head of S
Designs on Democracy provides an ambitious revision of how we understand the pivotal period of the formation of the profession of architecture in twentieth century Britain, spanning the excitable discussions about the reconstruction of the profession for a democratic age after WWI, and the reconstruction and planning following WWII.
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Aesthetics: A Very Short Introduction

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.
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