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Blinkenberg, Lars
One of the most persistent area of conflict since World-War II, the Indo-Pakistan troubles, "celebrated" their 50th anniversary in the second half of 1997 without there being any solution in sight. Since august 1947, when the two new states were created out of British India, there has been almost uninterrupted conflict between India and Pakistan. On three occasions, in 1947, in 1965 and 1971, it has led to war. The first volume of India-Pakistan is a study of the historical background to the conflict, while the second volume provides analysis of the many structural factors, in particular with regard to the political background in India during the first period of conflict. Differences arose out of a post-colonial settlement which was driven by the old British policy of "Divide and Rule", but which was effected in a special way due to the leadership of Jawaharlal Nehru´s and to the suggestions of the Viceroy Mountbatten. This volume also includes interviews with many, politicians and journalists among them, who have been deeply involved in and have an intimate knowledge of the subcontinent and its recent history. 433pp.
Odense University Press, 1998, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
ISBN: 8778382858
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Inventory #19947
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 24.00 approx. - € 21.20 approx.)
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Wittgenstein, Ludvig
N.B. Booksellers sticker to front paste down. Rubbing to head and tail of spine. 189pp.
Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd, 1947, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. Third Impression. . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Inventory #28606
Price: £ 35.00 GBP ($ 42.00 approx. - € 37.10 approx.)
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Olver, Ian N.
This is an original contribution to the much debated area of the value that we should place on human life. With the euthanasia issue highlighted in the public arena this book argues for a non-absolutist highest value on life ethic and how that fits with society's current emphasis on individual autonomy. Not only are the arguments for and against placing a highest value on life explored but the way of arguing particularly the use of slippery slopes is discussed. By the use of everyday examples the impact of placing a high value on life is explored. A futuristic intensive care ward round illustrates the ethical and resource issues with which we would be challenged in adopting a highest value on life policy for medical decisions. This book will be useful for students of ethics, nursing and medicine as well as those engaged in the public debate on euthanasia. 165pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2002, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
ISBN: 140201029X
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Inventory #14637
Price: £ 35.00 GBP ($ 42.00 approx. - € 37.10 approx.)
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Driedger, Leo
Previous owner's signature on ffep.Volume 19 in the Studies in Religion and Society Series.N.B.Some slight annotation.237pp.
The Edwin Mellen Press, 1988, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
ISBN: 0889468559
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Inventory #25143
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 15.00 approx. - € 13.25 approx.)
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Haughton, Rosemary
N.B.Previous owner's name on ffep.
Templegate Publishers, 1985, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
ISBN: 0872431355
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Inventory #26195
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.00 approx. - € 7.95 approx.)
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