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Milne, Jean
What child hasn't dreamed about picking up a rock and discovering that it is a priceless diamond? Tapping into our fascination with these sparkling gems, this book tells the story of diamonds from their earliest documented appearance in India in the seventh century BC, to the modern age of laboratory-made synthetic stones. This book will be fun for young rock-hounds everywhere. An informative guide to all the many facts and legends about diamonds, it can be used for reports that show how science, history, and technology intersect. 113pp.
Linnet Books, 2000, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 020802476X
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Inventory #23941
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.90 approx. - € 8.70 approx.)
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Sylvester, Christine
This book evaluates the major debates around which the discipline of international relations has developed in the light of contemporary feminist theories. The three debates (realist versus idealist, scientific versus traditional, modernist versus postmodernist) have been subject to feminist theorising since the earliest days of known feminist activities, with the current emphasis on feminist, empiricist standpoint and postmodernist ways of knowing. Christine Sylvester shows how feminist theorising could have affected our understanding of international relations had it been included in the three debates. She elaborates a feminist method of empathetically cooperative conversation which challenges the identity politics of IR, and illustrates that method with reference to the Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp and the efforts of Zimbabwean women to negotiate international funding for their local producer cooperatives. 265pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Corners slightly rubbed.
Cambridge University Press, 1994, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0521459842
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Inventory #25528
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.80 approx. - € 17.40 approx.)
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Schmiegel, W.; Scholmerich, J. (Editors)
Falk Symposium 109. Colorectal cancer is one of the most common causes of tumour-associated death in Western countries, and its incidence has been increasing in recent decades. The most important determinant for the course of the disease is tumour stage at the time of diagnosis. The detection of molecular changes in tumour tissue and in benign adenomatous polyps has improved our knowledge of colorectal carcinogenesis. Diseases with a high risk for malignant transformation, as well as family predisposition as an independent risk factor, have been identified. Furthermore, dietary and environmental factors, together with the intake of aspirin and other NSAIDs, influence tumour development. This implies new ways of specific testing for early diagnosis and new prevention strategies based on endoscopy and drug therapy. 282pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1999, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792387538
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Inventory #15113
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.40 approx. - € 23.20 approx.)
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Minear, Tish and Limon, Janet
The Ancient Pueblo people, also known mistakenly as the Anasazi, were a prehistoric Native American culture located around the present day 'Four Corners' areas of the Southwest United States. This area encompasses the Colorado Plateau, and extends from central New Mexico to southern Nevada, Utah and Arizona. The topography of this panoramic region varies greatly, including high plateaus, vast horizontal mesas, sleep walled canyons, and sandstone windows and bridges sculpted by water erosion. In cliff areas with harder stone, rock overhangs formed and served as building sites for adobe dwellings often accessible only by rope or rock climbing. Numerous national parks and monuments such as Mesa Verde, Grand Canyon, Sunset Crater and Chaco Canyon provide stunning scenery and a well-preserved window into the area's fascinating prehistoric past.Divided geographically, this expanded edition includes tips on visiting reservations, attending ceremonies, buying arts and crafts, and adjusting to 'Indian time'. The revised format provides easy reader access to a wealth of information, and includes dozens of new sites, selected places to stay, eat and shop, a calendar of various powwows and other tribal ceremonies, a section on language, points of interest, maps, and 16 pages of full colour photographs. This book also examines locations such as the Gila Cliff Dwellings Monument, the Taos Pueblo, and The Denver Art Museum, which houses an extensive collection of North American native art. 481pp.
Hippocrene Books Inc., 2009, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Expanded Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9780781811989
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Inventory #23817
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.50 approx. - € 14.50 approx.)
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Herbert, Edward
N.B. Previous owners inscription on ffep. Edges and corners of boards slightly bumped and faded with some light marking. Foxing to edges of pages. D/J marked and rubbed, head and tail of D/J spine chipped. 3 small closed tears to edges of D/J. 89pp.
John Murray, 1950, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall.
ISBN:
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Inventory #23291
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.20 approx. - € 11.60 approx.)
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