WorldCat Identities

Irwin, William R.

Overview
Works: 3 works in 9 publications in 2 languages and 437 library holdings
Genres: History  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: F127.N8, 974.799
Publication Timeline
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Publications by  William R Irwin Publications by William R Irwin
Most widely held works by William R Irwin
The new Niagara : tourism, technology, and the landscape of Niagara Falls, 1776-1917 by William R Irwin ( Book )
6 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Visitors may wonder how Niagara Falls came to be the site of magnificent bridges, a famous cereal factory, and a picturesque New York state reservation designed by Frederick Law Olmsted. Although many have always admired the natural splendor of the Falls, William Irwin explains that it was not until the mid-1800s that Niagara truly captured the American imagination. With the coming of John Roebling's railway suspension bridge in 1855 came the promise of a "new" Niagara, one in which nature and technology could flourish in harmony. Although some saw the transformation of Niagara Falls as a national shame, for many others it stimulated utopian visions of a great modern America
Die Philosophie bei Batman Eine Reise in die Seele des Dark Knight by Mark D White ( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Batman ist einer der komplexesten und ambivalentesten Charaktere der Comic-Welt. Um ihn und sein Tun drehen sich eine Menge Fragen: Welchen philosophischen Belastungen und Herausforderungen muss er sich beim Schutz von Gotham City stellen? Was treibt seine Gegenspieler an? Ist Batman in seiner Menschlichkeit besser als Superman?Die Philosophie bei Batman bietet unterhaltsame Antworten und Einblicke in Batmans Welt. Das Buch zeigt wie der Dark Knight zum Beispiel mit ethischen Fragen, moralischer Verantwortung, seinem Wunsch nach Rache an den Mördern seiner Eltern und seiner geheimen Id
 
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Audience level: 0.60 (from 0.35 for Exploring ... to 0.66 for The new Ni ...)
Alternative Names
Irwin, Bill, 1958-
Irwin, William
Irwin, William, 1958-
Languages
English (8)
German (1)
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