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Picture History Of The Queen Mary And Queen Elizabeth

Author : William H., Jr. Miller
ISBN : 9780486137711
Genre : Transportation
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Authoritative, profusely illustrated volume describes the ships' debuts, amenities, rivalry, and contributions during WWII. Also covered: their grand royal successors: Queen Elizabeth 2 and Queen Mary 2. 189 photographs.

The Power Of Glamour

Author : Virginia Postrel
ISBN : 9781416561118
Genre : Business & Economics
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An exploration of glamour, a potent cultural force that influences where people choose to live, which careers to pursue, where to invest, and how to vote, offers empowerment to be smarter about engaging with the world.

Miller S Art Deco

Author : Judith Miller
ISBN : 9781784722784
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
File Size : 41. 66 MB
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With its streamlined shapes and forward-looking approach, the Art Deco style still looks modern today. In the 1920s and 1930s, designers and craftsmen made innovative use of both natural and man-made materials to produce elegant pieces that broke with tradition and celebrated the future. In this beautifully illustrated guide, antiques expert Judith Miller explores the key makers and pieces of the movement, explaining what to look for as a collector. The book explores all the key collecting areas, with chapters on furniture, glass, ceramics, sculpture, metalwork, silver and plastics, prints and posters, rugs and textiles. With clear price codes and biographies of key makers and designers, the book also contains "A Closer Look" and "Good, Better, Best, Masterpiece" features comparing ranges of items from makers and factories.

Designing Liners

Author : Anne Wealleans
ISBN : 9781134189397
Genre : Architecture
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This in-depth history of the interior design of ocean liners surveys the transient history of interior design in relation to the development of passenger shipping, from commissioning by the line owners, methods and sources for the original creation of designs through to its construction, use and influence. It is a short-lived branch of architecture and design, lasting an average of fifteen years. As the design and taste mirrors and reinforces cultural assumptions about national identity, gender, class and race, not only did the interiors of ocean going liners reflect the changing hierarchies of society and shifting patterns in globalization, but the glamour and styling of the liners were reflected back into the design of interiors on land. Combining design history, architecture history, material and visual cultures, Designing Liners is a richly multidisciplinary work for those studying or researching this application of interior design.

The Qe2

Author : William H., Jr. Miller
ISBN : 9780486137957
Genre : Transportation
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Illustrated with more than 150 black-and-white and 27 color images, this chronicle by an expert maritime historian offers a rare and captivating blend of personal anecdotes, archival material, and impeccable scholarship.

Readers Guide To Periodical Literature

Author : Anna Lorraine Guthrie
ISBN : UIUC:30112100652921
Genre : Periodicals
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An author subject index to selected general interest periodicals of reference value in libraries.

The First Great Ocean Liners In Photographs

Author : William H. Miller
ISBN : UOM:39015007652749
Genre : Transportation
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193 black and white photographs covering the years from 1897-1927.

The Golden Age Of Ocean Liners

Author : Lee Server
ISBN : 1880908867
Genre : History
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The remarkable story of the international competition to build the world's fastest, largest, and most luxurious ships. Full color and archival photographs capture the glamour of this extraordinary era.

Sea Change

Author : Richard Girling
ISBN : 9781446486818
Genre : Science
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We have a special relationship with the sea. It is the single most powerful driver of our economy, our lifestyle and our politics. It affects what we eat, how we use the land, how we relate to our neighbours, how we travel, even the thickness of our coats. Yet we go on treating it, with childlike faith and unreason, as if we imagine it to be infinitely resourceful and endlessly forgiving. Sea Change addresses such issues as pollution by sewage, nuclear waste and dumping at sea; extinction of fish stocks; destruction of marine environment, impacts of climate change, coastal erosion and rising sea levels; decline of our seaside resorts; the failure of the 'integrated transport policy';and smuggling. In each case Girling questions: how did the situation arise? What are the consequences? What should be done? And what will happen when we fail? His unique voice blends horror, humour and 'just fancy that'; sifting for solutions in the sands, he is utterly compelling, entertaining and inspirational.

Twenties And Thirties Style

Author : Michael Horsham
ISBN : 1555214614
Genre : Art deco (Architecture)
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