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Edited By Arnaldi, Simone; Lorenzet, Andrea; Russo, Federica
Slight dent to front cover and fore edge of front board otherwise New. Nanotechnology seems to escape boundaries and definitions. The "Rush to Nanoscale" spreads throughout different sites and arenas, involving a multiplicity of actors, meanings and spaces in which they emerge. The 'uncertainty of nanotechnology' appears to be both a condition and a consequence of this situation. This volume adds to the collective effort of charting the multiple and heterogeneous dimensions that characterize nanotechnology, by analyzing the numerous modalities through which different stakeholders and actors provide definitions, attribute meaning and sense to nanoenabled innovations. The chapters of the book attempt to highlight how nanotechnologies, their discourse, and their actual and potential implications cannot be isolated in laboratories, factories, markets and separate discussion arenas. Also, the volume examines how it is apparently not possible to bind and/or confine the definition of nanotechnology by referring exclusively to present-day research and applications, as well as to geographical, cultural and even disciplinary boundaries. Considered together, this collection of essays suggests that the 'societal experiment' of nanotechnology has to be explored with a vocabulary that is not just scientific and technical, in order to cross the frontiers between multiple domains, actors, identities, translations and negotiation processes that occur in the nanotechnology field. 143pp.
IOS Press, 2009, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9781607500223
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Inventory #21770
Price: £ 60.00 GBP ($ 79.20 approx. - € 69.60 approx.)
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Piper, David
It traverses London from Regent's Park to Lambeth, from the Tower of London to Kensington, with excursions on the river and forays to outlying points of interest, each chapter covering an area which can be comfortably walked in a day. The author draws out the individual character of each district through history, literature, art and architecture and his own informed and entertaining comments. This is an essential guide for those who really want to understand how London has developed. 286pp.
Collins, 1980, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good/Price Clipped. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0002162873
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Inventory #22044
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.90 approx. - € 8.70 approx.)
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Ganzel, Dewey
D/J spine slightly faded. 454pp.
Oxford University Press, 1982, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0192122312
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Inventory #22459
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.90 approx. - € 8.70 approx.)
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Edited By Fry,Lionel
A study on the aetiology and treatment of psoriasis and eczema. 202pp.
Clinical Press Ltd, 1989, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1854570021
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Inventory #15447
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.60 approx. - € 5.80 approx.)
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Grey, Mary
An exploration of the doctrine of revelation undertaken because, as the author writes in her introduction, "this is a time of revelation" - a time of social and political upheaval. In this book, Grey provides a radical re-examination of the central questions of theology. 164pp. N.B. Some annotation. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Reading crease to spine.
Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1993, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 028104659X
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Inventory #26739
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