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  • Baby Catcherby Peggy Vincent

    Scribner 2002; US$ 12.99

    An inspiring collection of birth stories by a charming midwife. Each time she knelt to “catch” another wriggling baby—nearly three thousand times during her remarkable career—California midwife Peggy Vincent paid homage to the moment when pain bows to joy and the world makes way for one more. With every birth, she encounters another woman-turned-goddess:... more...

  • Social Approaches to an Industrial Pastby Eugenia W. Herbert; A. Bernard Knapp; Vincent C. Pigott

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 51.00

    Social Approaches to an Industrial Past addresses the social issues of mining communities in research spanning a period of 4,500 years. The volume considers themes which are relatively new to archaeology: * the social context of production * gender * power and labour exploitation * imperialism and colonialism * production and technology. more...

  • Gyrotron Oscillatorsby C Edgecombe

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 229.95

    The performance of gyrotrons has developed rapidly during recent years and they now form very powerful sources of microwave energy at millimetric wavelengths. Much development, both of the detailed theory including multi-mode interaction and of practical devices, has taken place in the major European laboratories. This book is a collection of surveys... more...

  • The Critical Pointby C Domb

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 57.95

    The relationship between liquids and gases engaged the attention of a number of distinguished scientists in the mid 19th Century. In a definitive paper published in 1869, Thomas Andrews described experiments he performed on carbon dioxide and from which he concluded that a critical temperature exists below which liquids and gases are distinct phases... more...

  • Ernst Blochby Vincent Geoghegan

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 48.45

    Ernst Bloch is perhaps best known for his subtle and imaginative investigation of utopias and utopianism, but his work also provides a comprehensive and insightful analysis of western culture, politics and society. Yet, because he has not been one of easiest of writers to read his full contribution has not been widely acknowledged. Block developed... more...

  • Functional Equations with Causal Operatorsby C. Corduneanu

    CRC Press 2005; US$ 57.95

    Functional equations encompass most of the equations used in applied science and engineering: ordinary differential equations, integral equations of the Volterra type, equations with delayed argument, and integro-differential equations of the Volterra type. The basic theory of functional equations includes functional differential equations with causal... more...

  • Inequality And Old Ageby John A Vincent

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 49.73

    An analysis of ageing in relation to identity formation, inequality and stratification. The book outlines a theory of social inequality which encompasses those inequalities associated with old age - in addition to class, gender, race and ethnicity.; This book is intended for undergraduate and postgraduate sociology courses in social stratification... more...

  • Social Justice, Education and Identityby Carol Vincent

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 44.62

    This book answers key questions regarding social justice in education. Its central theme is how the education system, through its organization and practices, is implicated in the realisation of just or unjust social outcomes. In particular, the writers examine the ways in which the identities of individuals and groups are formed and transformed in... more...

  • Old Ageby John Vincent

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 35.70

    Recent decades have seen a fundamental change in the age structure of many western societies. In these societies it is now common for a fifth to a quarter of the population to be retired, for fewer babies to be born than is required to sustain the size of the population and for life expectancy to exceed eighty years old. This book provides an overview... more...

  • SOME THINGS ARE BETTER LEFT UNPLUGGEDby Vincent Sakowski

    Double Dragon Publishing 2003; US$ 5.99

    SOME THINGS ARE BETTER LEFT UNPLUGGED is a post-modern fantasy filled with anti-heroes and anti-climaxes. An allegorical tale, the story satirizes many of our everyday obsessions, including: the pursuit of wealth and materialism; the thirst for empty spectacles and violence; and climbing whatever social, political, or economical ladder is before us.... more...