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Almond, David
A concise and readable guide for general practioners and other non-specialists to some of the major issues surrounding lipid disorders, their diagnosis, traetment and management. A companion volume to 'Lipid Screening in General Practice' by the same author. Incs charts and diagrams. 32pp.
Kluwer Medical Information Services, 0, Card Covers, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: . . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
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Inventory #15727
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.52 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Eustace, Katharine
It provides a context in terms of the Ashmolean's world famous collections of antique and renaissance sculpture and the development of twentieth century sculpture as a whole.108pp.Slight crease to front cover.
Ashmolean Museum Publications, 2001, Card Covers, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Paperback Edition. Paperback. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1854441469
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Inventory #20362
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Freidenreich, Fradle Pomerantz
This title includes a book & a CD. A little-known chapter in the history of Jews in North America involves a wide network of Yiddish schools and camps that sought to transmit a distinctive, authentic sense of secular yiddishkayt. Over a fifty-year period at the beginning of the last century, about 1000 Yiddish cultural schools were established in the United States and Canada, along with at least 39 summer camps, sponsored by a range of organisations. Together these schools and camps comprised a vibrant, multi-faceted educational movement with lasting significance, often overlooked by historians. The founders of these institutions, Eastern Europe immigrants who sought continuity with the richness of their past, formulated new models for education. True visionaries, they were pioneering in their efforts often considered radical at the time emphasising Yiddish language and literature, Jewish values, folklore, and traditions in various interpretations, ideology and politics. They were full of passion, seeking to touch the hearts and minds of students, creating meaningful experiences that would teach both values and facts. Many of the teachers were trained in Eastern Europe; and quite a few were also Yiddish poets, cultural critics, and artists. This is the first comprehensive documented record of this movement. Through extensive research, Fradle Pomerantz Freidenreich reveals the far-reaching contributions of these institutions. She consulted many archives in the United States and Canada, tracked down the stories of hundreds of students and the professionals and laypeople involved. She looked at communities, national sponsoring groups, curriculum and publications in a process which can be described as educational archaeology. For the author, the project was person al and professional. The daughter of a well-known Yiddish poet and a Jewish educator, she attended and later worked at a number of these schools and camps. In this ground-breaking study, personal narratives and objective reporting are integrated. Freidenreich found more than 160 communities, ranging from large cities to agrarian colonies that were host to Yiddish secular schools and camps far more than she anticipated and she discusses the birth and evolution of these institutions and their sponsoring groups, with their ideological and political differences. She also reports on their eventual decline and the legacy they left to the educational institutions that would succeed them, describing their many progressive pedagogical innovations. These Yiddish schools and camps were the first to link programs providing continuity in year-round Jewish education in the belief that true education is much more than book-learning and classroom lessons. 498pp. N.B. Head and tail of spine slightly bumped.
Holmes & Meier Publishing, 2010, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9780841914575
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Inventory #25213
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.06 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Edited By Wickeri, Janice
180pp.
Foundation for Theological Education in Southeast Asia, 1989, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall.
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Inventory #26850
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.52 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Chai, Winberg
Synopsis The book's editor, political scientist Dr Winberg Chai, provides in his introduction a concise overview of this largely unknown kingdom from its geography and history to its contemporary role in the 'war on terrorism'. "Saudi Arabia: A Modern Reader" provides readers enough historical data and contemporary information about the kingdom of Saudi Arabia to understand their role in the Middle East and to form their own opinions about its present and future relationship to the United States.200pp.
Univ of Indianapolis Pr, 2005, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: . . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0880938595
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Inventory #15965
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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