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Melnyk, George
In this, the companion to the landmark volume 'The Literary History of Alberta: Volume One', George Melnyk examines Alberta literature in the second half of the twentieth century. At last, Melnyk argues, Alberta writers have found their voice -- and their accomplishments have been remarkable. The contradictory landscape, the stereotypes of the Indian, the Mountie, and the Cowboy, and the language of the Other, speaking from the margins -- these elements all left their impressions on the consciousness of early Alberta. But writers in the last few decades have turned this inheritance to their advantage, to create compelling stories about this place and its people. Today, Melnyk discovers, Alberta writers can appreciate not only this achievement, but also its essential source: the symbolic communication of Writing-on-Stone. The book extends the study of Alberta's cultural history to the present day. It is a vital text for anyone interested in Alberta's vibrant literary culture. 302pp.
University of Alberta Press, 1999, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0888643241
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Inventory #13159
Price: £ 6.00 GBP ($ 7.74 approx. - € 6.63 approx.)
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Edited By De Mylius,Johan;Jorgensen,Aage and Pedersen,Viggo Hjornager
Papers from the Second International Hans Christian Andersen Conference 1996. The conference was held in English, and all 45 papers are also in English, reflecting the goal of making the Danish writer better known and understood elsewhere in the world. Besides the plenary lectures, they cover biography, affinities, and influences; cultural history and reception; language, and style, translation; genre, poetics, and art.576pp.
Odense University Press, 1999, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 8778384494
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Inventory #15566
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 25.80 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Edited By Assmann,G.
The discovery that plasma cholesterol and lipoprotein concentrations are major predictors of risk has been one of the most important factors behind the dramatic and steady reduction in deaths due to coronary heart disease seen over the last 30 years. However, although the significance of lipids is now well understood, we have yet to identify the ideal way to protect patients, particularly those with inherited lipoprotein disorders, against atherosclerosis. New work described in this book sheds light on that important issue, especially on the role of the A apoproteins in HDL. For example, experimental gene transfer studies indicating that apoprotein A-1 may counteract the hyperlipidaemia and atherosclerosis found in apo-E deficiency suggest that we may soon be able to offer prophylaxis to patients whose risk of heart disease is greatly increased by a genetically-determined shortage of HDL.84pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1995, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792388887
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Inventory #28607
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.90 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Edited By Singer M.V. & Goebell,H.
Some fading to D/J spine.816pp
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1989, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Very Good. . Heavy Item Postage Quote. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0746201141
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Inventory #14909
Price: £ 125.00 GBP ($ 161.25 approx. - € 138.13 approx.)
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Edited By Dosi,Cesare
Our groundwater is a vital resource which, despite its scarcity in many areas, such as the Mediterranean, is everywhere threatened by pollution and other hazards. Conservation and better management of this invisible resource should thus be a key ingredient of any sustainable water policy. The future is bound to see increasing competition between freshwater use and users, such as agriculture, an industry that not only extracts a great deal of groundwater but also threatens it with pollution. Agricultural policies have traditionally had other objectives, but environmental considerations are starting to play a greater role, but more effective initiatives will be needed to reduce pressure on groundwater resources and to better integrate agricultural and environmental policies. The present book, written by researchers drawn from different but complementary fields, presents a review of the interlinkages between agriculture and groundwater, and a critical review of alternative regulatory approaches and policy instruments for the better management of groundwater. 301pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792368053
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Inventory #14645
Price: £ 75.00 GBP ($ 96.75 approx. - € 82.88 approx.)
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