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Dye, Ira
An account of the naval battle between the Argus and the Pelican, focusing on the ship's main officers. 368pp.
United States Naval Institute, 1994, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Printing. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1557501750
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Inventory #24434
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Hambright, K. D.; Ragep, F. J.; Ginat, Joseph
"Water in the Middle East" presents historical and cross-cultural perspectives on water and conflict, prospects for future cooperation in the water arena among Middle Eastern countries, the political economy of water and technical solutions to water shortages in the Jordan Valley, and the relationships among water, agriculture, and environmental sustainability. Through case studies and essays, natural and social scientific water experts from Israel, Palestine, Jordan, and the United States examine: The role of water in Middle East conflicts and the possibility of regional solutions to water scarcity requiring cooperation among states; Long-term prospects of various aquifers and other fresh-water sources, including desalination; current and future environmental deterioration of water resources; Breakthroughs and developments increasing regional agricultural productivity, depending less on high-quality waters while turning to lower quality resources, such as recycled and brackish waters; alternatives to current water-usage patterns, particularly with regard to agriculture and the possibility of redirecting water to tourism and other economic sectors. While this book highlights the complexities pertaining to regional water scarcity and inequitable distribution, the contributors offer no definitive conclusions or facile solutions; yet there is a broad consensus that regional solutions to maximize water resources must be pursued even as desalination becomes more viable both from technical/economic standpoints. The continuing deterioration of existing water supplies in terms of quantity and quality mandate that any solution must be achieved within a political/social framework of peace, enlightened economic policies, and the application of technical solutions that take due account of environmental concerns.249pp.
Sussex Academic Press, 2006, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1845191226
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Inventory #17817
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Edited By Fligelstone, Louis J. And Davies, Alun H.
The assessment of medical knowledge is evolving and Extended Matching Questions (EMQs) are fast becoming one of the preferred structured question assessment of how well medical knowledge is applied in the clinical setting. The editors have enlisted the help of specialists in all relevant clinical specialties to create a bank of questions typical of the assessment of candidates in postgraduate examinations such as the MRCS/FRCS in the United Kingdom. It is likely that the Board Exams in the United States may follow and the question structure is of considerable help in self assessment at all levels. 334pp.
TFM Publishing Limited, 2005, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 190337815X
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Inventory #19541
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Edited By Rainsford,K.D. And Velo,G.P.
Considers osteoarthritis, concepts of mode of action and toxicity of anti-inflammatory drugs, animal models of arthritic disease, novel eicosanoid inhibitors, oxyradicals, inflammation and drugs acting on oxyradical production, platelet activating factor antagonists, T cell as a therapeutic target, superoxide dismutase modifications.328pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1989, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0746200803
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Inventory #15266
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Geipel, Kaye
The text is in both English and German. The prize-winning design, of which all can be seen from the outside is a glass cube making an impact over a distance and defining the urban situation, solved the enormous space problem of a collection of contemporary art, including 15000 works. 91pp.
Edition Axel Menges, 2006, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" Tall.
ISBN: 9783936681062
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Inventory #20024
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