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On Literature and Philosophy: The Non-Fiction Writing of Naguib Mahfouz: Volume 1

by Naguib Mahfouz Gingko Library
Pub Date:
10/2015
ISBN:
9781909942776
Format:
Hbk 220 pages

Naguib Mahfouz is one of the most important writers in contemporary Arabic literature. Winner of the Nobel Prize in 1988 (the...

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Prisoner of Kathmandu: Brian Hodgson in Nepal 1820-43

by Charles Allen Haus Publishing Limited
Pub Date:
10/2015
ISBN:
9781910376119
Format:
Hbk 320 pages

he Prisoner of Kathmandu is the first biography of Brian Hodgson, Britain’s “father of Himalayan studies.” Born in 1801, Hodgson...

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Designing TWA: Eero Saarinen's Airport Terminal in New York

by Kornel Ringli Park Books
Pub Date:
10/2015
ISBN:
9783906027753
Format:
Hbk 192 pages

When it opened in 1962, the TWA Flight Center at New York’s JFK airport was a sensation. Created by Eero Saarinen with a distinctly...

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Hong Kong in Between

by Geraldine Borio and Caroline Wuthrich Park Books
Pub Date:
10/2015
ISBN:
9783906027777
Format:
Pbk 232 pages

Swiss architects and researchers Géraldine Borio and Caroline Wüthrich have been living and working in Hong Kong since 2010, when...

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House of Switzerland: A Dictionary of Elements

by Spillmann Echsle Architects and Ortreport Park Books
Pub Date:
10/2015
ISBN:
9783906027814
Format:
Hbk 224 pages

The House of Switzerland is a mobile building that serves as the official visitors' center for Switzerland at major international...

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Fawad Kazi: ETH Zurich Building LEE

by Christoph Wieser Park Books
Pub Date:
10/2015
ISBN:
9783906027821
Format:
Hbk 192 pages

In 2014, ETH Zurich unveiled LEE, a stunning addition to the historic university district commonly known as the 'crown of the...

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Prague in the Reign of Rudolph II: Mannerist Art and Architecture in the Imperial Capital, 1583-1612

by Eliska Fucikova Karolinum Press, Charles University
Pub Date:
10/2015
ISBN:
9788024622637
Format:
Pbk 200 pages

Prague in the Reign of Rudolph II takes readers back to the days of the Habsburg Emperor Rudolph II (1576–1611) when Prague became...

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Czech Law in Historical Contexts

by Jan Kuklik Karolinum Press, Charles University
Pub Date:
10/2015
ISBN:
9788024628608
Format:
Pbk 240 pages

The legal system of the present-day Czech Republic cannot be understood without sufficient knowledge of its historical roots and...

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From Syntax to Text: The Janus Face of Functional Sentence Perspective

by Libuse Duskova Karolinum Press, Charles University
Pub Date:
10/2015
ISBN:
9788024628790
Format:
Pbk 400 pages

The volume deals with the interaction between syntax, informational structure (or functional sentence perspective), and text in...

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Residential Towers

by Annette Gigon, Guyer Mike and Felix Jerusalem gta publishers
Pub Date:
10/2015
ISBN:
9783856763497
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Pbk 348 pages

As population growth and urbanization pick up speed worldwide, the need for high-rise, high-density residential architecture is...

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From Iberian Romani to Iberian Para-Romani Varieties

by Zuzana Krinkova Karolinum Press, Charles University
Pub Date:
10/2015
ISBN:
9788024629360
Format:
Pbk 240 pages

Linguistic contact between Romani and Spanish, Catalan and other languages of the Iberian Peninsula began in the first half of...

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Inventors: And Other Poems

by Rene Char Seagull Books
Pub Date:
10/2015
ISBN:
9780857423245
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Hbk 112 pages

One of the foremost poets of the French Resistance, René Char has been hailed by Donald Revell as “the conscience of modern French...

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In the Congo

by Urs Widmer Seagull Books
Pub Date:
10/2015
ISBN:
9780857423153
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Hbk 256 pages

Kuno, a male nurse in a Swiss retirement home, has a new inmate: his father. In the confines of their new home, the pair does...

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White Islands / Las Islas Blancas

by Marjorie Agosin Swan Isle Press
Pub Date:
10/2015
ISBN:
9780983322092
Format:
Pbk 224 pages

“I only wanted to write about them, / Narrate their fierce audacity, / Their voyages through the channels of the Mediterranean.”...

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Conversations, Volume 2

by Jorge Luis Borges, Osvaldo Ferrari Seagull Books
Pub Date:
10/2015
ISBN:
9780857423009
Format:
Hbk 352 pages

Recorded during Jorge Luis Borges’s final years, this second volume of his conversations with Osvaldo Ferrari provides a wide-ranging...

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