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Built to Meet Needs: Cultural Issues in Vernacular Architecture
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 480

Built to Meet Needs: Cultural Issues in Vernacular Architecture

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2007-06-07
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  • Publisher: Routledge

The study of vernacular architecture explores the characteristics of domestic buildings in particular regions or localities, and the many social and cultural factors that have contributed to their evolution. In this book, vernacular architecture specialist Paul Oliver brings together a wealth of information that spans over two decades, and the whole globe. Some previously unpublished papers, as well as those only available in hard to find conference proceedings, are brought together in one volume to form a fascinating reference for students and professional architects, as well as all those involved with planning housing schemes in their home countries and overseas.

Writing Your Thesis
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 248

Writing Your Thesis

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2013-08-12
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  • Publisher: SAGE

Expert guidance for postgraduate and research students on how to plan, prepare and produce a thesis or dissertation.

Buddhism: Bullet Guides
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 128

Buddhism: Bullet Guides

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2011-10-28
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  • Publisher: Hachette UK

Open this book and you will Discover Buddha's teachings Gain awareness Apply Buddhist beliefs Become enlightened

The Story of the Blues
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 212

The Story of the Blues

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1998
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  • Publisher: UPNE

Featuring over 200 vintage photographs and a new introduction by the author, the engaging, informative volume brings to life the African American singers and players who created this rich genre of music as well as the settings and experiences that inspired them. The author deftly traces the evolution of the blues from the work songs of slaves, to acoustic country ballads, to urban sounds, to electric rhythm and blues bands. Oliver vividly re-creates the economic, social, and regional forces that shaped the unique blues tradition, and superbly details every facet of the music, including themes and subjects, techniques, and recording history.

New Religious Movements: A Guide for the Perplexed
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 183

New Religious Movements: A Guide for the Perplexed

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2012-02-02
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  • Publisher: A&C Black

Discusses the philosophical, sociological, and psychological themes in new religious movements, and includes a survey and explanation of a few groups.

Understanding the Research Process
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 160

Understanding the Research Process

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2010-03-22
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  • Publisher: SAGE

Understanding the Research Process helps students understand the use of specialist vocabulary and terminology of educational and social science research. The author explores the ways in which research terminology is used, and shows students - how to use specialist research terminology appropriately - how to distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate uses of research terminology - how to understand the meaning of research terms - how to disseminate research in a style which is clear and easily understood The book is for final year undergraduates and masters students in humanities, education and social science subjects. Paul Oliver is a widely-published author in the fields of education, philosophy and religious studies. He is currently principal lecturer in the School of Education and Professional Development, at the University of Huddersfield.

Conversation with the Blues CD Included
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 208

Conversation with the Blues CD Included

Reproduced in a larger format containing a new introduction and a compact disc, a collection of interviews with blues musicians--from the segregated South to the urban North--conducted in 1960 features photographs taken by the author. UP.

Songsters and Saints
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 339

Songsters and Saints

Paul Oliver rediscovers the wealth of neglected vocal traditions represented on Race records.

The Student's Guide to Research Ethics
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 190

The Student's Guide to Research Ethics

This reader-friendly book examines the ethical issues and questions that occur in university and professional research and will help both beginning and experienced researchers to identify ethical issues when they are conducting research.

Blues Fell This Morning
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 348

Blues Fell This Morning

Examines themes, backgrounds, and motivation of the blues from the 1920s to the 1950s