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James, N.
The Civilisations of Central America is a history of Central America, including the Olmecs, Aztecs, Maya and Toltecs.' Previous owners sticker on inside cover.162pp.
Tempus Publishing Ltd, 2001, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0752414240
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Inventory #22167
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.29 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Mitchell, C. R.
An examination of human behaviour within the framework of conflict, in which the author attempts to answer questions pertaining to conflict by examining common structures and processes found in human conflicts in many settings. He demonstrates how such common features reveal themselves in conflicts as ostensibly different as international war and interpersonal disagreements in organizations. Ideas and insights are drawn from a wide variety of disciplines, including political science, international relations, social psychology and the sociology of conflict and are combined in a framework that provides a guide to the genesis and course of contemporary disputes, whether between states, communities, classes or families. Particular emphasis is laid upon the complex and interlocking structure of conflicts and the way in which internal differences affect the ability of adversaries to prosecute a conflict successfully, or conclude a compromise peace satisfactorily. Attention is also directed towards the psychology of "being in conflict" and how this affects the adversaries view of others, the behaviour used in this conflict and the range of outcomes considered feasible and acceptable. The study also attempts to deal with the problems of peacemaking for third parties and analyzes the type of actions open to potential intermediaries attempting to end or manage disruptive disputes. 355pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep.
Palgrave, 0, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0333474139
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Inventory #24833
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Woofenden, William Ross
For more than 250 years, followers of scientist and visionary Emanuel Swedenborg have been translating and commenting on his writings. This newly-updated reference work is the only comprehensive reference not only to Swedenborg's published and unpublished writings, but to the body of research and collateral literature about him. This book includes a summary of Swedenborg's theology and a glossary. 511pp. N.B. Bottom corners of boards and D/J slightly bumped.
Swedenborg Foundation, 2008, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. Revised Second Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9780877853275
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Inventory #23923
Price: £ 17.50 GBP ($ 22.80 approx. - € 19.34 approx.)
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Horn, Siegfried
Corners slightly bumped. Label on ffep.Text in German. 192pp.
Motorbuch Verlag, 1987, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 3879437424
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Inventory #22655
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Wertz, Dorothy C.; Fletcher, John C.
Dorothy Wertz and John Fletcher pioneered the first international study of ethical and social issues in genetics in 18 nations. This book reports and discusses their second and more representative study in 36 nations. The survey focused on actual situations that occur in the practice of medical genetics, presented as case vignettes that can also be used in teaching and policy discussion. Among the issues discussed are privacy, prenatal diagnosis, patient autonomy, directiveness in counseling, sex selection, forensic DNA banking, "genetic discrimination," and "eugenics". This is Dorothy Wertz's final book, as she died in April, 2003. It is a one of a kind cross-cultural study of complex ethical issues in the uses of genetic information. No one else has attempted to look at the international aspects of medical genetics on such a broad scale. The results provide a resource for discussion both within and among nations. Much bioethical and policy discussion now occurs in an information vacuum. The survey showed that what people would do, and their reasons for doing it, differed considerably from what ethicists think they "should" do. Many will be surprised at the results, especially in nations where bioethical discussion is just beginning. "Genetics and Ethics in Global Perspective" is of interest to medical geneticists, genetic counselors, social scientists and anthropologists who study cross-cultural issues, bioethicists and bioethics centers and health policy makers. 474pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1402017685
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Inventory #14736
Price: £ 50.00 GBP ($ 65.15 approx. - € 55.25 approx.)
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