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Cheesman, Clive and Williams, Jonathan
Slight crease on back cover.Throughout history, individuals have pictured themselves becoming emperor, king, queen or president. Some have proved successful, others not, while some were pure fantasists. Many produced coins, banknotes, stamps and heraldic devices as proof of the status they claimed. In exploring the issues surrounding political legitimacy, this volume brings together evidence for an amazing variety of would-be sovereigns and phantom countries, rebel states and royal imposters, ranging from ancient to modern times and from the Orient to the New World. The extraordinary personalities, their individual stories and the images they employed are interesting in themselves, but set in a wider context they also demonstrate the changing tradition of pretence and rebellion. The authors examine fundamental concepts of loyalty and group identity in a commentary on the nature of legitimate power and established sovereignty. Their analysis reveals the convenient fictions, collective myths and pseudo-histories inherent even today in the construction and maintenance of a dynasty or modern nation. 192pp.
The British Museum Press, 2002, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Paperback Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0714118052
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Inventory #20975
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.20 approx. - € 11.60 approx.)
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6 page illustrated folded promotional card for exhibition of a folio of five original colour lithographs commissioned by Simpsons for Italia Con Amore 1983
Simpsons, 1983, , Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: . . Pamphlet. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
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Inventory #26555
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.20 approx. - € 11.60 approx.)
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Compiled Tranlated and Annotated By Alam Eldin,Dr.Mohie Eldin I.
The Arbitral Awards of the Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration are compiled, translated and commented on by Dr Mohie Eldin I. Alam Eldin, former member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration in Paris and currently lawyer at the Egyptian Court of Cassation, and have a preface by Dr M.I.M. Aboul-Enein, Director of the Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration. The Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (CRCICA) was established in 1979 as an independent international arbitral organization with jurisdiction over the Arab countries of West Asia and Africa. The CRCICA Rules, modelled initially on the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules, were revised in 1998 to take account of changing provisions and practices in international arbitration. The Arbitral Awards of the Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration addresses many significant issues and questions, including the following: do rules of limitation have a role in arbitration?; how greatly do administrative contracts differ from civil contracts in the closing years of this century?; obtaining permissions of works - is this the task of the employer or the contractor?; what can the arbitrator do if several exchange rates apply to the consideration of a contract? This volume contains a collection of arbitral awards made up to 1996, with those made originally in Arabic translated into English. The editors have summarized each award and included commentary where appropriate, and the awards are followed by legislative or statutory articles as relevant. The text contains arbitral awards covering a broad range of topics including, among others, aviation, supply of services and material, construction, commercial agency, maritime transport, and interpretation of contracts.258pp.N.B.Slight fade mark to base of spine.
Kluwer Law International, 2000, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9041112219
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Inventory #15460
Price: £ 50.00 GBP ($ 66.00 approx. - € 58.00 approx.)
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Medlicott, William Norton; Dakin, Douglas; Lambert, Margaret Esterel
Slight mark to front d/j cover.1003pp.
HMSO, 1968, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #18678
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.80 approx. - € 17.40 approx.)
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Howe, Sonia E.
The mighty Russian Empire was not built in a day - from a small beginning and by a number of different processes it has grown to its present dimensions. For centuries it grew by immigration and colonisation, and it is only since the sixteenth century that expansion came by means of conquest. In the course of the ten and a half centuries of her existence, Russia's political centre has shifted three times: from Kiev to Vladimir, from Vladimir to Moscow, and from Moscow to St Petersburg. Each of these four names represents distinct phases of development and periods with very definite characteristics. This development has not been one of continuous growth: it was interrupted by a great calamity, the Mongol invasion, which darkened the thirteenth century, and from which it has taken centuries to recover. Again, the Russian nation is not a homogeneous whole, a nation of one blood; nor are her peoples all on the same level of culture. Unless these facts are grasped, and the causes underlying the complexity of Russian history come to be understood, there can be no exact comprehension or balanced judgement of her problems and difficulties, and the part she has to play among the nations. The aim in "A Thousand Years of Russian History" is to convey general impressions of the various stages passed through by Russia in the course of her evolution, and to give sketches of the lives of those of her rulers who have stamped their era with the mark of their personality. This book is a completely retyped and indexed version of the 1918 publication with the same name. 266pp.
Nova Science Publishers Inc., 2005, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9781594544873
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Inventory #19565
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 39.60 approx. - € 34.80 approx.)
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