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Edited By Montgomery Massingberd, Hugh
The first book of its kind on the First Families covering the character, career, writings, ancestry, wives, siblings and descendants of the 39 presidents from George Washington to Ronald Reagan has now been revised, again under the editorship of Hugh Montgomery Massingberd. Corners of D/J slightly rubbed. 597pp.
Burke's Peerage, 1981, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Fine. Second Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0850110335
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Inventory #22092
Price: £ 25.00 GBP ($ 32.25 approx. - € 27.63 approx.)
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Schwarzer, William
This is a story about the birth of airpower and the people who fought for its existence. A staunch advocate of airpower, Brigadier General William Mitchell's ideas were controversial in a time when the general and the admiral were deemed the sole proprietors of modern warfare. His historic bombing trials and personal journey to show the full military potential of airpower would lead him into a national controversy and a phyrric outcome. 88pp.
Aerial Perspective, 2003, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Second Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0974860204
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Inventory #19032
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.45 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Hargrave,Mary
Some fading to spine.n.d.290pp.ads.Slight spotting to page edges.Dedication "from the authoress" dated 1915 on ffep.
T.Werner Laurie Ltd., 1000, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #13411
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.35 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Yarnold, Barbara M.
This book is concerned with two decades 1970-1990 of adjudications by the lower federal courts -- district and circuit courts of appeals and the US Supreme Court -- in 'religious freedoms' cases, or cases which relate to the First Amendment's 'free-exercise' and 'establishment' clauses. There are a number of reasons for dealing with these two clauses simultaneously. The first is pragmatic: most judicial decisions which deal with religious liberties discuss both clauses. Second, from a more theoretical perspective, the free exercise and establishment clauses share a common purpose, namely protecting the liberties of religious individuals and the non-religious. Finally, it is based upon an underlying scepticism about the importance of rules, and even the existence of rules, concepts which have emerged in the public law area and among legal realists. One of the major research objectives of this study is to test, in the context of religious liberty cases (or cases which involve the free exercise or establishment clauses), cases which involve major issues, the various predictions of the general theory of public law. In an effort to further understand politically activist judges, the analysis will also evaluate whether the activists are more likely than the non-activists to render decisions which favour interest groups, are responsive to judicial constituents, and are highly partisan. In addition to improving the political analysis of court cases, this book also examines other facets of the judicial environment which may also help to understand decisions in cases involving religious liberties. The dependent variable in all cases is whether the judicial decision is one which is pro-religion. The additional factors which will be included relate to arguably relevant factors relating to the judges including: their religious affiliations (or lack of religious belief), their ages, and their gender. Sample cases drawn from the district courts will help to introduce the data set employed in this book of religious freedoms cases. 139pp.
Nova Science Publishers Inc., 2000, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1560727551
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Inventory #6969
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 25.80 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Edited By Roces, Mina and Edwards, Louise
This book explores the ways in which dress has been influential in the political agendas and self-representations of politicians in a variety of regimes from democratic to authoritarian. Arguing that dress is part of 'hard core' politics, it shows how dress has been crucial to the constructions of nationhood and national identities in both Asia and the Americas. Since dress has been a marker of identity and status, chapters engage with the gendering of the politics of dress, discussing how women have become bearers and wearers of 'national tradition' and how men and women's dress reflect their political positions in the nation-state. It examines the magical power of cloth, the meanings of batik and design, the holy status of uncut cloth versus cut cloth, and the quaint combination of non-Western with Western attire. This collection of pioneering essays fills a vacuum in the largely Eurocentric field of dress studies, demanding that attention be paid to Asia and the Americas as major sites of vestimentary creativity. 276pp.
Sussex Academic Press, 2010, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Paperback Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781845193997
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Inventory #21757
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 25.80 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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