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Dickson,D.Bruce and Carlson,David L.
N.B.Slight fading to spine and adjacent cover.Contents: Introduction to the Study of the Past; Ancient Tools, Fossils and the Rise of Scientific Prehistory; Establishing Relative Sequences of Ancient Events; Absolute or Chronometric Dating; Basic Field Methods in Ancient Studies; Deep Time and Evolution; Hominid Evolution in the Pliocene and Pleistocene Epochs; The Late Pleistocene Epoch in the Old World; The Late Pleistocene Epoch in the New World; The Holocene Epoch and the Mesolithic Interlude; The Origins of Agriculture; The Rise of Civilisation in the Old World: The Example of Egypt; References.352pp.
Eddie Bowers Publishing Co., 2002, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Second Edition. . 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 157879045X
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Inventory #8562
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 25.80 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Vallejo, Boris and Bell, Julie
Brand new, untouched still shrinkwrapped.
Workman Publishing Company Inc., 2004, Card Covers, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. . 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0761132147
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Inventory #22951
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.35 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Zhou, Zhongfei
This work conducts a critical examination of Chinese foreign banking law in the context of the international convergence of supervisory standards and practices. If China is to develop a modern and viable banking sector, it needs to put in place a suitable legal infrastructure which is consistent with emerging international supervisory standards, WTO requirements and aspirations for financial sector liberalization. The author argues that the current foreign banking laws are fundamentally out of line with international standards and practices in a number of respects and that legislators and supervisors do not at present appreciate or cultivate commonly accepted supervisory values. The author therefore proposes a set of reforms that would at the same time create a legal environment for competitive equality between foreign banks and protect the safety and soundness of the Chinese banking system. The issues considered include the licensing process for the entry of foreign banks into the Chinese market, the ongoing regulation of foreign banks and foreign bank crisis management or bank failure resolution. The author offers a proposed framework of Chinese foreign banking law which should be of great benefit to existing and prospective foreign banks in China. 241pp.
Kluwer Law International, 2001, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
ISBN: 9041198385
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Inventory #14728
Price: £ 40.00 GBP ($ 51.60 approx. - € 44.20 approx.)
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Hall, Stuart; Held, David; McGrew, Tony
Modernity and its Futures is a major introductory textbook which examines the forces reshaping modern industrial societies and the new patterns, structures and relationships that are emerging in the contemporary world. The key debates about these changes are introduced and critically discussed; they include the transformation of Eastern Europe, the collapse of the USSR, globalisation, environmental challenges, post industrialism, cultural change and post–modernism. The book also looks back to the formation of modern societies, and of social science, to explore the character of 'modernity' and the relationship between 'early–modern' and 'post–modern' societies, and assess whether the paradigms and theories used to analyse 'modern' societies are adequate for social formations today. 391pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Corners of covers slightly rubbed.
The Open University & Polity Press, 1993, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
ISBN: 074560966X
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Inventory #25712
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.90 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Fox, James
Drawn from the private family archive, this book recounts a family's dramatic reinvention and transformation on both sides of the Atlantic. "All of the Langhorne sisters are people one has to notice", wrote Eleanor Roosevelt from the White House in 1945. This effect and their great fame held sway first in the South, in Virginia, then the rest of America and England. High spirited, beautiful, clannish and adored, these five strikingly different women were mythologized in the plural long after their separate careers were a matter of history. Lizzie was the strict, puritan eldest sister, Irene was the flirtatious and golden southern belle. Nancy was flamboyant and powerful, and, after a disastrous first marriage, launched herself first on the stuffy ruling classes of England and then the House of Commons as the first woman MP. The luminous and melancholy Phyllis was a brilliant horsewoman and the only person Nancy loved all through her life. Nora was the eternal child, her life punctuated with seductions and boltings. This exploration of family myth unravels the darker stories: the tragic lives of Nancy and Phyllis's children by their first marriages. Placing his great aunt Nancy and grandmother Phyllis at its heart, the book looks at how their past lives and mistakes in America came back to haunt them. Told in their own intimate voices, selected from thousands of letters and journals, the book charts the attempts of two extraordinary women to transform themselves and to build new lives, and the chain of events that would destroy their family lives and happiness. Top edge of D/J slightly creased. Small tear to top corner of D/J on front wrapper. 578pp.
Granta Books, 1998, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
ISBN: 1862070717
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Inventory #22029
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.90 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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