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'To Amaze the People with Pleasure and Delight"

The horsemanship manuals of William Cavendish, Duke of Newcastle

by Elaine Walker

<p>William Cavendish, first Duke of Newcastle’s passions included women, music, writing, theatre and, perhaps above all, the finest horses. He was a widely acknowledged expert in the art of the riding horse, and his works laid the foundation for

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by Mohammed Yehia Z. Ahmed

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A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE WORLD

by Harry Sadd

A look at history like you’ve never see before. A quirky, often humorous look at the things that make us human. How did the pyramids come to be or how was chocolate made palatable .It’s all in this book. From the earliest control of fire to the ...

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A Critical History of Contemporary Architecture

1960-2010

by Elie G. Haddad & David Rifkind

<p>1960, following as it did the last CIAM meeting, signalled a turning point for the Modern Movement. From then on, architecture was influenced by seminal texts by Aldo Rossi and Robert Venturi, and gave rise to the first revisionary movement ...

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A Field Guide to American Houses

The Definitive Guide to Identifying and Understanding America's Domestic Architecture

by Virginia Savage McAlester

<p>For the house lover and the curious tourist, for the house buyer and the weekend stroller, for neighborhood preservation groups and for all who want to know more about their community -- here, at last, is a book that makes it both easy and ...

ISBN: 9780385353878

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A Global History of Architecture

by Francis D. K. Ching, Mark M. Jarzombek & Vikramaditya Prakash

<p><strong>The gold-standard exploration of architecture's global evolution</strong></p> <p><em>A Global History of Architecture</em> provides a comprehensive tour through the ages, spinning the globe to present the landmark architectural ...

ISBN: 9781118981603

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A Grandfather's Gift

by Jean Porter

<p>If you love historical homes, powerful political figures, steamships, trains, brilliant business people, renovations, interior design, gardens in pink and secrets, then welcome to Glencairn Hall. Built in 1832, perched on the edge of the ...

ISBN: 9781987985924

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A Guide to Mystical France

Secrets, Mysteries, Sacred Sites

by Nick Inman

<p>France is one of the most visited countries in the world -- and one of the least known. This book takes you beyond the superficial coverage of conventional guidebooks -- history, architecture, etc. -- in search of the deeper ...

ISBN: 9781844098163

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A History of Architecture and Trade

by Patrick Haughey

<p><em>A History of Architecture and Trade</em> draws together essays from an international roster of distinguished and emerging scholars to critically examine the important role architecture and urbanism played in the past five hundred years of

ISBN: 9781351796798

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A History of Architecture and Urbanism in the Americas

by Clare Cardinal-Pett

<p> <em>A History of Architecture and Urbanism in the Americas</em> is the first comprehensive survey to narrate the urbanization of the Western Hemisphere, from the Arctic Circle to Antarctica, making it a vital resource to help you understand ...

ISBN: 9781317431244

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A History of Design Institutes in China

From Mao to Market

by Charlie Q. L. Xue & Guanghui Ding

<p><em>A History of Design Institutes in China</em> examines the intricate relationship between design institutes, the state, and, in later periods, the market economy through a carefully situated discussion of significant theoretical and ...

ISBN: 9781351356787

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A Landscape of Architecture, History and Fiction

by Jonathan Hill

<p>Architecture can be analogous to a history, a fiction, and a landscape. We expect a history or a novel to be written in words, but they can also be cast in concrete or seeded in soil. The catalyst to this tradition was the simultaneous and ...

ISBN: 9781317528579

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A Palace Built by a Princess? Olimpia Maidalchini Pamphilj and the Construction of Palazzo Pamphilj in Piazza Navona

by Dennis, Kimberly L.

"Numerous authors have mentioned the extensive involvement of Olimpia Maidalchini Pamphilj (1592-1657) in the development of Palazzo Pamphilj in Rome's Piazza Navona, yet no study has focused on her role in the building of the palazzo...." ...

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A Setting For Excellence

The Story of the Planning and Development of the Ann Arbor Campus of the University of Michigan

by Frederick W Mayer

<p>While there are times when the mix of old and new buildings and the chaotic activities of thousands of students can give a haphazard appearance to the university, campus planning has in fact become a highly refined form of architecture. This ...

ISBN: 9780472120925

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A Short History of the World

by H. G. Wells

<p>Although best known for his scientific romances that paved the way for the modern science fiction genre, H. G. Wells (1866-1946) produced significant works on politics, society, science and history. Fascinated as much with the real world as ...

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A Thousand Days in Berlin

Tales of Property Pioneering

by andy watson

<p>This book captures the energy and sense of wonder in early 1990s Berlin as seen by a young property professional who lived and worked in the reunified city. <em>A Thousand Days</em> recalls how the city's vibrant history and culture clashed ...

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A Tudor Revival

New Life for the Little Stone Cottage, Historic Restoration

by Donald Granbois

Restoring a truly dilapidated historic structure is exciting but offers many challenges, as discovered by the author as he undertook to save a 1923 Tudor Revival Cotswold stone cottage. His story of the process and the final outcome tells with ...

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A Wanderer in Paris

by E. V. Lucas

<p>A Wanderer in Paris written by E. V. Lucas who was an English humorist, essayist, playwright, biographer, publisher, poet, novelist, short story writer and editor. This book was published in 1909. And now republish in ebook format. We believe

ISBN: 9788829519880

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Aalto, Utzon, Fehn

Three Paradigms of Phenomenological Architecture

by Roger Tyrrell

<p>This book examines the work of three seminal Nordic architects - Alvar Aalto, Jørn Utzon and Sverre Fehn - from a phenomenological perspective, utilising the methodology of 'paradigm' (or 'in the manner of''). Roger Tyrrell explains how the ...

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Advancing a Different Modernism

by S.A. Mansbach

<p><em>Advancing a Different Modernism</em> analyzes a long-ignored but formative aspect of modern architecture and art. By examining selective buildings by the Catalan architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner (1850-1923) and by the Slovenian ...

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