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Edited By Mell, Donald C.;braun, Theodore E. D. And Palmer, Lucia M.
Previous owner's signature on ffep.This is a broad intellectual survey, covering philosophy, art, economic theory, science, landscape gardening, architecture and the beginnings of modern feminism. The text discuses the work of Kant, Vico, Mozart, Wollstonecraft and Diderot among others.247pp.
Colleagues Press, 1988, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0937191132
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Inventory #25294
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.70 approx. - € 11.30 approx.)
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Rioni, S. G. (editor)
Since Hong Kong's 1997 passage from British to mainland Chinese sovereignty went so uneventfully, "issues surrounding the city have virtually disappeared from the American consciousness" according to the editor. Ten contributed chapters explore issues and trends that continue to test the "two countries".
Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated, 2002, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1590332377
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Inventory #6614
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 20.55 approx. - € 16.95 approx.)
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Johnson, Michelle N. (editor)
These documents are all excerpted from various Congressional Service Reports and include a multitude of statistics and details about such topics as the separation of powers doctrine, U.S. foreign trade zones, monetary policy, the federal debt, government size, and inflation.
Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated, 2002, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: . . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1590334922
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Inventory #6644
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 41.10 approx. - € 33.90 approx.)
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Faris, James.C
The Nightway chant is a Navajo healing ceremonial that extends over several days and incorporates songs, prayers, sandpaintings and the use of sacred material objects such as masks. This is the first substantive study of the ceremonial in fifty years, the text traces the history and genealogies of Nightway medicine men together with the history of the recording and documentation of the chantway by non-Navajo observers. 22 colour plates of previously unpublished sandpainting reproduction. Slight rubbing and chipping on joints of spine at back towards head and slight rubbing to edges.288pp.
The University of New Mexico Press, 1994, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: . First Paperback Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 082631564X
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Inventory #1628
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 17.13 approx. - € 14.13 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 ($ 54.80 approx. - € 45.20 approx.)
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