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Modern period, c 1500 onwards

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Modern period, c 1500 onwards

Paperback. The names of the seven Mercury astronauts were announced in April 1959 amid a flurry of publicity and patriotism. This work provides authorized biographical details of all thirty-two finalists for the seven coveted places as America's pioneering astronauts. Series: Springer Praxis Books / Space Exploration. Num Pages: 396 pages, 167 black & white illustrations, biography. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JJPG; TRP; TTDS; WNX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 233 x 157 x 21. Weight in Grams: 574.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York Inc. United States
Number of pages
396
Condition
New
SKU
V9781441984043
ISBN
9781441984043
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 55.34
€ 53.81

Hardcover. An Archaeology of Plantation Life in Nineteenth Century Zanzibar Num Pages: 269 pages, 18 black & white illustrations, 11 colour illustrations, biography. BIC Classification: 1HFGT; 3JH; HBJH; HBLL; HDD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 165 x 244 x 20. Weight in Grams: 542.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Springer
Edition
2015th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781441984708
ISBN
9781441984708
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 64.98

Hardback. This book examines two early German journals in economics, Der Osterreichische Volkswirt (The Austrian Economist) and Der Deutsche Volkswirt (The German Economist), which offered a kaleidoscope of many different ideas and concepts, from philosophy to politics. Editor(s): Backhaus, Jurgen George. Series: The European Heritage in Economics and the Social Sciences. Num Pages: 172 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 1DFA; 1DFG; 3JJC; 3JJG; KCZ; KNTJ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 155 x 15. Weight in Grams: 426.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York Inc. United States
Edition
2012
Number of pages
172
Condition
New
SKU
V9781461400783
ISBN
9781461400783
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 122.24

Hardback. Using archaeological and other data from households in Mexico's Yucatan peninsula, this study shows how during the late 18th and early 19th centuries the region was drawn into global networks of exchange, with the triumph of the capitalist 'Hacienda' system. Series: Contributions to Global Historical Archaeology. Num Pages: 284 pages, 15 black & white tables, biography. BIC Classification: 1KLCM; 3JF; 3JH; HDD; JHMC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 155 x 18. Weight in Grams: 590.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York Inc. United States
Edition
2012
Number of pages
284
Condition
New
SKU
V9781461414957
ISBN
9781461414957
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 123.27

Paperback. This book covers US-Russian space efforts in the early to late 1990s, when relations between East and West began to improve and the foundations of harmony and co-operation were laid for the first time with Shuttle-Mir and the International Space Station. Series: Springer Praxis Books / Space Exploration. Num Pages: 508 pages, 75 colour illustrations, biography. BIC Classification: 3JJPR; TRP; TTDS; WNX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 241 x 177 x 20. Weight in Grams: 822.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York Inc. United States
Number of pages
508
Condition
New
SKU
V9781461432777
ISBN
9781461432777
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 46.99
€ 42.22

Hardback. This unique volume forestalls the scientific injustice that could have been inflicted on William Gascoigne. The captivating narrative tracks the gradual recovery of the 17th-century astronomer's trailblazing work on the telescopic sight and the micrometer. Series: Astrophysics and Space Science Library. Num Pages: 232 pages, 8 black & white tables, biography. BIC Classification: 3JD; PDX; PGC; PHJ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 241 x 160 x 18. Weight in Grams: 480.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York Inc. United States
Number of pages
232
Condition
New
SKU
V9781461440963
ISBN
9781461440963
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 122.79

paperback. Suitable for researchers in Criminology and Criminal Justice, this title presents the dimensions of fluidity of gang membership and geographic mobility across police jurisdictions is increasingly seen as the organizational pattern of emerging gangs, in large part shaped by worldwide patterns of human migration and globalization. Series: SpringerBriefs in Criminology. Num Pages: 54 pages, 6 black & white illustrations, biography. BIC Classification: 3JM; JKVJ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 3. Weight in Grams: 122.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Springer United States
Edition
2013th Edition
Number of pages
54
Condition
New
SKU
V9781461443063
ISBN
9781461443063
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 64.21

Paperback. The Liberation of the Serfs argues that slave labor can never be efficient and will therefore disappear by itself (though the process may take many years). The contributions herein address the economics of unfree labor in places like Prussia, Westphalia, Austria, Argentina and the British Empire. Editor(s): Backhaus, Jurgen George. Series: The European Heritage in Economics and the Social Sciences. Num Pages: 84 pages, 2 black & white tables, biography. BIC Classification: 1D; 3JH; HBTS; KCF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 155 x 4. Weight in Grams: 145.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York Inc. United States
Number of pages
84
Condition
New
SKU
V9781489992697
ISBN
9781489992697
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 120.42

Hardcover. Series: When the Land Meets the Sea. Num Pages: 243 pages, 45 black & white illustrations, 63 colour illustrations, 15 black & white tables, biograp. BIC Classification: 1MBFS; 3JH; HBTB; HBTM; JFC; WGG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 165 x 245 x 22. Weight in Grams: 568.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Springer
Edition
2015th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781493926411
ISBN
9781493926411
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 64.86

Paperback. Series: When the Land Meets the Sea. Num Pages: 258 pages, 45 black & white illustrations, 63 colour illustrations, 15 black & white tables, biograp. BIC Classification: 1MBF; 3JJ; HBJM; HBTB; HBTM; HDR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 155 x 14. Weight in Grams: 403.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York Inc. United States
Number of pages
258
Condition
New
SKU
V9781493966271
ISBN
9781493966271
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 63.83

Hardback. This autobiography by a prominent physicist covers key developments in physics from the 1930s to the 1990s. Frederick Seitz's book also includes many anecdotes and photographs. Num Pages: 430 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 3JJG; 3JJH; 3JJP; BGA; PH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 235 x 155 x 23. Weight in Grams: 1730.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1994
Publisher
American Institute of Physics United States
Number of pages
430
Condition
New
SKU
V9781563961977
ISBN
9781563961977
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 53.45

Paperback. Prepared to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the American Vacuum Society, the book opens with a history of the AVS. It continues by covering vacuum science and technology in the first part of the 20th century, roughly 1900 to 1960. Editor(s): Redhead, Paul A. Series: Avs Classics in Vacuum Science and Technology. Num Pages: 240 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 3JJ; PDX; PHV. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 279 x 210 x 13. Weight in Grams: 1331.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
American Institute of Physics United States
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
SKU
V9781563962486
ISBN
9781563962486
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 69.94

hardcover. Bringing together leading authorities and cutting edge scholars, this collection re-examines the defining concepts of Stalinism and the Stalinization odel. The aim of the book is to explore how the common imperatives of a centralized movement were experienced across national boundaries. Editor(s): LaPorte, Norman; Morgan, Kevin; Worley, Matthew. Num Pages: 329 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 1DVUA; 3JJG; 3JJH; 3JJPG; HBJD; HBLW; JPFC. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 225 x 143 x 24. Weight in Grams: 536.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan United Kingdom
Edition
2008th Edition
Number of pages
329
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230006713
ISBN
9780230006713
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 176.00

paperback. This book examines major sports, both professional and intercollegiate, from baseball, football, and basketball to golf, tennis, stock car racing, and extreme sports, to explain how sports became a multibillion-dollar industry as well as a major influence on and reflection of American society. Jay also shows how sports have helped shape racial, gender, national, and class identities. Series: Columbia Histories of Modern American Life. Num Pages: 304 pages, 25 illus. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JJP; HBJK; HBLW3; HBT; WS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 223 x 181 x 18. Weight in Grams: 544.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Columbia University Press United States
Edition
Illustrated
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
SKU
V9780231125352
ISBN
9780231125352
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 45.60

paperback. Presents significant changes in how master physicians use information technology to keep abreast of fresh medical information. This book tells how professionals are coping with changes in the practice of medicine effected by managed care. It is suitable for physicians, residents, and medical students seeking to enhance their passion for medicine. Num Pages: 478 pages, 2 black & white tables, biography. BIC Classification: 3JM; MB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 25. Weight in Grams: 705.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Springer United States
Edition
2nd ed. 2004
Number of pages
478
Condition
New
SKU
V9780387004273
ISBN
9780387004273
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 71.21

paperback. Provides an account of the 'Spirit' and 'Opportunity' Mars Exploration Rover missions. This title relates how NASA/ESA have sought evidence of life on Mars, with the prevailing mood sometimes being optimistic and sometimes pessimistic. It details an account of the rationale for the tests for life carried out by the Viking missions in 1976. Series: Springer Praxis Books / Space Exploration. Num Pages: 258 pages, 162 black & white illustrations, biography. BIC Classification: 3JJPL; HBT; PGS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 170 x 240 x 15. Weight in Grams: 533.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Springer/Sci-Tech/Trade United States
Edition
2005th Edition
Number of pages
258
Condition
New
SKU
V9780387260204
ISBN
9780387260204
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 34.99
€ 30.09

paperback. Editor(s): MacDonald, Victoria-Maria. Num Pages: 365 pages, 14 black & white illustrations, biography. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3J; HBJK; HBLH; HBLL; HBLW; JNK; JNSV. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 22. Weight in Grams: 544.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan United States
Edition
2004th Edition
Number of pages
365
Condition
New
SKU
V9781403960870
ISBN
9781403960870
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 55.34
€ 49.55

paperback. Drawing on little-known sources, including newly-translated editions of Catherine's love notes, John Alexander has produced a balanced appraisal and biography of one of the most powerful, infamous and colourful figures in modern history. Series: Oxford Lives Series. Num Pages: 460 pages, 24 pp black and white plates, maps. BIC Classification: 1DVUA; 3JF; BGH; HBJD; HBLL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 157 x 25. Weight in Grams: 692. Clean copy showing some age and light shelf wear. Remains a very good copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1989
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KMK0023785
ISBN
9780195061628
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 6.23

hardcover. The sequel to "Aristocrats", this tells the story of the Irish revolutionary, Lord Edward Fitzgerald. Son of a duke, heir to estates and influence, Lord Edward died in a Dublin gaol, a rebel and a traitor. The book looks at how this happened, and explores the hidden relationships in his life. Num Pages: 350 pages, 8pp b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 3JF; BGH; HBJD1; HBLL; HBTB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 240 x 165. Weight in Grams: 732. Clean copy fine in dust wrapper. DW showing light shelf wear. Remains a very good copy
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
Chatto & Windus
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KMK0023804
ISBN
9780701165383
Hardback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 6.49

hardcover. The sequel to "Aristocrats", this tells the story of the Irish revolutionary, Lord Edward Fitzgerald. Son of a duke, heir to estates and influence, Lord Edward died in a Dublin gaol, a rebel and a traitor. The book looks at how this happened, and explores the hidden relationships in his life. Num Pages: 350 pages, 8pp b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 3JF; BGH; HBJD1; HBLL; HBTB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 240 x 165. Weight in Grams: 732. Clean copy fine in dust wrapper. DW showing light shelf wear. Remains a very good copy
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
Chatto & Windus
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KMK0024028
ISBN
9780701165383
Hardback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 6.49

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