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Edited By Walker,B.C.
Nine papers presented at the 20th Anniversary Meeting of the Society for Drug Research held at the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain, London, Sept. 26, 1986. .120pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1988, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0852008392
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Inventory #15238
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.35 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Edited By Jones,D.B. And Wright,D.H.
Immunology and Medicine Volume 15.216pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1990, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0852009658
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Inventory #15390
Price: £ 40.00 GBP ($ 51.60 approx. - € 44.20 approx.)
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Olson, G.N.
The close of the 20th century saw a remarkably high incidence of bank distress and insolvency. This book seeks to identify the causes of this ongoing financial crisis and to draw lessons for the future, with the aim of assisting developed, transition and emerging economies alike to better cope with future crises. "Banks in Distress" takes as its focus the major financial system crisis experienced by the US in the 1980s, reviewing the evolution of the US banking system and the legislative, regulatory, and monetary policies of the 1980s which set the stage for the crises that followed. The author argues that the financial difficulties in the US, and to some extent the rest of the world, were largely precipitated and exacerbated by government intervention into the American domestic economy through uncoordinated monetary and fiscal policy, as well as the uncoordinated enactment of regulatory, supervisory and enforcement legislation and policy. The book in particular examines the importance of asset valuation, asset value inflation and deflation, and capital adequacy for banking and financial services organizations, an understanding of which is crucial to the development of a coherent regulatory framework. The author considers what can be learned from the US experience and suggests the need for significant changes in the banking law and policy of most developed and emerging economies, arguing that a stable and workable financial system requires transparent, co-ordinated and proactive governmental policies in the banking, fiscal, monetary and national economic areas. 335pp.
Kluwer Law International, 2000, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9041197877
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Inventory #14982
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 25.80 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Meaney, Gerardine
Previous owners inscription to ffep."(Un)like Subjects" aims to present a significant new model for the relationship between women and writing; and theory and fiction. Gerardine Meaney addresses the issues of style and female relationships which have preoccupied the three most influential French feminist theorists and three contemporary women novelists. Meaney traces the connections between the theorists, Helene Cixous, Luce Irigaray and Julia Kristeva, and the literary practitioners, Doris Lessing, Muriel Spark and Angela Carter. Her reading of the work of these six women writers traces a new vision of femininity as expressed through literature, and demonstrates how theoretical and literary texts can reflect and illuminate each other. "(Un)like Subjects" is a book designed to provide readers with a new way forward in theorizing femininity. Opening up a relatively unexplored method of argument, it could be central to future discussions on the relationships within and between women's writings.255pp.
Routledge, 1993, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0415070996
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Inventory #25446
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.26 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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Baird,David M.
Autumn leaves dry in the sun, curling to make endless abstract patterns of curved surfaces and shadows. Or are they leaves? A closer look with Dr David M Baird reveals not leaves but layers of mud, which have shrunk into leaf-like shapes as they dried. Baird's amazing photographs show that intriguing patterns and textures are all around us. In "Beauty in the Rocks" the esteemed geologist, writer and poet takes readers on a photographic journey around the globe, finding beauty and form in settings as exotic as the Galapagos and as close to home as Yoho National Park. His intense, artistic images and accompanying text give mood and meaning to the changing earth and encourage readers to observe carefully the world around them, recognise what they see and understand how it came to be. From the hexagonal 'organ pipe' patterns in Northern Ireland's Giant's Causeway to the 'hoodoos' in Yoho National Park to the wrinkled surface skin of cooled liquid lava on James Island in the Galapagos, the wonders captured in this book will engage and enlighten anyone with an interest in the natural world. 144pp.
TouchWood Editions, 2006, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1894898370
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Inventory #15288
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.35 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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