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Adams, John; Peek, George A., Jr. (editor)
A reprint of the 1954 Bobbs-Merrill edition. "The fundamental article of my political creed," declared John Adams, "is that despotism, or unlimited sovereignty, or absolute power is the same in a majority of a popular assembly, an aristocratical council, an oligarchical junto, and a single emperor. Equally arbitrary, cruel, bloody, and in every respect diabolical." The consequences of this article for Adams' thought are nowhere better articulated than in this anthology, which presents his remarkable attempts at constructing a complete political system based on constitutional, balanced, representative government. 223pp.
Hackett Publishing Company, Incorporated, 2003, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0872207005
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Inventory #10021
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.13 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Edited By Zhao-Liang,Zhu;Qi-xiao,Wen and Freney,J.R.
The study of soil nitrogen has long been an active field, but it was generally pivoted on agricultural and forestry production, and animal husbandry. With the rapid increase in the use of fertilizer nitrogen, more attention has been paid to the relationship between nitrogen management and environmental quality and human health. In addition, the study of soil nitrogen has become more comprehensive with the development of related sciences. The quantitative study of the processes of nitrogen cycling and their interrelationships has been an important part of this project and has attracted the attention of scientists all over the world. Nitrogen is one of the most important nutrients for plant growth and the application of fertilizer nitrogen is playing an important role in agricultural production. The annual consumption of fertilizer nitrogen in the world has reached 70 million tons, and China has an annual consumption of more than 15 million tons and is the largest fertilizer nitrogen consumer in the world. However, the efficiency of fertilizer nitrogen is low and losses are large. It is estimated that nitrogen losses from agriculture in China can be as high as 40-60% of the nitrogen applied. Some of the lost nitrogen enters the atmosphere and contributes to the greenhouse effect and some enters water bodies to pollute the water. Consequently, it is important for scientists all over the world to improve the efficiency of use of fertilizer nitrogen, to promote the biological fixation of nitrogen and to increase the nitrogen-supplying potential of soils. 338pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1997, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792343727
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Inventory #15025
Price: £ 95.00 GBP ($ 122.55 approx. - € 104.98 approx.)
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Edited By Krahn, Cornelius
Volume 1 A-C published 1969. Volume 2 D-H published 1972. Volume 3 I-N published 1973. Volume 4 O- Z published 1973. Previous owners inscription to ffep of all volumes. All volumes have slight markings to spines. Fading to all D/J spines with varying degrees of chipping to head and tail of D/J spines and corners. Volume 4 has a repair to the interior spine. AS THIS IS A VERY HEAVY SET PLEASE CONTACT US DIRECTLY FOR POSTAGE QUOTE.
Mennonite Brethren Publishing House, 1969, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Good/Very Good. Second Printing. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN:
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Inventory #26683
Price: £ 125.00 GBP ($ 161.25 approx. - € 138.13 approx.)
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Jacobson, Steve
The real and painful struggles of the black players who followed Jackie Robinson into major and minor league baseball from 1947 through 1968 are chronicled in this compelling volume. Players share their personal and often heart-wrenching stories of intense racism, both on and off the field, mixed with a sometimes begrudged appreciation for their tremendous talents. Stories include incidents of white players who gave up promising careers in baseball because they wouldn't play with a black teammate, the Georgia law that forbade a black player from dressing in the same clubhouse as the white players, the quotas for the number of blacks on a team, and how salary negotiations without agents or free agency were akin to a plantation system for both black and white players. The 20 players profiled include Ernie Banks, Alvin Jackson, Charlie Murray, Chuck Harmon, Frank Robinson, Bob Gibson, Hank Aaron, Curt Flood, Lou Brock, and Bob Watson.
Lawrence Hill Books, 2007, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1556526393
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Inventory #15942
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.13 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Edited By Northfield T.C. Etc
178pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1993, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792388259
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Inventory #15476
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 25.80 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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