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Gergen, Mary M.
Previous owner's signature on ffep.200pp.
New York University Press, 1988, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0814730310
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Inventory #25321
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 11.40 approx. - € 10.07 approx.)
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Yarnall, Casey B.
Like them or hate them, computers are here to stay. The books in this series present leading-edge research in the field of computer research, technology and applications. Each contribution has been carefully selected for inclusion based on the significance of the research to this fast-moving and diverse field. 298pp. N.B. Slight dent to foredge of front board.
Nova Science Publishers Inc., 2007, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9781600215186
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Inventory #27481
Price: £ 40.00 GBP ($ 48.00 approx. - € 42.40 approx.)
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Fox, James
Drawn from the private family archive, this book recounts a family's dramatic reinvention and transformation on both sides of the Atlantic. "All of the Langhorne sisters are people one has to notice", wrote Eleanor Roosevelt from the White House in 1945. This effect and their great fame held sway first in the South, in Virginia, then the rest of America and England. High spirited, beautiful, clannish and adored, these five strikingly different women were mythologized in the plural long after their separate careers were a matter of history. Lizzie was the strict, puritan eldest sister, Irene was the flirtatious and golden southern belle. Nancy was flamboyant and powerful, and, after a disastrous first marriage, launched herself first on the stuffy ruling classes of England and then the House of Commons as the first woman MP. The luminous and melancholy Phyllis was a brilliant horsewoman and the only person Nancy loved all through her life. Nora was the eternal child, her life punctuated with seductions and boltings. This exploration of family myth unravels the darker stories: the tragic lives of Nancy and Phyllis's children by their first marriages. Placing his great aunt Nancy and grandmother Phyllis at its heart, the book looks at how their past lives and mistakes in America came back to haunt them. Told in their own intimate voices, selected from thousands of letters and journals, the book charts the attempts of two extraordinary women to transform themselves and to build new lives, and the chain of events that would destroy their family lives and happiness. Top edge of D/J slightly creased. Small tear to top corner of D/J on front wrapper. 578pp.
Granta Books, 1998, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1862070717
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Inventory #22029
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.00 approx. - € 10.60 approx.)
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Edited By Berg,P.;Lohse,A.W.;Tiegs,G. And Wendel A.
The therapeutic handling of autoimmune liver disease is limited because basic mechanistic insights into immunologically mediated pathophysiology have not yet been translated into standard pharmacological treatments. A future expansion of the incidence of autoimmune liver diseases is anticipated because of growing rates of exposure to an increased variety of xenobiotics of dietary, pharmaceutical or environmental origin. This book, the proceedings of an International Falk Workshop held in Konstanz, Germany, January 23-24, 1997, aims to share thinking among immunologists, biochemists, pharmacologists and clinicians in order to better understand the aetiology of this liver disease and its relation to extra-hepatic factors. 118pp.Fading to d/j spine.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1997, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Very Good. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792387309
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Inventory #15139
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 24.00 approx. - € 21.20 approx.)
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Edited By Mendus, Susan
Previous owner's signature on ffep.This book traces the growth of philosophical justifications of toleration. The contributors discuss the grounds on which we may be required to be tolerant and the proper limits of toleration. They consider the historical and conceptual relation between toleration and scepticism and ask whether toleration is justified by considerations of autonomy or of prudence. The papers cover a range of perspectives on the subject, including Marxist and Socialist as well as liberal views. The editor's introduction prepares the ground by discussing the essential features of the subject and offers a lucid survey of the theories and arguments put forward in the book. The collection arises out of the Morrell Toleration Project at the University of York and all the papers were written as contributions to that project. The discussion will be of interest to specialists in philosophy, in political and social theory and in intellectual history. 260pp.
Cambridge University Press, 1988, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 052134302X
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Inventory #24482
Price: £ 45.00 GBP ($ 54.00 approx. - € 47.70 approx.)
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