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Edited By Vane,Sir John,Botting,Dr Jack and Regina
This volume contains the proceedings of the William Harvey Conference held in London, 10-11 October, 1995. It covers the molecular biology and physiological functions of the cyclo-oxygenase enzymes, as well as the experimental and clinical aspects of the recently discovered inhibitors of the inducible cyclooxygenase. Particular attention has been directed at the discussion of the selectivity of non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs for cyclooxygenase-2 and their propensity to cause gastric and kidney damage. 248pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1996, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792388976
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Inventory #15435
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 39.60 approx. - € 34.80 approx.)
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Cox, Donald W.
"Mercy killing", "assisting a suicide", "planning your own death" and "euthanasia" are once again high-profile issues. Recent popular referendums have sought to legalise doctor-assisted suicide, while best-selling books have been published about how to kill yourself. In short, Americans are searching for more control over their own mortality. "Hemlock's Cup" is the first history of the active euthanasia movement in America, as represented by its most visible proponent, the Hemlock Society. Donald W. Cox traces the growth of the society from its beginnings as a three-person cause to its current world-wide fame.The work of Derek Humphrey, the society's founder, is reviewed and the publicity surrounding Dr Jack Kevorkian and his controversial "suicide machine" is discussed. Cox also addresses the Washington and California initiatives to legalise doctor-assisted suicide and the ethical questions they pose. He reflects on the impact of the Quinlan and Cruzan cases to establish the "right to die" for all Americans and he explores the reasons for the delays in enacting living-will laws in various states. In addition, Cox examines the significant connections among AIDS, abortion, and assisted suicide. 311pp.
Prometheus Books, 1993, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0879758082
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Inventory #19638
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.54 approx. - € 11.02 approx.)
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Kyung, Chung Hyun
Previous owners inscription to ffep. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Fading to spine. Corners rubbed. 146pp.
SCM Press, 1991, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First UK Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0334025141
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Inventory #26060
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.60 approx. - € 5.80 approx.)
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Stockton, Kathryn Bond
This book encompasses aspects of feminist theory, post-structuralist materialisms, Victorian essays, and two prominent nineteenth-century women's novels (Villette and Middlemarch) to explore desire between women as a form of what the author calls 'spiritual materialism'. By engaging specific texts by Irigary, Bronte, and Eliot, the author explores a surprising homology that makes materialism a hidden God. That is to say, post-structuralist feminists are caught on the horns of Victorians' obsession: how to chart channels between realms commonly considered approachable and those considered finally inaccessible. 273pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep.
Stanford University Press, 1994, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0804723443
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Inventory #25192
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.54 approx. - € 11.02 approx.)
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Cross, Rosemary James
Percy Leonard James was one of Victoria, British Columbia's preeminent architects through the early decades of the twentieth century. This well-researched biography, written by his daughter, chronicles James' personal and professional life from his early days in England to his becoming one of Victoria's most influential designers. As James' work is often overshadowed by his contemporary architects, Samuel Maclure and Francis Mawson Rattenbury, this book is long overdue and, in some instances, sets the record straight.220pp.
Dear Brutus Publishing, 2005, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0973725907
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Inventory #17630
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.80 approx. - € 17.40 approx.)
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