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Compiled By Teasdale, Di
Artists whose expertize lie in quite specific areas have provided chapters outlining their particular technique, in some cases describing their method step-by-step, in others writing about the philosophy behind their thought and the motivation for their painting. For the beginner, information is provided in simple exercises for getting to know the medium, followed by in-depth technical information about fixing silk and problem solving as well as advanced projects. There are also chapters dealing with dyestuff, silk the fibre and silk the cloth and its history. Wearable art features strongly throughout and there is a chapter from a creative quilter. 88pp. N.B. Some foxing to inside of D/J.
Robert Hale, 1992, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First British Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0709048742
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Inventory #24081
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.13 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Dollimore, Jonathan
N.B.Some annotations.Previous owner's name on ffep.388pp.
Clarendon Press, 1992, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0198112696
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Inventory #26159
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.68 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Oppenheimer, Paul
Guilt makes no compromises. One may be a little in love or a little bit angry, but the idea of degrees of guilt is meaningless. Any guilt, whether of the emotional, religious or legal variety, is fiendishly intense. The word itself points to a mysterious intensity of indebtedness, and this with an absolution extraordinary in human affairs. This book aims to go to the heart of the mystery. Its theme, that of the absolutism of guilt, is explored from a variety of different perspectives and through a series of anecdotes. The author examines the sources of the word "guilt"; languages and cultures without the concept of guilt; the religious importance and meaning of guilt, in Judaism, Christianity and other religions; psychological investigations of guilt, by Freud and Jung, among others; guilt and criminal behaviour; guilt and mourning; the effect of guilt as a creative stimulant in modern times, on literature, art, politics, law and film; and the mysterious persistence of guilt in modern secular societies Throughout, the text is supported with quotations from authors ancient and modern. 127pp.
Duckworth, 1997, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0715627597
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Inventory #26691
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.45 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Edited By Butler,Francis
The British Institute of Human Rights has long argued the case for incorporation of the European Convention of Human Rights into UK law. But how does the Human Rights Act achieve this and what changes will it make to the legal, social and political landscape? This book analyzes the historical and political imperatives behind evolving human rights legislation and provides a detailed examination of the interpretative record of the judiciary so far. The mechanics of implementation of the Act are explored in detail: who has rights, who has responsibilities and how these are enforced. There is in-depth analysis of three specific areas affected by the new legislation: criminal justice, equality and employment, and disputes within families. In each case, the potential in the Human Rights Act, assisted by Strasbourg decisions and other international jurisprudence, is tested against the prevailing position under domestic law. Finally, there is reflection on the UK's other international human rights commitments and scrutiny of governmental compliance with them. With contributions from leading human rights lawyers, jurists and thinkers, this book deconstructs the Human Rights Act and explains its meaning and significance.260pp.
Kluwer Law International, 2000, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9041113754
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Inventory #14910
Price: £ 35.00 GBP ($ 45.15 approx. - € 38.68 approx.)
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196pp.
University College, 1946, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. First Edition. . 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall.
ISBN:
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Inventory #18969
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.90 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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