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Traces Of Peter Rice

ISBN 10 : 1843513862
ISBN 13 : 9781843513865

This work is a gathering of essays in tribute to the life and achievements of a remarkable Irish- born structural engineer Peter Rice (1935-1992), 'perhaps the most influential of ..

Traces Of Peter Rice

ISBN 10 : 1843517248
ISBN 13 : 9781843517245


An Engineer Imagines

ISBN 10 : 1849944237
ISBN 13 : 9781849944236

The long-awaited reissue of the autobiography of Peter Rice, one of the main structural engineers behind the Sydney Opera House, the Pompidou Centre, the Menil Collection and Lloyd..

Black Rice

ISBN 10 : 0674029216
ISBN 13 : 9780674029217

"Through agricultural and historical evidence, [the author establishes] the independent domestication of rice in West Africa and its vital significance there for a millennium befor..

The Modern Spirit Of Asia

ISBN 10 : 9781400848553
ISBN 13 : 1400848555

The Modern Spirit of Asia challenges the notion that modernity in China and India are derivative imitations of the West, arguing that these societies have transformed their ancient..

Wild Swans

ISBN 10 : 9781439106495
ISBN 13 : 1439106495

The story of three generations in twentieth-century China that blends the intimacy of memoir and the panoramic sweep of eyewitness history—a bestselling classic in thirty languag..

Economy And Society In The Age Of Justinian

ISBN 10 : 9781139459044
ISBN 13 : 113945904X

The reign of the Byzantine Emperor Justinian (527–65) stands out in late Roman and medieval history. Justinian re-conquered far-flung territories from the barbarians, overhauled ..