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Wallach, Mara
Make mosaics on any surface - mirrors, tables, chairs, picture frames, bowls, switch plate covers, wooden shoes, and more. This title features: hundreds of photographs that show project variations and possibilities; practical information about cutting techniques, choosing an adhesive, and grouting; advice on using colour and designing your project to achieve the effect you want; and, using your own unique found objects for one-of-a-kind gifts and home decor. 109pp.
Stackpole Books, 2010, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" Tall.
ISBN: 9780811706155
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Inventory #27447
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.54 approx. - € 11.02 approx.)
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Brahmasamhara, Yogi
This is a book on meditation that takes people beyond where most other such books have taken them. It is a book of wisdom - wisdom for its understanding of human nature, wisdom for its answers to the unhappiness in modern life, and wisdom for the person-to-person way in which it is written. Among the numerous books written about meditation, this one jumps out - the author is a boy from the country who knows the modern way of life and its stresses and distresses first hand. The book is practical, easy to read and comprehensive. It is written in a warm, gentle, easy-to-follow manner. The author mixes the text with humorous stories about his Masters and drawn from his own life. 296pp.
Rockpool Publishing, 2011, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781921878008
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Inventory #28165
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.50 approx. - € 14.50 approx.)
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Brink, Jean R. (editor)
The essays in this volume fucus on the issue of gender as it relates to texts written by and about women in early modern England. The contributors engage in a variety of theoretical approaches to historical problems and literary texts. The collection is arranged chronologically. 250pp. Bump to tail of book spine, otherwise a very nice copy.
Sixteenth Century Journal Publishers Inc, 1993, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0940474247
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Inventory #19952
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.80 approx. - € 17.40 approx.)
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Wertz, Dorothy C.; Fletcher, John C.
Dorothy Wertz and John Fletcher pioneered the first international study of ethical and social issues in genetics in 18 nations. This book reports and discusses their second and more representative study in 36 nations. The survey focused on actual situations that occur in the practice of medical genetics, presented as case vignettes that can also be used in teaching and policy discussion. Among the issues discussed are privacy, prenatal diagnosis, patient autonomy, directiveness in counseling, sex selection, forensic DNA banking, "genetic discrimination," and "eugenics". This is Dorothy Wertz's final book, as she died in April, 2003. It is a one of a kind cross-cultural study of complex ethical issues in the uses of genetic information. No one else has attempted to look at the international aspects of medical genetics on such a broad scale. The results provide a resource for discussion both within and among nations. Much bioethical and policy discussion now occurs in an information vacuum. The survey showed that what people would do, and their reasons for doing it, differed considerably from what ethicists think they "should" do. Many will be surprised at the results, especially in nations where bioethical discussion is just beginning. "Genetics and Ethics in Global Perspective" is of interest to medical geneticists, genetic counselors, social scientists and anthropologists who study cross-cultural issues, bioethicists and bioethics centers and health policy makers.474pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1402028806
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Inventory #16794
Price: £ 18.00 GBP ($ 23.76 approx. - € 20.88 approx.)
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Chronic hepatitis has been the focus of intense scientific research for decades and considerable progress and new insights into its pathogenesis and resulting therapeutic strategies have been made. Replication of hepatitis B and C viruses and details of its life cycle in the host have been well characterized. Immunology in general and immunopathology of the liver in viral and autoimmune hepatitis have shown more specific mechanisms of host defence and new models of autoimmune aggression have been developed. The role of apoptosis in liver damage is now well appreciated and has been analyzed precisely. Essential steps of fibrogenesis as a consequence of chronic liver damage are now better understood and new strategies for its prevention have evolved. Chronic hepatitis is the leading cause of liver cell carcinoma, the molecular basis of which has been more clearly elucidated. This increasing knowledge should provide a sound basis for more effective therapy in chronic hepatitis and its life-threatening consequences. This book, the proceedings of the Falk Workshop on Chronic Hepatitis, held in Cologne, Germany, on January 27-28, 2000, brings together experts from different fields of research such as virology, immunology, pathology, cell and molecular biology, as well as clinical medicine, and discusses in depth the novel findings in basic and clinical research.275pp. N.B.Slight fading to d/j spine.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792387635
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Inventory #14696
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.40 approx. - € 23.20 approx.)
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