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Modern Playhouses: An Architectural History of Britain's New Theatres, 1945-1985

Fair, Alistair (Reader in Architectural
The first detailed study of the major programme of theatre-building in Britain between the 1950s and the 1980s, Modern Playhouses draws on a vast range of archival material to present the history of post-war theatre buildings as a history of ideas relating not only to performance but also to culture, citizenship, and the modern city.
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The Life and Death of Ancient Cities: A Natural History

Woolf, Greg (Director, Institute of Clas
The story of ancient cities from the end of the Bronze Age to the beginning of the Middle Ages: a tale of war and politics, pestilence and famine, triumph and tragedy, by turns both fabulous and squalid.
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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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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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Sound: A Very Short Introduction

Goldsmith M
This Very Short Introduction explores the science of sound and its nature, hearing and harmony. Considering sound we can't hear, the author also covers different sound worlds, as well as noise and its reduction.
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Shakespeare and London

Salkeld, Duncan (Professor of Shakespear
This book presents new research about Shakespeare's connections with London. Stratford made the man, but London made the phenomenon that is Shakespeare. This book explores Stratford's established links with the capital and seeks to acknowledge those who inhabited Shakespeare's milieu, or played some part in shaping his writing and acting career.
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Architecture and Urbanism in the British Empire

Bremner G
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.
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The Atmosphere: A Very Short Introduction

Palmer P
In this Very Short introduction Paul Palmer looks at the structure and basic physics and chemistry of the Earth's atmosphere, comparing it to the atmospheres of other planets, particularly our neighbours, Venus and Mars. Palmer looks at the effects of pollutants and climate change, and what may happen to our atmosphere in the future.
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Parks in Medieval England

Mileson, S. A. (Lecturer in Medieval His
Parks were prominent and controversial features of the medieval countryside, but they have been unevenly studied and remain only partly understood. Mileson provides the first full-length study of the subject, examining parks across the country and throughout the Middle Ages in their full social, economic, jurisdictional, and landscape context.
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