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Zargani, Aldo
In an extraordinary literary debut, Aldo Zargani reconstructs the lost world of his Jewish childhood during the perilous years 1938-45 when he and his family fled from Fascists and Nazis in northern Italy. His haunting memoir acquires a cinematic intensity as he crosscuts from the blood-red stone spires of Basel, where his father failed to find refuge for his family in 1939, to fiery scenes of the Allied bombing of Turin in 1942, to the freezing winter of 1943-44, which Zargani and his brother spent hidden in a Catholic boarding school deep in the countryside.326pp.
Paul Dry Books, 2002, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0967967538
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Inventory #17644
Price: £ 8.50 GBP ($ 11.08 approx. - € 9.39 approx.)
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Poole, Michael
EX LIBRARY.One library stamp,adhesive label to base of spine and front cover.This book examines ways in which beliefs and values interact with science and science teaching. It looks at some of the spiritual, moral, social and cultural contexts within which science has developed and considers how these factors can affect the choice of scientific theory. Various historical sections provide resource material for showing pupils the role of the history of science in the study of science. Interactions between science and religious belief are also analysed to clarify the nature, strengths and limitations of science as well as its place in the total curriculum.
Open University Press, 1995, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0335156452
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Inventory #28944
Price: £ 4.00 GBP ($ 5.21 approx. - € 4.42 approx.)
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Compiled and Presented By Mason, John Hope
N.B. Lacks ffep. 1 Library stamp, 1 sticker. 336pp.
Quartet Books, 1979, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. Ex Library. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0704321904
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Inventory #23137
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.38 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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La Fontaine, Jean De; Translated By Shapiro, Norman R.
The Contes et nouvelles en vers of Jean de La Fontaine (1621-1695) were published at various times throughout his life, both before and after his celebrated Fables, between 1664 and 1685, and even posthumously. In quite a different key from the more innocent Fables, the Contes often threatened to get him in trouble with both Church and Acadmie. It was, indeed, the bawdy tales of Boccaccio, Rabelais, and other medieval and renaissance masters of ribaldry that inspired La Fontaine's Contes, presented here in a chronologically and stylistically diverse selection translated by Norman R. Shapiro. This spirited recent translation, spanning the entire corpus, offers about half the tales, from early to late, in all their variety of lengths and poetic narrative forms. The mildly suggestive mingle with the frankly bawdy, while others would hardly raise a vicar's eyebrow. Yet all these gems from one of France's truly great poets, scrupulously faithful to the originals, are rendered with the spirit of his style, his subtle rhythms, cadences, rhymes, and delectable wit left intact. 273pp. N.B. Corners slightly creased.
Princeton University Press, 1992, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0691015325
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Inventory #24881
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.38 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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Edited By Northfield T.C. Etc
Slight scuffing at base of spine.178pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1994, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: . . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792388259
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Inventory #14914
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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