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Ohana, David
In the turbulent period between 1870 and 1930, the contours on modernity were taking shape, especially the connections between technology, politics and aesthetics. The trilogy "The Nihilist Order" traces the genealogy of the nihilist-totalitarian syndrome. "The Futurist Syndrome" deals with three variants of the avant-garde artistic movements of European Futurism, and their fascination with totalitarian regimes. Those movements, represented here by their leaders, are: Italian Futurism and fascism, represented by Marinetti; Russian Cubo-Futurism and bolshevism, represented by Mayakovsky; and English Vorticism and its glorification of Hitler, represented by Wyndham Lewis. The Italian futurist movement typified the double image of modernism. Worshipping the major features of the modern age such as dynamism, speed and industrial and urban aesthetics, they added ideological concepts such as 'heroic technology' and 'mechanised warfare'. The Russian version of Futurism joined hands with local revolutionaries in an attempt to destroy the old world and bring about modernization, yet ironically used irrational religious terminology to explain its purpose.Using nihilistic language, Mayakovsky's revolutionary poetry opposed bourgeois imagery and mythologised the Russian people and Lenin. The third case study, Wyndham Lewis, was a renowned painter, writer, editor and cultural critic. His artistic movement, Vorticism, the English version of futurism, and his glorifying portrayal of the Nazi dictator, "Hitler" (1931), exemplified the two faces of Fascism: aesthetic nihilism within a totalitarian structure. These three examples, while different and tied to their particular nationalities, show that the artistic principles of the futurist syndrome had universal appeal and created a climate of opinion that paved the way for the rise of European totalitarianism. 206pp.
Sussex Academic Press, 2010, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781845192914
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Inventory #21759
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 39.60 approx. - € 34.80 approx.)
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Epenetos, Agamemnon A. (editor)
Since its discovery in 1975 the monoclonal antibody has become a powerful weapon in the clinical applications of molecular biology. Antibodies can be tailored to join the basis of novel diagnostic and therapeutic molecules in many fields of medicine, including cancer. This book examines the role of monoclonal antibodies in clinical oncology by covering new developments in the field. Its aim is to increase understanding of the applications and potential of monoclonals. This volume which is one of a pair of authoritative texts on the subject is written by an international group of leading experts in the fields of molecular biology, chemistry, physics, immunology, histopathology, nuclear medicine and clinical oncology - all disciplines that work with monoclonal antibodies. This book should be of interest to oncologists, radiologists and immunologists. 534pp.
Chapman & Hall, 1993, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0412481006
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Inventory #8089
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.20 approx. - € 11.60 approx.)
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Richardson, Leah
Top edge of front D/J slightly creased. Just as fung-shui embraces the spiritual teachings of the East to create harmonious spaces, this design resource illustrates how to use Christian inspiration to transform a home into a peaceful, beautiful haven. Every aspect of the design process is covered in depth, including creating a vision, tackling prep work, developing a plan, selecting a team, meeting requirements, and completing the project. This title offers ideas centre on design principles that are tied directly to biblical principles and each chapter includes a section with an inspirational verse and a centring prayer. 167pp.
Bright Sky Press, 2009, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: As New. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9781933979304
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Inventory #21845
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.80 approx. - € 17.40 approx.)
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University of Nottingham, 1948, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #18974
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Almond, David
A concise guide to lipid screening that covers: why to screen; who to screen; when to screen; where to screen; what to do about the results and how to set up a mini-clinic in general practice. Includes charts. 24pp.
Kluwer Medical Information Services, 0, Card Covers, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: . . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
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