Noboru Hirota has produced a major historical analysis of how the field of chemistry has evolved over centuries. Spanning more than eight hundred pages, this book presents an exhaustive study of the field, showing how ground-breaking discoveries were made and innovative theories were constructed, with personal portrayals and interesting anecdotes of pioneering scholars. Positioning chemistry carefully within...
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Since the first edition (published in 2009), there have been several important treaty developments, including the entry into force of the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) on individual communications, and significant developments in the case law on economic, social and cultural (ESC) rights. The second edition addresses these...
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The world is becoming more hazardous as natural and social processes combine to create complex situations of increased vulnerability and risk. There is increasing recognition that this trend is creating exigencies that must be dealt with. The common approach is to delegate the task of preparing an emergency plan to someone. Often that person is expected to...
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A Practical Handbook
Investment Arbitration is a multi-billion dollar venture. It is an area of international dispute resolution, which has undergone tremendous growth in recent years and resulted in the signature of thousands of Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITs) between foreign states and several Multilateral Investment Treaties (MITs). Numerous disputes involving these instruments are resolved through international arbitration. Arbitral...
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Edited by: Patricia Egli
In a time when global challenges can only be effectively coped with using international cooperation, this study of international law as a framework for such cooperation becomes more and more important. Indeed, in a globalized world, very few areas can be regarded as remaining purely national. This book offers an accurate and detailed introduction to international...
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Multidisciplinary Perspectives on History, Culture and Society
The essays in this volume bring together leading Irish and Qu?b?cois scholars from eight different disciplines (history, literature, linguistics, design and material culture, ethnomusicology, sociology, theatre and music) to examine historical~and contemporary aspects of the two societies. As a collection, Ireland and Quebec creates a dialogue between...
Cloth - 9781846825989 - $ 70.00
A Practical Guide for Beekeepers
By John Carr
The crucial role that bees play in the Earth's ecosystem is well known. Over the last decades a dramatic decrease in bee health has been seen on a global scale. This deterioration is seen on a global scale in both domestic and wild bees, precipitating a wider ecological impact. Veterinarians, animal scientists and...
Paper - 9781910455036 - $ 70.00
Edited by: Lee Kinsella
Miriam Stannage (b. 1939) is a relentless innovator. Her practice is founded upon a deep intellectual engagement with, and curiosity about, the challenges and nature of contemporary life. For the last fifty years, she has produced a dazzling range of works that resist easy categorization....
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Robert Carter, Fellow, Honorary Life Member and Founder of the Australian Society of Marine Artists, and Fellow of the International Society of Marine Painters, is the author and artist of the maritime history Windjammers: The Final Story, published by Rosenberg in 2004. Paint Me a Ship is a unique, luxurious full-colour publication intended for marine artists...
Cloth - 9781925078916 - $ 59.95
Principles of International Taxation, Fifth Edition is a highly accessible text which provides a clear introduction to international taxation as well as more in-depth material on many essential areas of the subject. Whilst using some examples from the UK tax system, the book presents its material in a global context, explaining the variety...
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The Concept of Explanation contains a collection of essays devoted to the problem of explanation in various disciplines of science and humanities, namely mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, neuroscience, economics, as well as theology. The issues covered include such topics as: the interplay between explanation and understanding * the problem of...
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Edited by: Michael Cannon
Australian life has never had a chronicler quite like the Vagabond. Renowned as journalist and 'eminently unconventional character', he suffered extremes of poverty and prosperity. These enabled him to record first-hand experiences revealing the degradation of life in the festering slums of the Victorian...
Paper - 9781922235985 - $ 34.95