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Edited By Teng,P.S. Etc.
Systems approaches for agricultural development are needed to determine rational strategies for the role of agriculture in national development. Mathematical models and computer simulation provide objective tools for applying science to determine and evaluate options for resource management at field, farm and regional scales. However, these tools would not be fully utilizable without incorporating social and economic dimensions into their application. The second international symposium, Systems Approaches for Agricultural Development, held in Los Banos, 6-8 December 1995, fostered this link between the bio-physical sciences and the social sciences in the choice of keynote papers and oral presentations, a selection of which is included in this book. The book's contents reflect how systems approaches have moved beyond the research mode into the application mode. The number and quality of interdisciplinary research projects reported from different parts of the globe, to determine land use options that will meet multiple goals and yet sustain natural resource bases, is a key indicator of this "coming of age". 468pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1997, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792342852
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Inventory #15599
Price: £ 70.00 GBP ($ 91.21 approx. - € 77.35 approx.)
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Howe, Nicholas
How do the places we live in and visit shape our lives and memories? What does it mean to reside in different locations across the span of a life? In richly textured portraits of places seen from within, Nicholas Howe contemplates how places create and gather their stories and how, in turn, a sense of place locates the stories of our own lives. N.B. Some light marking and fading to D/J. 207pp.
Princeton University Press, 2003, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0691113653
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Inventory #23741
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Connors,Richard and Law,John M. Editors
This book analyses the principal events and processes that precipitated the emergence and formation of the law and legal culture of Alberta from the foundation of the Hudson's Bay in 1670 until the eve of the centenary of the Province in 2005. The formation of Alberta's constitution and legal institutions was by no means a simple process by which English and Canadian law was imposed upon a receptive and passive population. Challenges to authority, latent lawlessness, interaction between indigenous and settler societies, periods (pre- and post-1905) of jurisdictional confusion, and demands for individual, group, and provincial rights and recognitions are as much part of Alberta's legal history as the heroic and mythic images of an emergent and orderly Canadian west patrolled from the outset by red coated mounted police and peopled by peaceful and law-abiding subjects of the Crown. Papers focus on the development of criminal law in the Canadian west in the nineteenth century; the Natural Resources Transfer Agreement of 1930; the National Energy Program of the 1980s; Federal-Provincial relations; and the role and responsibilities of the offices of Justices of the Peace and of the Lieutenant-Governor; and the legacies of the Lougheed and Klein governments.N.B.Rear d/j cover slightly marked.
University of Alberta Press, 2005, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0888644574
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Inventory #17788
Price: £ 25.00 GBP ($ 32.58 approx. - € 27.63 approx.)
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Thornton, Mark
151pp.
Bristol Classical Press, 1989, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall.
ISBN: 1853990191
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Inventory #29887
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.52 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Gurko, Miriam
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Schocken Books, 1976, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall.
ISBN: 0805205454
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Inventory #26233
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.52 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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