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Williamson, John G.
Rabies is a viral neuroinvasive disease that causes acute encephalitis (inflammation of the brain) in warm-blooded animals. It is zoonotic (i.e., transmitted by animals), most commonly by a bite from an infected animal but occasionally by other forms of contact. Rabies is almost invariably fatal if post-exposure prophylaxis is not administered prior to the onset of severe symptoms. It is a significant killer of livestock in some countries. The rabies virus travels to the brain by following the peripheral nerves. This book gathers together important new research in the field. 157pp.
Nova Science Publishers Inc., 2010, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9781616682507
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Inventory #23842
Price: £ 50.00 GBP ($ 65.15 approx. - € 55.25 approx.)
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Campbell, R. E. (editor); Macdonald, R. E. (editor)
Signature on inside cover.118pp.
Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 1989, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: . First Edition. . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
ISBN: 0199630178
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Inventory #16675
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.52 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Wei, Yuwa
In marked contrast to other regimes that have, virtually overnight, abandoned state control of enterprises and espoused Western models of corporate governance, China has pursued a gradual transition suited to its own unique traditions, culture, and customs. Although this new corporate system is still evolving, it is clear that China is now ready for a nation-wide movement of corporatisation and reform. This title draws on the entire corpus of corporate governance theory, both East and West, and also on the experience of many countries since the 1930s, to develop a coherent model appropriate for China. In the process the author shows how various corporate mechanisms have been tentatively introduced into China's state-owned enterprises and how such experimentation has, piece by piece, provided a firm basis for a modern enterprise system. How to build an efficient and culturally appropriate governance system, both in law and in practice, on this foundation is the focus of this book. The analysis is notable for its insistence that, for a corporate governance system to work, the principles and practicalities of that system must be derived from customary cultural norms. Experience shows that imported models, although they may be enshrined in law, lead to economic stagnation unless actual practice is monitored and reformed and the laws change to reflect these necessary adjustments. Thus the model proposed here begins with the Company Law of 1994, and proceeds to show how practical experience is already providing valuable data for the task of improving the law. This process, by which law and business practice continue to "regulate" each other, is, in the author's view, the essential ingredient of a successful corporate system. The author's approach is fundamentally comparative. He discusses and analyses models that have either created globally powerful corporate economies or carried out reforms that have brought new insights to corporate development. In this connection he examines the law and experience of the UK, the USA, Germany, and Japan, as well as Chinese communities overseas and some former British Commonwealth countries.240pp.
Kluwer Law International, 2003, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
ISBN: 904119908X
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Inventory #14827
Price: £ 40.00 GBP ($ 52.12 approx. - € 44.20 approx.)
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Clark, Kenneth
N.B. Heavy foxing to inside of D/J.Slight mark to bottom edge of rear board. Corners and head and tail of spine slightly bumped. Previous owners inscription on ffep. 199pp.
Rizzoli, 1980, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 084780318X
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Inventory #23498
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Ronald, Susan
Working from primary sources, Ronald solves, once and for all, the mystery of the Sancy’s disappearances in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, and she explores the legend of the Sancy curse, which arose after the violent deaths of Burgundy’s Charles the Bold, England’s Charles I, France’s Louis XVI, and other illfated owners. 338pp. N.B. Head and tail of spine and D/J spine slightly bumped.
John Wiley & Sons, 2005, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
ISBN: 0471436518
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Inventory #28593
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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