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Edited By Krupicka, S; Sternberk, J.
N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Small split to head of spine. Corners slightly bumped. 310pp.
Iliffe Books Ltd, 1968, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. First English Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
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Inventory #28365
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 11.40 approx. - € 10.07 approx.)
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Davis, Neal and Sandy
Texas is big and amazingly diverse. It is a desert. It is a forest. It is bone dry. And it is teeming swampland. Author Neal Davis has managed to fit rides into one book that will show you all these faces of Texas. With this new, updated edition Davis has expanded his coverage to include several excursions into northern Mexico as well. Texas has over 3 million acres of inland lakes and rivers, 600 miles of oceanfront, and countless bayous and swamps in the eastern part of the state. Over 20 million acres of Texas are covered with trees. Most important to motorcyclists, it has almost 100 mountains that exceed 5,000 feet in elevation - with eight exceeding 8,000 feet - each conveniently adorned with smooth roads that are waiting for you to explore. Texas roads will take you from an ocean-side lobster shack with the best chowder outside of New England to a lush forest highway that winds through a bursting riverbed in the shadow of several snow-capped mountain peaks. You're guaranteed a great day when your most important decision will be whether to crank the throttle and power up a mountain road, or slip down into town to try the local deli. Texas has thousands of destinations, attractions, and landscapes to explore. Davis has laid out for you a choice sampling of the best roads to ride, the best restaurants along the way, and the best times to see (or avoid) the hot tourist spots. If you are taking your bike to Texas, or are ready to dust off your Texas plates, this book will help and entertain you along the way. As Davis explains in his Introduction, 'if you love motorcycling, you will love Texas'.286pp.
Whitehorse Press, 2009, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781884313783
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Inventory #19995
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 11.40 approx. - € 10.07 approx.)
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Norris, Christopher
Previous owner's signature on ffep.On 29 March 1991, shortly after the cessation of hostilities in the Gulf War, Jean Baudrillard published an article entitled "The Gulf War has not taken place", in which he argued that "the true belligerents are those who thrive on the ideology of the truth of this war". It is in response to such excesses of post-modernism that Christopher Norris has written this extended polemical essay. He argues that the extreme cognitive scepticism and relativism of this school of thought is profoundly disabling for critical theory. Reviewing the writings of Derrida, Foucault, Lyotard and Baudrillard, as well as the American neo-pragmatist school as represented by Rorty and Fish, he meticulously examines the flaws in their arguments, and makes an impassioned plea for the continuance of the philosopher's role as intellectual critic of real world politics and governments.218pp.
Lawrence & Wishart, 1992, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0853157529
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Inventory #25292
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 11.40 approx. - € 10.07 approx.)
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Edited By Smart,John C.
733pp.From Number Crunching to Spirituality; A.W. Astin. State Governance Reform of Higher Education: Patterns, Trends, and Theories of the Public Policy Process; M.K. McLendon. College Environments, Diversity, and Student Learning; S. Hurtado, E.L. Dey, P. Gurin, G. Gurin. Identity Research in Higher Education: Communalities, Differences, and Complementarities; K.A. Renn, P. Dilley, M. Prentice. What Can Labor Economics Tell Us About the Earnings and Employment Prospects for Faculty? R.K. Toutkoushian. Studying Faculty Salary Equity: A Review of Theoretical and Methodological Approaches; L.W. Perna. Using Multilevel SEM to Study Leadership Effectiveness in Higher Education; V.J. Rosser. Event History Methods: Conceptual Issues and An Application to Student Departure from College; S.L. DesJardins. Globalization and Universities; J. Currie. Evaluating College and University Teaching: Reflections of a Practitioner; W.E. Cashin. Confronting the Burden of the Past: The Historical Antecedents of the Present Predicament of African Universities; Y.G-M. Lulat. An Institutional Perspective on Higher Education Policy: The Case of Academic Quality Assurance; D.D. Dill.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1402012314
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Inventory #14650
Price: £ 70.00 GBP ($ 84.00 approx. - € 74.20 approx.)
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Guerin-Gonzales, Camille; Strikwerda, Carl
Immigrant workers are as crucial to the world and national economies as they are socially and politically controversial. This provocative book explores the rise of the global working class in the 19th & 20th centuries by examining the experiences of a wide range of immigrant workers in the US, Europe, Asia and Africa. Are immigrant workers more conservative or radical than native-born workers? Under what circumstances do workers act together and when do they fail to co-operate? These are just two of the questions addressed in this important collection of essays. 333pp.
Holmes & Meier Publishing, 1993, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0841912971
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Inventory #17480
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 24.00 approx. - € 21.20 approx.)
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