An architectural historian traces the evolution of the Cape Cod cottage style of domestic architecture, placing this uniquely American home in its historical context, from its origins in the colonial period, through its spread throughout the northeast and its role as the ideal suburban home, to its modern-day reinterpretation. Original.
The first title with a new series design, "Sheppard's British Isles" is a directory of antiquarian and second-hand book dealers in the British Isles, the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man and the Republic of Ireland. After the Geographical Section, indexes include ones for Proprietor, Business Name, website and book stock specialities. Also includes information related to the trade.
James Bertram's memoirs are a personal record of his experiences in New Zealand, Britain and China 1910-1980. Educated in New Zealand, he went to England as a Rhodes Scholar and then on to China in 1936, where he became a British correspondent during the Sian Rising and the months leading up to the Japanese invasion. He fought in the brief defence of Hong Kong and spent four years as a POW in Hong Kong and Tokyo. During his years in China he knew almost everyone of political consequence including Mao Tse-tung and developed a lasting affection for the land and its people.
This book presents the refereed proceedings of the First International Conference on Mobile Agents, MA '97, held in Berlin, Germany, in April 1997. Mobile Agents offer unique opportunities for structuring and implementing distributed systems. A wide range of applications has been identified for mobile agent technology, including electronic commerce, telecommunication services, network management, group work, and workflow management. The 18 revised full papers presented in the volume were selected out of a total of 34 submissions; all in all they reflect the state of the art in the exciting area of mobile agent technology.
A word of mouth bestseller which has become one of the best loved and most successful books in the parenting field from Australian writer and lecturer Steve Biddulph, who’s been called ‘a mixture of Billy Connelly and Dr Spock’ by The Times.
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Famed for its history, sand dunes, salty air, quaint villages, delectable seafood, legendary sunsets, and picturesque harbors, inlets, and coves, Cape Cod attracts millions of visitors each year to its enchanted shores. Featuring information on Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard as well as Cape Cod, this entertaining, insightful guide shows tourists how to make the most of a trip to this memorable part of the country.