Author: R. E. Latham committee appointed by the British A
Publisher: British Academy
Keywords: british, irish, academy, sources, list, medieval, latin, word, revised
Number of Pages: 548
Published: 1965-12-31
List price: $75.00
ISBN-10: 0197258913
ISBN-13: 9780197258910

This reference work of medieval Latin words has been prepared under the direction of a committee appointed by the British Academy.

Authors:David W. Nagorsen, R. Mark Brigham,
Publisher: UBC Press
Keywords: columbia, british, handbook, museum, mammals, bats, royal
Number of Pages: 164
Published: 1993-10
List price: $21.95
ISBN-10: 0774804823
ISBN-13: 9780774804820

In western culture, bats are frequently regarded as symbols of doom and darkness. Undoubtedly, some of the fear and superstition stems from an unfamiliarity with these mammals. In fact, bats are among the most fascinating of animals. They display a number of remarkable adaptations for their unique lifestyle; they are the only mammals equipped with wings, and they are able to fly and find food in total darkness. This handbook presents a comprehensive summary of facts concerning the 16 species of bats in British Columbia, eight of which occur nowhere else in Canada. With numerous drawings, the b

Authors:J. A. Lucas, R. C. Shattock, D. S. Shaw, Louise R. Co
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Keywords: society, british, mycological, plant, pathologists, symposia, irish, pathology, symposium, phytophthora
Number of Pages: 461
Published: 1991-07-26
List price: $120.00
ISBN-10: 0521400805
ISBN-13: 9780521400800

The subject of this volume is Phytophthora, the organism responsible for many plant diseases, most notably potato blight. This wide-ranging book presents the results of a symposium, and incorporates chapters on the history of potato blight, host-pathogen reactions, systematics and intraspecific variation, molecular and genetic studies, and the development of effective control methods.

Author: The British Protestants
Publisher: BiblioLife
Keywords: principles, reformation, religious, journal, protestant, british
Number of Pages: 304
Published: 2009-02-11
List price: $28.75
ISBN-10: 1103325809
ISBN-13: 9781103325801

Authors:Hermione De Almeida, George H. Gilpin,
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing
Keywords: art, british, culture, readings, new, visual, prospect, renaissance, romantic, indian, india
Number of Pages: 336
Published: 2006-03-31
List price: $150.00
ISBN-10: 075463681X
ISBN-13: 9780754636816

"Indian Renaissance: British Romantic Art and the Prospect of India" is the first comprehensive examination of British artists whose first-hand impressions and prospects of the Indian subcontinent became a stimulus for the Romantic Movement in England; it is also a survey of the transformation of the images brought home by these artists into the cultural imperatives of imperial, Victorian Britain. The book proposes a second - Indian - Renaissance for British (and European) art and culture and an undeniable connection between English Romanticism and British Imperialism. Artists treated in-depth

Publisher: Routledge
Keywords: british, history, economic, thought, contributions, methodology, nineteenth, century, economics
Number of Pages: 1875
Published: 1997-05-23
List price: $2,095.00
ISBN-10: 0415153808
ISBN-13: 9780415153805

The nature of economic analysis underwent a profound change in the second half of the nineteenth century. The "battle of methods" ("Methodenstreit") in Germany between pure theory and empirically based historical methods is well documented, but the equally significant debates in the UK have not been as widely covered. This set charts the crucial transition from classical to neo-classical economics. Texts from such significant figures as J. S. Mill, J. E. Cairns, J. N. Keynes, Nassau Senior, Henry Sedgwick and Alfred Marshall illustrate the gradual transformation of economics from the

Author: Matthew Hargraves
Publisher: Yale University Press
Keywords: british, center, art, yale, mellon, watercolors, paul, collection
Number of Pages: 232
Published: 2007-05-28
List price: $45.00
ISBN-10: 0300116586
ISBN-13: 9780300116588

Paul Mellon (1907--1999) assembled one of the world’s greatest collections of British drawings and watercolors. In his memoirs he wrote of their “beauty and freshness… their immediacy and sureness of technique, their comprehensiveness of subject matter, their vital qualities, their Englishness.” This catalogue celebrating the centenary of Mellon’s birth features eighty-eight outstanding watercolors from the fifty thousand works of art on paper with which he endowed the Yale Center for British Art. The selection spans the emergence of watercolor painting in the mid-18th century t
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