The Bridge to Dalmatia

A Search for the Meaning of Place

Author: Francis Violich

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780801855542

Category: Social Science

Page: 351

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Using his own immigrant forebears as example, author Francis Violich weaves together extensive field studies of a dozen Croatian cities, towns, and villages, as well as Croatian writings and archival materials rarely known in English, in his examination of how personal heritage is tied to geographical place. 164 illustrations.
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Theoretical Perspectives in Environment-Behavior Research

Underlying Assumptions, Research Problems, and Methodologies

Author: Seymour Wapner,Jack Demick,Hiroufmi Minami,C. Takiji Yamamoto

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780306461927

Category: Architecture

Page: 320

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Following upon the Handbook of Japan-United States Environment-Behavior Research, published by Plenum in 1997, leading experts review the interrelationships among theory, problem, and method in environment-behavior research. The chapters focus on the philosophical and theoretical assumptions underlying current research and practice in the area and link those assumptions to specific substantive questions and methodologies
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Building Libraries for the 21st Century

The Shape of Information

Author: T.D. Webb

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 147660360X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 286

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Despite calls for electronic, virtual, digital libraries without walls, the walled variety are still being built, some of them massive. This book explores the reasons for this contradiction by examining several notable new library facilities around the world to see how modern expectations for libraries are being translated into concrete and steel. More and more libraries are looking at change not as a dreaded hazard but as an opportunity that can itself be seized to strengthen the library in the areas of mission, technologies, facilities, funding, and organizational structure. Thirteen libraries are discussed—by a librarian or administrator who worked on the project. Each author writes about the design and building concerns that were particularly relevant to that library: philosophy, political issues, or any other concerns that affected planning, building, and services in the new facility. Introductory and concluding chapters identify underlying values and themes, tying everything together. The unique combinations of issues, constraints, and opportunities show how libraries are planning to fit into the approaching era of virtual information delivery.
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Balkan Wars

Habsburg Croatia, Ottoman Bosnia, and Venetian Dalmatia, 1499–1617

Author: James D. Tracy

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1442213604

Category: History

Page: 456

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This history of the western Balkans in the 16th century brings together rich primary research and a masterful synthesis of key work on Habsburg Croatia, Ottoman Bosnia, and Venetian Dalmatia. Tracy offers the first clear assessment of how Austria and Venice, despite their mutual hostility, managed to hold back a seemingly unstoppable Turkish march.
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Philosophy in an African Place

Author: Bruce B. Janz

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780739136683

Category: Philosophy

Page: 272

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Philosophy in an African Place shifts the central question of African philosophy from "Is there an African philosophy?" to "What is it to do philosophy in this (African) place?" This book both opens up new questions within the field and also establishes "philosophy-in-place", a mode of philosophy which begins from the places in which concepts have currency and shows how a truly creative philosophy can emerge from focusing on questioning, listening, and attention to difference.
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The Routledge Companion to Design Research

Author: Paul Rodgers,Joyce Yee

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317636252

Category: Design

Page: 522

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The Routledge Companion to Design Research offers a comprehensive examination of design research, celebrating the plurality of design research and the wide range of conceptual, methodological, technological and theoretical approaches evident in contemporary design research. This volume comprises 39 original and high quality design research chapters from contributors around the world, with offerings from the vast array of disciplines in and around modern design praxis, including areas such as industrial and product design, visual communication, interaction design, fashion design, service design, engineering and architecture. The Companion is divided into five distinct sections with chapters that examine the nature and process of design research, the purpose of design research, and how one might embark on design research. They also explore how leading design researchers conduct their design research through formulating and asking questions in novel ways, and the creative methods and tools they use to collect and analyse data. The Companion also includes a number of case studies that illustrate how one might best communicate and disseminate design research through contributions that offer techniques for writing and publicising research. The Routledge Companion to Design Research will have wide appeal to researchers and educators in design and design-related disciplines such as engineering, business, marketing, computing, and will make an invaluable contribution to state-of-the-art design research at postgraduate, doctoral, and post-doctoral levels and teaching across a wide range of different disciplines.
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Dubrovnik Annals

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Dubrovnik (Croatia)

Page: N.A

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Planning

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: City planning

Page: N.A

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The Imperial Gazetteer

A General Dictionary of Geography, Physical, Political, Statistical, and Descriptive, with a Supplement Bringing the Geographical Information Down to the Latest Dates

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Gazetteers

Page: N.A

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The History of Modern Europe

With a View to the Progress of Society from the Rise of the Modern Kingdoms to the Peace of Paris in 1763

Author: William Russell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Europe

Page: N.A

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The Imperial Gazetteer

A General Dictionary of Geography, Physical, Political, Statistical, and Descriptive

Author: Walter Graham Blackie

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Geography

Page: N.A

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Practical Engineer

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Engineering

Page: N.A

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