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Ford, Doug
In 1204 events in Normandy resulted in the French King taking over the Duchy and evicting the great-great grandson of William the Conqueror. Channel Islanders who had been part of the Duchy of Normandy for over 170 years found themselves in a peculiar situation - the path they took meant that they were no longer part of Normandy and yet they did not become part of England. The foundations of whatever Jersey, Guernsey and the other islands are today were laid down in the years that followed 1204. 65pp.
Jersey Heritage Trust, 2004, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0953885860
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Inventory #20184
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.52 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Heaton, P. M.
Previous owners inscription on title page.91pp.
The Starling Press Ltd, 1989, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
ISBN: 1872006000
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Inventory #23378
Price: £ 11.50 GBP ($ 14.98 approx. - € 12.71 approx.)
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Edited By Giles, Mary E.
Based on fresh archival work, the essays provide a broader perspective on the Inquisition than has previously been available. Examining the stories of fifteen women in the context of this fearful Catholic institution in both Spain and the New World, the contributors chronicle a broad range of "crimes" against the Catholic Church, including sexual transgressions, the practice of crypto-Judaism, and the writing and preaching by alumbradas that undermined Catholic orthodoxy. The accounts, representing the experiences of girls and women from different classes and geographical regions, also include the trials' vastly divergent outcomes ranging from burning at the stake to exoneration. 402pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Head of spine slightly bumped.
The John Hopkins University Press, 1999, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
ISBN: 0801859328
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Inventory #24535
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Penalosa, Enrique
Throughout the recorded history of Bogotį, from the earliest Spanish chronicles to present-day photographs, films and television programs, the Cerros Orientales or Eastern Ridges of the city have been an indelible feature of its landscape, culture and social life. But up to now the citizens of Bogotį have known little about their tutelary mountains and have rarely given them the value they deserve. For the Muisca indigenous society, the original inhabitants of the region, who regarded these ridges as a magical and holy place, the mountains were part of a living nature, superior to the human realm and the site for their most important shrines and ceremonial center.After the Spanish Conquest, the Eastern Ridges lost the sacred role they had had in the Pre-Columbian world. In response to the needs imposed by the development of a new city that was formed in the image of Western society, other cultural and religious symbols were placed on these mountains and the uncontrolled exploitation of their natural wealth began.As a result, their true value as an environmental reserve was ignored. For these reasons, there is an urgent need to examine the Cerros Orientales once more with the attitude of love and respect of their earliest inhabitants - the Native American dwellers of the Savannah of Bogotį, who were protected and inspired by them. 289pp.
Villegas Editores, 2000, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
ISBN: 9589393853
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Inventory #12821
Price: £ 25.00 GBP ($ 32.58 approx. - € 27.63 approx.)
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Edited By Beuscart, Regis; Hackl, Werner; Nohr, Christian
When someone enters hospital for examination or treatment, is given a doctor's prescription, receives medication from a pharmacist or has his drugs administered by a nurse, he assumes that his health and welfare will benefit from this medical intervention. But the effectiveness of available therapies should also be viewed from the perspective of potentially negative consequences: adverse drug events (ADE). ADEs endanger patients' safety and increase hospital costs, making reduction of preventable ADEs a crucial and challenging public health issue. This book presents papers from the workshop 'Patient Safety through Intelligent Procedures in medication' focusing on the following topics: the identification of ADE and medication errors in hospital settings; the role of human and organizational factors on ADE and medication errors; and information and communication technologies to prevent or correct ADEs and medication errors. The papers in this book are the work of active scientific experts in the field and confront ideas and experiences arising worldwide and in particular from several EU projects directed at resolving ADE problems. Here is an opportunity to find common ways for solving shared difficulties and for making improvements happen. 225pp.
IOS Press, 2009, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9781607500438
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Inventory #21771
Price: £ 70.00 GBP ($ 91.21 approx. - € 77.35 approx.)
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