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Edited By Muso,Ignazio
It is universally recognised that Venice and its lagoon are of such value that they constitute an international public good that must be preserved for humanity as a whole. But such an ambitious task requires a diversified, sustainable set of economic activities, mostly focused on the production of services and non-material goods. This complex issue is analyzed using different approaches, with a discussion of the case of Venice as an example of some of the most relevant problems concerning the relation between the environment and development in the contemporary world: the trade-off between preserving an ecosystem and considering it as an economic resource; the evolution of different urban growth scenarios and the preservation of a physical habitat; the role of immaterial production in urban economic development; the nature of tourism as a sustainable activity, considered from both from the environmental and cultural angles; the institutional aspect of governing a process of sustainable urban development. 269pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792364589
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Inventory #14497
Price: £ 45.00 GBP ($ 58.95 approx. - € 49.95 approx.)
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Balzer, T.; Hamm, B.; Niendorf, H.-P. (Editors)
Recent advances in surgical procedures for the management of focal liver diseases have greatly increased the demand for diagnostic accuracy. So far these demands have been only partially met by further technical developments such as colour-coded duplex sonography, spiral CT and marked improvements in magnetic resonance imaging. It is becoming increasingly clear that liver specific contrast media are essential for utilizing these technical developments to their fullest advantage in patient care. Against this background, a workshop was held to explore the current methods of diagnostic imaging of the liver and to try and establish a profile for the future liver specific contrast media. This text presents the findings of the workshop. The pathologist's introductory and general overview is followed by chapters on the individual imaging procedures such as ultrasound, CT and MRI. The book should be of interest to radiologists from the various disciplines, and also those who plan and perform therapies, particularly surgeons and internists. 100pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1995, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Revised. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0792331303
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Inventory #15091
Price: £ 25.00 GBP ($ 32.75 approx. - € 27.75 approx.)
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Sirap, T. O. (editor)
Since regaining its independence in 1991, Georgia has faced formidable problems of economic collapse, civil war, separatist conflict, rampant crime, political infighting and human rights abuses. This new book offers basic facts about today's Georgia but provides a detailed historical background of this beautiful, highly cultured country famous for its scholars, theatre and hospitality among other virtues. 173pp.
Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated, 2002, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: . . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1590334159
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Inventory #6670
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.10 approx. - € 11.10 approx.)
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Green, Roger and Trigoso, Joana
N.B.Top inch of book spine has been bumped otherwise As New.This book is copiously illustrated with archive photographs as well as high quality pictures depicting the Portuguese golf resorts developed under the Jordan Group banner, including photographs of many of the world's top golfers in action and famous personalities from sport, show-business, politics and business who attended the many major events organised by the Group. The main theme of the book centres on how the Andre Jordan Group changed the whole course of golfing history in Europe and boosted tourism in the Algarve by setting a new trend in golf and leisure resort development which others were later to imitate if not equal. Quinta do Lago, based on the American country club concept, was the first of its kind in Portugal and it became the blueprint for the future development of residential golf resorts in Portugal. The emphasis in the editorial is on creativity and innovation and especially the Group's commitment to strict eco-friendly principles in the design and construction or renovation and management of quality resorts (ie: Quinta do Lago, Belas Clube de Campo and Vilamoura) which today boast championship courses recognised as world class. The story also strongly underlines the imaginative marketing and new ideas that, for example, brought the Portuguese Open to Quinta da Lago in 1976 and helped to keep the championship on the European calendar at a very difficult time. A further series of seven Opens were to follow at Quinta do Lago as well as many other major tournaments such as the Algarve World Cup and the Taca Presidente da Republica. These events attracted worldwide Press and TV coverage, thereby promoting the region as a tourist destination and doing much to encourage investment. Some of the most prominent names in the world of golf have contributed information, recollections, anecdotes and commendations on the achievements of the Andre Jordan Group and this has done much to enliven and enrich the editorial. They include Arnold Palmer, Colin Montgomerie, William 'Rocky' Roquemore, William Hawtree, Ken Schofield, and, Peter Adams.248pp.
Golf Estates, 2010, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
ISBN: 9789899691810
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Inventory #28884
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.38 approx. - € 13.88 approx.)
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Edited By Zuckerman,A.J.
Fifteen contributions discuss the improvement of existing vaccines and the development and production of new ones, among them, vaccines for hepatitis A & B, malaria, typhoid, cholera, rotavirus infection and other diarrheal diseases, leprosy, rabies, AIDS. Some fading to spine.320pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1989, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792389107
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Inventory #15282
Price: £ 25.00 GBP ($ 32.75 approx. - € 27.75 approx.)
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