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Lynton, Norbert
N.B. Foredge of front D/J scratched. 118pp.
Mapin Publishing, 2007, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: As New. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9780944142530
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Inventory #27375
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 25.80 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Dorhout Mees,Evert J.
Cardiovascular complications are not only responsible for more than half of patients' mortality, they also represent the bulk of everyday problems in a dialysis unit. Yet, the space allocated to them in the major textbooks covers only 2-8% of their total content. It gradually became clear to the author that systematic application of well-known pathophysiological principles could improve patients' conditions beyond expectations. More importantly, it appeared that world literature was mainly concerned with evaluating risk factors and that efforts to improve prognosis were concentrated on urea removal. It is important, therefore, to notice that "Volume Control", the central issue of this book, is not incorporated into the "Adequacy" concept. 160pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792362675
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Inventory #14994
Price: £ 25.00 GBP ($ 32.25 approx. - € 27.63 approx.)
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Ogilvie, Robertson F.
Previous owners inscription on ffep. Fading and slight marking to ffep and rfep. Head and tail of spine rubbed. D/j poor. Small nick to last two pages. 482pp.
E. & S. Livingstone Ltd, 1957, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: Poor. Fifth Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN:
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Inventory #21447
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.90 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Hossain, Dr. Kamal,etc.
This volume reflects the findings of a conference organized in preparation of setting up a national human rights commission and ombudsman institution in the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. The meeting assembled experts in the field of the protection and promotion of human rights, and of the problems of countries in transition from a non-democratic system, characterized by gross violations of human rights, towards a democratic system based on the rule of law and respect for human rights. The book analyzes the functioning of national human rights commissions and ombudsman institutions in 23 different countries, by means of country report written in the main by members of these institutions themselves and containing an assessment of their experience. 864pp.
Kluwer Law International, 2001, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9041115862
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Inventory #14639
Price: £ 120.00 GBP ($ 154.80 approx. - € 132.60 approx.)
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Rozik, Eli
This book is a comprehensive introduction to the analysis of fictional worlds in a set of fifteen arts, including theatre, opera, figurative ballet, mime, audio drama, figurative drawing/painting, figurative sculpture, strip cartoon, animation, puppet theatre, still photography, photo-novel, silent movie, cinema and TV drama. Due to their extreme differences, the combination of different arts in the description of a single fictional world, and the translation from one medium to another, are considered problematic. While such differences do not concern fictional creativity, which applies the same poetic and rhetoric rules whatever the medium, it is widely accepted that the problem lies in the extreme differences between the mediums of description. In contrast, this study explores their common grounds. These arts are iconic in nature, and if 'iconicity' is re-defined in terms of imprinting images on matter and mediation of language, and as reflecting the common roots of these mediums in a preverbal mode of imagistic thinking, therein is an explanation of their possible combination and translation from one medium to another without impairing the receivers' reading, interpreting and experiencing capacities. Eli Rozik analyses numerous fictional worlds in all these arts, produced during the last 2,500 years of artistic creativity, especially in theatre, art and cinema. This book presupposes that principles underlying the generation of descriptions of fictional worlds by the theatre medium, as proposed in two earlier works (Generating Theatre Meaning and Fictional Thinking), also apply to all the iconic/fictional arts. The text-book format of the volume has been purposefully designed to address the needs of undergraduate and postgraduate students, suiting the structure of university courses and providing all necessary information to access the images/artistic works discussed in the volume via the web and Google. This inter-art journey from theatre theory to the arts is compelling reading for all those involved and engaged in artistic creativity. 299pp.
Sussex Academic Press, 2011, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781845194253
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Inventory #27367
Price: £ 40.00 GBP ($ 51.60 approx. - € 44.20 approx.)
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