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Brock, Rita Nakashima
Previous owners inscription to ffep. Fading and reading crease to spine. 130pp.
Crossroad, 1992, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0824510828
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Inventory #26055
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 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 ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Edited By Tymieniecka,Anna-Teresa
How do we perdure when we and everything around us are caught up in incessant change? But the course of this change does not seem to be haphazard and we may seek the modalities of its Logos in the transformations in which it occurs. The classic term "Metamorphosis" focuses upon the proportions between the transformed and the retained, the principles of sameness and otherness. Applied to life and its becoming, metamorphosis pinpoints the proportions between the vital and the aesthetic significance of life. Where could this metaphysical in-between territory come better to light than in the Fine Arts? In this collection are investigated the various proportions between the vital significance of the constructivism of life and a specifically human contribution made by the creative imagination to the transformatory search for beauty and aesthetic values. It includes papers by: Lawrence Kimmel, Mark L. Brack, Sheryl Tucker de Vazquez, William Roberts, Jadwiga Smith, Victor Gerald Rivas, Max Statkiewicz, Matti Itkonen, George R. Tibbetts, Linda Stratford, Jorella Andrews, Ingeborg M. Rocker, Stephen J.Goldberg, Leah Durner, Donnalee Dox, Catherine Schear, Samantha Henriette Krukowski, Gary Unger, and Howard Pearce. 422pp.N.B.base of D/j slightly scuffed.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Very Good. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 140201709X
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Inventory #14859
Price: £ 75.00 GBP ($ 97.73 approx. - € 82.88 approx.)
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Asociacion Espanola de Profesores de Derecho Internacional y Relaciones Internacionales
The "Spanish Yearbook of International Law" brings together information concerning Spanish legal practice and a bibliography over the period of one year and makes it available to an international readership. It aims To serve as a vehicle for furthering knowledge of Spanish practice in the field of international law among an audience with no knowledge of Spanish. It deals with both private and public international law, taken in a broad sense to include summary treatment of international organizations of which Spain is a member. N.B.Base of spine slightly bumped.548pp.
Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2002, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9041118403
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Inventory #14770
Price: £ 70.00 GBP ($ 91.21 approx. - € 77.35 approx.)
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Edited By Goebell,H. Etc.
N.B.D/J spine slightly faded with slight mark to base of d/j spine.493pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1991, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Very Good. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792389565
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Inventory #15666
Price: £ 140.00 GBP ($ 182.42 approx. - € 154.70 approx.)
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