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Dienst, Frank
'Wet Land Voices' explores man's connection to our natural environment and the visceral language between man and nature. Features the author's b/w photographs some accompanied by historical and contemporary poetry and quotes. Cover and title page plates plus 49 further b/w plates. All photographs taken in Florida. 112pp.
Frank Dienst Photography, 1999, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
ISBN: 096695050X
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Inventory #19763
Price: £ 25.00 GBP ($ 32.58 approx. - € 27.63 approx.)
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Edited ByMozsik,Gy Etc
The Fourth International Symposium on Cell Injury and Protection in the Gastrointestinal Tract: From Basic Sciences to Clinical Perspectives was held on 8-11 October, 1995 in Pecs, Hungary, under the auspices of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungarian Society of Gastroenterology (Section of Nutrition and Metabolism, Research Forum), International Union of Pharmacology, International Brain-Gut Society, Standing Committee of Ulcer Research and Medical University of Pecs. The main scientific programmes of the Fourth International Symposium on Cell Injury and Protection in the Gastrointestinal Tract are: general mechanisms of gastrointestinal injury and protection; cell injury and protection in the stomach; cell injury and protection in the small intestine and in the large intestine; cell injury and protection in the liver and pancreas; and cell injury and protection of the premalignant status and malignant diseases in the gastrointestinal tract. The presented papers are published in this book. Base spine slightly bumped & faded.358pp
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1997, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792387201
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Inventory #15466
Price: £ 50.00 GBP ($ 65.15 approx. - € 55.25 approx.)
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Wood, B. Anne
Using the journals of W. Norman Rudolf (1835-1886), a Victorian merchant, "Evangelical Balance Sheet" explores the important role of character ideals and evangelicalism in mid-Victorian culture. Rudolf's diary, with its daily weather observations, its account of family matters, of social and business happenings, and of his own experiences, as well as occasional literary or naturalistic forays, attempts to follow a disciplined regime of writing, but also has elements of a Bildungsroman. The diary reveals an obvious and significant tension between his inner, spiritual search for meaning in his life (evangelical inwardness) and his outward stewardship duties. Rudolf's concept of character, then, involved a type of balance sheet of his evangelical service record, to his God, his family, his business, and his community. Needing God's help to transform his will and to interpret the world in a constructive, rational manner, the underlying intent of his daily journal writing was to keep his commitment to an ethic of benevolence and of the affirmation of the goodness of human beings. Wood elucidates the cultivation of civic-minded masculinity in the context of Victorian Maritime Canada, analysing the multiple facets of the character ideal and emphasising its important role in Victorians' understanding of their life experiences. In the process, Wood reveals many underlying assumptions about social change and about civic discourse. The book also describes how the tremendous economic upheavals experienced by many entrepreneurs in the late 1860s to 1880s tempered their evangelical zeal and made it increasingly difficult for them to achieve a balanced and humane perspective on their own lives. The book will appeal to a broad audience interested in social history, imperial studies, gender studies (especially changing ideas of masculinity and manhood), Atlantic Canada studies, and local history of the Pictou region.198pp.
Laurier (Wilfrid) University Press, 2006, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0889205000
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Inventory #15319
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.29 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Tucker, Toba; Swenzell, Rina; Bush, Alfred L.
166pp.Toba Tucker's expressive portraits honouring Pueblo artists were made over a two-and-a-half year sojourn in the Southwest. These photographs form a record for history and art at the end of the twentieth century and portray Tucker's interest in the individuals and families who pass their artistic traditions from one generation to the next. The portraits reflect the sense of belonging that she so evidently found among the people who welcomed her into their homes, and they attest to her abiding respect and deep appreciation for the native traditions that continue to carry the Pueblo spirit.
Museum of New Mexico Press, 1998, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Paperback Edition. . Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
ISBN: 0890133646
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Inventory #8881
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Herbert, Edward
N.B. Previous owners inscription on ffep. Edges and corners of boards slightly bumped and faded with some light marking. Foxing to edges of pages. D/J marked and rubbed, head and tail of D/J spine chipped. 3 small closed tears to edges of D/J. 89pp.
John Murray, 1950, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall.
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Inventory #23291
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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