William Hodges 1744 1797

This book forms a major reappraisal of his career and reputation, arguing a central place for him in the development of British art. The nine essays included in this catalogue are by some of the foremost scholars in the area.

William Hodges 1744 1797

William Hodges is well known as the artist who accompanied Cook's second voyage to the South Pacific as official landscape painter. This book forms a major reappraisal of his career and reputation, arguing a central place for him in the development of British art. The nine essays included in this catalogue are by some of the foremost scholars in the area. They consider Hodges's work comparatively, in terms of the rise of ethnology, the investigation of Indian history, the encounter with peoples 'without history' and the development of empirical science and rationalism.

The Art of Exploration

With chapters on curiosity, teamwork, resilience and positivity this is a book that provides a tool kit - no matter your age or profession.

The Art of Exploration

'Forget routine; now is the time to embrace the unknown, step out of your comfort zone and open the gateway to the Art of Exploration.' 'Britain's best loved adventurer' (The Times) talks about his secrets of discovery for the first time in this revealing manual of what it means to be an explorer in the modern age. The man who has walked the Nile, the Himalayas and the Americas discusses his lessons from a life on the road, how he managed to turn a passion into a lifestyle, and what inspired and motivated him along the way. Wood explains how he and other explorers face up to life's challenges, often in extraordinary circumstances and demonstrate resilience in the face of overwhelming odds. He shares examples of pioneers in many fields, using their work to show how we can all develop our own explorers mindset and how these lessons can be applied in daily life. With chapters on curiosity, teamwork, resilience and positivity this is a book that provides a tool kit - no matter your age or profession. As Levison says, 'these lessons can help you to fulfil your potential for living a happy life, regardless of your circumstances'.

William Hodges 1744 1797

This book forms a major reappraisal of his career and reputation, arguing a central place for him in the development of British art. The nine essays included in this catalogue are by some of the foremost scholars in the area.

William Hodges 1744 1797

William Hodges is well known as the artist who accompanied Cook's second voyage to the South Pacific as official landscape painter. This book forms a major reappraisal of his career and reputation, arguing a central place for him in the development of British art. The nine essays included in this catalogue are by some of the foremost scholars in the area. They consider Hodges's work comparatively, in terms of the rise of ethnology, the investigation of Indian history, the encounter with peoples 'without history' and the development of empirical science and rationalism.

The Art of Exploration

... and, at the very end, every explorationist should be happy about that fact because the art of exploration still remains a solely human craft.

The Art of Exploration

The upstream oil business is an important branch to employ people with geo-scientific education. Beyond clear geological HC-schoolbook-traps there is a certain gap between pure geosciences and a final G&G model in hydrocarbon exploration. The absolute knowledge of geosciences about Mother Earth will always remain on an intermediate level somewhere in between zero and hundred percent. Aiming from such trusted intermediate standpoint for a final scientific solution of a given exploratory problem, the number of possible G&G models would increase to infinity then. Geosciences provide the general technical platform for all exploratory tasks, but to achieve the final decision level for a monetary investment in hydrocarbon exploration a human filter must be added to this G&G technology. Such human filter consists of the personal experience of people and the solid technical brain trust of upstream oil companies. Solely this human filter could delimitate the number of possible scientific solutions in hydrocarbon exploration to just one final G&G model which has then to face the economic project hurdles and the exploratory risk. It’s a fully normal behaviour when human beings are permanently trying to avoid risks because we all have an immanent adherence to safeness. But in hydrocarbon exploration only those characters will be successful who could accept a failure to be a landmark on their way to success. The discrepancy amongst pure geosciences and the requirements of hydrocarbon exploration may be generally defined to be the gap in experience between a junior and a senior G&G position in the upstream oil business. This book aims to close this gap with a closer look on the basic requirements of hydrocarbon exploration. In addition, this book describes the general economic rules of the upstream oil business and tries to pass some practical information to the next generation of explorationists. At the very end, to become explorationists in the upstream oil branch, people with university degrees in Geology and Geophysics must learn to stand up again after having drilled a failed wildcat and fight for their next project chance in hydrocarbon exploration with the same unbowed belief.

Night Vision

Troy Paiva is a foremost photographer of the UrbEx (as it's known to its devotees) phenomenon, and his distinctive blend of atmospheric night photos and lighting effects are the visual hallmarks of a scene that has drawn the increasing ...

Night Vision

A booming subculture is on the rise: dubbed Urban Exploration, it involves sneaking into abandoned or off-limits factories, aviation "boneyards," decommissioned bases, and other derelict features of the military/industrial landscape. Troy Paiva is a foremost photographer of the UrbEx (as it's known to its devotees) phenomenon, and his distinctive blend of atmospheric night photos and lighting effects are the visual hallmarks of a scene that has drawn the increasing attention of the media and the publicas seen in recent programs on both the Discovery Channel ("Urban Explorers") and MTV ("Fear"). Illuminated by histories of the sites documented, Night Vision reveals the remarkable discoveries of a new generation of explorers.

The Art of John Gardner

The Art of John Gardner


William Hodges The Art of Exploration

In an age of colonial expansion Hodges accompanied Captain Cook on his second voyage to the Pacific from 1772 to 1775. His vivid paintings of Tahiti, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands were the first such images widely seen in Europe.

William Hodges  The Art of Exploration

The painter William Hodges is increasingly seen as a key figure in eighteenth-century British art and in its relationships with the wider world. In an age of colonial expansion Hodges accompanied Captain Cook on his second voyage to the Pacific from 1772 to 1775. His vivid paintings of Tahiti, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands were the first such images widely seen in Europe.

Access All Areas

Access All Areas takes you behind the scenes to little-known urban spaces like utility tunnels, rooftops, abandoned buildings, construction sites and storm drains, unveiling the possibilities - and perils - of the world of urban exploration ...

Access All Areas

Ever wonder what lies beyond the doors, fences and ladders you pass every day? A hidden world of mystery, beauty and free fun awaits the curious who choose to seek adventure off the beaten path - without even leaving their own city. Access All Areas takes you behind the scenes to little-known urban spaces like utility tunnels, rooftops, abandoned buildings, construction sites and storm drains, unveiling the possibilities - and perils - of the world of urban exploration.

The Art of Orientation

"The art of orientation explores the origin, meaning and functions of the mosque through 116 selected artifacts from across the Islamic world.

The Art of Orientation

The Art of Orientation celebrates the origins, meanings, and functions of the mosque throughout the world using a careful selection of one hundred and twenty-five artifacts--including intricately designed pulpits, prayer rugs, lamps, and manuscripts. Tracing the evolution of the mosque from the Prophet's humble mud-brick structure in Medina to the imposing stone assemblies of Cairo and Istanbul, an interdisciplinary group of leading Arab and international authors present a personal, insightful, and accessible survey of Islamic masterpieces past and present.

National Geographic

National Geographic


The Art of Map Illustration

The Art of MapIllustration combines practical instruction with inspirational art and photographs to both enliven and educate aspiring map artists.

The Art of Map Illustration

In The Art of Map Illustration, five well-known artists take you on a journey through their unique techniques to mapmaking with a range of media, including pen and ink, watercolor, and mixed media, plus tips and advice for working digitally. Each artist provides a brief overview of their recommended tools and materials, along with tips and inspiration for using, exploring, and experimenting with the medium. From intricate line drawings, to bold and colorful city maps, you will bring your favorite locations to life, and use visual storytelling to express time and place. Packed with engaging instruction, professional tips, and beautiful finished artwork, The Art of MapIllustration is the perfect resource for contemporary artists seeking to learn the time-treasured art form of cartography.

The Art of Ballpoint

Explores the work, methods, and themes of leading contemporary artists

The Art of Ballpoint

A compendium of high-end artworks made with ballpoint pens, featuring contemporary artists and their methods.

The Art of Pulse Diagnosis

The first book of its kind, The Art of Pulse Diagnosis contains a detailed step-by-step exploration of method for Chinese Medical pulse diagnosis.

The Art of Pulse Diagnosis

The first book of its kind, The Art of Pulse Diagnosis contains a detailed step-by-step exploration of method for Chinese Medical pulse diagnosis. Includes the entire text, Dynamic Pulses introducing the remarkable practice of Directional Pulses in writing for the first time. Over 100 diagrams. Printed USA, London, Melbourne. Hard Cover 260 pages

The Art of Fermentation

While Katz expertly contextualizes fermentation in terms of biological and cultural evolution, health and nutrition, and even economics, this is primarily a compendium of practical information--how the processes work; parameters for safety; ...

The Art of Fermentation

Winner of the 2013 James Beard Foundation Book Award for Reference and Scholarship, and a New York Times bestseller, The Art of Fermentation is the most comprehensive guide to do-it-yourself home fermentation ever published. Sandor Katz presents the concepts and processes behind fermentation in ways that are simple enough to guide a reader through their first experience making sauerkraut or yogurt, and in-depth enough to provide greater understanding and insight for experienced practitioners. While Katz expertly contextualizes fermentation in terms of biological and cultural evolution, health and nutrition, and even economics, this is primarily a compendium of practical information--how the processes work; parameters for safety; techniques for effective preservation; troubleshooting; and more. With two-color illustrations and extended resources, this book provides essential wisdom for cooks, homesteaders, farmers, gleaners, foragers, and food lovers of any kind who want to develop a deeper understanding and appreciation for arguably the oldest form of food preservation, and part of the roots of culture itself. Readers will find detailed information on fermenting vegetables; sugars into alcohol (meads, wines, and ciders); sour tonic beverages; milk; grains and starchy tubers; beers (and other grain-based alcoholic beverages); beans; seeds; nuts; fish; meat; and eggs, as well as growing mold cultures, using fermentation in agriculture, art, and energy production, and considerations for commercial enterprises. Sandor Katz has introduced what will undoubtedly remain a classic in food literature, and is the first--and only--of its kind.

Geography Technology and Instruments of Exploration

... demonstrate how fine art could act as an instrument of exploration. At the outset, his classical fine art training gave little indication of his ability ...

Geography  Technology and Instruments of Exploration

Focusing on aspects of the functioning of technology, and by looking at instruments and at instrumental performance, this book addresses the epistemological questions arising from examining the technological bases to geographical exploration and knowledge claims. Questions of geography and exploration and technology are addressed in historical and contemporary context and in different geographical locations and intellectual cultures. The collection brings together scholars in the history of geographical exploration, historians of science, historians of technology and, importantly, experts with curatorial responsibilities for, and museological expertise in, major instrument collections. Ranging in their focus from studies of astronomical practice to seismography, meteorological instruments and rockets, from radar to the hand-held barometer, the chapters of this book examine the ways in which instruments and questions of technology - too often overlooked hitherto - offer insight into the connections between geography and exploration.

Hacking 2nd Edition

The Art of Exploitation Jon Erickson. overly simplistic encryption in Adobe software and presented his findings at a hacker convention in the United States.

Hacking  2nd Edition

An introduction to hacking describes the techniques of computer hacking, covering such topics as stack-based overflows, format string exploits, network security, cryptographic attacks, and shellcode.