64 research outputs found

    Whim of the trivial

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    The author begins by saying that before he was born, he lived with his parents (of course) and ends his story 86 years later with an evanescent farewell. In the interval: a life of no importance. So why tell it? For lack of a better answer, he adduces mysterious voices in the second part of Goethe's Faust: We immer streben sich bemüthn Der können wir elössen The triviality of the story is redeemed thanks to a slight seasoning of humour, and philosophy in the style of Petrarch: Si vedrem chiaro poi como sovente Per le cose dubbiose altri s’avanza E come spesso inarno si sospir

    The architecture of the Cape Colony from 1795 to 1837

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    Multicultural Women\u27s Literature

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    Openly licensed anthology focused on the theme of the Multicultural Women\u27s Literature. Contains: American Indian Stories by Zikala-Sa (Gertrude Bonnin); Diaries of Court Ladies of Old Japan by Izumi Shikibu et al.; The Diwan of Zeb-un-Nissa by Zeb-un-Nissa; Hawaii’s Story by Hawaii’s Queen, Liliuokalani; Kamala: a story of Hindu life by Krupabai Satthianadhan; Life Among the Piutes: Their Wrongs and Claims by Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins; Life of Harriet Beecher Stowe by Harriet Beecher Stowe; Memoirs of an Arabian Princess by Emily Ruete (Salamah bint Saïd; Sayyida Salme, Princess of Zanzibar and Oman); Nightmare Tales by H.P. Blavatsky; Ratanbai: a sketch of a Bombay high cast Hindu young wife, by Shèvantibāi M. Nikambé.; Two Years in the Forbidden City by the Princess Der Ling; The Tale of Genji by Lady Murasaki Shikibu

    Historic Resources Study of Pullman National Monument, Illinois

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    This Historic Resource Study is a Baseline Research Report for Pullman National Monument. This HRS summarizes the historical writings about Pullman, provides context for the significant themes identified in its founding document, collates collections of primary documents and historical resources that are important sources of information on those themes, and recommends questions that will require additional study. These cultural resources include primary historical materials in archives and oral history collections, as well as architectural, archaeological, museum collections, or landscape resources. While this report includes new historical narrative based in original archival research, other sections present synthetic reviews of existing publications. National Park Service staff will use this document and included resources as they make management decisions and design interpretive programming. In addition to this report and its appendices—which are only published digitally—the research team deposited its entire library with the monument staff, including nearly 2,000 references and thousands of pages of digitally-imaged archival documents

    Готельний менеджмент

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    This textbook "Hotel Management" is the most complete specialized textbook for training specialists in English in the hospitality industry. It is based on the latest data on the main directions of development of the hotel industry. The value and timeliness of this tutorial will help on the one hand – to improve their English language skills, and on the other hand – their knowledge in the professional field. The structure of this tutorial consists of five chapters: hospitality industry, hotel industry, types of hotels, a variety of hotels and hotel service. In the book there is a large number of authentic texts in English, designed exercises, dialogues, charts, coloured inserts. This tutorial allows you to learn the professional vocabulary and improve their English language skills quickly and easily.Даний підручник «Готельний менеджмент» є найповніший спеціалізований навчальний підручник з професійної підготовки фахівців з англійської мови у сфері готельного бізнесу. Він побудований на основі найсучасніших даних за основними напрямками розвитку готельної галузі. У цьому цінність і своєчасність цього навчального підручника, який допоможе з одного боку – удосконалити свої знання англійської мови, а з іншого боку – поліпшити знання в професійній сфері. Структура даного підручника така – п’ять розділів: індустрія гостинності, готельна галузь, типи готелів, різноманітність готелів, готельні служби. У підручнику велика кількість автентичних текстів англійською мовою, розроблені вправи, діалоги, схеми, кольорові вкладиші. Цей підручник дозволяє швидко і легко засвоїти професійну лексику і підвищити свій рівень знання англійської мови

    Туризм

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    The textbook "Tourism" is the most complete specialized textbook for training specialists in the field of tourism in English. It is based on the most recent data on the main directions of the tourism industry development. In this we see the value and timeliness of this tutorial, which will help you on the one hand – to improve your English skills, and on the other – to ameliorate your knowledge in your professional context. The structure of this textbook is that – six chapters & eleven units. In the book there are a lot of authentic texts in English, developed exercises, dialogues, charts, colour inserts. This tutorial allows you to learn the professional vocabulary quickly and easily and make your level of English better.Даний підручник "Туризм" є найповнішим спеціалізованим навчальним підручником із професійної підготовки фахівців з англійської мови у сфері туризму. Він побудований на базі найсучасніших даних із основних напрямків розвитку туристичної галузі. У цьому полягає цінність і своєчасність даного навчального підручника, який допоможе, з одного боку, удосконалити знання англійської мови, а з іншого – поліпшити свої знання у професійній сфері. Структура даного підручника така – шість розділів та одинадцять параграфів. У підручнику велика кількість автентичних текстів англійською мовою; розроблені вправи, діалоги, схеми, кольорові вкладиші. Даний підручник дозволяє швидко і легко засвоїти професійну лексику і підвищити свій рівень знання англійської мови

    Compact Anthology of World Literature II: Volumes 4, 5, and 6

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    The Compact Anthology of World Literature, Parts 4, 5, and 6 is designed as an e-book to be accessible on a variety of devices: smart phone, tablet, e-reader, laptop, or desktop computer. Students have reported ease of accessibility and readability on all these devices. To access the ePub text on a laptop, desktop, or tablet, you will need to download a program through which you can read the text. We recommend Readium, an application available through Google. If you plan to read the text on an Android device, you will need to download an application called Lithium from the App Store. On an iPhone, the text will open in iBooks. Affordable Learning Georgia has also converted the .epub files to PDF. Because .epub does not easily convert to other formats, the left margin of the .pdf is very narrow. ALG recommends using the .epub version. Although the text is designed to look like an actual book, the Table of Contents is composed of hyperlinks that will take you to each introductory section and then to each text. The three parts of the text are organized into the following units: Part 4—The Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries Unit I: The Age of Reason Unit II: The Near East and Asia Part 5—The Long Nineteenth Century Unit I Romanticism Unit II Realism Part 6—The Twentieth Century and Contemporary Literature Unit I Modernism Unit II Postcolonial Literature Unit III Contemporary Literature Texts from a variety of genres and cultures are included in each unit. Additionally, each selection or collection includes a brief introduction about the author and text(s), and each includes 3 – 5 discussion questions. Texts in the public domain--those published or translated before 1923--are replicated here. Texts published or translated after 1923 are not yet available in the public domain. In those cases, we have provided a link to a stable site that includes the text. Thus, in Part 6, most of the texts are accessible in the form of links to outside sites. In every case, we have attempted to connect to the most stable links available. The following texts have been prepared with the assistance of the University of North Georgia Press in its role as Affordable Learning Georgia\u27s Partner Press. Affordable Learning Georgia partners with the University of North Georgia Press to assist grantees with copyright clearance, peer review, production and design, and other tasks required to produce quality Open Educational Resources (OER). The University Press is a peer-reviewed, academic press. Its mission is to produce scholarly work that contributes to the fields of innovative teaching, textbooks, and Open Educational Resources. Affordable Learning Georgia Textbook Transformation Grant funds may be used for services provided by the Press. To determine how the University Press can assist ALG grantees or anyone interested in developing OER with ALG, the University Press will provide advance free consultations. Please contact the Press at 706-864-1556 or [email protected]. “Textbook Transformation Grants” from Affordable Learning Georgia Accessible files with optical character recognition (OCR) and auto-tagging provided by the Center for Inclusive Design and Innovation.https://oer.galileo.usg.edu/english-textbooks/1018/thumbnail.jp

    Building protestant modernism : John D. Rockefeller Jr. and the architecture of an American internationalism (1919-1939)

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    Thesis: Ph. D. in Architecture: History and Theory of Architecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Architecture, 2018.Cataloged from PDF version of thesis. Some images were redacted.Includes bibliographical references (pages 698-709).Following the First World War, American philanthropist and heir to the Standard Oil fortune, John D. Rockefeller Jr., financed an international body of cultural and scientific institutions, which he presented as sites of global "brotherhood," intellectual cooperation, and shared world heritage. Combining religious history with an architectural and urban-spatial analysis of the built environments associated with these institutions, this dissertation argues that Rockefeller's putatively secular and inclusive promotion of culture and science was, in fact, designed to arrest the rise of "savage" nationalisms and a "godless" communism. While scholars have recognized the imperialism inherent in Rockefeller's philanthropy, they have largely ignored its theopolitical dimensions and its unexpected instrumentalization of secular buildings and landscapes towards religious concerns. Focusing on the so-called Orient (which valued modernity, sought freedom from European powers, and understood Western Christianity as an accomplice to imperialism), Rockefeller, a devout capitalist and Baptist, underwrote projects reconciling Christianity with modernity. Simultaneously, he presented Protestant America as a new civilizational leader to diverse audiences, including nationalists in the former Ottoman territories abroad and students from China and other modernizing nations studying in the U.S. Concentrating on two groups of buildings from his larger patronage-the International Student Houses and the museums and archaeological expedition-houses of the University of Chicago's Oriental Institute-I show how Rockefeller leveraged architecture to present an American internationalism and its scientific and religious modernity as a "logical" fit for diverse regions and conditions. From the Pacific Coast to the Middle East, his team of architects, theologians, archaeologists, and social reformers attempted to harmonize each of their buildings within its immediate geopolitical and aesthetic site. I show how Rockefeller's "re-Orientation" of Christianity (and America) coheres these eclectic, geographically dispersed buildings and landscapes into a rational or deliberate oeuvre, and is further revealed in specific erasures and accentuations of the built environment. Finally, this dissertation counters a widespread belief that religion in the modern era is solely contained within explicitly ecclesiastical architecture, or limited to societies "outside" the technoscientific modernity and secular progress of the global North.by Azra Dawood.Ph. D. in Architecture: History and Theory of Architectur

    REGIONALISM, NATIONALISM & MODERN ARCHITECTURE

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    PALLINI, Cristina – Modern Architecture in the (re)Making of History. Schools and Museums in Greece, p. 11-23 PIMENTEL, Jorge Cunha – Rogério de Azevedo’s Regionalist Drift, p. 24-39 BIGHAM, Ashley – The Palace as Type. Finding Regionalism in Soviet Modernism, p. 41-53 CARVALHO, Rita Almeida de – The Junta de Colonização Interna and the shaping of the Estado Novo’s peasantry: newness and stagnation of the rural society, p. 54-62 CAPRESI, Vittoria – White Cubism Reloaded. The reinterpretation of Libyan Vernacular Architecture as the Answer to how to build in the Colony, p. 63-75 CESARO, Giorgia – Modernity from Far East. Kazuo Shinohara’s Fourth Space, p. 76-90 CRESCI, Edoardo – Piero Bottoni. Three houses on the Tyrrhenian Sea, p. 91-100 ESENWEIN, Fred – Agrarian Ideals in American Architecture Schools, p. 101-113 HSIAO, Leah – I. M. Pei’s Museum for Chinese Art, Shanghai, 1946. Modernism, regionalism and the search for an architectural representation of national identity, p. 114-127 JADRESIN MILIC, Renata; MADANOVIC, Milica – Romantic Visions vs. Rejection of Ideal Reconstruction, p. 128-143 JANOWSKI, Maciej – The patient searching of new forms of local architecture. Micro-intervention as the strategy of preservation of genius loci in Grison, p. 144-156 KLUSEMANN, Christian – Regionalism in GDR-Modernism of the 1960s and 1970s, p. 157-174 MAIA, Maria Helena; CARDOSO, Alexandra – Nationalism and Rural Modernization. The Spanish Tagus Valley colonization villages in the context of Southern European inner colonization, p. 175-189 MARCOLIN, Paolo – The settlements design of the Boalhosa’s agricultural colony. A dialectical perspective: between tradition and the construction of modernity, p. 190-201 MARGIONE, Emanuela – Italian Modern Architecture Between Rurality and Monumentality. The case study of the Italian New Towns as an experimental territory for the Modern Movement in Italy, p. 202-220 MARICCHIOLO, Luca – The Modern Appropriation of Urban Space Through Mediterranean Medinas, p. 221-236 MELA, Giulia – Luis Barragán and the invention of Mexican Regionalism, p. 237-249 NADOLNY, Adam – A diary of a polish architect and film maker from his travels to the west. Modern Italian architecture in the Polish documentaries dating back to the turn of the 1950s and 1960s, p. 250-264 NEZIK, Christin – The Search for a Contemporary Finnish Architecture. Adaptations of the vernacular tupa in the oeuvre of Herman Gesellius, Armas Lindgren, Eliel Saarinen, and Alvar Aalto, p. 265-280 OLIVEIRA, Tiago Cardoso de – Modern Architecture and Local Tradition in 1950`S Portuguese National Inns (Pousadas de Portugal), p. 281-295 PARRA-MARTINEZ, Jose; CROSSE, John – Lewis Mumford, Henry-Russell Hitchcock and the Rise of “Bay” Regionalism, p. 296-316 PEGIOUDIS, Nikos – An American ‘Parthenon’. Walter Gropius’s Athens US Embassy Building between Regionalism, International Style and National Identities, p. 317-329 PONZIO, Angelica – The [Latin] Modernism of Ponti, Costa and Barragán, p. 330-341 PRISTA, Marta Lalanda – Tradition and modernity in the Portuguese Inner Colonisation: the laboratorial case of Pegões, p. 342-355 ROMA, Chiara – The Space of Pompeian Domus towards Le Corbusier Hospital of Venice, p. 356-369 SAVAŞ, Ayşen – An Early Critique of International Modernism in the Anatolian Context, p. 370-381 SEBESTYÉN, Ágnes Anna – Disseminating the Regional within the Global. Representing Regionalist Ideas and the Global Scale of the Modern Movement in the Hungarian Journal ‘Tér és Forma’, p. 382-398 SIMON, Mariann; LACZÓ, Dániel – Deeply Embedded in Tradition. Interpretations of regional roots for modern Hungarian architecture in the 1960s, p. 399-411 SØBERG, Martin – Regionalism and the Functional Tradition in Danish Modern Architecture, p. 412-423 ŚWIT-JANKOWSKA, Barbara – The Polish Avant-Garde Architecture in the Interwar Period - Regionalism, Nationalism and Modern Architecture, p. 424-436 TERIBA, Adedoyin – Buildings Instead of Discourse. Empathy and Modern Architecture in West Africa, p. 437-448 TSAI, Jung-jen – The Construction of Chinese National Identity and the Designs of National Museums during the Early Post-war Period in Taiwan, p. 449-464 VIKHREVA, Natalia – The Roots of Brazilian Modern Architecture, p. 465-473info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersio

    The journal of Elizabeth Cozens

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