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Kelsohn, Caroline S. (editor)
178pp.Thomas Jefferson once envisioned the United States as a 'nation of yeomen farmers'. Looking around today, however, illustrates that nothing could be further from the truth. In a globalised world and techno-centred society, urban sprawl is overtaking rural America. For over a century, farming was the backbone of the American economy, and though it is still critical to American productivity, many rural areas are plagued by poverty and job reduction. Agricultural issues have a hold over national politics (as in the debates over farm subsidies), but they cannot change several significant trends in America today: the movement toward fewer and larger farms, environmental pressures from urban and suburban interests, and changing food consumption patterns. In order to assist the remaining 'yeomen farmers', a comprehensive and integrated agricultural policy must be initiated to sustain the nation's farming communities. This book analyses the status of the farm industry in rural America, providing a historical context for agriculture and assessing its future for the nation. Rural America and the numberless families it encompasses cannot be neglected, and the information provided in this book is necessary to understanding the nature of what has historically been a key component of American industry and life.
Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated, 2002, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: . . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1590335007
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Inventory #6522
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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LeMoine, J. M.
N.B. Head and tail of spine and corners of boards slightly bumped. Slight fading to spine. Several small marks to boards. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Minor foxing to foredge of pages. Good tight binding. 380pp.
Dawson Bros, Dawson & Co., John W. Lovell, 1878, Cloth/Gilt, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #26510
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 39.09 approx. - € 33.15 approx.)
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Rossel-Waugh, Carol-Lynn
200pp.
Hobby House Press Inc., 1982, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0875881904
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Inventory #27734
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.38 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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Edited By Agius,Emmanuel and Basuttil,Salvino
In contemporary ethical discussion widespread concern about the potential risks of genetic engineering is raising new and fundamental questions about our responsibilities towards unborn generations. Newly acquired knowledge in genetic engineering techniques has brought about not only potential benefits but also immense risks for the well-being of both present and future generations. This text raises a number of ethical issues concerning the impact of genetic engineering on generations yet to be born. The four topical areas that constitute the focus of the volume, namely (1) from laboratory to germ-line therapy, (2) the concept of human nature: theological and secular perspectives, (3) genetic intervention and the common heritage view, and (4) social responsibilities of geneticists towards future generations, raise intriguing ethical and legal questions, as well as important policy issues. As much as any set of issues, they reflect the hopes and fears, prejudices and uncertainties that people associate with germ-line intervention and the future of human kind. 174pp.N.B.Slight marking to base of d/j spine.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1998, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Very Good. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792348281
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Inventory #15201
Price: £ 65.00 GBP ($ 84.70 approx. - € 71.83 approx.)
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Board of Agriculture
436pp.
Kelley (Augustus M.) Publishers,U.S., 1978, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. Facsimile Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0678077673
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Inventory #15967
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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