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Edited By White, Stephen K.
N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. 354pp.
Cambridge University Press, 1995, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 052144120X
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Inventory #24536
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 39.09 approx. - € 33.15 approx.)
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Smith, Robert J.
N.B.HIGHLIGHTING.
Longman, 1994, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: Good. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0582238927
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Inventory #29575
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.52 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Compiled and Presented By Mason, John Hope
N.B. Lacks ffep. 1 Library stamp, 1 sticker. 336pp.
Quartet Books, 1979, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. Ex Library. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0704321904
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Inventory #23137
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.38 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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Barbash, Shepard
This book takes a generational look at the fast-changing world of the woodcarvers of Oaxaca, Mexico. These artisans became famous in the 1980s for their colourful novelty figures, a contemporary folk art that Shepard Barbash and Vicki Ragan documented in the book "Oaxacan Woodcarvers". Fourteen years later, beginning in 2004, Barbash and Ragan returned to Oaxaca and discovered many changes in the lives of the woodcarvers they had known. Barbash effectively presents their personal stories in narratives drawn from interviews accompanied by Ragan's arresting black-and-white photographs of the carvers and their lives today. A series of diptychs of the same people taken in 1989-90 and again fifteen years later are accompanied by extended essay-captions on the changing circumstances shaping their lives.Faced with a glut of carvings on the market, declining sales abroad, and an unsteady supply of tourists at home, a number of Oaxacan artisans put aside their craft to become mojados, or foreign workers, drawn by the economic opportunities north of the border. With eloquence and insight, the book puts a human face on bilateralism, a fancy term to denote divided souls. From the dusty villages of Oaxaca to the orchards of Oregon and the kitchens of Chicago, the carvers have joined millions of Mexicans who, unable to find good work or sustain their recent prosperity in their own country, have fled across the border: artisans and aliens. "Changing Dreams" is a moving story of change and survival, conveying the growing aspirations and changing dreams of a people struggling to catch up without leaving too much behind, whose creations we enjoy but whose lives we barely understand.155pp.
Museum of New Mexico Press, 2007, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9780890135051
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Inventory #18994
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Jeffers, J.N.R.
At a time when "green" issues are at the forefront of public consciousness, appropriate methods for the handling of environmental data are especially important for research scientist. This book is intended as practical guide to the use of microcomputers in environmental biology, the study of living organisms in relation to their environment, their distribution in time and space, and their relationships with such factors as temperature, moisture and the chemical elements involved in nutrition and pollution. Slight twist to binding.
Parthenon Publishing Group Ltd, 1992, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1850702934
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Inventory #14431
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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