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Nish, Ian
This second collection under the 'Biographical Portraits' title, incorporates a further 20 studies of key personalities, including Edmund Morel, pioneer railway builder in Meiji Japan, Alexander Shand, an important figure in the development of Japanese banking, Lafcadio Hearn, the great interpreter of Japanese culture, Rev. Dr. John Batchelor whose work with the Ainu people of northern Japan is legendary and, more recently, Shigeru Yoshida, Japan's first post-war prime minister and Christmas Humphreys, founder of the Buddhist Society. 388pp. N.B. Corners of boards and head and tail of spine slightly bumped. Slight label residue to inside D/J.
Japan Library, 1997, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition with This Publisher. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 187341062X
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Inventory #29215
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.20 approx. - € 22.20 approx.)
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International Atomic Energy Agency
Slight rubbing and creasing to edges of front and back covers. 126pp.
International Atomic Energy Agency, 1968, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #21219
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.45 approx. - € 10.55 approx.)
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Nagel, Paul C.
This historical biography traces seven generations of the Lee family in America, from its founder, Richard Lee, in 1640 to the death of its most famous son, Robert E.Lee, in 1870. 332pp. N.B. Inside of D/J marked. Edges of D/J slightly creased. Mark to rear D/J.
Oxford University Press, 1990, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0195053850
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Inventory #29149
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.65 approx. - € 16.65 approx.)
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Edited By Johannsen, Lars and Pedersen, Karin Hilmer
Political and economic developments after the implosion of the Sovjet Union have not been easy, nor have outcomes been similar. In this book the different trajectories of political development in post-communist countries are traced through cases from within the post-communist region that exhibit maximum variation in terms of both background variables and outcome. Six countries - Kazakhstan, Geogia, Estonia, Slovenia, the Czech Republic and Poland - have been selected. Following the Tocquevillian tradition, a 'method' of indirect comparison where in-depth knowledge of a country based on linguistics and history is held up against existing concepts, six country specialists have drawn broad pictures of what characterises 'their' country in terms of political and economic reform, state building and nation building, at the same time placing developments within the international context. The book argues that the elite constellation along two dimensions - consensus about the direction of policy and institutions, and the extent of inclusion of elite interests in decision making - is specific to each country and points to the direction of future developments. 170pp.
Aarhus University Press, 2009, Card Covers, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9788779344341
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Inventory #22881
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Edited By Bindels,J.G.;Goedhart,A.C. And Visser,H.K.A.
This text comprises the reports of the proceedings of a symposium held on 29 November-2 December, 1995. It aims at both giving a convenient introduction in some of the most topical issues of paediatric nutrition to newcomers in the field, as well as reporting the current developments to respective experts. Major emphasis is given to infant nutrition and body composition, nutrition and integrity of the gut system, and maternal nutrition and its effects on the fetus and newborn. In addition to long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids which are addressed extensively, attention is also paid to other topical nutrients like cholesterol, iron and indispensable amino acids. Edited discussions follow each of the five sessions recorded in this volume. 400pp.Very slight fade mark to base of spine.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1996, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792387074
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Inventory #15244
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 39.30 approx. - € 33.30 approx.)
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