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Connors,Richard and Law,John M. Editors
This book analyses the principal events and processes that precipitated the emergence and formation of the law and legal culture of Alberta from the foundation of the Hudson's Bay in 1670 until the eve of the centenary of the Province in 2005. The formation of Alberta's constitution and legal institutions was by no means a simple process by which English and Canadian law was imposed upon a receptive and passive population. Challenges to authority, latent lawlessness, interaction between indigenous and settler societies, periods (pre- and post-1905) of jurisdictional confusion, and demands for individual, group, and provincial rights and recognitions are as much part of Alberta's legal history as the heroic and mythic images of an emergent and orderly Canadian west patrolled from the outset by red coated mounted police and peopled by peaceful and law-abiding subjects of the Crown. Papers focus on the development of criminal law in the Canadian west in the nineteenth century; the Natural Resources Transfer Agreement of 1930; the National Energy Program of the 1980s; Federal-Provincial relations; and the role and responsibilities of the offices of Justices of the Peace and of the Lieutenant-Governor; and the legacies of the Lougheed and Klein governments.N.B.Rear d/j cover slightly marked.
University of Alberta Press, 2005, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
ISBN: 0888644574
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Inventory #17788
Price: £ 25.00 GBP ($ 33.00 approx. - € 29.00 approx.)
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Turner, Francis Marion
This is a very thorough biography of John Sevier including ancestral genealogy. Having served as governor of the ill-fated state of Franklin, he was elected the first governor of Tennessee, serving a total of six terms. He then served in Congress until his death in 1815.128pp.N.B.Some rubbing to back edges of d/j.
Overmountain Press, 1997, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. Reprint. . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
ISBN: 1570720584
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Inventory #15556
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.50 approx. - € 14.50 approx.)
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Edited By Sharp,F.,Mason,W.P. And Leake,R.E.
This volume presents the current aspects of molecular biology, genetics, screening, chemotherapy and surgery, as they relate to ovarian cancer. Scientists and clinicians from major international research and treatment centres have contributed a wealth of material on current scientific developments and management trends. This book should be of interest to medical oncologists, gynaecologists, molecular biologists, pathologists and surgeons. 480pp.Slight loss to head and tail of spine,some rubbing to boards.
Chapman and Hall, 1990, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0412351900
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Inventory #8361
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.20 approx. - € 11.60 approx.)
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Edited By Howell, F.Clark and Bourliere,Francois
This pioneering volume summarizes the results of diverse research on Pleistocene environments and the cultural and biological evolution of man in Africa. The book includes chapters on Pleistocene stratigraphy and climatic changes throughout the African continent; on the ecology, biology and sociology of African primate and human populations and the contributors include: C. Arambourg, P. Biberson, W. W. Bishop, Geoffrey Bond, F. Bourlière, Karl W. Butzer, Desmond Clark, H. B. S. Cooke, Irven DeVore, John T. Emlen, A. T. Grove, J. de Heinzelin, J. Hiernaux, Clark Howell, L. S. B. Leakey, I. Liben, T. Monod, R. F. Moreau, R. A. pullan, J. T. Robinson, George B. Schaller, S. L. Washburn. Originally published in 1964. Slight crease to head of spine.666pp.
Routledge, 2004, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint. . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
ISBN: 0415329884
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Inventory #19529
Price: £ 75.00 GBP ($ 99.00 approx. - € 87.00 approx.)
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Sharp, Dennis
Known as the 'Big Eye', the Oita Stadium is one of the chosen venues for the next World Cup in 2002. It will be reused for the second stage of the Japan Inter-Prefectural Athletic Competition in 2008 after the World Cup, continuing to grow in the future to become a large-scale all-purpose sports park for Oita. The whole site covers an area of 225 ha and has several facilities outside the main football stadium. These include general fitness, training and lodging centres, a botanical pool, two multipurpose athletic fields, two rugby and soccer practise pitches, a softball field, tennis courts and other game areas. The main stadium features an open track for athletic events as well as the football pitch. It can also be used year-round for public events aided by its retractable roof. For soccer matches, spectator seats are placed right up to the edge of the pitch to bring them close to the action. To change over for track events a retractable seating system was developed. The stadium sits elegantly on its site, enhanced by the gentle curves of its spherical design. The choice of the sphere, Kurokawa says, is 'an expression of abstract symbolism'. This spherical shape also enables the retractable portion to move along its curved surface. The use of Teflon membrane panels with 25 percent light permeability obviates the need for artificial lighting during daylight hours. In order for the pitch to get proper exposure to sunlight the elliptical roof opening runs along the north-south axis. A main arch with perpendicular horizontal sub-members follows the elliptical shape of the roof opening. Between the roof and the spectator seating below the surrounding mountains can be seen from a slender ventilation clearstorey set just below the roof line. This slit of space is designed to create a feeling of openness inside the stadium. Since the original design, an idea emerged for a moving camera to be located on the main beam to deliver special dynamic images for television audiences around the world. 43pp.
Edition Axel Menges, 2002, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. . 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall.
ISBN: 3930698463
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Inventory #20037
Price: £ 16.00 GBP ($ 21.12 approx. - € 18.56 approx.)
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