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Image for Genetics - Issues In Society Series #149

Genetics - Issues In Society Series #149

By: Healey, Editor Justin

Price: $11.00

Publisher: NSW, Spinney Press: 2001

Seller ID: 12092982

ISBN: 1876811587

Condition: Good (ex-library)


44 pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Clear, self-adhesive laminate to covers/boards. Ex-library with usual marks, stamps, stickers.. What is genetics, and how is it used? This book explains scientific fundamentals of genetic engineering and its many uses, and examines the last developments in gene technology in Australia and around the world. The mapping of the human genome, cloning, genetic screening, GM foods - where will these breakthroughs lead us? Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; ISBN: 1876811587. ISBN/EAN: 9781876811587. Inventory No: 12092982. ... View more info

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Social Mobility

By: Heath, Anthony

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Fontana: 1981

Seller ID: 14050213

ISBN: 000635601X

Condition: Good


303 pages. Covers have no creasing. Corners of covers are moderately bumped. Spine has minimal reading creases. Pages are reasonably tanned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; ISBN: 000635601X. ISBN/EAN: 9780006356011. Inventory No: 14050213. Paperback View more info

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Dark Side of the Moonies

By: Heftmann, Erica

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Australia, Penguin: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 17050003

ISBN: 0140056831

Condition: Near Fine


292 pages. Covers have no creasing or wear. Spine is uncreased. Pages are lightly tanned. A powerful warning of the spread of bizarre cults in modern society. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; Religion & Theology. ISBN: 0140056831. ISBN/EAN: 9780140056839. Inventory No: 17050003. Paperback View more info

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More Than A Prophet

By: Hession, Brian

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, Peter Davies: 1959

Seller ID: 12092109

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Good


218 pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Tanned pages. Dust Jacket is fully intact, but has small holes or chips down flap edges and other signs of wear to top and bottom edges, corners etc. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Gift inscription in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; Myths, Legends & Folklore. Inventory No: 12092109. Hardcover View more info

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The English: A Social History 1066-1945

By: Hibbert, Christopher

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Guild Publishing: 1989

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 13100006

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good


785 pages. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Dust jacket has light creasing. Edges of dust jacket have light bumping. Edges of pages are slightly foxed. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Sociology & Culture. Inventory No: 13100006. Hardcover View more info

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The Strength Of Tradition : Stories Of The Immigrant Presence In Australia

By: Holt, Edited by R. F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Queensland, Univ. of Qld Press: 1988

Seller ID: 12092939

ISBN: 0702217018

Condition: Good


287 pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Tanned pages. Previous owner's name in ink. Edgewear and creasing to covers. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; ISBN: 0702217018. ISBN/EAN: 9780702217012. Inventory No: 12092939. Paperback View more info

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It Seems to Us : A Book of Thoughtful Opinions

By: Horlock, Muriel F.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Australia, Longmans, Green & Co: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07090308

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good


Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; Inventory No: 07090308. Hardcover View more info

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Britain and the Beast

By: Howard, Peter

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Heinemann: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15040201

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good


128 pages. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Spine has minor lean. Dust jacket has superficial rubbing. Edges of dust jacket have superficial wear. The dust jacket has been price-clipped. Pages are lightly tanned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; Inventory No: 15040201. Hardcover View more info

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The Name of the Game : Sport and Society

By: Inglis, Fred

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Heinemann: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15110095

ISBN: 0435184725

Condition: Good (ex-library)


213 pages. Text and spine/cover marked with Library stamps, in all other respects in very good condition throughout. Edges of boards have superficial wear. Edges of dust jacket have light bumping. Dust jacket is unclipped. Dust jacket is protected in clear, plastic sleeve. . Front free end page has been removed. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sports & Pastimes; Sociology & Culture. ISBN: 0435184725. ISBN/EAN: 9780435184728. Inventory No: 15110095. Hardcover View more info

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Australia for the Record

By: Ingram, Robin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Australia, Gore Osment: 1994

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 09100320

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Near Fine


239 pages. Inscription on front endpaper. Australia's achievements in science, technology, communications, industry, tourism and more. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; Australiana; Inventory No: 09100320. Hardcover View more info

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Unity & Diversity: A National Conversation - Barton Lectures Series

By: Irving, Helen

Price: $21.00

Publisher: 2001

Seller ID: 12092936

ISBN: 0733310311

Condition: Very Good


256 pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Page edges a little browned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Sociology & Culture. ISBN: 0733310311. ISBN/EAN: 9780733310317. Inventory No: 12092936. Paperback View more info

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The Welfare State : Foundations and Alternatives

By: James, Michael

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Saint Leonards, NSW, Australia, Centre for Independent Studies, The: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09090318

ISBN: 0949769479

Condition: Fine


Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; ISBN: 0949769479. ISBN/EAN: 9780949769473. Inventory No: 09090318. Paperback View more info

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The Girls In The Back Of The Class

By: Johnson, LouAnne

Price: $11.00

Publisher: USA, St. Martin's Press: 1996

Seller ID: 18090040

ISBN: 0312958803

Condition: Good


291 pages. Covers have light creasing. Edges of covers have superficial edgewear and corners are lightly bumped. Spine has minor lean and moderate reading creases. Pages are lightly tanned. Her classroom was the last stop for a group of troubled kids. Teacher LouAnne Johnson, the petite ex-Marine of Dangerous Minds, was their last chance. The boys, like handsome Latino Julio Escovar, expected to end up in jail. The girls, like regal, golden-skinned Simoa, often mysteriously disappeared. But not in LouAnne Johnson's class. Risking her life, and her heart, LouAnne cajoled, bribed, and loved thes... View more info

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The Shadow of the Sun

By: Kapuscinski, Ryszard

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Australia, Penguin: 2008

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 11020559

ISBN: 0141037709

Condition: Good


325 pages. Minor water damage to covers and text. Ryszard Kapuscinski's The Shadow of the Sun encompasses forty years of incisive and moving reportage about Africa by one of the world's greatest journalists. From newly independent Ghana to war-torn Rwanda, Kapuscinski captures the sights, sounds, smells and, above all, the real lives of this vast continent. Poetic and profound, this dazzling travelogue has been acclaimed as one of the most significant works on Africa and its people. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; Travel & Places. ISBN/EAN: 9780141037707. Inventory No: 11... View more info

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The Prize And The Price : The changing world of women who return to study

By: Kelly, Susan

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NSW, Methuen Haynes: 1987

Seller ID: 10100099

ISBN: 0454013760

Condition: Very Good


291 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; ISBN: 0454013760. ISBN/EAN: 9780454013764. Inventory No: 10100099. Paperback View more info

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The History of Death

By: Kerrigan, Michael

Price: $153.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Amber Books: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16080567

ISBN: 1905704593

Condition: Fine


192 pages. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Dust jacket has superficial rubbing. Edges of dust jacket have light bumping. The dust jacket has been price-clipped. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition. Death is universal, but each culture has found a different way of dealing with it. This wide-ranging book examines the compelling subject of death, funeral rites and burial in different cultures and societies, from the drama of medieval French royal funerals to the burial alive of the Dinka masters of the spear in the Sudan, from the Egyptian pyramids to the Chinese terr... View more info

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100 X About Czechoslovakia

By: Kosina, Dr. Vladimir

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Prague, Orbis: 1983

Seller ID: 12072081

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Good


114 pages. Light soiling to edges. Minor edgewear and creasing to covers. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; Inventory No: 12072081. Paperback View more info

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Pioneering! Personalities! Places!

By: Lansell-Smith, Dorothy

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Australia, Dominion Press: 1981

Edition: Assumed First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 12010550

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good


132 pages. Minor edgewear and creasing to covers. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; Signed by Author. Inventory No: 12010550. Paperback View more info

Image for The I Ching & Modern Man : Essays On Metaphysical Implications Of Change

The I Ching & Modern Man : Essays On Metaphysical Implications Of Change

By: Lee, Jung Young

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New Jersey, University Books: 1975

Seller ID: 12092955

ISBN: 0821602535

Condition: Good


236 pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Dust Jacket worn at edges, small chips and tears. Page edges foxed. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Anthropology; Sociology & Culture. ISBN: 0821602535. ISBN/EAN: 9780821602539. Inventory No: 12092955. Hardcover View more info

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New Habits : Today's Women Who Choose

By: Losada, Isabel

Price: $11.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Hodder & Stoughton: 1999

Seller ID: 10060387

ISBN: 034072238X

Condition: Near Fine


Why would young women in their twenties or thirties choose to enter a convent? Are they running away from the world? Are they seeking a Mother Superior to obey in order to escape personal responsibility? Why would they sacrifice the opportunity to have a lover, a child, a house of their own, or the freedom to live according to their own desires? And once in a community, how do they cope with doubt, routine, the lack of personal space? Isabel Losada has talked at length to ten young Anglican nuns - all of whom had homes, jobs, boyfriends, money, and freedom - who explain why they are seeking a ... View more info