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Kedar, Mordechai
The Syrian regime, ruled by the Ba'th socialist party and headed by presidents from the 'Alawi minority, faces problems of legitimacy vis-a-vis its people, which it tackles through powerful security organizations and the state media. The government media machine exists to express the regime's viewpoint in both local and external spheres, and to promote acceptance of the legitimacy of Asad's presidency and government. The media also attempts to mobilize the masses to act in the service of the state by disseminating information which reflects Asad's position on current issues. The organs of the regime - army, party, security services, national and local authorities - are proclaimed as acting by order of the president. While personal commitment to the legitimacy of Hafiz al-Asad is the principal 'article of faith', this message is supported by complementary messages - Asad being true to the Moslem faith; Asad as historic leader; Asad as the focus of identity of all Syrian citizens; the 'crimes' of the Moslem Brotherhood, etc. - and vociferous political discourse. 302pp. N.B. 2 dents to rear board and rear D/J. Base of spine bumped.
Sussex Academic Press, 2005, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1902210743
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Inventory #24913
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Edited By Watson, Robert P.
This "Report" was developed as a non-partisan service for, and presented to, the First Lady of the United States and White House. It contains advice, resources, and useful information pertaining to the challenges of serving as First Lady. The essays in the "Report" were written by scholars of the first ladyship and presidency, former White House aides, and former first ladies, all of whom donated their services to this project. The essays cover such topics as the history and development of the first ladyship, advice on serving as first lady, recommended readings for the new first lady, biographies of recent first ladies, and more. 208pp.
Nova Science Pub Inc, 2009, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9781607410812
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Inventory #22979
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Rioni, S. G. (editor)
Since Hong Kong's 1997 passage from British to mainland Chinese sovereignty went so uneventfully, "issues surrounding the city have virtually disappeared from the American consciousness" according to the editor. Ten contributed chapters explore issues and trends that continue to test the "two countries".
Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated, 2002, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1590332377
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Inventory #6614
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Edited By McAuslane,Neil and Walker,Stuart
At a time when it is becoming usual for medicines to be developed for a global market and pharmaceutical companies are endeavouring to expedite the drug development process, Regulatory authorities are concentrating on improving their efficiency and effectiveness. Therefore, it is not surprising that questions are being asked as to how performance might be measured and compared between different authorities who are now often in receipt of dossiers that have been submitted to several agencies at the same time. Issues such as "what target should be set for the review of new medicines?" and "how can quality be assured?" are now considered to be of critical importance. The 12th CMR International Workshop, held in January 1997, provided the opportunity for regulatory authority and industry personnel from Europe, North America, Australia and Japan to openly discuss experiences and exchange views on how to improve the review process. The proceedings of this meeting provide a comprehensive overview of the current review process in different countries and the need for performance measures and targets. This volume summarizes the many suggestions that were debated at the workshop, and includes chapters on measuring performance, and on the integration of quality into the review process. 163pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1998, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792387317
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Inventory #15178
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.06 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Cunningham, Rosemary
Those who think arts and culture in British Columbia is a recent development might be surprised to learn that opera has been flourishing in the province for well over a hundred years. The first full performance in Victoria took place in 1877 and in Vancouver in 1891. This first-ever history of opera in BC celebrates important milestones for BC's two major companies: Vancouver Opera's 50th anniversary, with the 30th anniversary of Pacific Opera Victoria following in 2010. It also marks the recent upsurge in the popularity of the venerable art form, with new opera groups and simul-cast venues proliferating across the province. Illustrated with over 100 exquisite photographs and rare archival images, "Bravo!" traces the history of opera in the province from its colourful origins in touring companies, to the determined efforts of BC's opera pioneers who laid the foundations for two of Canada's most renowned opera companies, culminating with in-depth reporting on recent developments at Vancouver Opera and Pacific Opera Victoria. Special features include behind-the-scenes accounts of contemporary productions, full listings of Vancouver Opera, Pacific Opera Victoria and Modern Baroque Opera productions and detailed information on BC opera singers, composers and opera training in the province. 208pp.
Harbour Publishing, 2009, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9781550174861
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Inventory #23831
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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