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A Sense Of Place

A Sense Of Place
Author: Wim Wenders
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A sense of place
Language: de
Pages: 333
Authors: Wim Wenders
Categories: German poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher:
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A Sense of Place
Language: en
Pages: 133
Authors: Christian Riegel, Herb Wyile
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-03 - Publisher: University of Alberta
As more and more children enter our nation`s court system, recognition is growing that they can be competent and credible witnesses when trial procedures accommodate their special needs. This video was produced to assist in the efforts being made to find ways to make it possible for children`s voices to be heard in court without harm to them or to the rights of defendants. Through a dramatic presentation of a criminal court trial involving two child witnesses alleged to be sexually abused, the video highlights issues relevant to any kind of case in which children are called upon to testify. The film shows how judges can make proceedings less intimidating to children, and also shows how such measures in no way compromise the search for truth.
A Sense of Place
Language: en
Pages: 32
Authors: Susan Ogier
Categories: Art and design
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-09 - Publisher: Evans Brothers
Designed for elementary students, this series inspires creativity based on observations and sensory perceptions. Famous works of art and art history introduce thoughtful projects. Covering techniques for textiles, landscapes, depicting movement, and using found objects in art, these books are sure to inspire young artists.
A Sense of Place
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Annie Davy
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-02-07 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Being outside and connecting with nature is key to young children's learning and wellbeing, especially in a busy, fast-changing and digitalised world. Outdoors, children can more easily connect to their bodies, and learn about themselves and others and how to be in the world. They use their senses to explore, understand and become mindful of the earth and the people around them. But how can Early Years practitioners best support young children as they engage with nature, while also passing on the values about the future of the planet? Annie Davy presents tried-and-tested strategies that support the wellbeing and learning journey of children through mindfulness, with a focus on learning outdoors and connecting with the world. A Sense of Place is an easily accessible guide that will make outdoor learning more interesting and fun, while also supporting children's development of resilience and resourcefulness so that they can survive and thrive in the world as they grow.
Constructing a Sense of Place
Language: en
Pages: 370
Authors: Haim Yacobi
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-15 - Publisher: Routledge
While it is widely recognized that architects and their architecture play a key role in constructing a sense of place, the inherent nexus between an architectural ideology and the production of national space and place has so far been neglected. Focusing on the Zionist ideology, this book brings together practising architects and academics to critically examine the role of architects, architecture and spatial practices as mediators between national ideology and the politicization of space. The book first of all sets out the wider context of theoretical debates concerning the role of architecture in the process of constructing a sense of place then divides into six main sections. The book not only provides an innovative new perspective on how the Israeli state had developed, but also sheds light on how architecture shapes national identity in any post-colonial and settler state.
A Sense of Place
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: Michael Shapiro
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-05-01 - Publisher: Travelers' Tales
In A Sense of Place, journalist/travel writer Michael Shapiro goes on a pilgrimage to visit the world's great travel writers on their home turf to get their views on their careers, the writer's craft, and most importantly, why they chose to live where they do and what that place means to them. The book chronicles a young writer’s conversations with his heroes, writers he's read for years who inspired him both to pack his bags to travel and to pick up a pen and write. Michael skillfully coaxes a collective portrait through his interviews, allowing the authors to speak intimately about the writer's life, and how place influences their work and perceptions. In each chapter Michael sets the scene by describing the writer's surroundings, placing the reader squarely in the locale, whether it be Simon Winchester's Massachusetts, Redmond O'Hanlon's London, or Frances Mayes's Tuscany. He then lets the writer speak about life and the world, and through quiet probing draws out fascinating commentary from these remarkable people. For Michael it’s a dream come true, to meet his mentors; for readers, it's an engaging window onto the twin landscapes of great travel writers and the world in which they live.
A Sense of Place
Language: en
Pages: 195
Authors: Janice Emily Bowers
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1988 - Publisher: University of Arizona Press
Forrest Shreve (1878-1950) was an internationally known plant ecologist who spent most of his career at the Carnegie Institution's Desert Laboratory in Tucson, Arizona. Shreve's contributions to the study of plant ecology laid the groundwork for modern studies and several of his works came to be regarded as classics by ecologists worldwide. This first full-length study of Shreve's life and work demonstrates that he was more than a desert ecologist. His early work in Maryland and Jamaica gave him a breadth of expertise matched by few of his ecological contemporaries, and his studies of desert plant demography, the physiological ecology of rain-forest plants, and vegetational gradients on southwestern mountain ranges anticipated by decades recent trends in ecology. Tracing Shreve's development from student to scientist, Bowers evokes the rigors and delights of fieldwork in the first half of this century and shows how Shreve's sense of place informed his scientific thoughtÑmaking him, in his own words, "not an exile from some better place, but a man at home in an environment to which his life can be adjusted without physical or intellectual loss."
A Sense of Place
Language: en
Pages: 258
Authors: Steven Kolpan
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-02-01 - Publisher: Routledge
In A Sense of Place, renowned wine expert and writer Steven Kolpan tells the story of how Francis Ford Coppola brought California's most distinguished and historic vineyard back to life. Gustave Niebaum's Inglenook Estate, started in 1879, was one of the Napa Valley's first established vineyards and the birthplace of its premium wine industry. Generations after Niebaum's death, the vineyard was sold to Heublein, the wine and spirits monolith, who broke up the land and changed the Inglenook brand from a premium, connoisseur wine to a mass-market jug wine. In 1975, Francis Coppola bought the Niebaum residence and the surrounding estate. Along with the original estate's reputation, he also brought back some of its original workers, including Rafael Rodriquez, who, in h is late seventies, now serves as the vineyard manager and historian. Coppola overcame naysayers, red tape, and financial turmoil to reestablish the winery as a defender of quality, producing wine under four different labels, including the revered wine Rubicon. In 1995, Coppola purchased the Inglenook Chateau and its adjacent vineyards, fulfilling his dream of reuniting the original Napa Valley estate. Kolpan's luscious, flavorful narrative is worth enjoying now and keeping for later.
A Sense of Place
Language: en
Authors: Jim Northum
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-08-15 - Publisher: Devine Destinies
Angel Perez has it allãhighly paid position, her pick of international assignments and related world travel. Her professional career is almost unlimited and her personal life seems to be headed toward the American dream. Her fianc_ appears to be every womanês desire; handsome, wealthy, nice cars, fine home and attentive to her every need. However, under the shell of respectability, he is a mean, manipulative control freak who tricks her into accepting his dominating, abusive ways. After a severe beating, she lashes back and breaks away from the relationship. Thinking her social life is over, she returns to Altus, Arkansas. Her long-time best friend welcomes her to his furniture shop, supports her struggles and offers his love to her. Can she overcome the abuse and mental anguish and accept his love?
A Sense of Place
Language: en
Pages: 206
Authors: Jim Northum
Categories: Design
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher:
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