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Chai, Winberg
Synopsis The book's editor, political scientist Dr Winberg Chai, provides in his introduction a concise overview of this largely unknown kingdom from its geography and history to its contemporary role in the 'war on terrorism'. "Saudi Arabia: A Modern Reader" provides readers enough historical data and contemporary information about the kingdom of Saudi Arabia to understand their role in the Middle East and to form their own opinions about its present and future relationship to the United States.200pp.
Univ of Indianapolis Pr, 2005, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: . . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0880938595
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Inventory #15965
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.90 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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De Bruyn, Gerd
This work contains text in English and German. In the summer 1978, the cover of the magazine "Bauwelt" showed a photograph of an unusual building. It was tersely introduced to readers as a 'private house with office in Bad Nauheim', but it was immediately obvious that this was a built manifesto. What appeared was a strictly symmetrically articulated, steeply rising facade, emanating dignity and composure. It also seemed able to manage without windows, which further enhanced its austere elegance. And then there were the strikingly slender, sharp-angled wall elements, which seemed captivatingly graceful, or even delicate and fragile - as though folded from paper. The fact is that, long before Gilles Deleuze had cast his spell on a new generation of aesthetically ambitious architects, Johannes Peter Holzinger was putting his folding skills into practice as a matter of course.60pp.
Edition Axel Menges, 2004, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 3930698536
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Inventory #20776
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 25.80 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Valentine, Elizabeth R.
N.B.HIGHLIGHTING.
Routledge, 1992, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Second Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0415039258
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Inventory #29556
Price: £ 6.00 GBP ($ 7.74 approx. - € 6.63 approx.)
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Virgil; Chew, Kristina (translator)
152pp.Rendered in an idiom drawn from present-day nature guides, gardening handbooks, how-to manuals, and scientific treatises -- and in a style influenced by twentieth-century poetry -- this bold new translation seeks to renew our appreciation of a work often relegated to the pigeonhole of didactic poetry about farming. In doing so, it reveals the Georgics as a remarkable window on Roman conceptions of the natural world and of the place of human life within it -- and also conveys a sense of how daring were Virgil's poetics in their day. Footnotes offer a wealth of information on mythology, agriculture, wildlife, geography, and astronomy while highlighting the technical, scientific, ethnographic, and other registers of the poem.
Hackett Publishing Company, Incorporated, 2002, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0872206106
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Inventory #4038
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.13 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Dawar, Ramesh
144pp.
Indian Book Shelf, 2007, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: As New. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1905863012
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Inventory #18528
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.90 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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