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Barker, Granville
Granville Barker's Prefaces to Shakespeare have withstood the test of time as the best commentary on Shakespeare's plays ever written. They combine great common sense with the author's experience as a director and actor, and his scholarly knowledge of the Elizabethan stage.70pp.
Nick Hern Books, 2009, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprinted in Large Format. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781848420090
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Inventory #29377
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.60 approx. - € 5.80 approx.)
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Chapman, Matthew
A piece of confessional non-fiction, this 'accidental memoir' aims to shed new light on the Darwinian point of view. A descendent of Charles Darwin, Mathew Chapman grew up feeling intensely and hopelessly competitive with his ancestor. Tormented by a skin disease which disfigured him thoughout his youth, Chapman grew into a shy teenager, until cured, when he reunited himself with society in a most rampant and promiscuous way - ending up in Hollywood. Chapman now lives reclusively in Manhattan, where he is learning to accept that he will never outshine Charles Darwin. As part of this process he recently took a trip to Dayton, Tennessee, where the famous 'Scopes Monkey Trial' took place. This book is about this journey and about the memories it evoked of an overshadowed childhood, of trying to survive both family and Hollywood - the survival of the fittest. 335pp. N.B. Very slight fading to D/J spine.
Duckworth Literary Entertainments, Ltd., 2000, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0715630024
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Inventory #27883
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.90 approx. - € 8.70 approx.)
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Institute of Geological Sciences, 1964, Card Covers, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Solid and Drift Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #29325
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.90 approx. - € 8.70 approx.)
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Edited By Duncan,Roderick
This text gives an account of the SPECT technique, including basic aspects of radiation, radiation dosimetry and radiation protection, and the use of SPECT in major domains such as epilepsy, psychiatric disorders, head injury, cerebrovascular disorders, and cerebral neoplasm. It is written mainly by neuroclinicians with a wide experience of using SPECT in their own clinical domain. The book can therefore, serve as a practical guide for neuroclinicians who are less familiar with the advantages and disadvantages of SPECT. It is also of interest to nuclear medicine specialists who would like to know more about the clinical applications of the technique. This text is a concise guide, concentrating largely on the major applications of the technique. 193pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1997, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792341864
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Inventory #15499
Price: £ 75.00 GBP ($ 99.00 approx. - € 87.00 approx.)
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Woolnough, Brian E.
EX LIBRARY.One library stamp,adhesive label to base of spine.Science teaching in schools is often criticized, especially by older students, for being too prescribed, too impersonal, too lacking in opportunity for personal judgement and creativity. Science has become reduced to a series of small, apparently trivial activities and pieces of knowledge, unrelated to the world in which the students are growing up, and inhibiting to their developing personalities and aspirations. And yet, despite the pressures of national curriculum and examination syllabuses, science in schools can be, and often is, much more exciting and stimulating than that. This book celebrates such science teaching, and the qualities of the teachers who produce it, and argues that doing science should be a holistic not a reductionist activity, involving the affective as well as the cognitive aspects of a student's life. We should be concerned not only with what students know and can do, but also with whether they want to do it. Furthermore, Brian Woolnough argues that the best form of effective science teaching is through student research projects, in which students take a problem of personal concern to themselves and tackle it, worry at it, persevere in it and, meeting its challenges, produce their own solution. Such involvement in genuine scientific activity is, it is argued, not only possible in schools but essential if school science can do justice to our students and to the scientific enterprise itself.
Open University Press, 1994, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. Ex Library. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0335191339
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Inventory #28945
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.90 approx. - € 8.70 approx.)
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