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Tsohos, Prof. Dr G. And Oppliger, Dr M
Construction chemicals and in particular concrete admixtures, as a major part, represent a complex and multidisciplinary field of technologies. It is therefore not a surprise that there are difficulties to gain an understanding of such complex areas which include chemistry, physics, material sciences, engineering and construction techniques. This book is an attempt to bridge over the different views and languages of chemists, engineers, contractors, concrete technologists as well as environmental specialist. This is a very ambitious target. The lack of systematic teaching at universities was the motivation for the authors to create a handbook which should help students, chemists and engineers as well as any other interested parties to understand admixtures in their variety, nature, mode of action and its performances. The objective was not to deal with scientific details or report on the latest research but even more to give an overview and to show performance characteristics and correlations. This book should also help to promote admixtures as a very useful tool to save resources (eg: water, energy, by improving performances, quality and service life of concrete constructions).142pp.
University Studio Press, 2007, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9789601216522
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Inventory #21943
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.29 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Nyabongo, H.H.Prince Akiki K.
Priced for the two volumes.
Basil Blackwell, 1938, Card Covers, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint. . 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall.
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Inventory #25116
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Alston Jr., Alex A. And Dickerson, James L.
Recalling the state's shameful racist history of lynching, arson, denial of rights, false imprisonment, and other heinous crimes, this riveting narrative explores how Mississippi became a safe haven for the most violent and virulent racists, who were immune to prosecution for their crimes. This sanctuary of the then status quo emerged from the 1956 Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission's efforts to preserve segregation and 'Mississippi Values' by declaring the state outside the jurisdiction of the federal government. This title presents an analysis of the major crimes, the institutional collusion, delayed and never-delivered justice, and the state's attempts at atonement are interspersed with the authors' recollections of what they saw, heard, and experienced as whites - thus 'insiders' - during this troubled time. With commentary extending to the present day, this is both a well-researched history and an eyewitness record of living through an era of judicial, media, and economic terrorism directed against African Americans. 369pp.
Lawrence Hill Books, 2009, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781556527630
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Inventory #21179
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.29 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Joekes, Susan
In this book, emerging long-term trends in the world economy are analysed to show their effect on the economic position of women in developing countries. Stressing the interlinkages between the macro and micro levels of the economy, the book approaches the subject from the perspective of both wage earning women and those in roles of unpaid labour such as housework and farmwork. The book provides the first methodological synthesis of these approaches to portray women in developing countries as active participants in development. Analysing the employment trends for women by geographical region and by sector the author assesses how the emergence of a modern international economy has affected the economic position of women. 161pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep.
Oxford University Press, 1989, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall.
ISBN: 0195063155
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Inventory #26599
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.52 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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El Rawas, Mohamed
This is a much needed permanent source of reference as well as a unique introduction to the work of an outstanding artist.235 reproductions and accompanying text by the artist.237pp.
Saqi Books, 2004, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0863569099
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Inventory #15926
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.06 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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