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Edited By Lanza,Alessandro
This volume, which brings together papers from a seminar held in Beijing in 1996, contains contributions written by Chinese participants as well as by visiting experts from the West. The different experience of the several authors is represented in the unique balance of the book: all the Chinese contributions point out the importance of the environment in economic development, expressing a determination to measure effects as a means to the successful management of natural resources. They concentrate on rather specific issues within the constraints of the prevailing economic situation, where identification and asset pricing tend to be specified by administrative norms. Several of these papers contain interesting and useful statistical information. The papers by the visiting experts also stress the importance of taking account of environmental aspects in deriving indicators relating to economic development. All the papers reveal that work in this area is still evolving very quickly, sometimes in unexpected directions. This particular juxtaposition of approaches is a valuable record of the situation at a particular point in time when concern about the environment in China is developing rapidly. 189pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1999, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792354850
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Inventory #15184
Price: £ 40.00 GBP ($ 52.80 approx. - € 46.40 approx.)
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Mud Flower Collective
Previous owner's signature on ffep.226pp.
Pilgrim Press, 1985, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 082980546X
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Inventory #28966
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.60 approx. - € 5.80 approx.)
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Nish, Ian
This second collection under the 'Biographical Portraits' title, incorporates a further 20 studies of key personalities, including Edmund Morel, pioneer railway builder in Meiji Japan, Alexander Shand, an important figure in the development of Japanese banking, Lafcadio Hearn, the great interpreter of Japanese culture, Rev. Dr. John Batchelor whose work with the Ainu people of northern Japan is legendary and, more recently, Shigeru Yoshida, Japan's first post-war prime minister and Christmas Humphreys, founder of the Buddhist Society. 388pp. N.B. Corners of boards and head and tail of spine slightly bumped. Slight label residue to inside D/J.
Japan Library, 1997, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition with This Publisher. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 187341062X
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Inventory #29215
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.40 approx. - € 23.20 approx.)
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Oka, Fumiko
A collection of the author's articles written in English and published from 1977 to 1993. Part I contains mainly collected papers on researches regarding "Medieval English Courtly Words". Part II features an investigation on Later Middle English Syntax, a descriptive study of the prepositions in Thomas Malory's 'Works'. Brief message signed by author on f.f.e.p. 304pp. Slight bump at head of cover spine.
Kokubunsha, 1997, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. Signed First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 4772004483
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Inventory #4126
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.20 approx. - € 11.60 approx.)
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Edited By Frej, Anne B.
Extremely practical, this book reveals how to develop an environmentally sustainable office building in a cost-effective way. Not only does it teach about the business case for green buildings, but it also explains the nuts and bolts of site planning, design, sustainable construction, facilities management, financing and leasing, and government policies and trends. 366pp.
Urban Land Institute, 2006, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. Second Printing. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0874209374
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Inventory #20375
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 39.60 approx. - € 34.80 approx.)
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