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Studies in Polar Research, The Antarctic Treaty Regime: Law, Environment and Resources
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edited by Gillian Triggs, 1945-, in Studies in Polar Research (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2008, originally published 1987), 266 page(s)
The Antarctic Treaty regime is a uniquely successful legal system which preserves Antarctica for peaceful purposes and guarantees freedom of scientific research. This volume based on an international conference, examines the legal, political and environmental issues that it raises. After setting the scene of the A...
edited by Gillian Triggs, 1945-, in Studies in Polar Research (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2008, originally published 1987), 266 page(s)
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Border Identities: Nation and State at International Frontiers
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edited by Hastings Donnan, fl. 2000 and Thomas M. Wilson, fl. 1999 (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2004, originally published 1998), 314 page(s)
This book offers fresh insights into the complex and various ways in which international frontiers influence cultural identities. Ten anthropological case studies describe specific international borders in Europe, Asia, Africa, and North America, and bring out the importance, and diverse forms, of boundary politic...
edited by Hastings Donnan, fl. 2000 and Thomas M. Wilson, fl. 1999 (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2004, originally published 1998), 314 page(s)
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Cambridge Environmental Chemistry Series, 8, Tributyltin: Case Study of an Environmental Contaminant
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edited by Stephen J. De Mora, fl. 1990, in Cambridge Environmental Chemistry Series, 8 (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2009, originally published 1996), 322 page(s)
This authoritative study brings together a wide variety of disciplines to illustrate the general principles in identifying and quantifying an environmental toxin, elucidating deleterious biological consequences, and the legal framework that can invoke mitigation via regulation. It has wide appeal for undergraduate...
edited by Stephen J. De Mora, fl. 1990, in Cambridge Environmental Chemistry Series, 8 (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2009, originally published 1996), 322 page(s)
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A History of the Bolivian Labour Movement 1848–1971
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written by Guillermo Lora, 1922-2009, in Cambridge Latin American Studies, 27 (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2008, originally published 1977), 422 page(s)
This book is an abridgement and translation of Guillermo Lora's five-volume history. It deals with the strengthening and radicalisation of Bolivia's organised labour movement, which culminated in the drastic revolutionary changes of the 1950s.
written by Guillermo Lora, 1922-2009, in Cambridge Latin American Studies, 27 (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2008, originally published 1977), 422 page(s)
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Cambridge Russian, Soviet and Post-Soviet Studies, Women, the State and Revolution: Soviet Family Policy and Social Life, 1917–1936
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written by Wendy Z. Goldman, fl. 1993, in Cambridge Russian, Soviet and Post-Soviet Studies (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1995, originally published 1993), 368 page(s)
When the Bolsheviks came to power in 1917, they believed that under socialism the family would 'wither away.' They envisioned a society in which communal dining halls, daycare centres, and public laundries would replace the unpaid labour of women in the home. Yet by 1936 legislation designed to liberate women from...
written by Wendy Z. Goldman, fl. 1993, in Cambridge Russian, Soviet and Post-Soviet Studies (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1995, originally published 1993), 368 page(s)
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Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics, Social Movements, Political Violence, and the State: A Comparative Analysis of Italy and Germany
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written by Donatella Della Porta, 1956-, in Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2006, originally published 1995), 290 page(s)
This book presents empirical research on the nature and structure of political violence. While most studies of social movements focus on single - nations, Donatella della Porta uses a comparative research design to analyse movements in two countries - Italy and Germany - from the 1960s to the 1990s.
written by Donatella Della Porta, 1956-, in Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2006, originally published 1995), 290 page(s)
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Cambridge Studies in Contentious Politics, Rightful Resistance in Rural China
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written by Kevin J. O'Brien, 1957- and Lianjiang Li, fl. 2011, in Cambridge Studies in Contentious Politics (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2006), 201 page(s)
How can the poor and weak 'work' a political system to their advantage? Drawing mainly on interviews and surveys in rural China, Kevin O'Brien and Lianjiang Li show that popular action often hinges on locating and exploiting divisions within the state. Otherwise powerless people use the rhetoric and commitments of...
written by Kevin J. O'Brien, 1957- and Lianjiang Li, fl. 2011, in Cambridge Studies in Contentious Politics (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2006), 201 page(s)
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Cambridge Studies in Social and Cultural Anthropology, The Little Czech and the Great Czech Nation: National Identity and the Post-Communist Social Transformation
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written by Ladislav Holý, 1933-1997, in Cambridge Studies in Social and Cultural Anthropology (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 1996, originally published 1996), 242 page(s)
Ladislav Holy brings to this timely study of Czech nationalism the skills of a seasoned researcher, a cosmopolitan perspective, and the insights of an insider, exploring notions of Czech identity in the debates surrounding the fall of communism and the emergence of a new economic and social system.
written by Ladislav Holý, 1933-1997, in Cambridge Studies in Social and Cultural Anthropology (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 1996, originally published 1996), 242 page(s)
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Cambridge Studies in the History and Theory of Politics, 1867 Disraeli, Gladstone and Revolution: The Passing of the Second Reform Bill
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written by Maurice Cowling, 1926-2005; edited by Walter Ullmann, fl. 1967, J. R. Pole, fl. 1967, E. Kedourie, fl. 1967, G. R. Elton, fl. 1967 and Maurice Cowling, 1926-2005, in Cambridge Studies in the History and Theory of Politics (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2005, originally published 1967), 465 page(s)
The passage of the Reform Bill of 1867 is one of the major problems in nineteenth-century British history. Mr Cowling provides a full-scale explanation, based on a wide range of archive material, including four major manuscript collections not previously used. Mr Cowling pays equal attention to the view taken by P...
written by Maurice Cowling, 1926-2005; edited by Walter Ullmann, fl. 1967, J. R. Pole, fl. 1967, E. Kedourie, fl. 1967, G. R. Elton, fl. 1967 and Maurice Cowling, 1926-2005, in Cambridge Studies in the History and Theory of Politics (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2005, originally published 1967), 465 page(s)
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Climate Variability, Climate Change and Fisheries
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edited by Michael H. Glantz, fl. 1992 (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2005, originally published 1992), 460 page(s)
As we approach the end of the twentieth century, public and scientific attention is focusing increasingly on the detection and assessment of changes in our environment. This unique volume addresses the potential implications of global warming for fisheries and the societies which depend on them.
edited by Michael H. Glantz, fl. 1992 (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2005, originally published 1992), 460 page(s)
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