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Dye, Ira
An account of the naval battle between the Argus and the Pelican, focusing on the ship's main officers. 368pp.
United States Naval Institute, 1994, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Printing. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1557501750
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Inventory #24434
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Riley, Glenda
In 1984, when Glenda Riley's 'Women and Indians on the Frontier' was published, it was hailed for being the first study to take into account the roles that gender, race, and class played in Indian/white relations during the westward migration. In the twenty years since, the study of those aspects of western history has exploded. "Confronting Race" reflects the changes in western women's history and in the author's own approach. In spite of white women's shifting attitudes toward Indians, they retained colonialist outlooks toward all peoples. Women who migrated West carried deeply ingrained images and preconceptions of themselves and racially based ideas of the non-white groups they would meet. In their letters home and in their personal diaries and journals, they perpetuated racial stereotypes, institutions, and practices. The women also discovered their own resilience in the face of the harsh demands of the West. Although most retained their racist concepts, they came to realise that women need not be passive or fearful in their interactions with Indians. Riley's sources are the diaries and journals of trail women, settlers, army wives, and missionaries, and popular accounts in newspapers and novels. She has also incorporated the literature in the field published since 1984 and a deeper analysis of relationships between white women and Indians in westward expansion.326pp.
University of New Mexico Press, 2004, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0826336329
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Inventory #12722
Price: £ 18.00 GBP ($ 23.45 approx. - € 19.89 approx.)
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Zhou, Zhongfei
This work conducts a critical examination of Chinese foreign banking law in the context of the international convergence of supervisory standards and practices. If China is to develop a modern and viable banking sector, it needs to put in place a suitable legal infrastructure which is consistent with emerging international supervisory standards, WTO requirements and aspirations for financial sector liberalization. The author argues that the current foreign banking laws are fundamentally out of line with international standards and practices in a number of respects and that legislators and supervisors do not at present appreciate or cultivate commonly accepted supervisory values. The author therefore proposes a set of reforms that would at the same time create a legal environment for competitive equality between foreign banks and protect the safety and soundness of the Chinese banking system. The issues considered include the licensing process for the entry of foreign banks into the Chinese market, the ongoing regulation of foreign banks and foreign bank crisis management or bank failure resolution. The author offers a proposed framework of Chinese foreign banking law which should be of great benefit to existing and prospective foreign banks in China. 241pp.
Kluwer Law International, 2001, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9041198385
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Inventory #14728
Price: £ 40.00 GBP ($ 52.12 approx. - € 44.20 approx.)
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Stacey, M. And Barker, S. A.
N.B. Ffep clipped. Small amount of sellotape residue on front and rear paste downs and folds of D/J. Head and tail of D/J spine slightly chipped. Half inch closed tear to bottom corner of rear D/J.
D. Van Nostrand Company Ltd, 1962, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #24116
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.38 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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285pp.
Arts Council of Great Britain, 1982, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0728703289
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Inventory #22737
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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