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Woking in 50 Buildings

Author: Marion Field

Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited

ISBN: 1445665395

Category: Architecture

Page: 96

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Explores the rich and fascinating history of Woking through an examination of some of its greatest architectural treasures.

Kingston upon Thames in 50 Buildings

Author: Julian McCarthy

Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited

ISBN: 1445656493

Category: Architecture

Page: 96

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Explores the rich and fascinating history of the city through an examination of some of its greatest architectural treasures.

Climate Change and Local, Regional and Devolved Government

Eighth Report of Session 2007-08; Report, Together with Formal Minutes, Oral and Written Evidence

Author: Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Environmental Audit Committee

Publisher: The Stationery Office

ISBN: 9780215522122

Category: Climatic changes

Page: 232

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This report, entitled "Climate change and local, regional and devolved government", (HCP 225, session 2007-08, ISBN 9780215522122) sets out 22 conclusions and recommendations, including: that Central Government has a duty to co-ordinate how different spheres of government interact and integrate in regard of action on climate change; overcoming barriers to progress on climate change is essential and the Government must look at incentives and encouragements it can offer to local, regional and devolved government; all local authorities should be obliged to include climate change indicators in their Local Area Agreements and further, the investrment and development plans for local authorities should consider the need to reduce emissions and adapt to climate change; that local authorities, regional and devolved governments need to be aware of other targets, including biodiversity and energy efficiency; that the Government needs to consider what part carbon impact assessments will play in local, regional and devolved governments and how they can become a central role in decision and policy making.

Architecture in a Climate of Change

Author: Peter F Smith

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136428534

Category: Architecture

Page: 294

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Revised to incorporate and reflect changes and advances since it was first published the new edition of Architecture in a Climate of Change provides the latest basic principals of sustainability and the future of sustainable technology. Including new material on wind generation, domestic water conservation, solar thermal electricity as well as international case studies Architecture in a Climate of Change encourages readers to consider new approaches to building making minimum demand on fossil based energy.

The War of the Worlds

From H. G. Wells to Orson Welles, Jeff Wayne, Steven Spielberg and Beyond

Author: Peter J. Beck

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1474229891

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 384

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First published in 1897, H.G. Wells's alien invasion narrative The War of the Worlds was a landmark work of science fiction and one that continues to be adapted and referenced in the 21st century. Chronicling the novel's contexts, its origins and its many multi-media adaptations, this book is a complete biography of the life ? and the afterlives ? of The War of the Worlds. Exploring the original text's compelling sense of place and vivid recreation of Wells's Woking home and the concerns of fin-de-siécle Britain, the book goes on to chart the novel's immediate international impact. Starting with the initial serialisations in US newspapers, Peter Beck goes on to examine Orson Welles's legendary 1938 radio adaptation, TV and film adaptations from George Pal to Steven Spielberg, Jeff Wayne's rock opera and the numerous other works that have taken their inspiration from Wells's original. Drawing on new archival research, this is a comprehensive account of the continuing impact of The War of the Worlds.

Victorian Woking

being a short account of the development of the town and parish in the Victorian era

Author: James Ronald Whiteman,Serena Ellen Whiteman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 80

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Architectural Publications Index

API : Periodicals Indexed and Books Catalogued by the British Architectural Library

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Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Architecture

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Der Junge, der Picasso biss

Author: Antony Penrose

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783868732603

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Page: 47

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Ein Mann erinnert sich, was er als Kind mit dem grossen Künstler Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)) erlebte. Die Geschichte einer besonderen Freundschaft. Mit vielen Fotos und Abbildungen von Werken des Künstlers. Ab 8.

The Builder

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Architecture

Page: N.A

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England's Gazetter

Author: Philipp Luckombe

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

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A Communion of Subjects

Animals in Religion, Science, and Ethics

Author: Paul Waldau,Kimberley Christine Patton

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 0231509979

Category: Philosophy

Page: 720

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A Communion of Subjects is the first comparative and interdisciplinary study of the conceptualization of animals in world religions. Scholars from a wide range of disciplines, including Thomas Berry (cultural history), Wendy Doniger (study of myth), Elizabeth Lawrence (veterinary medicine, ritual studies), Marc Bekoff (cognitive ethology), Marc Hauser (behavioral science), Steven Wise (animals and law), Peter Singer (animals and ethics), and Jane Goodall (primatology) consider how major religious traditions have incorporated animals into their belief systems, myths, rituals, and art. Their findings offer profound insights into humans' relationships with animals and a deeper understanding of the social and ecological web in which we all live. Contributors examine Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Daoism, Confucianism, African religions, traditions from ancient Egypt and early China, and Native American, indigenous Tibetan, and Australian Aboriginal traditions, among others. They explore issues such as animal consciousness, suffering, sacrifice, and stewardship in innovative methodological ways. They also address contemporary challenges relating to law, biotechnology, social justice, and the environment. By grappling with the nature and ideological features of various religious views, the contributors cast religious teachings and practices in a new light. They reveal how we either intentionally or inadvertently marginalize "others," whether they are human or otherwise, reflecting on the ways in which we assign value to living beings. Though it is an ancient concern, the topic of "Religion and Animals" has yet to be systematically studied by modern scholars. This groundbreaking collection takes the first steps toward a meaningful analysis.

Der Teufel trägt Prada

Roman

Author: Lauren Weisberger

Publisher: Goldmann Verlag

ISBN: 3641034078

Category: Fiction

Page: 480

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Andrea Sachs träumt von einer Karriere als Journalistin in New York. Tatsächlich gelingt es ihr, einen vermeintlichen Traumjob zu ergattern: Andrea wird von der glamourösen Modezeitschrift Runway als persönliche Assistentin der Herausgeberin Miranda Priestly angestellt. Der Job entpuppt sich jedoch rasch als purer Horror!

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Author: N.A

Publisher: CCH Australia Limited

ISBN: 1921873701

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Gräser und Bambusarten

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783831008254

Category:

Page: 80

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Inside Apple

Das Erfolgsgeheimnis des wertvollsten, innovativsten und verschwiegensten Unternehmensder Welt

Author: Adam Lashinsky

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527671420

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 233

View: 1979

Apple ist seit dem 20. August 2012 das wertvollste Unternehmen der Welt. "Inside Apple" enthüllt das geheime System, die Taktiken und die Führungsstrategien, die Steve Jobs und seinem Unternehmen erlaubten, ein Erfolgsprodukt nach dem anderen zu produzieren und eine kultähnliche Anhängerschaft für seine Produkte zu erwecken. In diesem Referenzwerk zur Unternehmensführung stellt Adam Lashinsky dem Leser Konzepte wie das des "DRI" (Apples Praxis, jeder Aufgabe einen "Directly Responsible Individual", also einen direkt und unmittelbar Verantwortlichen zuzuweisen) und das der Top 100 (ein jährlich wiederkehrendes Ritual, bei dem 100 aufstrebende Führungskräfte für ein geheimes, vollständig abgeschirmtes Treffen mit Unternehmensgründer Steve Jobs ausgewählt und auf Herz und Nieren überprüft werden) vor. Basierend auf zahllosen Interviews bietet das Buch exklusiv neue Informationen darüber, wie Apple Innovationen schafft, mit Lieferanten umgeht und den Übergang in die Post-Jobs-Ära handhabt. Adam Lashinsky kennt Apple durch und durch: Bereits 2008 sagte er in einer Titelstory ("The Genius Behind Steve: Could Operations Whiz Tim Cook Run The Company Someday?") für das Magazin Fortune voraus, dass der damals noch unbekannte Tim Cook eventuell Steve Jobs als CEO nachfolgen würde. Obwohl "Inside Apple" vordergründig ein tiefer Einblick in ein einzigartiges Unternehmen (und in sein Ökosystem aus Lieferanten, Investoren, Angestellten und Wettbewerbern) ist, sind die Lehren über Steve Jobs, Unternehmensführung, Produktdesign und Marketing allgemeingültig. Sie sollten von jedem gelesen werden, der einen Teil der Apple-Magie in sein Unternehmen, seine Karriere oder sein kreatives Bestreben bringen möchte.

Building

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Architecture

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The Estates Gazette

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Real estate business

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Der Islam im europäischen Denken

Essays

Author: Albert Hourani

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3105619526

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 264

View: 2751

Diese Essays des großen Orientalisten Albert Hourani, der mit seiner ›Geschichte der arabischen Völker‹ in Deutschland einen großen Erfolg feierte, dienen dem Verständnis zwischen Europa und den arabischen Ländern. Sie sind in der Zeit der Spannung zwischen dem Islam und dem Westen ein wichtiger Beitrag zur Aufklärung beider Seiten. (Dieser Text bezieht sich auf eine frühere Ausgabe.)

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