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  • Human Factors in Automotive Engineering and Technology

    Human Factors in Automotive Engineering and Technology

    Offering a unique perspective on vehicle design and on new developments in vehicle technology, this book bridges the gap between engineers, who design and build cars, and human factors, as a body of knowledge with considerable value in this domain. The work that forms the ...

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  • English Cathedral Music and Liturgy in the Twentieth Century

    English Cathedral Music and Liturgy in the Twentieth Century

    Examining the development of English cathedral music during a period of liturgical upheaval, Martin Thomas demonstrates that stylistic change in cathedral music was impeded by leading church music figures and organisations resulting in its becoming an identifiable, consistent ...

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  • Why Customers Would Rather Have a Smartphone than a Car

    Why Customers Would Rather Have a Smartphone than a Car

    Why Customers Would Rather Have a Smartphone than a Car explores some of the fundamental changes in consumer behaviour: Why do we buy less in shops and more on the internet? Why do we spend more on gadgets, smartphones and Apps and not more on food, holidays or clothing? ...

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  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Imperial Germany

    The Ashgate Research Companion to Imperial Germany

    This companion is a significant addition to the body of scholarship on Germany’s imperial era with the emphasis very much on the present and future. Questions of continuity remain a vital line of historical enquiry and while it may have been short-lived, the Kaiserreich ...

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  • Philip Reeves

    Philip Reeves

    Artist Philip Reeves (b.1931, Cheltenham) has lived and worked in Glasgow since the mid-1950s. Landscape and cityscape underpin his artistic vision, which has explored varying degrees of representation and realism, as well as an ever-evolving abstraction. This long overdue ...

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  • Healthcare Robots

    Healthcare Robots

    This study deals with an underexplored area of the emerging technologies debate: robotics in the healthcare setting. The author explores the role of care and develops a value-sensitive ethical framework for the eventual employment of care robots. Highlighting the range of ...

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  • The Ethics of Ornament in Early Modern Naples

    The Ethics of Ornament in Early Modern Naples

    The Carthusian monks at San Martino began a series of decorative campaigns in the 1580s, transforming their church into a jewel of marble revetment, painting, and sculpture. These aesthetic qualities generate a moral conflict: few religious orders honored the ideals of poverty ...

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  • Managing Religious Diversity in the Workplace

    Managing Religious Diversity in the Workplace

    Managing Religious Diversity in the Workplace presents essays, conceptual papers, empirical studies and case studies about how religious diversity and spirituality are managed in the workplace. The different contributions discuss policies and practices of firms addressing ...

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  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Anthropology

    The Ashgate Research Companion to Anthropology

    Although anthropology has expanded greatly over time in terms of the diversity of topics in which its practitioners engage, many of the broad themes and topics at the heart of anthropological thought remain perennially vital, such as understanding order and change, diversity ...

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  • Barbara Hepworth: The Plasters

    Barbara Hepworth: The Plasters

    Newly published in paperback to coincide with the Barbara Hepworth retrospective exhibition at Tate Britain in 2015, this fascinating book combines a fully illustrated catalogue of the sculptor's surviving prototypes in plaster (and a number also in aluminium and wood) ...

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