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Télécharger le livre :  The UNESCO Memory of the World Programme

The UNESCO Memory of the World Programme


Ray Edmondson , Lothar Jordan , Anca Claudia Prodan


The volume “The UNESCO Memory of the World Programme: Key Aspects and Recent Developments” responds to the growing interest in the scientific study of the Memory of the World Programme (MoW) and its core concept of documentary heritage, which has received little...


Parution : 2019-11-11
Télécharger le livre :  Failure

Failure


Neta Alexander , Arjun Appadurai


Failure explores the deeply troubling paradox by which the more technological and financial systems fail us, the more dependent on them we become. Wall Street and Silicon Valley—the two worlds this book examines—promote the illusion that scarcity can and should be...


Parution : 2019-11-08
Télécharger le livre :  In Praise of Shadows

In Praise of Shadows


Junichiro Tanizaki


A fully illustrated, beautifully produced edition of Junichiro Tanizaki's wise and evocative essay on Japanese culture. ‘We find beauty not in the thing itself but in the patterns of shadows, the light and the darkness, that one thing against another creates… Were it...


Parution : 2019-11-07
Télécharger le livre :  The Reinvention of Humanity

The Reinvention of Humanity


Charles King


*THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER*"Entrancing" Dava Sobel, author of Longitude / "Vitally relevant" Financial TimesThe Reinvention of Humanity tells the riveting story of a small circle of renegade scientist-explorers who changed something profound: what it means to be...


Parution : 2019-11-07
Télécharger le livre :  Reframing the Vernacular: Politics, Semiotics, and Representation

Reframing the Vernacular: Politics, Semiotics, and Representation


Julie Nichols , Gusti Ayu Made Suartika


The aim of this book is to reflect on ''vernacularity'' and culture. It concentrates on two major domains: first it attempts to reframe our understanding of vernacularity by addressing the subject in the context of globalisation, cross-disciplinarity, and development,...


Parution : 2019-10-29

Heritage Wood


Austin Nevin , Malgorzata Sawicki


This volume highlights recent research efforts in the conservation and investigation of works of art on wood. Through eleven case studies it showcases different experimental methods ranging from X-ray analysis of objects to the study of cross-sections made from...


Parution : 2019-10-12
Télécharger le livre :  Cybercartography in a Reconciliation Community

Cybercartography in a Reconciliation Community


Stephanie Pyne , D. R. Fraser Taylor


Cybercartography in a Reconciliation Community: Engaging Intersecting Perspectives, Volume Eight gathers perspectives on issues related to reconciliation—primarily in a residential / boarding school context—and demonstrates the unifying power ofCybercartography by...


Parution : 2019-10-04
Télécharger le livre :  Staring at God

Staring at God


Simon Heffer


'A brilliant history: The first serious and really wide-ranging history of the Home Front during the Great War for decades. Scholarly, objective and extremely well-written. Filled with surprising revelations and empathy. Heffer’s eye for the telling detail is evident on...


Parution : 2019-09-19
Télécharger le livre :  Further Developments in the Theory and Practice of Cybercartography

Further Developments in the Theory and Practice of Cybercartography


Erik Anonby , Kumiko Murasugi , D.R. Fraser Taylor


Further Developments in the Theory and Practice of Cybercartography, Third Edition, Volume Nine, presents a substantively updated edition of a classic text on cybercartography, presenting new and returning readers alike with the latest advances in the field. The book...


Parution : 2019-09-13

Climate Change and Conservation of Coastal Built Heritage


Maya Hassan , Hui Xie


This book presents the preservation principles and the current environmental challenges relating to monitoring heritage sites and buildings under the effects of climate change. It provides a clear overview of conservation action levels and the importance of...


Parution : 2019-09-11
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