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Wright, Sheila
253pp.
Keele University Press, 1995, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1853310514
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Inventory #17637
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.38 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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Graddol, David and Boyd-Barrett, Oliver
This volume is one of the four readers compiled as part of the course Language and Literacy (Code E825), which is one module of the (UK) Open University MA in Education programme. The collection of papers in this volume is the outcome of a collaboration between two editors: the first a linguist and the second a researcher in media studies. The papers reflect the growing convergence of the two disciplines in their treatment of the text. Analyses of film and television have for some time drawn on linguistics theory - particularly the structuralist model of language provided by Saussure. More recently, linguists have themselves developed and turned their attention to the kinds of text which pervade everyday life, and that has at last generated more principled accounts of the interaction between words and image, and more generally of the interplay and tension between verbal and non-verbal modes of meaning. This anthology is thus concerned with the complex ways in which texts communicate: at how the verbal and visual element of texts can be theorized within a linguistic framework; and at postmodern approaches which strive to "decanter" the text itself and explore the historical social contexts of their production and consumption. The collection should be of wide interest to students and researchers in linguistics, media studies, and communication. 282pp.
The Open University and Multilingual Matters Ltd, 1993, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1853592196
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Inventory #26675
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Godwin, Robert (editor)
In November 1969 two more humans set foot on the lunar surface, in the process, further reinforcing the indisputable pre-eminence of the United States as the world's greatest technological power. There was no longer any need to establish the high ground in the ideological struggles of the Cold War. Charles 'Pete' Conrad, Alan Bean and Richard Gordon were making the voyage with higher goals in mind - further testing the technology and making a start on real lunar science. The average person may look into the following pages and see only statistics and charts but if you look hard enough you can see that they contain the hard-earned kernels of our collective future, a future as a space-faring civilisation. Captured here are the details of leaky spacesuits, rockets struck by lightning, spacesuit cooling systems which stop working because the spacecraft's door got stuck closed and cameras which were disabled by dust. Or the details of the pinpoint landing by Pete Conrad, through a pall of lunar dust so thick he couldn't see his landing site from 40 feet away. If you want to know why that TV camera failed or just how badly decomposed the robotic Surveyor had become after three years on the moon, it's all here, accompanied by hours of rare and unique video of the Apollo 12 mission. DVD-Video includes: Unique synchronised film and audio of the lunar landing, rendezvous and docking. Rare training footage of the crew aboard the KC-135, launch footage, multi-camera EVA film and more! Hours of video!
Collector's Guide Publishing, Incorporated, 2004, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1894959167
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Inventory #18878
Price: £ 8.95 GBP ($ 11.66 approx. - € 9.89 approx.)
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Rogers, W. P.
D/j scuffed. Two small tears to rear of d/j. 287pp.
Academic Press, 1962, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #21166
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Edited By Smyth,Mary N.
Health care is clearly in transition - but to where? Managed or unmanaged care? HMO's or not? Are insurance companies and hospitals the enemy of health care for their own patients? What about the 40,000,000 uninsured in America? Don't ask the patients, for they have become the ping pong balls in the health care game. This book examines important issues in this evergrowing maze.
Nova Science Publishers Inc., 2002, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: . . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1590332725
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Inventory #6615
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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