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  1. Gone to Ground

    Gone to Ground: A History of Environment and Infrastructure in Dar es Salaam [Hardback]

    Emily Brownell (Author)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9780822946113
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Intersections
    Gone to Ground is an investigation into the material and political forces that transformed the cityscape of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania in the 1970s and early 1980s. It is both the story of a particular city and the history of a global moment of massi... .... Learn More
  2. Environment and Urbanization in Modern Italy

    Environment and Urbanization in Modern Italy [Hardback]

    Federico Paolini (Author)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9780822945932
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: History of the Urban Environment
    From the second half of the 1940s, when postwar reconstruction began in Italy, there were three notable driving forces of environmental change: the uncontrollable process of urban drift, fueled by considerable migratory flows from the countryside ... .... Learn More
  3. Motor City Green

    Motor City Green: A Century of Landscapes and Environmentalism in Detroit [Hardback]

    Joseph Stanhope Cialdella (Author)

    £27.00

    ISBN: 9780822945727
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: History of the Urban Environment
    Motor City Green is a history of green spaces in metropolitan Detroit from the late nineteenth- to early twenty-first century. The book focuses primarily on the history of gardens and parks in the city of Detroit and its suburbs in southeast Michi... .... Learn More
  4. Animals and Archaeology in Northern Medieval Russia

    Animals and Archaeology in Northern Medieval Russia: Zooarchaeological Studies in Novgorod and its Region [Hardback]

    Mark Maltby (Editor); Mark Brisbane (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781842172773
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    This is the third book on material studies in this series on medieval Novgorod and its territory, and deals with a substantial body of animal bones that has been recovered over the last decade. The zooarchaeological evidence is discussed by the... .... Learn More
  5. Science without Leisure

    Science without Leisure: Practical Naturalism in Istanbul, 1660-1732 [Hardback]

    Harun Küçük (Author)

    £39.00

    ISBN: 9780822945802
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Science in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Istanbul, Harun Küçük argues, was without leisure, a phenomenon spurred by the hyperinflation a century earlier when scientific texts all but disappeared from the college curriculum and inflation redu... .... Learn More
  6. Correspondence of John Tyndall, Volume 7, The

    Correspondence of John Tyndall, Volume 7, The: The Correspondence, March 1859-May 1862 [Hardback]

    Diarmid A. Finnegan (Editor); Roland Jackson (Editor); Nanna Katrine Lüders Kaalund (Editor)

    £116.50

    ISBN: 9780822945543
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: The Correspondence of John Tyndall
    The 308 letters in this volume cover a critical period in Tyndall’s personal and scientific lives. The volume begins with the difficult ending of his relationship with the Drummond family, disputes about his work in glaciology, and his early semin... .... Learn More
  7. Science of Our Own, A

    Science of Our Own, A: Exhibitions and the Rise of Australian Public Science [Hardback]

    Peter H. Hoffenberg (Author)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9780822945765
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Sci & Culture in the Nineteenth Century
    When the Reverend Henry Carmichael opened the Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts in 1833, he introduced a bold directive: for Australia to advance on the scale of nations, it needed to develop a science of its own. Prominent scientists in the coloni... .... Learn More
  8. Geographies of City Science

    Geographies of City Science: Urban Lives and Origin Debates in Late Victorian Dublin [Hardback]

    Tanya O'Sullivan (Author)

    £39.00

    ISBN: 9780822945758
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Sci & Culture in the Nineteenth Century
    Dublin at the turn of the twentieth century was both the second city of the British Empire and the soon-to-be capital of an emerging nation, presenting a unique space in which to examine the past relationship between science and the city. Drawing ... .... Learn More
  9. Rethinking History, Science, and Religion

    Rethinking History, Science, and Religion: An Exploration of Conflict and the Complexity Principle [Hardback]

    Bernard Lightman (Editor)

    £39.00

    ISBN: 9780822945741
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    The historical interface between science and religion was depicted as an unbridgeable conflict in the last quarter of the nineteenth century. Starting in the 1970s, such a conception was too simplistic and not at all accurate when considering the ... .... Learn More
  10. British Arboretum, The

    British Arboretum, The: Trees, Science and Culture in the Nineteenth Century [Paperback]

    Paul A. Elliott (Author); Charles Watkins (Author); Stephen Daniels (Author)

    £27.00

    ISBN: 9780822966203
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    This study explores the science and culture of nineteenth-century British arboretums, or tree collections. The development of arboretums was fostered by a variety of factors, each of which is explored in detail: global trade and exploration, the p... .... Learn More

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