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Asociacion Espanola de Profesores de Derecho Internacional y Relaciones Internacionales
The "Spanish Yearbook of International Law" brings together information concerning Spanish legal practice and a bibliography over the period of one year and makes it available to an international readership. It aims To serve as a vehicle for furthering knowledge of Spanish practice in the field of international law among an audience with no knowledge of Spanish. It deals with both private and public international law, taken in a broad sense to include summary treatment of international organizations of which Spain is a member. N.B.Base of spine slightly bumped.548pp.
Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2002, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9041118403
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Inventory #14770
Price: £ 70.00 GBP ($ 92.40 approx. - € 81.20 approx.)
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Wiesner, Merry E.
The coverage is geographically broad, ranging from Spain to Scandinavia, and from Russia to Ireland, and the topics investigated include the female life-cycle, literacy, women's economic role, sexuality, artistic creations, female piety - and witchcraft - and the relationship between gender and power. To aid students each chapter contains extensive notes on further reading (but few footnotes), and the approach throughout is designed to render the subject in as accessible and stimulating manner as possible. Women and Gender in Early Modern Europe is suitable for usage on numerous courses in women's history, early modern European history, and comparative history. 264pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription and old price sticker to ffep.
Cambridge University Press, 1993, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0521386136
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Inventory #25967
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.90 approx. - € 8.70 approx.)
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Dempsey, Eric
Covers the whole process of appreciating birds on a generic level to the specific methods of identifying different species of birds. It is illustrated throughout with stunning full-colour images taken by some of Europe's leading bird and wildlife photographers. Part one covers many subjects from choosing the right binoculars to a more advanced understanding of how birds use their feathers and beaks. It looks at Ireland as a bird-watching country, and examines the different Irish seasonal migrations.It explains how and why birds communicate, their various nesting strategies, why Ireland has lost some birds and gained new ones, and examines the concept of what makes a species a species. Part two begins with 'Eric Dempsey's Ten Steps to Bird Identification'. This is Eric's own original, tried-and-tested method for the identification of Ireland's birds. It provides the best techniques to identify all the species you might encounter, from garden birds to ducks and geese, from owls to warblers and gulls. Written in a relaxed and easy-to-read style, and rich with breath-taking photographs, "Birdwatching in Ireland" is the book for anyone who has an interest in Ireland's birds. 229pp.Slight bump to bottom right corners.
GIll and MacMillan, 2008, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Very Good. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9780717142996
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Inventory #22938
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.50 approx. - € 14.50 approx.)
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Ree, Jonathan
The stunning debut of Jonathan Ree, the Simon Schama of philosophy. 'I See A Voice is a joy to read: bold, crisp in style, effortlessly erudite, slyly humorous, passionate and humane.' Roy Porter, Independent 'Ree writes with such clarity and elegance that his prose is a pleasure to read. His exploration of the world of the deaf demonstrates that their tragic deprivation of one sense illumines our understanding of the others. His study of sign language gives us unparalleled insight into the nature of spoken language! this book is not only a fascinating history of the belated correction of our misperceptions of the deaf, but a demonstration that philosophy really can advance our understanding of the world and ourselves.' Anthony Storr, Literary Review 'Some philosophers take difficulty and try to make it simple, but Ree takes what is apparently mundane and undeniably everyday and makes it hard and wonderful. Reading his book, I had to sit at a table, with a pen and notebook, jotting down things I had never thought about before -- asking myself how it was that I had lived with this commonsense all my life, yet never been in possession of its meanings! Ree treats philosophy the way Adam Phillips treats psychoanalysis: he scrutinises the everyday and the commonplace and charges them with significance. Psychoanalysis and the writings of Freud flood into his text, along with the poetry of Wordsworth, the writings of Proust, his own poignant memories of things past. The melancholy richness of his writing soaks up the culture of the late twentieth century: its emphasis on subjectivity and uncertainity; its sense of the individual; its receptivity to other forms; its confessionalism and belief in self scrutiny! in his passionate, fascinating philosophical history of language, deafness and the senses.' 399pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep.
Flamingo, 2000, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0006550584
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Inventory #26089
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.90 approx. - € 8.70 approx.)
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Turnbull, Michael T.R.B.
This is a local search for God in the holy places of Edinburgh and Lothians. The first section deals with the past, touring the stones, statues, spires, churches and ancient monuments which crowd the city and its surrounds. It is an appreciation of the people whose collective efforts over the centuries have moulded the spiritual heritage of the Lothians today - the women and men of faith, the city fathers, the architects and the artists, the saints and even the sinners. The second part of the book looks at the present and the future.170pp.
Saint Andrew Press, 1996, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: . First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0715206893
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Inventory #11083
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.60 approx. - € 5.80 approx.)
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