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Berlin, Isaiah
Previous owners inscription to ffep.228pp.N.B.Some pencil underlining.
Chatto & Windus, 1980, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0701125128
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Inventory #25464
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.80 approx. - € 17.40 approx.)
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Yoder, Don
Explores the national phenomenon of Groundhog Day, opening with a look at the annual celebration in Punxsutawney. The author investigates the holiday's European origins, recounts the history of the groundhog as weather prognosticator in America -- from ethnic symbol to pop culture hero -- and traces the groundhog's appearance in poetry, songs, and recipes. Other weather lore and weather-predicting days are also discussed.
Stackpole Books, 2003, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0811700291
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Inventory #18108
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.20 approx. - € 11.60 approx.)
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Dunnington, Jacqueline Orsini
This is the story of 3 centuries of devotion to the Virgin Mary of Guadalupe. Today, Guadalupe remains the primary Marian devotion in New Mexico where her abiding popularity among Catholics - of all ethnicities - has crossed over into mainstream culture. 189pp.
Museum of New Mexico Press, 1999, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: . . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0890133360
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Inventory #14110
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.80 approx. - € 17.40 approx.)
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Roberts, Paul (editor)
This collection of essays, photographs, reproductions and quotes offers the reader a rich narrative that both details Pittsburgh's unique past as a river port and workshop, and tells the story of America's industrial heritage.124pp.
Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania, 1996, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: . First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0936340002
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Inventory #4903
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.20 approx. - € 11.60 approx.)
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Edited By Chetail,Vincent and Gowlland-Debbas,Vera
This volume highlights the challenges of the international protection of refugees 50 years after the adoption of the 1951 Geneva Convention relating to the Status of Refugees. Focusing on the problems faced by Switzerland in the field of international protection of refugees as well as on the specificity of its asylum law and practice, this publication addresses the refugee problem from a national, European and international perspective. The Swiss experience serves to illustrate the wider problematic of on the one hand, the tensions between security, political and humanitarian concerns encountered by refugee-receiving states, and on the other, the need to preserve an international refugee protection regime which remains an essential component of international law and relations for so long as political solutions are not brought to the root causes of refugee exodus. This reflection on the international protection of refugees is organized around four main themes. The first examines Switzerland's response in the past to mass influx, in the light of historical case studies and the evolution of Swiss asylum law and practice. The second focuses on the question of access of refugees to asylum territories and refugee status determination procedures within the framework of the 1951 Convention on the Status of Refugees and the current Swiss asylum law. The third centres on the wider protection regime currently being forged in Europe to address a broader category of refugees, including solutions for temporary and subsidiary protection. The final theme revolves around return of refugees, including those under the Dayton and recent Kosovo agreements and covers reintegration of returnees, assistance and long-term development. This work is based on papers presented at a colloquium of the Graduate Institute of the International Studies in Geneva which was organised in collaboration with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees as a contribution to the 50th anniversaries of the UNHCR and the Geneva Convention relating to the Status of Refugees.283pp.
Kluwer Law International, 2002, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9041117431
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Inventory #14937
Price: £ 45.00 GBP ($ 59.40 approx. - € 52.20 approx.)
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