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Amos, Robert and Wong, Kileasa
Victoria's Chinatown is Canada's oldest Chinese neighbourhood and has a lineage unbroken since 1858. With large-format colour photos and photocollages, Robert Amos and Kileasa Wong take you behind the doors of the 29 private clubs that make up the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association. You'll see the gilded altars, antique art and ornate furniture that grace these meeting halls. Through stunning pictures and text in both Chinese and English, you will meet the club members and take an inside look at the culture of this complex community. "Inside Chinatown" is sure to become a landmark publication chronicling the vibrant heritage of Chinese Canadians. 151pp.
TouchWood Editions, 2009, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781894898911
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Inventory #21852
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.06 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Edited By Dorn,Nicholas
302pp.N.B.Slight marking to base of spine.
Kluwer Law International, 1998, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: . . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9041110593
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Inventory #15199
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.06 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Duchen, Claire
Women's Rights and Women's Lives In France explores the everyday experiences of women between the liberation, and May 1968. In 1945, French women believed that a new era was beginning for them, in which they had finally won equality (the right to vote in 1944, equal pay and access to education and employment). But the new Republic considered that women's main role was that of motherhood. Competing visions of women's place had concrete implications for women's lives, influencing work, politics and ideals of femininity. Working from a wide range of sources, including women's magazines, prescriptive literature, political pamphlets, fiction and memoirs, and government reports, Claire Duchen follows the debates concerning women through twenty years, and grounds them in the changing social reality of postwar France. 253pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep.
Routledge, 1994, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0415009340
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Inventory #25552
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.29 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Baird, Robert M; Cooper, William F; Duncan, Elmer H; Rosenbaum, Stuart E.
This book stands as a testimony to the creative impact of W J Kilgore's teaching on the minds of his students. The contributors were each once students of Dr. Kilgore, and this collection of essays is designed to contribute to scholarly work in philosophy, at the same time serving as a tribute to Dr Kilgore's intellectual depth, philosophical rigor, and steadfastness of character. 306pp.
Baylor University Press, 1987, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0918954460
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Inventory #27406
Price: £ 25.00 GBP ($ 32.58 approx. - € 27.63 approx.)
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Edited By Sankey,Howard
This work is a collection of articles which represents current research on the metaphysics of causation and laws of nature, mostly by authors working in or active in the Australasian region. The book provides an overview of current work on the theory of causation, including counterfactual, singularist, nomological and causal process approaches. It also covers work on the nature of the laws of nature, with special emphasis on the scientific essentialist theory that laws of nature are, at base, the fundamental dispositions or capacities of natural kinds of things. Because the book represents a cross-section of authors currently working on these themes in the Australasian region, it conveys something of the interest of an active philosophical debate between advocates of several different research programmes in the area.Volume 14 in the Australasian Studies In History and Philosophy of Science.358pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1999, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792359143
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Inventory #14550
Price: £ 100.00 GBP ($ 130.30 approx. - € 110.50 approx.)
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