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Passmore, John
N.B. Fading to spine and edges of covers. Underlining and some annotation throughout. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Reading creases to spine. 396pp.
Duckworth, 1972, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Paperback Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall.
ISBN: 0715606255
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Inventory #26606
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.52 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Revivi, Menachem; Kopelowitz, Ezra
At a time when Jewish communities have become increasingly anxious about weakening Jewish identity, one response strategy is to engage with the concept of Jewish Peoplehood as a social phenomenon, in its varied contexts and processes. This volume represents the first in-depth effort to address the concept of Jewish peoplehood since the initial attempts of early 20th century Jewish intellectuals, Mordechai Kaplan and Salo Baron. Indeed, its substance goes far beyond the range of a contemporary academic anthology - constituting, rather, a dynamic think tank on the concept of Jewish peoplehood through bringing together intellectuals from France, Israel, the UK, and the United States.This collection offers both intellectual and practical frameworks for grappling with the policy outcomes of different understandings of the peoplehood concept, and contributors to this volume include noted figures from diverse walks of life: academic disciplines in the social sciences and humanities, a rabbi, a literary figure, and communal leaders. 169pp.
Academic Studies Press, 2008, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781934843246
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Inventory #19976
Price: £ 35.00 GBP ($ 45.61 approx. - € 38.68 approx.)
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Laszlo, Ervin
Authors compliment slip affixed to front paste down. N.B. 1/2 inch closed tear to bottom edge of front D/J. Inch long closed tear to top edge of rear D/J. Chipping to head and tail of D/J spine. Light rubbing to edges and corners of D/J.
Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 1966, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #28339
Price: £ 45.00 GBP ($ 58.64 approx. - € 49.73 approx.)
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Wilcox, Laird; George, John
The editors, both of whom are political scientists and avid quote-collectors, present the fruits of their collecting efforts in 15 subject areas, among them: civil liberties, fanatics and true believers, intolerance, mysticism and religion, public opinion and mass media, state power, utopianism etc.361pp.
Prometheus Books, 1994, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0879758678
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Inventory #17117
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 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 ($ 12.38 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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