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Creativity: A Very Short Introduction

9780198842996
Glaveanu, Vlad (Associate Professor, Ass
For thousands of years humanity has engaged in creative expression. This book explores the history, theory, and practice of creativity from a psychological perspective. It considers the nature and development of creativity, analyzing why we produce creative work, and the ways in which we can understand creative work in its cultural context.
€10.65
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Boom Cities: Architect Planners and the Politics of Radical Urban Renewal in 1960s Britain

9780198865193
Saumarez Smith, Otto (Assistant Professo
In this volume, Otto Saumarez Smith recounts the fraught history of the urban development of British city centres in the 1960s, uncovering the planning philosophy, and the political, cultural, and legislative background that created the conditions for these transformations to occur across the country.
€27.24
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Architecture and Urbanism in the British Empire

9780198844051
Bremner, G. A.
A comprehensive overview of the architectural and urban transformations that took place across the British Empire between the seventeenth and mid-twentieth centuries, exploring the built heritage of Britain's former colonial empire as a fundamental part of how we negotiate our postcolonial identities.
€36.13
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Energy Systems: A Very Short Introduction

9780198813927
Jenkins, Nick (Professor of Renewable En
Energy supply is foundational to modern society, but damaging to the environment. This book takes a 'systems view', from extraction of primary fuel, through conversion to usable energy, and transportation to point of use. It explores initiatives to generate electricity in an environmentally benign manner, and decarbonise the supply of energy.
€10.65
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Renewable Energy: A Very Short Introduction

9780198825401
Jelley, Nick (Department of Physics and
With growing concerns over climate change and air pollution, the need to switch from fossil fuels to clean and renewable sources of energy has become pressing. Here, Nick Jelley describes the main renewables, explains how wind and solar farms can provide the cheapest energy in many parts of the world, and calls for urgent action.
€10.65
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The Future of the Professions: How Technology Will Transform the Work of Human Experts, Updated Edition

9780198841890
Susskind, Richard (Honorary Professor, F
With a new preface outlining the most recent critical developments, this updated edtion of The Future of the Professions predicts how technology will transform the work of doctors, teachers, architects, lawyers, and many others in the 21st century, and introduces the people and systems that may replace them.
€11.84
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Back to the Shops: The High Street in History and the Future

9780198815914
Bowlby, Rachel (Professor of Comparative
Over time, shops have occupied radically different places in cultural arguments and everyday lives. Back to the Shops offers a set of short, often surprising chapters, each one a window into a different shop type or mode of selling.
€17.76
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Fire: A Very Short Introduction

9780198830030
Scott, Andrew C. (Royal Holloway, Univer
Fire has shaped the Earth's landscape and vegetation for the past 400 million years. This book explores the history of wildfire, and how humans have sought to use and manage it. The need to understand fire has never been greater, as human settlements encroach on flammable landscapes and wildfires increase with climate change.
€10.65
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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.
€10.65
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