Download E-books A Wider Trecento : Studies in 13th and 14th-Century European Art Presented to Julian Gardner(Hardback) - 2011 Edition PDF

By Robert Gibbs Louise Bourdua

Julian Gardner's preeminent function in British reviews of the paintings of the thirteenth and 14th centuries, relatively the interplay of papal and theological concerns with its creation and on each side of the Alps, is widely known in those reports by way of his students. They speak about Roman works: a Colonna badge in S. Prassede and a remarkably uniform Trinity fresco fragment, in addition to monochrome dado portray as much as Giotto, Duccio's representations of proskynesis, a Parisian reliquary in Assisi, Riminese portray for the Franciscans, the tomb of a theologian in Vercelli, Bartolomeo and Jacopino da Reggio, the Room of affection at Sabbionara, the cult of city V in Bologna after 1376, Altichiero and the cult of St James in Padua, the orb of the Wilton Diptych, and Julian Gardner's profession itself. The individuals to the quantity are Serena Romano, Jill Bain, Claudia Bolgia, Louise Bourdua, Joanna Cannon, Roberto Cobianchi, Anne Dunlop, Jill Farquhar, Robert Gibbs, Virginia Glenn, Dillian Gordon, John Osborne and Martina Schilling.

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Download E-books European Retail Research: 2009 | Volume 23 Issue I PDF

The purpose of ecu RETAIL examine is to put up fascinating manuscripts of top of the range and innovativeness with a spotlight on retail researchers, retail teachers, retail scholars and retail executives. because it has constantly been, retail executives are a part of the objective workforce and the information move among retail examine and retail administration continues to be part of the publication’s thought.

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Download E-books Switching and Learning in Feedback Systems: European Summer School on Multi-Agent Control, Maynooth, Ireland, September 8-10, 2003, Revised Lectures and Selected Papers PDF

By Kumpati S. Narendra (auth.), Roderick Murray-Smith, Robert Shorten (eds.)

A valuable subject within the learn of dynamic platforms is the modelling and regulate of doubtful platforms. whereas ‘uncertainty’ has lengthy been a robust motivating issue in the back of many innovations constructed within the modelling, regulate, statistics and arithmetic groups, the prior decade, particularly, has witnessed notable development during this quarter with the emergence of a few strong newmethodsforbothmodellingandcontrollinguncertaindynamicsystems. The speci?c aim of this booklet is to explain and evaluate a few of these interesting new ways inside a unmarried quantity. Our strategy used to be to ask many of the major researchers during this region to give a contribution to this booklet through filing either educational papers on their speci?c quarter of study, and to put up extra focussed study papers to rfile a number of the most recent ends up in the world. We believe that gathering a number of the major effects jointly during this demeanour is very vital as some of the very important principles that emerged some time past decade have been derived in quite a few educational disciplines. via offering either instructional and researchpaperswehopetobeabletoprovidetheinterestedreaderwithsu?cient heritage to understand many of the major thoughts from various similar, yet however specified ?elds, and to supply a ?avor of ways those effects are presently getting used to deal with ‘uncertainty. ’ it truly is our honest desire that the provision of those effects inside a unmarried quantity will bring about extra cro- fertilization of rules and act as a spark for additional study during this very important sector of utilized mathematics.

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Download E-books Sketches of the Nineteenth Century: European Journalism and its Physiologies , 1830-50 PDF

This e-book discusses the visible and verbal urban sketches which proliferated through the 'journalistic revolution' of the 1830s and 1840s. It indicates how sketches reworked versions of visible and published media and of existence technological know-how right into a designated type of sociology, offering a self-critique of the center type near to commercial modernity.

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Download E-books The Obama Moment: European and American Perspectives PDF

The election of Barack Obama has raised significant expectancies in Europe and spread out new possibilities for facing worldwide demanding situations. Authored through best specialists from each side of the Atlantic, this e-book offers an authoritative research of the main topical matters dealing with the agendas of the ecu Union and the United States.

The quantity addresses the worldwide questions of multilateralism, the economic system, disarmament, and weather switch, in addition to key neighborhood matters together with Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Russia, Africa, and the Israeli-Palestinian clash. The booklet concludes that it truly is primary that Europeans and americans grab "the Obama second" so one can capitalize at the urgency of performing now. they are going to additionally have to circulate to a brand new paradigm of the EU-U.S. courting and NATO's function inside of it—one that takes account of the truth that the West wishes "the relaxation" to accommodate the main urgent problems with our time.

"An vital contribution to the controversy on how we will be able to renew our transatlantic partnership for a brand new age.... This booklet lays out the demanding situations and offerings we are facing. It merits to be broadly read."—Javier Solana, excessive consultant for the european universal overseas and safety Policy

"A well timed contribution to the much-needed discussion relating to transatlantic family. each side have to comprehend one another greater and this quantity is helping its readers comprehend the explanations of discord and the main matters to be addressed." —Zbigniew Brzezinski, nationwide defense adviser to President Carter

Contributors comprise Alexandra Bell (Ploughshares Fund), John Bruton (Ambassador, european fee to the USA 2004–09), Tom Cargill (Chatham House), Joseph Cirincione (Ploughshares Fund), James F. Dobbins (RAND), Nikolas Foster (SAIS Johns Hopkins University), Daniel S. Hamilton (Center for Transatlantic Relations), Bruce Jones (Center on overseas Cooperation, NYU), Erik Jones (SAIS Bologna middle, Johns Hopkins University), Ibrahim Kalin (Prince Alwaleed bin Talal heart for Muslim-Christian Understanding), Andrew Kuchins (CSIS), Michael O'Hanlon (Brookings Institution), Rouzbeh Parsi (European Union Institute for defense Studies), Glen Ranwala (University of Cambridge), Pawel S´wieboda (demosEUROPA), and Alex Vines (Chatham House).

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Download E-books Unspoken Allies: Anglo-Dutch Relations since 1780 PDF

This research brings jointly the services of a global crew of students to survey the improvement of political and fiscal kinfolk among Britain and the Netherlands from the Napoleonic period to the current day. It illuminates either the underlying chorus of concord in overseas outlook, ideology and pursuits that regularly made for shut co-operation among the 2 international locations, and in addition their episodic situations of clash. The members deal with subject matters starting from Anglo-Dutch kin within the period of imperialism; the tensions created via Dutch neutrality within the First international; the demanding situations of the inter-war years; the position of the Dutch in British process through the moment international struggle; colonialism and decolonisation; and, such a lot lately, bilateral kinfolk within the eu framework. according to designated examine in British and Dutch records, Unspoken Allies offers new insights into relatives among of the crucial "amphibious" powers of Europe around the final centuries.

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Download E-books Constraint-Based Mining and Inductive Databases: European Workshop on Inductive Databases and Constraint Based Mining, Hinterzarten, Germany, March 11-13, 2004, Revised Selected Papers PDF

By Roberto J. Bayardo (auth.), Jean-François Boulicaut, Luc De Raedt, Heikki Mannila (eds.)

The 18 articles during this state of the art survey current the most recent ends up in inductive querying and constraint-based facts mining and in addition establish destiny instructions of this newly rising box mendacity on the intersection of knowledge mining and database learn. The papers handle topical sections on foundations of inductive database frameworks, optimizing inductive queries on neighborhood styles, optimizing inductive queries on international styles, and functions of inductive querying techniques.

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