In brief, concise chapters, this volume considers the status of abortion in Europe today. Each chapter provides an overview of abortion in the subject country, including the historical background; the current legal, medical, and social situation; and the political forces for and against abortion.
In an introductory chapter, the editors consider the issues pertaining to abortion in the aftermath of the Cold War. The volume then includes chapters on Austria, Belgium, Britain, Bulgaria, the Czech and Slovak Republics, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the former Soviet Union. Each chapter was written by an authority of the country, and the contributors were asked to answer a specific set of questions concerning the law in the subject country, abortion in practice, the politics of abortion, and the future. The approach makes the book a valuable tool for comparative analysis.
"A COMPARATIVE HANDBOOK. First Printing. Sm4to, 312pgs. Full bound in dark blue cloth with black leatherette title label and silver stamped titling on front board and spine. This guide explores the history of abortion politics and law in Europe. Book is solid and interior is clean and bright. Spine is slightly cocked and there is a tiny hint of wear to head/tail of spine and corner tips.[EDT] Rolston, Bill; Eggert, Anna
Two volumes in slipcase, sm4to. Full-bound in blue cloth with red stamped titling on front board and spine, the same for both volumes. Housed in slipcase with side panels matching dustjacket artwork. These books' contributors are among some of the most influential thinkers of their time. Spine and board extremities have only a touch of wear, interiors are lightly toned though very clean, and tail edge of text block has light dust soiling. Dustjackets are worn and chipped at extremities, small pieces missing on spine ends; wear to joints and slight toning to spines. Slipcase taped on top panel, wear to all edges.
British knowledge about China changed fundamentally in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Rather than treating these changes in British understanding as if Anglo-Sino relations were purely bilateral, this study looks at how British imperial networks in India and Southeast Asia were critical mediators in the British encounter of China.
Provides the chronological framework and reference materials necessary to investigate and interpret origins, relationships, and processes such as diffusion, migration, local evolution, change or survival, and the like covering the period from the earliest settlements down to a natural breaking point
Orange cloth bindings. 2 volumes.
4to, 1190 + index. Full bound contemporary leather, raised bands. Binding is solid, paper still clean and supple. Some notations in ink and pencil appear on front endpapers. Bottom corner cut from front free end paper. Leather is quite clean considering age, head of text block has been repaired, light chipping to edges. Front hinge is starting to crack but still holding. This lexicon of the New Testament is in Greek, Latin, German. A great copy.
Culture in Australia offers an incisive and up-to-date examination of the forces that are reshaping Australian cultural priorities, policies and practices at the start of the twenty-first century. Drawing on the work of some of Australia's leading cultural analysts, its concerns range broadly across the cultural sector encompassing art and heritage institutions, publishing, broadcasting, tourism, museums, the music industry, film and youth cultures.
Beautiful blue boards wrapped in mylar. Text is clean/bright with hinges tight. No dustjacket.
12mo, 227 pages. Full bound red cloth. Boards show age with dust soil and minor water damage to front board, interior unaffected. Endpapers have small tears at hinges but binding is solid. Interior is clean throughout with only the occasional finger smudge.
1825, 4to. Quarter-bound green cloth with brown paper boards, paper title label on spines. Many plates at rear of each volume. Some soiling to boards, paper rubbed and chipping, cornertips bumped. Volume two slightly more worn than volume one.