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Gokhale, Balkrishna Govind
The history of India covered by this book ranges over four millennia from the Harappan age to the Nehru era. Each of its chapters deals with a distinct age enmeshing political facts with facets of development in social and economic life, literature and the arts, religions and philosophies. 360pp. Slight scuffing to spine, small tear to d/j at head of rear inset flap.
Sterling Publishers Private Limited, 1982, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. D/J in Protective Wrapper. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #12434
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.00 approx. - € 7.95 approx.)
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Kelly,Peter E. And Larson,Douglas W.
The most ancient and least disturbed forest ecosystem in eastern North America clings to the vertical cliffs of the Niagara Escarpment. Prior to 1988 it had escaped detection even though the entire forest was in plain view and was being visited by thousands upon thousands of people every year. The reason no one had discovered the forest was that the trees were relatively small and lived on the vertical cliffs of the Niagara Escarpment. "The Last Stand" reveals the complete account of the discovery of this ancient forest, of the miraculous properties of the trees forming this forest (eastern white cedar), and of what is was like for researchers to live, work and study within this forest. The unique story is told with text, with stunning colour photographs and through vivid first-hand accounts. This book will stand the test of time as a testament to science, imagination and discovery. 162pp.
Natural Heritage Books, 2007, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9781897045190
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Inventory #17962
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.00 approx. - € 10.60 approx.)
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Edited By Halachmi, Arie and Bouckaert, Geert
This volume deals with concepts relating to public productivity through quality and strategic management. It is suggested that quality is not a simple or single concept: it can mean compliance with pre-determined specifications of processes or outputs; it can mean assessment of outcomes or gatekeeping - in other words, assuring the quality of the inputs. There are obvious parallels with measuring productivity - if you cannot get good handles on outputs, then use inputs. This problem of the simple becoming complicated was understood by the Japanese at the inception of their "productivity movement". Having carefully analyzed how Europe had adopted and adapted American productivity techniques and approaches, and being faced with a turbulent system of industrial relations and a poor quality image, the initiators of the Japanese productivity movement came to the conclusion that, at least, a cease-fire and, at best, a treaty had to be negotiated between organized labour, management and government. The resulting 1955 productivity principles are addressed in this book. 271pp.
IOS Press, 1995, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9051991894
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Inventory #22978
Price: £ 60.00 GBP ($ 72.00 approx. - € 63.60 approx.)
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Blanpain, R. (Editor)
Bulletin of Comparative Labour Relations 41. The Club of Labour Law Journals held a conference in Brussels in April 2001, under the auspices of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium and the Society for Social and International Cooperation. This book is the record of that significant conference. The presentations and discussion proceed along four main avenues: the "battle for the brains", the impact of atypical work arrangements, the concept of employability, and the online rights of workers. Important questions addressed include: do globalization and high technology necessarily go hand in hand?; which skills increase employability?; what are the social factors of employability?; are contingent and partly dependent workers protected in a fair way?; to what degree can the employment contract be stabilized?; how can we tackle the erosion of social security provisions?; to what extent should intra-company electronic resources be regulated?; and what is the relation between employers and illegal immigrants? 260pp.
Kluwer Law International, 2002, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: . First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9041116915
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Inventory #15125
Price: £ 40.00 GBP ($ 48.00 approx. - € 42.40 approx.)
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Mackenzie-Grieve, Averil
Includes original card engraved by Averil Mackenzie-Grieve with signed Best Wishes from Averil & John dated 1949. Slight stain on spine and on side edge of rear board. 276pp.
Geoffrey Bles, 1970, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #21171
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.00 approx. - € 10.60 approx.)
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