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Edited By Rodger,Dr Ian,Botting,Dr Jack and Dahlen,Prof.Sven-Erik
This volume contains the proceedings of the William Harvey Research Conference held in London on the 12th and 13th June 1997. It covers the biosynthesis of leukotrienes, their release in pathological conditions, progress in the characterization of leukotriene receptors, and the elucidation of signal transduction mechanisms following receptor activation. Particular attention has been directed at the use of the increasing number of available leukotriene receptor antagonists and biosynthesis inhibitors in diseases such as asthma and rhinitis. 143pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1998, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792387384
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Inventory #15072
Price: £ 40.00 GBP ($ 52.12 approx. - € 44.20 approx.)
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246pp.
Galleria Gottardo, 1999, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 8886455216
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Inventory #19761
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.06 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Cornford, F. M.
N.B. Corners creased. Slight fading to spine. 336pp.
Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1973, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0710046081
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Inventory #28272
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Goetz, Hans
348pp.
Edition Octopus, 2006, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9783865824011
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Inventory #28573
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Portugali, Nili
In this book Nili Portugali, presents her particular interpretation of the holistic-phenomenological worldview in theory and in practice, a worldview which stands in recent years at the forefront of the scientific discourse, and is tightly related to Buddhist philosophy. The purpose of architecture is first and foremost to create a human environment for human beings. The real challenge of current architectural practice is to make the best use of the potential inherent in our modern technological age. Yet, modern society has lost the value of man and thus created a feeling of alienation between man and the environment. Contemporary architecture sought to dissociate itself from the world of emotions and connect the design process to the world of ideas, thus creating a rational relation between building and man, devoid of any emotion. Portugali argues that in order to change the feeling of the environment and create places and buildings we really feel 'at home' and want to live in, what is needed is not a change of style or fashion, but a transformation of the mechanistic worldview underlying current thought and approaches. Based on Christopher Alexander's basic assumption that behind human architecture there are universal and eternal codes common to us all as human beings, and that there is absolute truth underlying beauty and comfort, Portugali demonstrates how this approach, as well as her unique planning process stemming from it (based on the way things actually exist already on site) generates that common spiritual experience people undergo in buildings endowed with soul, no matter where or from what culture they come from. That she demonstrates through a variety of her buildings and projects (with over 600 color illustrations and drawings), in relation to the physical, cultural and social reality of the place they were planned and built on, an Israeli reality which reflects a unique interface between the orient and the west, a cultural interface she personally represents.245pp.
Edition Axel Menges, 2006, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 3936681058
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Inventory #21057
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 39.09 approx. - € 33.15 approx.)
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