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  • Jefferson's Second Fatherby John Bailey

    Pan Macmillan Australia 2013; US$ 1.81

    "He was my ancient master, my earliest and best friend; and to him I am indebted for first impressions which have had the most salutary influence on the course of my life." —Thomas Jefferson on George Wythe, 1806 This is the story of George Wythe, a man determined, steadfast and courageous, described by Benjamin Rush as possessing "dove-like... more...

  • The Lost German Slave Girlby John Bailey

    Grove Atlantic 2007; US$ 13.99

    A fascinating exploration of slavery and its laws and an unforgettable portrait of a young woman in pursuit of freedom. “Reads like a legal thriller” ( The Washington Post ).   It is a spring morning in New Orleans, 1843. In the Spanish Quarter, on a street lined with flophouses and gambling dens, Madame Carl recognizes a face from her past. It... more...

  • Commercial Contractsby Chris Thorpe; John Bailey

    Elsevier Science 1996; US$ 130.00

    This book aims to explain the principles of contract law for the businessman, and to put those principles into their commercial context. Anyone involved in commercial transactions needs at least a basic understanding of the principles of contract law – the legal framework for all commercial activity. A lack of such a basic understanding at best results... more...

  • Organized Crime and Democratic Governabilityby John Bailey; Roy Goodson

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2001; US$ 34.95

    The United States–Mexico border zone is one of the busiest and most dangerous in the world. NAFTA and rapid industrialization on the Mexican side have brought trade, travel, migration, and consequently, organized crime and corruption to the region on an unprecedented scale. Until recently, crime at the border was viewed as a local law enforcement... more...

  • Public Security and Police Reform in the Americasby John Bailey; Lucia Dammert

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2005; US$ 34.95

    The events of September 11, 2001, combined with a pattern of increased crime and violence in the 1980s and mid-1990s in the Americas, has crystallized the need to reform government policies and police procedures to combat these threats.  Public Security and Police Reform in the Americas examines the problems of security and how they are addressed... more...

  • Governing Mexicoby John J. Bailey

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 1988; US$ 44.66

    Based on extensive fieldwork and a wide variety of US and Mexican academic, government and journalistic sources, this book analyzes the critical institutions and policy issues that will determine whether and how the Mexican government can modernize the economy and retain political legitimacy. more...

  • City of the Soulby John A. Pinto; Colin B. Bailey

    University Press of New England 2016; US$ 44.99

    Romantic Rome—the Eternal City in word and image, from Goethe and Byron to James, from etching and watercolor to photograph more...

  • Understanding Richard Hoggartby Michael Bailey; Ben Clarke; John K. Walton

    Wiley 2011; US$ 38.66

    Awarded 2013 PROSE Honorable Mention in Media & Cultural Studies With the resurgent interest in his work today, this is a timely reevaluation of this foundational figure in Cultural Studies, a critical but friendly review of both Hoggart's work and reputation. Re-examines the reputation of one of the ‘inventors’ of Cultural Studies Uses new... more...

  • The Holy Earthby Liberty Hyde Bailey; Wendell Berry; John Linstrom

    Counterpoint 2015; US$ 15.99

    The agrarian tradition runs as an undercurrent through the entire history of literature, carrying the age-old wisdom that the necessary access of independent farmers to their own land both requires the responsibility of good stewardship and provides the foundation for a thriving civilization. At the turn of the last century, when farming first began... more...

  • Advances in Protein Chemistryby M. L. Anson; Kenneth Bailey; John T. Edsall

    Elsevier Science 1952; US$ 72.95

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