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Edited By Maktav, Derya
These proceedings cover 84 papers, presented earlier at the 'Remote Sensing for a Changing Europe' symposium held in Istanbul, Turkey (2-5 June 2008). Technical presentations were on all fields of geoinformation and remote sensing, but especially on the following topics: new sensors and instruments, image processing techniques, time series analysis, data fusion, imaging spectroscopy, urban remote sensing, land use and land cover, radar remote sensing, LIDAR, land degradation and desertification, hydrology, land ice and snow, coastal zone, forestry, agriculture, 3D spatial analysis, and world heritage.631pp.
IOS Press, 2009, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781586039868
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Inventory #21963
Price: £ 80.00 GBP ($ 97.60 approx. - € 95.20 approx.)
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Hunter, Ruth M.; Fritsch, Debra M.
203pp.
Turtle Press, 1998, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: . First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1880336227
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Inventory #6506
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.15 approx. - € 8.93 approx.)
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Twyman, Michael
In the last few decades lithography has become the major book production process, but its versatility and potential for short-run, "do it yourself" publishing were first exploited early in the 19th century. The arrival of desk top publishing has stimulated an interest in this once neglected, but now very relevant, area of printing history, and Twyman's meticulous research presents the reader with a minute account of the subject. He describes the design and production of a wide range of publications, from a broad variety of sources, for whom lithography promised a flexibility unobtainable from letterpress. However, some of his most interesting accounts and demonstrations are of hopes disappointed and a return to letterpress. This text is a study of the potential of lithography for "do it yourself" publication in the 19th century by the military (manuals), antiquarians (catalogues), by those needing special types (Champollion on hieroglyphs, Pitman on shorthand) and by publishers mixing text with illustration and tables. There were a great variety of users whose output is later mirrored in the "camera ready" books of the 1960s and 1970s. 374pp. N.B. Very very slight fading to top edge of boards and spine.
Farrand Press & Private Libraries Association, 1990, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1850830177
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Inventory #28848
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 36.60 approx. - € 35.70 approx.)
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"Medieval Philosophy and Theology, Volume 1" initiates an annual journal devoted to original studies of medieval philosophy and theology. Encouraging a broad range of topics and approaches, it seeks to stimulate conversation and exchange across modern disciplinary boundaries and among contrasting, sometimes competing, scholarly methodologies and traditions. 190pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Marks to front and rear covers where labels have been removed.
University of Notre Dame Press, 1991, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 026801387X
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Inventory #25415
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 11.59 approx. - € 11.31 approx.)
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Wei, Yuwa
In marked contrast to other regimes that have, virtually overnight, abandoned state control of enterprises and espoused Western models of corporate governance, China has pursued a gradual transition suited to its own unique traditions, culture, and customs. Although this new corporate system is still evolving, it is clear that China is now ready for a nation-wide movement of corporatisation and reform. This title draws on the entire corpus of corporate governance theory, both East and West, and also on the experience of many countries since the 1930s, to develop a coherent model appropriate for China. In the process the author shows how various corporate mechanisms have been tentatively introduced into China's state-owned enterprises and how such experimentation has, piece by piece, provided a firm basis for a modern enterprise system. How to build an efficient and culturally appropriate governance system, both in law and in practice, on this foundation is the focus of this book. The analysis is notable for its insistence that, for a corporate governance system to work, the principles and practicalities of that system must be derived from customary cultural norms. Experience shows that imported models, although they may be enshrined in law, lead to economic stagnation unless actual practice is monitored and reformed and the laws change to reflect these necessary adjustments. Thus the model proposed here begins with the Company Law of 1994, and proceeds to show how practical experience is already providing valuable data for the task of improving the law. This process, by which law and business practice continue to "regulate" each other, is, in the author's view, the essential ingredient of a successful corporate system. The author's approach is fundamentally comparative. He discusses and analyses models that have either created globally powerful corporate economies or carried out reforms that have brought new insights to corporate development. In this connection he examines the law and experience of the UK, the USA, Germany, and Japan, as well as Chinese communities overseas and some former British Commonwealth countries.240pp.
Kluwer Law International, 2003, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 904119908X
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Inventory #14827
Price: £ 40.00 GBP ($ 48.80 approx. - € 47.60 approx.)
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