Space Unveiled

Author: Carla Jackson Bell
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317659112
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Space Unveiled from the Author: Carla Jackson Bell. Since the early 1800s, African Americans have designed signature buildings; however, in the mainstream marketplace, African American architects, especially women, have remained invisible in architecture history, theory and practice. Traditional architecture design studio education has been based on the historical models of the Beaux-Arts and the Bauhaus, with a split between design and production teaching. As the result of current teaching models, African American architects tend to work on the production or technical side of building rather than in the design studio. It is essential to understand the centrality of culture, gender, space and knowledge in design studios. Space Unveiled is a significant contribution to the study of architecture education, and the extent to which it has been sensitive to an inclusive cultural perspective. The research shows that this has not been the case in American education because part of the culture remains hidden.

Women In Theatre 2 3

Author: Julia Pascal
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135305358
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Women In Theatre 2 3 from the Author: Julia Pascal. First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Egyptology At The Dawn Of The Twenty First Century Archaeology

Author: Zahi A. Hawass
Publisher: American Univ in Cairo Press
ISBN: 9789774246746
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Egyptology At The Dawn Of The Twenty First Century Archaeology from the Author: Zahi A. Hawass. This comprehensive three-volume set marks the publication of the proceedings of the Eighth International Congress of Egyptologists, held in Cairo in 2000. This massive and impressive 1693-page work encompasses the research of over 350 of the world's leading Egyptologists -- writing in English, French, or German -- and contains over 600 illustrations. A dedicated team of editors, proofreaders, and designers worked hard for three years to bring all the disparate elements of this publication -- including photographs, tables, graphs, hieroglyphs, hieratic script, and Greek, Arabic, Coptic, and Hebrew fonts -- together to create a work that is a benchmark in Egyptological publishing. Organized thematically to reflect the breadth and depth of the material presented at the Congress, these papers provide a survey of current Egyptological research at the dawn of the twenty-first century. The proceedings include the eight 'Millennium Debates' led by esteemed Egyptologists, addressing key issues in the field, as well as nearly every paper presented at the Congress. The 248 papers cover the whole spectrum of Egyptological research, and contain many photographs, maps, and plans, that are published here for the first time. Grouped under the themes of archaeology, history, religion, language, conservation, and museology, these contributions together form the most comprehensive picture of Egyptology today. Contributors include: John Baines, Zahi Hawass, Antonio Loprieno, William J. Murnane, Aly Radwan, Donald Redford, Edna Russmann, Helmut Satzinger, Regine Schulz, W. Kelly Simpson, Hourig Sourouzian, Herman te Velde, Kent Weeks.

Special Relativity Unveiled

Author: Bernardo Sotomayor Valdivia
Publisher: Bernardo Sotomayor Valdivia
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Special Relativity Unveiled from the Author: Bernardo Sotomayor Valdivia. Near the turn of the 20th century there were two contemporary theories of relativity developed, the Lorentz Ether Theory (1892-1905) and Einstein’s Special Relativity (1905). Strangely enough both theories predicted the same surprising empirical results; time dilation, length contraction, etc., relative to velocity, with Lorentz assuming a motionless unobservable ether and Einstein postulating an unimaginable spacetime. Special Relativity Unveiled presents an alternative theory and reveals why they were both empirically correct while conceptually flawed.

Arms Control History Theory And Policy 2 Volumes

Author: Robert E. Williams Jr.
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0275998215
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Arms Control History Theory And Policy 2 Volumes from the Author: Robert E. Williams Jr.. Set against a backdrop of terrorism, rogue states, non-conventional warfare, and deteriorating diplomacy, this encyclopedia offers a comprehensive, multidisciplinary, up-to-date reference on the recent history and contemporary practice of arms control and nonproliferation. • 30 illustrations and photos • Sidebars including brief biographical profiles and quotations • Charts and graphs • Primary documents • Timelines • Glossary and list of acronyms

Titan Unveiled

Author: Ralph Lorenz
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9781400834754
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Titan Unveiled from the Author: Ralph Lorenz. For twenty-five years following the Voyager mission, scientists speculated about Saturn's largest moon, a mysterious orb clouded in orange haze. Finally, in 2005, the Cassini-Huygens probe successfully parachuted down through Titan's atmosphere, all the while transmitting images and data. In the early 1980s, when the two Voyager spacecraft skimmed past Titan, Saturn's largest moon, they transmitted back enticing images of a mysterious world concealed in a seemingly impenetrable orange haze. Titan Unveiled is one of the first general interest books to reveal the startling new discoveries that have been made since the arrival of the Cassini-Huygens mission to Saturn and Titan. Ralph Lorenz and Jacqueline Mitton take readers behind the scenes of this mission. Launched in 1997, Cassini entered orbit around Saturn in summer 2004. Its formidable payload included the Huygens probe, which successfully parachuted down through Titan's atmosphere in early 2005, all the while transmitting images and data--and scientists were startled by what they saw. One of those researchers was Lorenz, who gives an insider's account of the scientific community's first close encounter with an alien landscape of liquid methane seas and turbulent orange skies. Amid the challenges and frayed nerves, new discoveries are made, including methane monsoons, equatorial sand seas, and Titan's polar hood. Lorenz and Mitton describe Titan as a world strikingly like Earth and tell how Titan may hold clues to the origins of life on our own planet and possibly to its presence on others. Generously illustrated with many stunning images, Titan Unveiled is essential reading for anyone interested in space exploration, planetary science, or astronomy. A new afterword brings readers up to date on Cassini's ongoing exploration of Titan, describing the many new discoveries made since 2006.

Supergeek 2 Robots Space And Furry Animals

Author: Glenn Murphy
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 1447247981
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Supergeek 2 Robots Space And Furry Animals from the Author: Glenn Murphy. How much do you REALLY know about the science that matters? This book features over 300 fun science questions and answers chosen by Glenn Murphy to test your knowledge. Find out all about blood and guts, senses and feelings, robots, furry animals and space. There are instructions at the back of the book that allow you to 'play' the book too, on your own or in a group.