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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.
¥1,443
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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.
¥1,604
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A History of the Church through its Buildings

9780199575367
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.
¥5,377
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London in the Roman World

9780198789000
Perring, Dominic (Director of the UCL Ce
This original study draws on the results of latest archaeological discoveries to describe London's Roman origins. It offers a wealth of new information from one of the world's richest and most intensively studied archaeological sites.
¥6,422
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Unlocking the Church: The lost secrets of Victorian sacred space

9780198796169
Whyte, William (Professor of Social and
Unlocking the Church is the story of a revolution. The Victorians transformed how churches were understood, experienced, and built. Initially controversial, this revolution was so successful that it has now been forgotten. Yet it still shapes our experience of church buildings and also helps make sense of what we should do with them now.
¥2,487
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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.
¥2,407
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Aesthetics: A Very Short Introduction

9780198826613
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.
¥1,443
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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.
¥1,443
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Waves: A Very Short Introduction

9780198803782
Goldsmith, Mike (Freelance acoustician)
From sound waves to gravitational waves, and from waves of light to crashing rollers on the ocean, Mike Goldsmith explores the fundamental features shared by all waves in the natural world, and considers the range of phenomena resulting from wave motion, including reflection, diffraction, and polarization in light, and beats and echoes in sound.
¥1,443
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