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Edited By Hayward, Max and Labedz, Leopold
Previous owners inscription on fep. 235pp.Spine a little faded.
Oxford University Press, 1963, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #20610
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.52 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Virgil; Chew, Kristina (translator)
152pp.Rendered in an idiom drawn from present-day nature guides, gardening handbooks, how-to manuals, and scientific treatises -- and in a style influenced by twentieth-century poetry -- this bold new translation seeks to renew our appreciation of a work often relegated to the pigeonhole of didactic poetry about farming. In doing so, it reveals the Georgics as a remarkable window on Roman conceptions of the natural world and of the place of human life within it -- and also conveys a sense of how daring were Virgil's poetics in their day. Footnotes offer a wealth of information on mythology, agriculture, wildlife, geography, and astronomy while highlighting the technical, scientific, ethnographic, and other registers of the poem.
Hackett Publishing Company, Incorporated, 2002, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0872206106
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Inventory #4038
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.29 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Howe, Sonia E.
The mighty Russian Empire was not built in a day - from a small beginning and by a number of different processes it has grown to its present dimensions. For centuries it grew by immigration and colonisation, and it is only since the sixteenth century that expansion came by means of conquest. In the course of the ten and a half centuries of her existence, Russia's political centre has shifted three times: from Kiev to Vladimir, from Vladimir to Moscow, and from Moscow to St Petersburg. Each of these four names represents distinct phases of development and periods with very definite characteristics. This development has not been one of continuous growth: it was interrupted by a great calamity, the Mongol invasion, which darkened the thirteenth century, and from which it has taken centuries to recover. Again, the Russian nation is not a homogeneous whole, a nation of one blood; nor are her peoples all on the same level of culture. Unless these facts are grasped, and the causes underlying the complexity of Russian history come to be understood, there can be no exact comprehension or balanced judgement of her problems and difficulties, and the part she has to play among the nations. The aim in "A Thousand Years of Russian History" is to convey general impressions of the various stages passed through by Russia in the course of her evolution, and to give sketches of the lives of those of her rulers who have stamped their era with the mark of their personality. This book is a completely retyped and indexed version of the 1918 publication with the same name. 266pp.
Nova Science Publishers Inc., 2005, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9781594544873
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Inventory #19565
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 39.09 approx. - € 33.15 approx.)
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Enloe, Cynthia H.
Placing women at the centre of international politics, this study charts the changing definition of gender roles, sexuality and militarism at the end of the 20th century. It documents new opportunities for freedom of rights, and nationalist movements that serve to re-establish masculine privilege. 326pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Slight crease to rear cover.
University of California Press, 1993, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0520083369
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Inventory #25060
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.38 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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Saunders, Cherly and Triggs, Gillian (editors)
This is the second volume in the series "Melbourne Studies in Comparative and International Law". It contains the revised and updated versions of papers presented at the conference "Trade and Cooperation with the European Union in the New Millennium", held at The University of Melbourne from 14-15 December 2000. The collection, by leading international scholars and practitioners, explores the current and future challenges which the European Union presents to Australia and Australasia, and addresses broader issues of globalization of markets and harmonization of international trade law. 202pp
Kluwer Law International, 2002, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9041117784
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Inventory #15085
Price: £ 40.00 GBP ($ 52.12 approx. - € 44.20 approx.)
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