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The National Library Board of Singapore held its inaugural World Library Summit in April 2002. Entitled Global Knowledge Renaissance, it fielded a broad range of speakers from several information-related disciplines who shared ideas about new ways forward for knowledge technology. The main themes covered were 'Digital Civilisation and Knowledge Societies', 'People Connectivity and Cultural Entrepreneurship' and 'Knowledge Governance and Collaboration'. This collection of selected papers presented at the Summit has been compiled and organised into three sections: Emerging Convergences; Libraries in the Knowledge Society; Knowledge Strategies. This publication extends to readers the lively exchange which took place at the Summit and provides the basis for all knowledge professionals to work towards a true Global Knowledge Renaissance. 209pp.
Times Editions,Singapore, 2002, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: . . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9812325212
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Inventory #13056
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.68 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Johnston, S.F.; Divall, Colin
Chemical engineering - as a recognized skill in the workplace, as an academic discipline, and as an acknowledged profession - is scarcely a century old. Yet from a contested existence before the First World War, chemical engineering had become one of the "big four" engineering professions in Britain, and a major contributor to Western economies by the end of the 20th century. The subject had distinct national trajectories. In Britain - too long seen as shaped by American experiences - the emergence of recognized chemical engineers was the result of professional aspirations and contingency, and shaped by a shifting ecology of institutions, firms and government. Drawing upon extensive archival research, this book examines the evolution of technical practice, working environment and social interactions of chemical engineering. It should be of considerable interest to historians, sociologists of the professions, and to practitioners themselves. Volume 20 in Chemists and Chemistry series.347pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792366921
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Inventory #14520
Price: £ 75.00 GBP ($ 96.75 approx. - € 82.88 approx.)
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Craft, Jerry with Sullivan, Kathleen
241pp.
Texas Tech University Press, 2010, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9780896726741
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Inventory #27699
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.26 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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8 pages.Front cover slightly marked.
Galerie Internationale, 1964, Card Covers, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: . . Catalogue. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN:
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Inventory #26551
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.90 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Friedenberg, Daniel M.
This book offers a vivid account of the bloody, corruption-laden, yet engrossing history of land speculation in America, from pre-colonial times to the election of President Thomas Jefferson. Friedenberg conducts a fast-paced, eye-opening tour through the labyrinth of North American land deals, and in doing do exposes the real motives influencing some of the major events in our nation's history while placing the lives and careers of America's forefathers in a disturbing new light. Discover the powerful role that the desire for land played in carving out colonies in the New World and how greed sparked the French and Indian War and spawned an array of land companies created to make quick profits and displace Native Americans. Friedenberg explains how colonial merchants and traders were willing to risk revolution to achieve new western markets. He looks at the American Revolution through the eyes of those who speculated on land grants promised to soldiers and discusses how political intrigues among land company delegates at Congress influenced ratification of the Articles of Confederation and debate on the Constitution. He reveals the legacy of treason, fraud, treachery, and deceit as some of the most distinguished names in our early history sliced up the American pie. 423pp.
Prometheus Books,U.S., 1992, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0879757221
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Inventory #14045
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.35 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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