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Abu-Amr, Ziad
As the Palestinian Liberation Organization engages in negotiations with Israel toward an interim period of limited Palestinian self-rule, this timely book provides an insider's view of how the growing hold of Islamic fundamentalism in the West Bank and Gaza challenges the peace process. Working from interviews with leaders of the movement and from primary documents, Ziad Abu-Amr traces the origin and evolution of the fundamentalist organizations Muslim Brotherhood (Hamas) and Islamic Jihad and analyzes their ideologies, their political programs, their sources of support, and their impact on Palestinian society. With a solid grasp of the dynamics of these movements, Abu-Amr charts the struggle between the fundamentalists and the PLO to define the identity of Palestinian society, its direction, and its leadership. 169pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep.
Indiana University Press, 1994, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall.
ISBN: 0253208661
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Inventory #25042
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.00 approx. - € 7.95 approx.)
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Turner, Francis Marion
This is a very thorough biography of John Sevier including ancestral genealogy. Having served as governor of the ill-fated state of Franklin, he was elected the first governor of Tennessee, serving a total of six terms. He then served in Congress until his death in 1815.128pp.N.B.Some rubbing to back edges of d/j.
Overmountain Press, 1997, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1570720584
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Inventory #15556
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 15.00 approx. - € 13.25 approx.)
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Timms, Edward
This is an unusual narrative in that it successfully combines subjectivity - how an English person was led by a sequence of educational developments, personal encounters and historical constraints to become the founder of the German-Jewish Centre at the University of Sussex; and objectivity - a book that introduces English and American readers to an important and evolving field of historical and cultural studies through intellectual autobiography. It documents the formative experiences of a scholar who was to become a pioneering teacher and researcher in the field of German culture and politics. The aim is to relate the shaping of self to the drift of history in a period of radical social change, extending from the refugee crisis caused by Hitler's seizure of power through the ordeals of the Second World War to post-war reconstruction, and the transformation of Britain into a modern multicultural society. The focus is on the formative role of institutions: vicarage childhood, Anglican schooling, Cambridge and other university environments - especially the new map of learning at Sussex University in the 1960s. The 'Torch' in the title alludes to the transmission of a radical intellectual tradition and to a specific commitment to the study of Die Fackel, the satirical journal edited by Karl Kraus in Vienna from 1899 to 1936. From this emerged the innovative agenda developed by the Centre for German-Jewish Studies. 315pp.
Sussex Academic Press, 2011, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781845193850
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Inventory #27389
Price: £ 35.00 GBP ($ 42.00 approx. - € 37.10 approx.)
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Tribunal International Du Droit De La Mer
Le Tribunal international du droit de la mer est une juridiction internationale qui traite des differends d'ordre maritime. Le Tribunal est ouvert aux Etats, aux organisations internationales et a d'autres entites. L'Annuaire offre aux juristes, aux universitaires, aux etudiants, ainsi qu'au public dans son ensemble, l'acces a des informations concernant la competence, la procedure et l'organisation du Tribunal, ainsi que la composition de celui-ci au cours de l'annee 2000. L'Annuaire a ete etabli par le Greffe du Tribunal. Le Tribunal a egalement publie un volume de textes de base contenant des documents qui constituent le fondement du mandat et du fonctionnement du Tribunal, et qui representent l'essentiel de la documentation relative aux regles de fond et de procedure qu'applique le Tribunal.197pp.
Kluwer Law International, 2002, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: . . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 904111761X
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Inventory #14943
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 36.00 approx. - € 31.80 approx.)
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Taylor, F.
Reprinted from the "Bulletin of the John Rylands Library" Vol. 35, No 1, September 1952. Materials from the Bagshawe family of Ford Hall, one of the oldest families in Derbyshire, that include the papers of Colonel Samuel Bagshawe (d 1762) and his brother-in-law Sir James Caldwell (d1784) were donated to the John Rylands Library in 1950. Here the editor is concerned with the papers of Sir James Caldwell, his corresondence with Dr Johnson and the Caldwell Minute.36pp.
The John Rylands Library, 1952, , Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: . . Pamphlet. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #20105
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.00 approx. - € 5.30 approx.)
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