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Kandinksy: Complete Writings on Art by Kenneth C. Lindsay & Peter Vergo (£159.00)Publisher: Faber & Faber — 1982Binding: Hardback First Edition. [ISBN: 0571119352]Condition: Good+. Boards slightly sprung on both volumes. Edges of the textblock heavily tanned. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: 2 Volume Set: Volume 1 477pp, Volume 2 478-924pp with index. First British Edition.Notes: Size: 9¼" x 6". Red boards with Black titling to the Spine. In the Documents of Twentieth Century Art series. Tags: Exhibition neue kunstler-vereinigung munchen schoenberg blaue reiter schoenberg’s pictures eugen kahler understanding art arthur jerome eddy russia’s artistic spring artistic life russia museum the culture painting international art politics department fine arts pan-russian conference 1920 charles-andre julien writings art interviews lecture notes 709 n7425 new
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A History of the Intellectual Development of Europe by John William Draper (£64.00)Publisher: George Bell & Sons — 1875Binding: Hardback Condition: Good. Gently faded at the spine of both volumes. Gently bruised at the head, tail and corners of the bindings. Front hinge starting in both. Pages lightly age-tanned. Description: Revised edition, complete in two volumes.Notes: Size: 7½" x 4¾". Blind-stamped Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XII/IX] 438/435 pages. Tags: draper culture europe history intellectual life civilization
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St Petersburg by Steve Kokker; Nick Selby; (£53.50)Publisher: Lonely Planet — 2002Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 1864503254]Condition: Very Good.Description: 3rd edition. [First Edition: 1996] Illustrated with colour photographs & maps. Lonely Planet City Guides are written by experienced authors with an intimate knowledge of the city. They are smart, streetwise guides with a strong, contemporary design and focus. They feature detailed insights into history, culture and city life, with opinionated reviews.Notes: Size: B Format (7¾" x 5¼"). In the Lonely Planet Guides series. 208 pages. Tags: nizhnezvirsky 9781864503258 petrodvorets petersburg vasilevsky kronshtadt guidebooks petrograd theatre’s mariinksy lomonosov fortress kirovsky imperial pavlovsk prospekt islands pushkin holiday staraya sablino reserve russian nevsky vyborg smolny region luxury ladoga museum travel nature island ballet russia guides peter saint north piter onega caves lakes paul the
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The Puritan Gift: Triumph, Collapse and Revival of An American Dream by Kenneth Hopper & William Hopper (£53.00)Publisher: I. B. Tauris & Co. — 2007Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 1850434190]Condition: Very Good+ — in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper. Description: Illustrated by way of: Black and White Photographs;

From the cover: “Where does the Protestant work ethic come from? And how did America achieve such dominance in management for so long?

The Puritan Gift traces the origins and characteristics of an American managerial culture which, over the course of three centuries, turned a handful of small colonies into the greatest economic and political power on earth. It argues that the energy, social mobility, competitiveness and capacity for innovation, all of which lie at the heart of that culture, have their origins in the discipline and ethos of America’s first wave of European immigrants: the Puritans. Drawing lessons from their own extensive experience, the authors warn that, as America distances itself from the core values which underlay its commercial and economic success during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, it puts its own future prosperity and security at risk.

The book also explores how American managerial culture has spread throughout the world. In particular it examines the impact of the US occupation of Japan on the social and manufacturing mores of that country and explains how America’s inherited style of management interacted with Japanese traditions.

This is an original exploration of the dramatic and far-reaching consequences of the Puritans’ ‘gift’ to America — the ethos which produced the early success of America and what came to be known as the American dream.”
Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¼". Black boards with Silver titling to the Spine. [XVI] 334 pages. Tags: puritans united states influence industrial management history moral and ethical aspects kenneth hopper william first editions firsts printings 1st
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Tao Te Ching by Lao Tsu (£52.00)Publisher: Wildwood House — 1982Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0704500078]Condition: Good+. Gently rubbed at the edges of the spine and wraps which are also a little tanned and soiled. Leaves tanned at the margins. Previous owners inscription to ffep alongside a small sticker.Description: From the cover: “The Tao Te Ching, the esoteric but infinitely practical book written most probably in the sixth century B. C. by Lao Tsu, has been translated more frequently than any work except the Bible. This fresh translation of the ancient Chinese classic offers the essence of each word and makes Lao Tsu’s teaching immediate and alive. The philosophy of Lao Tsu is simple: Accept what is in front of you without wanting the situation to be other than it is. Study the natural order of things and work with it rather than against it, for to cry to change what is only sets up resistance.”Notes: Size: 10¾" x 8½". | pages. Tags: lao tsu taoism confucius loyang honan china chinese thought and culture proverbs folklore spiritual level being open mind truth
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The Cuvier-Geoffrey Debate: French Biology in the Decades Before Darwin by Toby A. Appel (£52.00)Publisher: New York & Oxford: Oxford University Press — 1987Binding: Hardback [ISBN: 0195041380]Condition: Near Fine. Description: Illustrated by way of: Appendices [4];

From the cover: “For scientists, no event better represents the contest between form and function as the chief organizing principle of life as the debate between Georges Cuvier and Etienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire. This book presents the first comprehensive study of the celebrated French scientific controversy that focused the attention of naturalists in the first decades of the nineteenth century on the conflicting claims of teleology, morphology, and evolution, which ultimately contributed to the making of Darwin’s theory.

This history describes not only the scientific dimensions of the controversy and its impact on individuals and institutions, but also examines the meaning of the debate for culture and society in the years before Darwin.”
Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¼". Blue boards with White titling to the Spine & Upper Board. In the Monographs on the History and Philosophy of Biology series. 305 pages. Tags: monographs history philosophy biology darwin cuvier france biologists sciences science business economics evolution 0195041380 9780195041385
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Another Magazine for Men and Women: 3rd Isssue Autumn/winter 2002 by Edited by Jefferson Hack (£51.00)Publisher: London: Dazed Group — 2002Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 1903399793]Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper snagged mid-way at the join of the upper panel, untidy but no loss as such, but penetrates to the board. Text complete, clean and tight. Description: Illustrated by way of: Colour Photographs (Some fold-outs); Advertisements; Ribbon Markers [1];Notes: Size: 12¼" x 9½". Black boards with White titling to the Spine & Upper Board. 432 pages. Tags: hack 1903399793 fashion periodicals design popular culture photography artistic
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art Guide by Philipe De montebello (£49.00)Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art — 1986Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. Condition: Very Good — in Good+ Dustwrapper. Dustwrapper a little rubbed at the edges. Small mark to the first blank. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: Illustrated with black and white & colour photographs. Descriptive Texts Written By the Curatorial Staff of the Museum. From the introduction: “The Metropolitan museum is a living encyclopaedia of world art. Every culture from every part of the world — from Florence to Thebes to Papua New Guinea — from the earliest times to the present and in every medium is represented, frequently at the highest levels of quality and invention. The Metropolitan’s 1.4 million square feet houses what is in fact a collection of collections; several of its departments could and would be major independent museums almost anywhere else. But here musical instruments adjoin arms and armour, and forty thousand Egyptian objects are displayed on the floor directly above a collection of forty-five thousand costumes.”Notes: Size: 9¾" x 5¼". Blue boards with Silver titling to the Spine. 448 pages. Tags: 708.147’1 american wing ancient near eastern art arms and armor asian art costume institute egyptian art european paintings european sculpture and decorative arts greek and roman art islamic art robert lehman collection the jack and belle linsky collection medieval art musical instruments art the pacific islands Africa and the americas prints and photographs twentieth century art metropolitan museum works art monet vermeer painter saul steinberg
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Heaven to Hell by David LaChapelle (£46.00)Publisher: Koln: Taschen — 2006Binding: Hardback [ISBN: 3822825727]Condition: Very Good. Lacks slip case and the separate 8pp index to the photographs. Description: Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Colour Photographs;Notes: Size: 14¼" x 11¼". Pictorial boards. 0 pages. Tags: photography artistic american transsexual amanda lepore rize pop culture photographers celebrities portraits portrait photographs 9783822825723
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Histories of the Holocaust by Dan Stone (£37.00)Publisher: Oxford & New York: Oxford University Press — 2010Binding: Hardback [ISBN: 9780199566792]Condition: Very Good. Slight denting to the laminate of the upper board else a fine copy. Description: Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¼". Pictorial boards. 314 pages. Tags: stone 9780199566792 holocaust jewish historiography genocide modernity racial doctrine history second war expression nazi culture german european project
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Moscow by Yuri Balanenko (£37.00)Publisher: Planeta Publishers — 1987Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. Nicked at the tail of the spine. The slip case is faded, rubbed at the head, tail and corners aiwht a 2" tear/flap to the spine. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Text bright and tight.Description: First British Edition. Illustrated with colour photographs.Notes: Illustrated by Nicolai Rakhmanov (Photos.). Size: 14" x 10". Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 186 pages. Tags: cathedral the annunciation kremlin’s cathedral cathedral the archangel the kremlin armoury yaroslav russian armourers the kutafya watch tower trinity bridge garden ring bolshoi theatre russian architecture osip bove andrei mikhailov albert kavos sculptor pyotr klodt first aii-union congress soviets union soviet socialist republics moscow vasity bazhenov state municipal library lenin state library the ussr arbatskaya square russian culture metro station anti-lmperialist solidarity llya repin vasily surikov russian visual art peredvizhniki cossacks russian history tolstoy house museum khamovniki pushkin museum russian tsars nikolo-korelsky monastery snow-covered moscow boulevards
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Managing Information Sevices by Jo Bryson (£34.00)Publisher: Gower — 1998Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 056607690X]Condition: Very Good+ — in Very Good+ Dustwrapper.Description: From the flap: “This book takes an integrated approach to managing the modern information centre. It covers a range of management topics, from strategic, technology and human resources planning, to leadership, change management, team building, conflict and stress management, service delivery and risk management. Contents: Understanding the role of manager; understanding the environment; managing the environment through integrated planning; creating the corporate environment; getting things done in the corporate environment; managing and communicating information in the corporate environment; managing the individual; managing risk; service delivery;”Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¼". Purple boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 428 pages. Tags: analysis approach authority boston competitive competitiveness conflict consulting continuity corporate costs culture customer cycle delegation delivery development dynamics economic environment evaluation financial fixed hackman handbook hierarchy indicators influences investment management managing marketing maslow’s measurement micro motivation negotiation networking oldham organizational outsourcing performance planning policy policy-making reporting resources retention risk satisfaction services strategic strategies team-building technology viability
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All the Beasts of the Field by Sylvia Fenton (£33.00)Publisher: George Allen & Unwin — 1984Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0049250221]Condition: Very Good+ — in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper. Bruised at head of spine with commensurate ruffling to the dust wrapper. A very nice copy.Description: From the cover: “For thirty years, Sylvia Fenton nurtured a dream — a dream of leaving London, of buying a cottage in the country where she could indulge her passion for the countryside and provide a secure home for animals which needed help and protection. The animals are the real stars of the book, but Sylvia Fenton also writes of her discovery that country life is not all roses round the door — more like thistles round your ankles, nettles round your knees and mud up to your midriff.”Notes: Jacket designed by David Astin. Illustrated by David Astin. Size: 8¾" x 5½". 162 pages. Tags: observations personal animals culture 636.08
P&P: UK 1st £2.84. UK 2nd £2.52. EU Surface £3.86. EU Air £4.10. ROW Surface £3.86. ROW Air £6.72
The Present Evolution of Man by G. Archdall Reid (£33.00)Publisher: Chapman & Hall — UndatedBinding: Hardback First Edition. Condition: Good. An acceptable reading copy only. Heavily snagged at the head of the spine. Leans notably. Boards a rubbed at extremities. Ex-library with usual marks. Top edges of text block heavily tanned. Some pages unopened.Description: Blue cloth with gilt titling to spine. Blind stamped border to front board. Signed by the author on the reverse of the ffep - "Thomas C. Dewey with the author's compliments" - unverified and reflected as such in the lack of premium. Contents: Part I. Organic Evolution: Physical Evolution; The Factors Of Evolution; Mental Evolution; Part II. The Present Evolution Of Man: Physical Evolution; Menta1 Evolution; 6pp. Publishers advertisements to the rear.Notes: Size: 8½" x 5½". 370 pages. Tags: aborigines acheulian acids adultery africanus aggression agricultural albedo alien altamira altruism amslan analysis anatomy ancient andes anhydrite antarctica antelopes ardrey ariege arrow assemblages astrology aterian aurignacian baboons baffin bakker barnett barrow barry bartholomew baumgartel behaviorist beings benign bergen bering berkeley berlyne bipedal bisexuality blanc borneo bowlby breeding broom bruckner bushmen bygott
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Consumer Behaviour: A European Perspective by Michael Solomon, Gary Bamossy & Søren Askegaard (£31.00)Publisher: Prentice Hall Europe — 1999Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0137519834]Condition: Very Good. Lightly rubbed at the tips of the wrappers. Text complete, clean and tight. Description: Contains a glossary of terms. First in this, paperback, edition. From the cover: “Consumer Behaviour: A European Perspective satisfies the need for a comprehensive, accessible and contemporary textbook which gives significant weighting to issues, illustrative examples, data and research concerning European markets and consumer behaviour. Written in parallel with the revision of the highly-acclaimed and successful US edition, the text has been significantly revised to examine the diversity of European values, popular culture, lifestyles and consumption, and their role and relationship in formulating marketing strategy. The five-part micro-to-macro ‘wheel’ structure of the text takes a multi-disciplinary approach to the discussion of consumer behaviour theory and applications, and includes the latest attitude and demographic data for profiling European consumers..” The text also includes the following features:

• European country-specific, pan-European and global applications and examples

• Full-colour illustrations, advertisements and text design

• Chapter-opening consumer vignettes, highlighted key terms and consumer behaviour challenge questions

• Comprehensive, integrative case study problems
Notes: Size: 9¾" x 7½". [XVIII] 590 pages. Tags: 0135153360 0137519834 9780135153369 age and askegaard attitude attitudes bamossy behavior business buying change class communications consumer consumers cultural culture customer decision disposing economics ethnic gary global group household income individual influence influences interactive leadership learning lifestyles making management market marketing memory michael motivation opinion organizational perception personality racial religious research rule self service services social solomon søren subcultures surveys the values
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Ganga: A Divinity in Flow by Vijay Singal (£31.00)Publisher: Gurgaon: Vision India Publications — 2008Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 8190587706]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Description: Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Colour Photographs;Notes: Illustrated by Atul Bhardwaj (Photos.). Foreword or introduction by Amitabh Bachchan. Size: 11¾" x 10¾". Black boards with Silver titling to the Spine & Upper Board. 240 pages. Tags: photos ganges river india india’s civilization culture living goddess history mythology mother-ganga maiwa indian sub-continent himalayan ckumukh ganga
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Englishness and Empire 1939-1965 by Wendy Webster (£29.00)Publisher: Oxford University Press — 2005Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0199258600]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Gently bruised at the head of the spine and the top corners of the boards with commensurate wear to the dust wrapper. Text complete, clean and tight. Description: From the cover: “Did loss of imperial power and the end of empire have any significant impact on metropolitan culture and identity after 1939? Within a burgeoning literature on national identity and Englishness, this is a question that has received surprisingly little attention.

Drawing on extensive research in the media archive, Wendy Webster’s highly readable study investigates popular narratives of nation, and the significance of empire and its legacies in shaping national identity after 1939. What were the tensions and uncertainties involved in defining a post-imperial nation? How did imperial legacies inform questions about who belonged in Britain and debates about race, immigration, and nationality? What did the Commonwealth mean? What was the significance of America to the making of a post-imperial nation? Focusing on stories told through prolific filmic and television imagery — the Second World War, the Coronation and Everest, colonial wars of the 1950s, Winston Churchill’s funeral — the book explores how far, and in what contexts and unexpected places, imperial identity and loss of imperial power resonated in popular narratives of nation.

A novel thematic focus on empire and Englishness in the post-1945 period makes this an important study for scholars and students of modern British history, empire and Commonwealth, decolonization, migration, gender, ethnicity, and race.”
Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¼". Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 253 pages. Tags: webster 0199258600 nationalism great britain imperialism public opinion history 20th century postcolonialism commonwealth nations national characteristics mass media english colonies george england civilization elizabeth
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The Great Age of Sail by Various (£28.50)Publisher: Cambridge: Patrick Stephens — 1977Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 0850590698]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Gently bruised at the head of the spine and top corners with commensurate ruffling to the dust wrapper including a ½" closed tear to the top corner of the upper panel. Leans slightly. The pages are somewhat tanned, if tight, and a little musty.Description: Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Silhouettes; Colour Plates; Black & White Plates; Diagrams; Tables; Plans;

From the cover: “Thanks to sailing-ships, their captains and crew, geographers were able to draw up maps of the continents, merchants established new trade routes, the maritime nations built up vast empires and politics and culture were much influenced. This was the great age of sail, and this book, in text and illustrations, revives that exciting adventure, which spanned five centuries.”
Notes: Size: 11¼" x 9¾. Light Blue boards with Black titling to the Spine & Upper Board. 252 pages. Tags: sailing ships navigation history catalan ship nautical engineering national fleet
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The Eskimos by Kaj Birket-Smith (£28.00)Publisher: Methuen & Co. — 1936Binding: Hardback First Edition. Condition: Good. A pleasant enough reading copy. Leans. Rubbed at the joins and the edges. Bookplate to the pastedown. Edges of the text block lightly spotted. Pages lightly age-tanned with scattered spotting.Description: Maps to the endpapers. Illustrated with black and white photographs. First published in Denmark [1927] under the title 'Eskimoerne'.Notes: Foreword or introduction by Diamond Jenness. Size: 8¾" x 5¾". Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XIV] 250 pages. Tags: alaska and arctic canada culture customs description economy eskimos food greenland habits inuit northwest regions subsistence territories travel
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India by Antonio Monroy (£27.00)Publisher: Orbis — 1985Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0856139467]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Gently bruised at the head of the spine and top corners with the expected associated chafing to the dust wrapper. Edges of the text block lightly tanned. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: Illustrated with photographs, in colour & black and white. From the cover: “India, the world’s second most populous country, possesses an extraordinary diversity of peoples whose complex religious, cultural and linguistic divisions are lost in antiquity. But this huge subcontinent is distinguished by an intense religious consciousness which permeates the whole of life. Every aspect of Indian culture is rooted in powerful religious and philosophical ideas — whether Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Jain, Muslim or Sikh; or the product of one of the many tribal and traditional cults still prevalent in village life.

This volume presents India as it is today, and discusses the history and geography of the land as it has influenced the development of myth, religion and language. India is a conjunction of contradictory elements where modern society is still influenced by the pressures of tribe and caste; where her art and architecture combine subtle metaphysics with an extraordinary sensuality and raw physical energy. This book celebrates, in words and pictures, the vigour and abundance of an age-old culture where traditions have been re-animated by the impetus of folklore, legend and imagination.

The brilliant colour photography of Antonio Martinelli and Roberto Meazza captures the events, places, and sensations of everyday India with sensitivity and sympathy. Antonio Monroy, who knows India and its culture well, has provided a text which describes and explains in detail the qualities which make India, its history, religion, society, architecture, even its cinema, unique amongst the world’s cultures. The result is a magnificent study of the subcontinent, both past and present.”
Notes: Illustrated by Antonio Martinelli & Roberto Meazza. Size: 11¾" x 9¾". Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine & Upper Board. 287 pages. Tags: and architecture caste cities city communal cults cut dance family festivities great hinduism history holy india indian indo-islamic into life literature mahavira major marriage modern monasteries mountainsides music practices regional religion sanctuaries system the today traditions tribes uniquely village villages vishnu
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Life of the Ancient Egyptians by Eugen Strouhal (£26.00)Publisher: The American University in Cairo Press — 1992Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 9774242858]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper a little rubbed at the edges. Edges of the text block lightly tanned. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: Illustrated with photographs, in colour & black and white with maps. From the cover: “There is a wealth of literature on the kings of ancient Egypt, on the history of their reigns, and on their temples and pyramids. But of the ordinary, hard-working people who left us such awe-inspiring monuments as well as beautiful everyday objects, our knowledge remains hazy. Happily there is plenty of evidence, physical as well as literary and artistic, on which the author of this rare insight into everyday life in ancient Egypt has been able to draw, offering us the fruits of a lifetime of tireless research and fieldwork. He charts the progress of the ancient Egyptian step by step from cradle to grave, from children’s games to adult entertainment, from courtship to marriage and sometimes to divorce. The position of women in society is discussed in detail, as is fashion and the care of the body. The author describes the work of farmers, fishermen, and hunters, of artisans and builders, artists and scribes, priests and healers. In the closing chapter we follow the ancient Egyptian on the arduous last journey to the gates of the other world.

Few studies of ancient Egypt cover so broad a scope. The text is complemented by many illustrations of artefacts, works of art, and scenes of life in ancient Egypt as recorded in tomb reliefs and paintings and on papyri. Many of Werner Forman’s superb photographs were taken specially for this volume in Egypt and in the great public and private collections.”
Notes: Illustrated by Werner Forman (Photos.). Foreword or introduction by Geoffrey T. Martin. Size: 11¼" x 8½". Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 278 pages. Tags: african also ancient and anthropology antiquities archaeology artefacts civilization culture customs east egypt egyptian general history life middle paleopathology science see social world
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Plant Portraits and Plant Names by A. J. Macself (£25.00)Publisher: Amateur Gardening — UndatedBinding: Hardback Condition: Good. Gently bruised at head & tail of spine and corners of both volumes. Pages lightly age-tanned with some spotting.Description: II Volumes: First Series A-K; Second Series L-Z; Illustrated with B&W photographs.Notes: Size: 9½" x 10½". Green boards with Black titling to the Spine & Upper Board. Tags: plant portraits amateur gardeners botanical names nomenclature kew’s ruling botanists horticultural botanical horticulturalist’s herbarium ferns hosta funkia statice limonium rock gardening perennial herbaceous shrubby outdoor culture greenhouse plums peaches cherries almonds flowering crabs flowering shrubs dictionary gardening pronunciation latin greek
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Project Management Practitioner's Handbook by Ralph L. Kliem; Irwin S. Ludin; (£24.00)Publisher: Amacom — 1998Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 9780814403969]Condition: Very Good+ — in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper.Description: From the cover: “Project management has emerged as the crucial business discipline for the coming decades—so much so that doing it successfully could well be the key to your company’s future. Here is the first practical handbook that leads you through the entire process, ties it all together, and ensures not only success but excellence. Emphasizing the “people” side of project management, this welcome guide shows you how to accomplish project goals while continuously dealing with ambiguity, change, and time pressures all along the way. You’ll see how to: • Lead a project through its cycle. • Define goals and objectives clearly and precisely. • Plan the project’s tasks, assignments, and schedule. • Organize resources cost-effectively. • Control momentum and direction. • Close a project smoothly — on time and within budget. Packed with easy-to-understand principles, tools, and techniques, Project Management Practitioner’s Handbook delivers the know-how that lets you steer any type of project, in any industry, to exactly the right outcome. You’ll be able to: • Plot a project road map that everyone can follow. • Create self-directed work teams that meet or exceed expectations. • Demonstrate significant contribution to your company’s bottom line. • Master alternative methods of obtaining the expertise you need. • Encompass team members’ diversity, mobility, and flexibility. • Build in proven risk-management measures from the outset. • Use metrics to assess quality and reduce waste. • Incorporate network, web, and videoconferencing technologies. At the end of most chapters, you’ll find a list of “Questions for Getting Started” that will help you to identify what steps you need to take — and what resources you may already have in place —t o accomplish the project segment presented in that chapter. In addition, throughout the book, the authors apply each principle and technique to a practical case study — a groundbreaking project conducted by a wedding-services business — with checklists and diagrams to clarify every application. Project Management Practitioner’s Handbook is an A-to-Z resource that gives all managers practical, step-by-step access to the experience and insight of professional project managers. It will be of enormous value to executives and consultants in all spheres of business.”Notes: Size: 10¼" x 7¼". Purple / Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 242 pages. Tags: achieving administration audits beneficial calculating capability charts checks close-out company-wide concurrent configuration context controlling corporate costs creating crmo cultural culture cycle data definition delivering developing development diagnostic dimensions documents economics effective engineering epilogue equipment estimate estimating execution failure formation gathering goals governance health histograms implementation implementing industrial initiation international introducing involved
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Hitler's Thirty Days to Power: January 1933 by Henry Ashby Turner, Jr. (£23.00)Publisher: Bloomsbury — 1996Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 9780747530046]Condition: Very Good+ — in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper.Description: Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the cover: “Every one has heard of Hitler. Most know he was the dictator of Germany who caused the Second World War and the slaughter of millions of Jews. But how Hider got power is another matter. Few understand the way in which his dictatorship came about. Because Germany was a republic when Hitler became chancellor, many assume that he was democratically elected by a majority of the German people. Such was not, however, the case. His rise to power was far more complicated and, above all, more chancy. It was, in fact, a very near thing that could have been thwarted at numerous points. Much of Hitler’s story has been ably recounted in previous books, but no one has yet subjected to thorough scrutiny the dramatic events of the crucial month of January 1933, at the end of which Hitler became head of the German government. To tell that story is the task of this book.”Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¼". [XII] 255 pages. Tags: 20th abyss adolf against amid and arbeiter-partei autobiography battle biography britain century chancellor conspiracy contingency corporal covered crimes crisis culture dates determinacy deutsche dubious europe european falls fascism field from general german germany government hatched heads history hitler holocaust illusions inter-war into ireland leaders leads marshal military modern national nazi other papen parties period plunge political politics power prologue relinquishes republic responsibility schleicher science scores second socialism state studies than the triumph victim war weimar widens world
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On the Edge by Edward St. Aubyn (£23.00)Publisher: Chatto & Windus — 1998Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0701167254]Condition: Good. Lightly rubbed at the tips of the wraps. Edges of the text block lightly tanned. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: First in this, paperback, edition.

From the cover: “Peter, a disaffected merchant banker in his mid-thirties, suffers a coup de foudre when he lays eyes on the delectable Sabine, and sets out on a reckless mission to track her down. His search takes him to some of the outposts of New Age culture, and there he finds something he wasn’t looking for.”
Notes: Size: 9¼" x 6". 234 pages. Tags: new age movement fiction culture disaffected merchant banker mission guardian prize wilder fringes alternative therapy edward aubyn 0701167254
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Deutschland / Germany / Allemagne by VARIOUS (£22.00)Publisher: Ellert & Richter — 1996Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 389234616X]Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. Several small indentations to the upper board — possibly mouse dancing in hobnail boots — otherwise a very well presented copy.Description: Tri-language text: German, English, French. From the cover: “This copiously illustrated book portrays Germany and its magnificent regions and varying traditions. “Anyone who seeks to understand the politics, economy and culture of the Germans must be conversant with Germany’s federal states” — and since reunification this principle has been particularly valid, as former Federal Chancellor Helmut Schmidt stresses in his introduction. Well-known authors present the 16 federal states. Super colour photographs document the regions and architectural monuments in their fascinating variety. An appendix lists the latest statistics and historical information about the federal states.”Notes: Foreword or introduction by Helmut Schmidt. Size: 13" x 9¾". White boards with Black titling to the Spine & Upper Board. 375 pages. Tags: germany’s development federal state schleswig-holstein hamburg lower saxony bremen mecklenburg-west pomerania brandenburg berlin saxony north rhine-westfalia rhineland-palatinate woodland wine saarland hesse thuringia people dialect mentality saxons baden-wurttemberg bavaria german states hanseatic towns gothic architecture stade luneburg mecklenburgers gdr capital sed autobahn prussia reich weimar republic state government bundesrat social democratic foreign policy european union germans east germans
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Japan by Michel Random & Loues Frederic (£22.00)Publisher: David & Charles — 1987Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0715390503]Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper water stained on the reverse of the foot of the upper panel with a little light wrinkling to the head of the same. Text complete, clean and tight but with light age-tanning to the margins of the leaves. Description: Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Colour Photographs; Maps [1]; Illustrated endpapers and blanks;

From the cover: “For us, said a leading Japanese businessman, Budo, Noh theatre, Kabuki are nourishment, for our soul is basically very ancient. This is why we can be modern or ultra-modern without losing our roots. Nothing in Japan is separate: the light flavour of Sake (rice wine), the taste of Sushi (raw fish), the respect that we pay to our traditions, the veneration we bear to our emperor, all these only make up one Whole. The difference between us and the West is that we have kept a centre, or what you call a soul. The centre is also the kernel. Without it, the fruit withers and dies. This book, created by Nebojsa Bato Tomasevic, is the latest publication in a distinguished series. Past titles include China, Tibet and India. Yugoslav by birth, internationalist by conviction, Tomasevic has travelled extensively in Japan speaking to representative figures in all spheres of activity. Employing French scholars, Japanese, English, Italian and Yugoslav photographers, Japanese expertise and his own personal experience, Tomasevic has assembled an informative and exciting report on this remarkable country. This book is indeed a product of international co-operation at its most effective.”
Notes: Size: 11¾" x 9½". Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine & Upper Board. 287 pages. Tags: japan social life and customs 1945- conditions civilisation civilization japanese culture history ancient architecture beliefs traditions sports martial arts the psychology today cultural heritage michel random loues fre´de´ric 0715390503 alexandra campbellfirst editions firsts first printings 1st
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Jesus Christ and Primitive Need: A Missionary Study in the Christian Message by Charles Pelham Groves (£22.00)Publisher: London: The Epworth Press — 1934Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Signed by the Author.Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded. Pages very gently age-tanned. Description: Signed by the author on the first blank — unverified and reflected as such in the lack of premium. Illustrated by way of: Appendices [2];Notes: Size: 8¾" x 5½". Ruled Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. In the Fernley-Hartley lectures series. 260 pages. Tags: groves fernley-hartley lectures jesus christ apologetics evangelistic work missions communication religious aspects christianity intercultural culture missionary fernley hartley
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Ronald Reagan and the American Presidency by David Mervin (£22.00)Publisher: Longman — 1990Binding: Paperback First Edition. [ISBN: 0582034930]Condition: Good. Wraps a little rubbed at extremities. Ffep excised. Leans slightly. Inscription to verso upper wrap.Description: Ronald Reagan and the American Presidency is much more than an analysis of the Reagan years in the White House. It is also a stimulating and highly accessible introduction to the study of American politics and political culture that should be required reading for all students of American politics and society. 237pp. Index. Introduction / preface by Leon D. Epstein.Notes: Size: C Format (Approx 9¼" x 6"). Tags: regan america usa presidency0582034930
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Contemporary France: Politics and Society Since 1945 by D. L. Hanley; A. P. Kerr; N. H. Waites; (£21.50)Publisher: Routledge — 1984Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0415025222]Condition: Very Good. Light reading creases to the spine. Pages very gently age-tanned.Description: From the cover: “Contemporary France aims to set the working of the French political system into its historical, social and economic context. The first section gives a succinct description of the main developments since 1944 in all major contexts — economy, society, domestic politics and foreign relations. The authors then analyse the economic, social and cultural structures of present-day France, and discuss the institutional framework of decision-making and the major political forces involved in it. There are also chapters on French external and defence policy and on the education system, all of which are set in the context of the political system as a whole. Aimed primarily at students of European history and politics or of French society and culture, the book assumes little knowledge in the social sciences and will be readily accessible to beginners in this field.”Notes: Size: C Format (8½" x 5¼"). 384 pages. Tags: french experience fourth republic fifth republic gaullism giscardism socialist france mitterrand years contemporary france social stratification political culture 944.082 france politics government social conditions political framework central government french party system agricultural workers french industry french production value french exports french energy consumption french agricultural production tertiary sector defence expenditures main political forces electorate major parties french households population decline rural departments french student population socio-professional category parents
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A People's Tragedy by Orlando Figes (£21.00)Publisher: Jonathan Cape, Proof Copy — 1996Binding: Paperback (Uncorrected Proof) [ISBN: 0224041622]Condition: Good. An adequate reading copy only. Edges of the textblock lightly soiled, wraps somewhat faded. Lower wrap dog-eared at the bottom corner. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: Vast in scope, based on exhaustive original research, and written with passion, narrative skill and human sympathy, A People's Tragedy is the definitive account of the Russian Revolution for a new generation.Notes: Size: Trade Paperback (9¼" x 6"). 894 pages. Tags: Keyword tsar marx revolution democratic socialism insurrection lenin’s war soviet system bolshevism ataman black hundreds cossack jewish social organization cheka ogpu nkvd kgb secret police defensists menshevik duma internationalists kadets komuch samara new economic policy octobrists democrats marxist russian pogroms jews famine crisis tsarist autocracy stalinist regime russia’s failure political culture history radical intelligentsia peasantry national minorities Russia maxim gorky general brusilov prince lvov sergei semenov dmitry os’kin ideologies
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Korea the Beautiful: Treasures of the Hermit Kingdom [1988 Olympic Games Commemorative Edition] by Yushin Yoo (£21.00)Publisher: The Golden Pond Press — 1988Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 0942091019]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper. Description: 3rd printing. [First Published: 1987] Illustrated by way of: Colour Photographs; Maps;Notes: Size: 11¼" x 8¾". Matching Pictorial boards. 226 pages. Tags: yoo 0942091019 korea civilization south description travel survey korean culture three kingdoms koryo kingdom choson unique arts calligraphy music dance religions shamanism confucianism buddhism christianiy customs traditions national parks korea’s natural beauty
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Economic Theory and Marketing Practice by Angela Hatton; Mike Oldroyd; (£20.50)Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann — 1993Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0750602414]Condition: Near Fine.Description: This book has been designed to address the needs of those students of business and marketing who are studying economics. The prime focus of the book is students of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), but many business students will find our marketing oriented approach to economics valuable and easy to relate to their business shidies. 386pp. Index. Size: 4to Crown (9¾" x 7½")Tags: standardization problem-solving market-oriented experimentation post-industrial communications below-the-line pre-industrial intermediaries manufacturing undiversified eighty-twenty questionnaire reinforcement communication multinational international fundamentals organization contribution post-testing distributors coordination distribution quantitative descriptions segmentation demographics availability non-reactive multivariate remuneration intelligence qualitative convenience penetration uncertainty operational observation advertising diversified promotional orientation environment forecasting assumptions expectation unitization integration information discussions
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Principles of Gene Manipulation by R. W. Old; S. B. Primrose; (£20.50)Publisher: Blackwell Scientific — 1987Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0632013184]Condition: Good. A reasonable reading copy only. Upper wrap heavily creased. A slightly dog-eared copy with occasional highlighting throughout.Description: 3rd Edition. From the cover; “The teaching of genetic engineering is almost commonplace and an essential element in the training of a modern biologist. The development of this ever more successful text reflects the change in status and growth of the subject. Virtually the whole book has been rewritten incorporating much new material particularly in the applied chapters. Yet despite all the changes and expansion, the authors have retained their clear, direct style. Basic principles are presented in sufficient detail to enable the non-specialist to understand the current literature, while specialists will find this book a useful source of reference.”Notes: Size: 9¼" x 6". 409 pages. Tags: cutting and joining dna molecules plasmids cloning vehicles bacteriophage cosmid vectors cloning strategies gene libraries recombinant selection and screening expression coli cloned dna molecules cloning bacteria cloning yeast microbial eukaryotes cloning plant cells cloning mammalian cells culture microinjecting genes into animal oocytes eggs embryos recombinant dna technology industrial applications gene manipulation restriction endonucleases nucleotide sequence plasmid pbr322 bacteriophage lambda endonuclease cleavage maps construction cloning vectors genetic code single letter amino acid designations microbiology 575.1 qh442
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Screening the City by Edited by Mark Shiel & Tony Fitzmaurice (£20.50)Publisher: London & New York: Verso — 2003Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 1859844766]Condition: Very Good. Description: Based on a conference held in 1999 at University College Dublin. Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs;Notes: Size: 7¾" x 7¾". [VI] 312 pages. Tags: fitzmaurice town motion pictures congresses plots history cinema films cities towns culture film theory criticism urban communities performing arts video science sociology 1859844766
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Voyages: The Romance Of Cruising by VARIOUS (£20.50)Publisher: Dorling Kindersley — 1999Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0751308072]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dustwrapper.Description: Maps to the endpapers. Illustrated with colour photographs. The world's 100 most exciting ports of call selected by the world’s leading travel writers.Notes: Illustrated by Harvey Lloyd (Photos.). Foreword or introduction by Bill Miller. Size: 12¼" x 10¼". Blue boards with Embossed titling to the Spine & Upper Board. 284 pages. Tags: voyaging old spanish main american pacific rim oriental odyssey travel writers cruise lines destination shopping cuisine cultural adventure entertainment romantic ambiance east coast north america caribbean south central west oceania far africa middle mediterranean dream destinations journeying ship sailing culture eating editor favourite places experiences travellers enjoy cruisers prospective sailors armchair worldwide cruising seafaring experience john maxtone-graham passenger ships bill miller casbah casablanca ramblas skagway ephesus exciting sights civitavecchia tianjin antigua island cancun honolulu pearl harbour popular juneau auckland nassau grand cayman cartagena hong kong new orleans exploring these islands galapagos
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Quality: Total Customer Service by Lynda King Taylor (£19.50)Publisher: Century — 1992Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. Very slightly ruffled edges of DJ. Overall a very pleasant copy.Description: Notes: 290 pages. Tags: differentiating personalisation commoditisation personification differentiators depreciation's categorisation sophistication questionnaires organisational differentiator responsibility technological competencies entertainment globalisation understanding intelligence relationship cost-cutting experiences resegmenting technologies deficiencies redefinition contributing expectations philosophies battleground construction geographical contribution satisfaction organisation personality empowerment improvement effectively maintenance emotionally overlapping competition franchising transaction sustainable differences consultancy measurement ineffective definitions fulfillment
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Beauty Therapy Fact File by Susan Cressy (£19.00)Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann — 2003Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0750638354]Condition: Very Good. Lightly rubbed at the tips of the wrappers. Text complete, clean and tight. Description: 3rd edition. [First Published: 1993] Illustrated with black and white photographs, tables & diagrams. From the cover: “The Beauty Therapy Fact File has been written for all ages and levels of ability and provides a comprehensive reference for students studying beauty therapy up to and including NVQ Levels 1, 2 and 3. It also covers the course requirements tor Business Management and Aromatherapy Level 3.

Beauty therapists have to acquire a great deal of knowledge when undertaking any course. This book, therefore, is an invaluable guide to principles and practices in beauty therapy since it covers all aspects of the subject which are important to the trainee and practitioner.

There is a comprehensive section on business management, and the detailed anatomy, physiology and required electrical science content of the syllabuses are included. New beauty therapy treatments such as floatation tank therapy, laser therapy, ultrasound, crystal therapy and the use of alpha hydroxy acids are covered in some detail, and there is a new chapter on aromatherapy..”
Notes: Size: 9¾" x 7½". [X] 470 pages. Tags: 0750638354 and beauty britain business care cressy culture economics fitness great grooming hairdressing health industries juvenile management nonfiction reference salon service shops skills study susan teaching training
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Inside Japan's Power Houses: The Culture, Mystique and Future of Japan's Greatest Corporations by Kevin Rafferty (£19.00)Publisher: London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson — 1995Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0297814540]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper very slightly rubbed at the edges with a nick to the top corner of the lower panel. Description: Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Tables;

From the cover: “Exactly 50 years ago the dropping of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki left Japan defeated and in ashes. Today it has risen miraculously to be one of the world’s two economic megapowcrs and is demanding a role as a political great power. The story of Japan’s phoenix-like rise has often been told, but the economic culture of the country’s mega-businesses is still a mystery, and so are the powerful ties between businessmen, bureaucrats and politicians, the ‘unholy trinity’ of Japan Inc.

Kevin Rafferty, who has spent 25 years living and working in Asia, has been granted privileged access to the powerhouses of Japan’s economic miracle and has talked freely to the key figures, including grand opera singer Yoh Kurosawa of the Industrial Bank of Japan, Hampstead-born and Harvard-educated Minoru Makihara of Mitsubishi Corporation, shogi master Fumio Sato of Toshiba and the Toyoda car-making brothers, Shoichiro and Tatsuro, perhaps the most powerful men in Japanese industry. In a country where open and vigorous argument is often avoided, these men talk frankly about their achievements and the problems ahead.

But the author has gone beyond the powerful companies, like Matsushita, Nippon Steel, Toshiba, Toyota and the aerospace and banking giants. He examines the much-vaunted education system to assess the future challenge. He has also talked to the almighty mandarins of the finance ministry and the all too frequently corrupt politicians. The result is a cool appraisal of how different Japan really is, of the price paid for economic maturity and a strong yen, the need for political reform and — most vital for the rest of the world — whether Japan can become a ‘normal’ nation sitting at the top political table.”
Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¼". Blue boards with Silver titling to the Spine. [XVIII] 353 pages. Tags: business enterprises japan industrial management economic conditions corporations corporate culture japanese economics industry microeconomics industries
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Le Grand Livre des Orchidees: Les Connaitre, Les Choisir, Les Cultiver by Wilma & Brian Rittershausen (£19.00)Publisher: Bordas Editions — 2002Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 2047600138]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper very slightly rubbed at the edges with a tiny nick to the head of the upper panel. Previous owners' gift inscription to the first blank. Text complete, clean and tight otherwise. Description: French language text. Illustrated by way of: Colour Photographs;Notes: Size: 12" x 9¼". Burgundy boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 224 pages. Tags: orchids methods cultivation bromeliaceae orchid culture varieties sowing raising seedlings flowers gardening orchidaceae indoor plants bromeliads
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Marketing by David Mercer (£19.00)Publisher: Blackwell — 1996Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0631196382]Condition: Very Good.Description: Second Edition. 560pp. Index. Size: 4to Crown (9¾" x 7½")Tags: standardization problem-solving market-oriented experimentation post-industrial communications below-the-line pre-industrial intermediaries manufacturing undiversified eighty-twenty questionnaire reinforcement communication multinational international fundamentals organization contribution post-testing distributors coordination distribution quantitative descriptions segmentation demographics availability non-reactive multivariate remuneration intelligence qualitative convenience penetration uncertainty operational observation advertising diversified promotional orientation environment forecasting assumptions expectation unitization integration information discussions
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The Holocaust and Collective Memory: The American Experience by Peter Novick (£19.00)Publisher: London: Bloomsbury Books — 2000Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0747547734]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper. Pages very gently age-tanned. Description: Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¼". Blue boards with Orange titling to the Spine. 373 pages. Tags: holocaust jewish 1939-1945 public opinion american influence jews united states attitudes historiography cultural intellectual breaches international law atrocities crimes against humanity war social groups mass culture jewry historical writings european history
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The Illustrated John Lennon by Geoffrey Giuliano (£19.00)Publisher: Sunhurst Books — 1993Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Condition: Near Fine — in Very Good+ Dustwrapper. A little shelfwear to the dust wrapper along with some light scuffing to the laminate. A very pleasant copy overall though.Description: From the flap: “For the casual fan, over-the-top Beatle buff or pop culture aficionado ‘The Illustrated John Lennon’ neatly ties together the myth, music and magic of one of this century's greatest artists.”Notes: Foreword or introduction by Charles Lennon. 96 pages.
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Witch: A Magickal Journey: A Hip Guide to Modern Witchcraft by Fiona Horne (£19.00)Publisher: Thorsons — 2000Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Signed by the Author.[ISBN: 0007103999]Condition: Very Good+ — in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper.Description: Signed by the author on the title page ‘Blessed Be. Julia’ — unverified and reflected as such in the lack of premium.Notes: Size: 8½" x 8". 358 pages. Tags: characteristics self- acknowledgement non-conformism rosicrucianism reincarnation neo-platonist enlightenment warren-clarke devil-worship daemonologie nature-based christianity albert-louis role-playing prostitution prosecutions spiritualism supernatural theosophical celebrations astronomical alexandrians rosenberger rosicrucian accusations pennethorne kabbalistic inquisition handfasting promiscuity summerlands reawakening freemasonry clutterbuck maleficarum alternative formulation renaissance persecution intolerance isis-urania resurfacing reformation preparation allegations development protestants personality traditional demonology
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Sociology by Anthony Giddens (£18.50)Publisher: Polity Press — 1996Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 9780745611150]Condition: Good. Upper wrap a little curled. A slightly dog-eared copy.Description: Second Edition, Fully Revised & Updated. The new edition has been thoroughly revised using the very latest available empirical data. In addition, there are a number of completely new sections, many covering topics hardly discussed in other introductory textbooks. Contains, for example, extended analyses of the 1989 revolutions in Eastern Europe and Russia, the upsurge in new forms of nationalism and ethnicity, and the debate over the 'end of history' as well as covering all the more orthodox areas of sociological work in a lively and stimulating way.Notes: Size: 9¾" x 6¾". 819 pages. Tags: functionalists geographically specialisation stratification rational-legal relationships socialisation organisations mechanisation phenomenology investigation ethnocentrism powerlessness institutions reductionism epistemology urbanisation surroundings geographical expectations explanations normlessness propositions considerable conservative hierarchical sociological face-to-face behaviourism specifically agricultural consequences anthropology standardised transmission organisation instability disapproved proletariat bourgeoisie objectivity consanguine consequence bureaucracy association determinism delinquency adolescence interaction preliminary formulation
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The Andes by Enrico Guidoni & Roberto Magni (£18.50)Publisher: Cassell — 1979Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 0304294969]Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Gently bruised at the head of the spine and the top corners of the boards with a little fraying to the dust wrapper as a result. Description: 2nd impression. [First Edition: 1977] Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Facsimiles; Colour Photographs; Diagrams; Tables;

From the cover: “Cassell’s Monuments of Civilization Series is a planned series of breathtakingly beautiful books which sets out to evaluate the history and social developments of early civilizations by an examination of the architecture of the periods in which those civilizations grew, flourished, and declined.

Something of the splendour of Inca civilization is known to everyone: the fabulous treasure, the highways, the rigidly organized society, the knowledge of astronomy, the horrors of the Spanish Conquest. Yet even today it is not always realized how deeply rooted were the Inca in the culture of the Andes, and it is this aspect of the Inca and the Andean peoples which is here portrayed.

The ‘monuments’ of this volume are interpreted in the widest sense, including not only great temples and pyramids, terraces and aqueducts, cities, houses and tombs, but also textiles, sculptures and ceramics. There are translations from indigenous songs, poems, drama and prayers, and excerpts from early sixteenth and seventeenth century chroniclers.

The book contains over 100 magnificent photographs, some giving panoramic views of virtually unknown sites, others showing architectural details unseen even by visitors. Also included are plans and drawings, a map, a chronological chart, and a list of museums which exhibit collections of Andean art and artifacts.”
Notes: Foreword or introduction by Pablo Neruda. Size: 13" x 9¾". Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine & Upper Board. In the Monuments of Civilization series. 189 pages. Tags: peru inca structures architecture 0304294969 art andes region history indians south america antiquities andean visual arts 1532 ancient 0448020254 pre-columbian incas enrico guidoni roberto magni pablo neruda monuments civilization
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Blow-in by Nora Strong (£18.00)Publisher: NUA — 2003Binding: Paperback Signed by the Author.[ISBN: 0954624009]Condition: Very Good.Description: Signed by the author on the title page — unverified and reflected as such in the lack of premium. First in this, paperback, edition. Extracts from the Blow-in Column in the "Southern Star" and Other Articles.Notes: Size: C Format (8½" x 5¼"). 256 pages. Tags: about and columnists communities cork culture history ireland irish life mccarthy paul politics religion rural west
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British Culture and the End of Empire by Edited by Stuart Ward (£18.00)Publisher: Manchester University Press — 2001Binding: Hardback First Edition. [ISBN: 0719060478]Condition: Very Good. Pages very gently age-tanned otherwise a very well presented copy. Description: Based on a conference in February 1999 at the University of Southern Denmark.Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¼". Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine & Upper Board. In the Studies in Imperialism series. [XI] 241 pages. Tags: ward 0719060478 decolonization social aspects great britain postcolonialism commonwealth countries history 20th century imperialism civilization colonies life customs britainzxcolonies change attitudes culture popular migrations
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Ideology and Modern Culture: Critical Social Theory in the Era of Mass Communication by John B. [Brookshire] Thompson (£18.00)Publisher: Polity Press — 1990Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0745600824]Condition: Very Good. Light reading creases to the spine. Previous owners' inscription to the title page. Description: Notes: Size: Trade Paperback (9¼" x 6"). [VIII] 362 pages. Tags: and communication concept cultural culture ideologies ideology interpretation mass media methodology modern perspectives political science social societies society sociological sociology studies the theory towards transmission
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The Efficiency Experts: An Impartial Survey of Management Consultancy by Laura Tatham (£18.00)Publisher: Business Publications — 1964Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper a little rubbed at the edges, slightly tanned. A nice copy of a not-so-common title.Description: From the cover: “Are management consultants the answer to a businessman’s prayer? Or are they unprincipled rogues who, for an exorbitant fee, tell a company nothing it does not already know and saddle it with a lot of elaborate, unnecessary and expensive procedures?

To answer these extreme questions and many more between, Laura Tatham has obtained first-hand evidence from dozens of consultants and from as many clients, both satisfied and dissatisfied. This book is the result of her inquiries.

An impartial survey, The Efficiency Experts examines in detail what management consultants are, how they work and what they set out to accomplish. It suggests ways in which the businessman can make best use of consultants, and how he can assess whether or not a firm is likely to do a good job. A number of case histories describe both successful and unsuccessful consulting assignments.”
Notes: Size: 8¾" x 5¾". Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [IX] 211 pages. Tags: abilities ability academic accept achieving acorn acquisition actionable active administrative affiliations agendas aggressive allocating almanac analysis analyst analytical annual anxiety application applying approach arriving articles asking assertiveness assessing assistants associates attitude averages baker bellyaches boards boiling bonding boss bosses brainstorming breaking brevity buy-in candidates chain changes characteristics charts checks choosing cities
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