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Hoeppner, Ken
The development of agriculture in Alberta owes much to Arnold W Platt, who set out to plant a seed of positive change. Whether as a plant breeder, an organiser for the Farmers' Union of Alberta, or a commissioner for the McPherson Royal Commission on Transportation, Platt applied his inventive and creative thinking to problems of rural development in twentieth century Alberta. In "The Ordinary Genius", Ken Hoeppner pays homage to the accomplishments of this modest man, whose life's work continues to resonate in farmlands across the Prairies. This detailed and thoroughly researched story will appeal to western history enthusiasts, agriculture specialists and farmers.308pp.
University of Alberta Press, 2007, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0888644809
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Inventory #18616
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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O'Flaherty, M; and Gisvold, G. (Editors)
The war in Bosnia and Herzegovina was characterized by human rights abuses on a scale not seen in Europe since World War II. It is not then surprising that the Dayton Agreement, together with related texts and agreements, lays out what is probably the most ambitious human rights protection regime ever included within an international peace settlement. The peace agreement imports myriad substantive guarantees for the protection of every category of human rights, including some through a novel application of the European Convention on Human Rights. The provisions are accompanied by a highly complex system for both monitoring and enforcement of their implementation. These enforcement procedures contain temporary elements, such as international field operations, and an array of tribunals and institutions intended to be permanent. The present volume is a contribution to the process of interpreting and assessing the post-Dayton human rights regime in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The analysis of the contributing human rights scholars and practitioners is located within the contexts of the immediate reality and needs of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the systemic significance of the peace agreement for other post-conflict and complex emergency situations worldwide. 333pp.
Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 1998, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9041110208
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Inventory #15386
Price: £ 40.00 GBP ($ 52.12 approx. - € 44.20 approx.)
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Brink, Jean R. (editor)
The essays in this volume fucus on the issue of gender as it relates to texts written by and about women in early modern England. The contributors engage in a variety of theoretical approaches to historical problems and literary texts. The collection is arranged chronologically. 250pp. Bump to tail of book spine, otherwise a very nice copy.
Sixteenth Century Journal Publishers Inc, 1993, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0940474247
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Inventory #19952
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Kuipers, Theo A.F.
The philosophy of science has lost its self-confidence - witness the lack of advanced textbooks in contrast to the abundance of elementary handbooks. "Structures in Science" is an advanced textbook that explicates, updates, accommodates, and integrates the best insights of logical-empiricism and its main critics. This "neo-classical approach" aims at providing heuristic patterns for research.413pp.Synthese Library Volume 301.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792371178
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Inventory #14534
Price: £ 75.00 GBP ($ 97.73 approx. - € 82.88 approx.)
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Pappas, Nickolas
N.B. Corners slightly bumped. Reading crease to spine. 230pp.
Routledge, 1998, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0415095328
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Inventory #28631
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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