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Edited By Alfredsson,Gudmundur Andf Ring,Rolf
With the adoption of extensive human rights standards and their wide acceptance by States and the international community, the time has come to emphasize the implementation of these standards at both national and international levels. International financial institutions and development agencies have a special role to play in this respect, considering the influence and the resources at their disposal. Increasingly, they are acknowledging this duty, not only as a service to human rights but more so in recognition of the contribution which human rights and democracy, and so by extension good governance and accountability, make to political stability and improved economies. This volume is the result of a workshop on the inspection panel which was organized in Lund by the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law and co-sponsored by the World Bank. Its purpose is to look for common ground in areas of mutual interest and to offer a substantive collection of ideas which can prove useful for the future work of the inspection panel and similar institutions. Such undertakings must include human rights education and training for the officialdom of national governments and international organisations, as well as for the individuals and groups who stand to benefit from the implementation of the international standards and monitoring exercises, where independent and impartial experts scrutinize the conduct of national and international actors. N.B.Bottom right corners slightly bumped.282pp.
Kluwer Law International, 2000, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9041113908
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Inventory #14975
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 39.09 approx. - € 33.15 approx.)
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Powell, E. S. & M.
N.B. Covers slightly creased and marked. 134pp.
Whitehead Miller G-J Ltd, 1976, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint. . 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall.
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Inventory #26944
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.52 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Zhivov, Victor
Victor Zhivov's magisterial "Language and Culture in Eighteenth-Century Russia" tells the story of the creation of a new vernacular literary language in modern Russia, an achievement arguably on a par with the nation's extraordinary military successes, territorial expansion, development of the arts and formation of a modern empire. The language served as the primary vehicle for Russia's modernization and for its entry into the Western European cultural sphere, and Zhivov demonstrates that the unusually intense debates over it, down to violent disagreements over particular grammatical endings, have profound implications for understanding the basic social, political, and cultural dynamics of the era. "Language and Culture" analyzes the European theories concerning modern literary languages that were transplanted into Russia and demonstrates the ways in which they were creatively transformed when adapted to the complex legacy of medieval and seventeenth-century literary culture. Zhivov traces this creative adaptation from the "hybrid Slavonic" of the late seventeenth century; through Peter the Great's demand for a new Russian vernacular literary language; to the "Slaveno-Russian" linguistic and cultural synthesis of mid-century and the beginnings of a Russian literary tradition; to the early nineteenth-century debates between "archaists and innovators"; and fi nally to the subsequent decoupling of secular and religious language and culture that in his view represented the last echo of eighteenth-century debates. Language and Culture in Eighteenth-Century Russia fundamentally revises much of the received wisdom concerning the development of the literary language and offers fundamentally new perspectives on the genesis and development of modern Russian language, literature, and culture. 506pp. N.B. Head and tail of spine and D/J spine very slightly bumped.
Academic Studies Press, 2009, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781934843123
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Inventory #27388
Price: £ 35.00 GBP ($ 45.61 approx. - € 38.68 approx.)
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Balzer, T.; Hamm, B.; Niendorf, H.-P. (Editors)
Recent advances in surgical procedures for the management of focal liver diseases have greatly increased the demand for diagnostic accuracy. So far these demands have been only partially met by further technical developments such as colour-coded duplex sonography, spiral CT and marked improvements in magnetic resonance imaging. It is becoming increasingly clear that liver specific contrast media are essential for utilizing these technical developments to their fullest advantage in patient care. Against this background, a workshop was held to explore the current methods of diagnostic imaging of the liver and to try and establish a profile for the future liver specific contrast media. This text presents the findings of the workshop. The pathologist's introductory and general overview is followed by chapters on the individual imaging procedures such as ultrasound, CT and MRI. The book should be of interest to radiologists from the various disciplines, and also those who plan and perform therapies, particularly surgeons and internists. 100pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1995, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Revised. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0792331303
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Inventory #15091
Price: £ 25.00 GBP ($ 32.58 approx. - € 27.63 approx.)
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Edited By Kojima, F; Takagi, T; Udpa, S. S; Pavo, J;
This work is a collection of papers on electromagnetic nondestructive evaluation. It discusses developments in the growing field of electromagnetic nondestructive evaluation methods. Topics include evaluation of degradation mechanism in magnetic materials, direct and inverse problems to electromagnetic nondestructive testing, new developments in eddy current testing, advanced electromagnetic sensors, and industrial applications of electromagnetic problems. 302pp.
IOS Press, 2002, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1586032453
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Inventory #23834
Price: £ 40.00 GBP ($ 52.12 approx. - € 44.20 approx.)
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