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The Craftsman

Author : Richard Sennett
ISBN : 9780141919416
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 45.48 MB
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Why do people work hard, and take pride in what they do? This book, a philosophically-minded enquiry into practical activity of many different kinds past and present, is about what happens when people try to do a good job. It asks us to think about the true meaning of skill in the 'skills society' and argues that pure competition is a poor way to achieve quality work. Sennett suggests, instead, that there is a craftsman in every human being, which can sometimes be enormously motivating and inspiring - and can also in other circumstances make individuals obsessive and frustrated. The Craftsman shows how history has drawn fault-lines between craftsman and artist, maker and user, technique and expression, practice and theory, and that individuals' pride in their work, as well as modern society in general, suffers from these historical divisions. But the past lives of crafts and craftsmen show us ways of working (using tools, acquiring skills, thinking about materials) which provide rewarding alternative ways for people to utilise their talents. We need to recognise this if motivations are to be understood and lives made as fulfilling as possible.
Category: Social Science

In The Craftsman Style

Author : Fine Woodworking
ISBN : 1561583987
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 49.5 MB
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Presents instructions for building a variety of Craftsman-style pieces. Includes design tips and techniques for pieces in a variety of styles, including Stickley, Greene and Greene, and Mission.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

The Craftsman

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ISBN : CHI:48761517
Genre : Art
File Size : 87.24 MB
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An illustrated monthly magazine in the interest of better art, better work and a better more reasonable way of living.
Category: Art

The Craftsman

Author : Caleb D'Anvers
ISBN : UOM:39015016439070
Genre : Great Britain
File Size : 81.11 MB
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Category: Great Britain

Craftsman Bungalows

Author : Gustav Stickley
ISBN : 9780486141985
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 70.60 MB
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Best and most attractive designs from Arts and Crafts Movement publication — 1903–1916 — includes sketches, photographs of homes, floor plans, descriptive text.
Category: Architecture

Valley Of The Craftsmen

Author : William L. Fox
ISBN : 097087491X
Genre : History
File Size : 71.95 MB
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In Valley of the Craftsmen, the story of "higher degree" Freemasonry is depicted through portraits, official papers, material objects, photographs, buildings, and stagecraft. Featuring many previously unpublished images, Valley of the Craftsmen begins with rare illustrations of the English and French philosophical sources that were projected upon an American landscape vitalized and transformed by the concept of fraternity. The story is framed by American popular culture and the serious private effort of individual men in small towns and expansive cities who were intent on developing a moral life in service to their communities.
Category: History

Craftsman Style

Author : Robert Winter
ISBN : UOM:39015060898882
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 68.14 MB
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A richly illustrated history of American Craftsman-style architecture looks at the full range of the unique features of this naturalistic, rustic form as revealed in the broad roof overhangs and hand-hewn wooden details of homes, churches, resort hotels, and other buildings.
Category: Architecture

The Craftsman

Author : Sharon Bolton
ISBN : 1250300037
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 38.74 MB
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Sharon Bolton returns with her creepiest standalone yet, following a young cop trying to trace the disappearances of a small town's teenagers. Florence Lovelady's career was made when she convicted coffin-maker Larry Grassbrook of a series of child murders 30 years ago in a small village in Lancashire. Like something out of a nightmare, the victims were buried alive Florence was able to solve the mystery and get a confession out of Larry before more children were murdered. But now, decades later, he's dead, and events from the past start to repeat themselves. Is someone copying the original murders? Or did she get it wrong all those years ago? When her own son goes missing under similar circumstances, the case not only gets reopened... it gets personal. In master of suspense Sharon Bolton's latest thriller, readers will find a page-turner to confirm their deepest fears and the only protagonist who can face them.
Category: Fiction

The Craftsman In Metal

Author : Raymond Lister
ISBN : UCSC:32106002755475
Genre : Art metal-work
File Size : 71.41 MB
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Category: Art metal-work

The Node Craftsman Book

Author : Manuel Kiessling
ISBN : 9781787289253
Genre : Computers
File Size : 61.70 MB
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Become a Node.js craftsman. About This Book This book will help readers to dive deeper into software development with Node.js and JavaScript Takes a craftsman approach to Node.js and object-orientation and test-driven development Crafts many of the small details of Node.js and through to fully-fledged web applications with REST Who This Book Is For This book is written to help you if you're working with Node.js already, but you want to move your craft to the next level with Node.js, so some working knowledge of Node.js is of course already assumed, so that we can look at the work of crafting applications with Node. What You Will Learn How to connect to databases like MongoDB and MySQL from your Node.js application How to unit tests and end-to-end tests for your code When and how to leverage migrations for setting up a continuous deployment workflow Detailed insight into how the Node Package Manager, NPM works How object-orientation actually works in JavaScript Ways to keep your code fast and efficient using asynchronous and non-blocking operations How to use and create event emitters How to use REST frameworks to write full-fledged web applications How to integrate Node.js with Angular In Detail The Node Craftsman Book helps JavaScript programmers with basic Node.js knowledge to now thoroughly master Node.js and JavaScript. This book dives you deeper into the craft of software development with Node.js and JavaScript, incuding object-orientation, test-driven development, database handling, web frameworks, and much more. The Node Craftsman Book shows you how to work with Node.js and how to think deeply about how you build your Node projects. You'll master how to build a complete Node.js application across six crafting milestones, and you'll learn many specific skills to achieve that mastery. These skills include how to work with the Node Package Manager in depth, how to connect your Node applications to databases, and how to write unit tests and end-to-end tests for your code. You'll experience the full Node.js development picture, and learn how to craft and control your Node.js applications - right through to fully-fledged web applications using REST, and integration with Angular applications. Style and approach This book builds on your early knowledge and experience of Node.js and takes a craftsman approach to understanding the whole picture more deeply and shaping your Node applications to perform the way a craftsman would want. So, we take a thoughtful and broad thinking and coding approach to work with Node.js in this book.
Category: Computers