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Edited By Sissons,J.G.P. Etc.
The immune system has evolved in large part to enable organisms to resist microbial infection. Micro-organisms have long been used as experimental tools by immunologists, and the study of the immune response to viruses and bacteria has contributed much to our understanding of basic immunological mechanisms. There are also important practical and clinical reasons for attempting to understand the immunology of infections. These include the rational design of vaccines, the pathogenesis of infectious diseases, the advent of AIDS, the rise in drug-resistant mycobacterial infections and the recognition of the infectious aetiology of peptic ulcer disease. The contributors to this book are all chosen for their active involvement and expertise in the fields. It bridges the divide between basic immunological research and clinical practice. 245pp.Slight fading to base of spine.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1994, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792389689
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Inventory #15262
Price: £ 40.00 GBP ($ 52.80 approx. - € 46.40 approx.)
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Jeffers, J.N.R.
At a time when "green" issues are at the forefront of public consciousness, appropriate methods for the handling of environmental data are especially important for research scientist. This book is intended as practical guide to the use of microcomputers in environmental biology, the study of living organisms in relation to their environment, their distribution in time and space, and their relationships with such factors as temperature, moisture and the chemical elements involved in nutrition and pollution. Slight twist to binding.
Parthenon Publishing Group Ltd, 1992, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1850702934
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Inventory #14431
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.90 approx. - € 8.70 approx.)
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Costas, Lorenzo A.
This new book presents leading-edge research on Mars which is the fourth planet from the Sun in the Solar System. The planet is named after Mars, the Roman god of war. It is also referred to as the 'Red Planet' because of its reddish appearance as seen from Earth. A terrestrial planet, Mars has a thin atmosphere and surface features reminiscent both of the impact craters of the Moon and the volcanoes, valleys, deserts and polar ice caps of Earth. It is the site of Olympus Moons, the highest known mountain in the solar system, and of Valles Marineris, the largest canyon. In addition to its geographical features, Mars' rotational period and seasonal cycles are likewise similar to those of the Earth Mars has two moons, Phobos and Deimos, which are small and irregularly shaped.These may be captured asteroids, similar to 5261 Eureka, a Martian Trojan asteroid. Mars can be seen from Earth with the naked eye. Its apparent magnitude reaches -2.9, a brightness surpassed only by Venus, the Moon, and the Sun, though for much of the year Jupiter may appear brighter to the naked eye than Mars. 300pp.
Nova Science Publishers Inc., 2008, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9781600218262
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Inventory #27480
Price: £ 80.00 GBP ($ 105.60 approx. - € 92.80 approx.)
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Zhou, Zhongfei
This work conducts a critical examination of Chinese foreign banking law in the context of the international convergence of supervisory standards and practices. If China is to develop a modern and viable banking sector, it needs to put in place a suitable legal infrastructure which is consistent with emerging international supervisory standards, WTO requirements and aspirations for financial sector liberalization. The author argues that the current foreign banking laws are fundamentally out of line with international standards and practices in a number of respects and that legislators and supervisors do not at present appreciate or cultivate commonly accepted supervisory values. The author therefore proposes a set of reforms that would at the same time create a legal environment for competitive equality between foreign banks and protect the safety and soundness of the Chinese banking system. The issues considered include the licensing process for the entry of foreign banks into the Chinese market, the ongoing regulation of foreign banks and foreign bank crisis management or bank failure resolution. The author offers a proposed framework of Chinese foreign banking law which should be of great benefit to existing and prospective foreign banks in China. 241pp.
Kluwer Law International, 2001, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9041198385
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Inventory #14921
Price: £ 45.00 GBP ($ 59.40 approx. - € 52.20 approx.)
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De La Harpe, Roger
A view of The Top Touring Spots of South Africa to suit all pockets for example the Kruger Park, Mala Mala down to three basic tent accommodation in the Kruger Rest Camps is covered. Geographical area of the country is suited, together with a map of its regions and within that region the best of the holiday spots are previewed. Some like the Waterfront and Lost City, which are regular attractions and other that, are out of the way places, which you may not otherwise visit. The idea is to give the tourist whether their are overseas or local plenty of scope in terms of price and different type of holiday one can have whether it's touring the shebeens in Soweto or the flash box of the Lost City. Enjoying the solitude of the Richtersveldt or white waterrafting in the Eastern Cape. The book tells you where to go and what to do and how to get there and where to stay. At the end of each chapter there's an information box containing all of the useful telephone numbers and e-mail addresses and fax numbers of the Tourist Bureau's, hotels etc. 144pp. N.B. Top of D/J spine slightly creased.
Sunbird Publishers Ltd, 2002, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: As New. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0624039501
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Inventory #22960
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.50 approx. - € 14.50 approx.)
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