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Eastland, Terry; Bennett, William J.
Taking off from Bakke the authors retrace the history of the conflict of ideas over equality from the arguments of Thomas Jefferson and the Lincoln-Douglas debates to the post-Civil War introduction of Jim Crow laws down to Brown vs Board of Education and the civil rights revolution of the 1950s. Annotated and suggested reading list.243pp. Slight rubbing at head of cover spine. Two small indentations to rear d/j and some faint dust-marking.
Basic Books, 1979, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Good/Price Clipped. . D/J in Protective Wrapper. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0465014348
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Inventory #3605
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.45 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Edited By Zuckerman,A.J.
Fifteen contributions discuss the improvement of existing vaccines and the development and production of new ones, among them, vaccines for hepatitis A & B, malaria, typhoid, cholera, rotavirus infection and other diarrheal diseases, leprosy, rabies, AIDS. Some fading to spine.320pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1989, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792389107
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Inventory #15282
Price: £ 25.00 GBP ($ 32.25 approx. - € 27.63 approx.)
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Wefing, Heinrich
This book features text in English and German. The Neues Haus, the new building for the Munchner Kammerspiele, is not a big building in any sense. The plot of land not far from Maximilian-strasse, whose greatest advantage is its proximity to Richard Riemerschmied's Schauspielhaus, is only about 1000 m2 in area. The most important quality of the design is in fact that it accepts the modesty of its role. The new building subordinates itself to the main Kammerspiele building, and manages without lavish foyers and extensive prestigious areas. The Neues Haus is a servant building, a place where work is done. A hasty passer-by would see the building simply as a white cube, reticent and introverted. Given the serene mastery of the brief and the architectural resources, one is almost inclined to call it a work of Peichl's old age, combining his love of clear volumes with a sovereign grasp of technical requirements. Like the silvery-sparkling ORF studios, the ground radio station in Styria and the liner-like phosphate elimination plant in Berlin before it, the Neues Haus is also crammed full of technology. It contains three stages, and two of them can be used at the same time. The largest playing area is elaborately equipped with gallery and under-stage; it is therefore intended as the main rehearsal area in future. The two large auditoriums are stacked one above the other like shoe-boxes and form a massive hollow core surrounded by all the service functions. The interior is dominated by a plainness that oscillates between poverty and asceticism. The corridors and foyers are narrow, the stairs simple, and the interval areas positively sparse. The only opulent feature is the splendid technical equipment. Peichl's handwriting can be seen in the treatment of the details and his ingenious practice of self-quotation. Many of the motifs are reminiscent of earlier projects, and of course the typical portholes, spiral staircases and railings made of steel hawsers crop up again, all Peichl's usual maritime metaphors. In this way, he has produced a building whose cool elegance reveals scarcely anything of its inner values. 55pp.
Edition Axel Menges, 2002, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" Tall.
ISBN: 3930698439
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Inventory #20029
Price: £ 18.00 GBP ($ 23.22 approx. - € 19.89 approx.)
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Sandham, Fran
"Traversa" is a fascinating account of the hardships and hilarity Fran Sandham experienced during his epic solo journey on foot across Africa, from the Skeleton Coast to the Indian Ocean through Namibia, Zambia, Malawi and Tanzania. Inspired by the legendary crossings of the great explorers, Sandham left the daily grind of London to undertake an extraordinary adventure. "Traversa" describes his brushes with danger in the form of lions and snakes, land mines and bandits, his 2-month battle with a syphilitic donkey, malaria and the everyday troubles that arise when walking across Africa. Underpinned with stories of the great explorers themselves - Livingstone, Stanley and Galton among others - "Traversa" is the written proof of Sandham's grit, determination and sheer obsession with the continent of Africa.
Duckworth, 2007, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9780715637029
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Inventory #19368
Price: £ 6.50 GBP ($ 8.39 approx. - € 7.18 approx.)
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Martin, Glen T.
Inscribed by author on half title page dated 2005. 430pp. N.B. Slightly marked inside rear cover and rear free end paper. Corners very slightly rubbed.
Institute for Economic Democracy Press, 2005, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Signed Copy. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0975355511
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Inventory #28388
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.35 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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