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1 A.P.E.C.) Atlantic Vision 1990, The : A Development Strategy for the 1980's
1979, 
(A.P.E.C.). The Atlantic Vision - 1990 : A Development Strategy for the 1980's. Halifax : Atlantic Provinces Economic Council, (1979). Pp (10),11-172. Tables, graphs. 8vo, rebound in blue cloth by Rosanne and Joseph Foy of Bedford (with their label). Chapters : Developmental and Strategic Thinking; Regional Growth; Factors of Production and Distribution of Income; The National and International Environment; Towards a New Strategy; Labour Supply and Conventional Demand; The Atlantic Alliance, Developmental Software. With an index. Nfld throughout. Vg to fine. 15.00

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2 ABABOUCH, L., G. GANDINI, and J. RYDER GANDINI, G. RYDER, J. FAO Fisheries Technical Paper 473 Causes of Detentions and Rejections in International Fish Trade
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, 2005, ISBN:9251052867 
ABABOUCH, L., G. GANDINI, and J. RYDER. Causes of Detentions and Rejectionsin International Fish Trade. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of th e United Nations, 2005. Pp. [i]-xiv,1-110. 4to, illustrated blue-green and white card covers. FAO Fisheries Technical Paper number 473. Sticker ghost to front, else vg. 50.00

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3 Abbotsford Air Show) Abbotsford '74 : 1975: August 8, 9 & 10. Canada's National Airshow. Program: One Dollar
Abbotsford International Air Show Society, Abbotsford, B.C., 1975, 
(Abbotsford Air Show). Abbotsford '74 : 1975: August 8, 9 & 10. Canada's National Airshow. Program: One Dollar. [Abbotsford, B.C.: Abbotsford International Air Show Society, 1975]. Pp (1),2-40,(2) includng covers, Illustrated. Large 8vo, illustrated red, blue and green card covers, lettered in yelowand white. The programme for the show, Very good. 15.00

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4 ABBOTT, John, Graeme S. MOUNT and Michael J. MULLOY. MOUNT, Graeme S. MULLOY, Michael J. History of Fort St. Joseph. Paperback edition.
Dundurn Group, Toronto, 2000, ISBN:1550023373 
ABBOTT, John, Graeme S. MOUNT and Michael J. MULLOY. The History of Fort St. Joseph. Toronto : Dundurn Group, (2000). Paperback edition. Pp. (11), 12-192. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, illustrated purple card covers. "In early 1812, as the British and the Americans were on the brink of war in North America, Fort St. Joseph was not thought to be of much importance to the British cause. It was disregarded as a useless, poorly located post. But when war was declared, the garrison at Fort St. Joseph pulled off a miracle : it captured the American Fort Mackinac, and for the remainder of the War of 1812 the British never relinquished control of the Upper Great Lakes. Built in the aftermath of the American Revolution, Fort St. Joseph played an importantrole in the defence of Canada. And yet, when the war ended, the fort was a bandoned, and almost forgotten" -- from rear cover. Contents: Prologue: TheUpper Great Lakes context--St. Joseph Island before construction of the fo rt ; Why British authorities built Fort St. Joseph ; Construction of Fort St. Joseph ; International relations, 1794-1812 ; Life at Fort St. Joseph ; The glorious moment--the clandestine attack on Fort Mackinac ; Aftermath ofthe War of 1812 ; Breathing new life into an ancient corpse--Glyn Smith an d the campaign to revive Fort St. Joseph. Very good. 12.50

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5 ABDULLAH, Tahrunnessa A. and Sondra A.. ZEIDENSTEIN Village Women of Bangladesh : Prospects for Change : A Study Prepared for the International Labour Office Within the Framework of the World EmploymentProgramme .
Pergamon Press, Oxford, 1982, ISBN:0080267955 
ABDULLAH, Tahrunnessa A. and Sondra A.. ZEIDENSTEIN. Village Women of Bangladesh : Prospects for Change: A Study Prepared for the International LabourOffice Within the Framework of the World Employment Programme . Oxford : P ergamon Press, (1982). First Edition. Pp xx,246 + 8 pp of photos. 8vo, green hardcover. Part I. Rural Women of Bangladesh. Chapters : 1. Introduction;2. Bangladesh Background; 3. The Work of Women; 4. Women and Income; 5. Re production and Health; 6. Purdah; 7. Status; 8. Life Crises; 9. Family Strategy and Female Strategy; 10. Co-operation and Conflict; 11. Change. Part II. The Project. 1. Description of the Project; 2. Staff; 3. Co-operatives; 4. Family Planning; 5. The Paradox of Women's Programs. Foreword by Ester Boserup, Preface by Zubeida Ahmad. Very good. 35.00

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6 ABELLA, Irving Martin Nationalism, Communism, and Canadian Labour : The CIO, the Communist Party,and the Canadian Congress of Labour 1935-1956.
University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1973, ISBN:0602018939 
ABELLA, Irving Martin. Nationalism, Communism, and Canadian Labour : The CIO, the Communist Party, and the Canadian Congress of Labour 1935-1956. (Toronto) : University of Toronto Press, (1973). First Edition. Pp [i]-vii,(5),[1]-256. Index. 8vo, black cloth, silver lettering to spine. Contents : 1. The CIO Comes North. 2. Expulsion 1937-39. 3. The Merger 1939-40. 4. The Steelworkers' Organizing Committee. 5. The CCL, the CCF and the Communist Party 1940-46. 6. The International Union of Mill and Smaller Workers 1936-48.7. The International Woodworkers of America 1940-48. 8. The United Electri cal Workers and the United Automobile Workers 1940-50. 9.The CIO versus theCCL 1940-50. 10. National versus International Unionism 1946-52. 11. Concl usion. Boards a little flared, else very good in price-clipped dustjacket. 25.00

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7 ABRAHAMSSON, Bernhard J. International Ocean Shipping : Current Concepts and Principles. tan cloth
Westview Press, Boulder, CO, 1980, ISBN:0891588752 1980 0891588752 / 9780891588757 
ABRAHAMSSON, Bernhard J. International Ocean Shipping : Current Concepts and Principles. Boulder, Colorado : Westview Press, (1980). First Edition. Pp. (8),vii-xv,(3),1-232,(4), including tables and diagrams to text. 8vo, tan cloth, blue lettering to spine and upper board.

Published in cooperation with the Canadian Marine Transportation Centre, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada.

Rickaby, Shipping Business and Maritime Economics: An Annotated International Bibliography 586.

"The purpose of this book is to provide a basic text in international ocean shipping and to serve as a basis both for an understanding of how the industry functions and for the problems and issues that arise because of its international character. -from the text.

1. Merchant Shipping in Transition: An Overview;
2. Transportation Economics;
3. Basic Concepts and Principles;
4. Freight Rates and Tariffs;
5. The Elements of Ocean Shipping;
6. Functional Types of Ships;
7. Types of Transport Contracts;
8. Marine Insurance;
9. Rate Determination: The Tramp and Liner Markets;
10. Flags of Registry;
11. International Organizations.

Appendices
A. Statistics;
B. International Conventions on Bills of Lading;
C. International Conventions on Marine Pollution Controls.
With bibliography and index

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8 ABRAHAMSSON, Bernhard J. International Ocean Shipping : Current Concepts and Principles. First Edition
Westview Press, Boulder, CO, 1980, ISBN:0891588752 
ABRAHAMSSON, Bernhard J. International Ocean Shipping : Current Concepts and Principles. Boulder, Colorado : Westview Press, (1980). First Edition. Pp. (8),vii-xv,(3),1-232,(4), including tables and diagrams to text. 8vo, tancloth, blue lettering to spine and upper board. Published in cooperation w ith the Canadian Marine Transportation Centre, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada. Rickaby, Shipping Busi ness and Maritime Economics: An AnnotatedInternational Bibliography 586. "The purpose of this book is to provide a basic text in international ocean shipping and to serve as a basis both foran understanding of how the industry functions and for the problems and is sues that arise because of its international character. -from the text. 1. Merchant Shipping in Transition: An Overview; 2. Transportation Economics; 3. Basic Concepts and Principles; 4. Freight Rates and Tariffs; 5. The Elements of Ocean Shipping; 6. Functional Types of Ships; 7. Types of TransportContracts; 8. Marine Insurance; 9. Rate Determination: The Tramp and Liner Markets; 10. Flags of Registry; 11. International Organizations. Appendice s A. Statistics; B. International Conventions on Bills of Lading; C. International Conventions on Marine Pollution Controls. With bibliography and index Very good. 25.00

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9 ABULAFIA, David, ed. Mediterranean in History. First American Edition in dustjacket.
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 2003, ISBN:0892367253 
ABULAFIA, David, ed. The Mediterranean in History. Edited by David Abulafia. Texts by David Abulafia, Oliver Rackham, Marlene Suano, Mario Torelli, Geoffrey Rickman, John Pryor, Michel Balard, Molly Greene, Jeremy Black. Los Angeles : The J. Paul Getty Museum, (2003). First US Printing. Pp. (4),[5]-320. With 161 colour and 147 black-and-white illustrations. Large 8vo, bluecloth with gilt lettering to spine. "For over four thousand years the Medi terranean was the center of Western civilization. Geographically, it is a world in miniature, an inland sea whose shores encompass every type of terrain and climate -- barren deserts, fertile plains, snow-capped mountains, peninsulas, islands, and separate minor seas with distinct characters of their own. Historically, it has been the meeting place of the cultures of Europe, Asia, and Africa, the battleground of races and nations, and the focus of three great religions: Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. The distinguished Mediterranean scholar David Abulafia has brought together a team of eightleading specialists from many countries to tell this enthralling and compl ex story as a connected narrative: from a description of the physical setting, the prehistoric traders, and the struggle between Phoenicians, Greeks, and Etruscans ending in Roman victory, to a discussion of the post-Roman nations, the Christian powers in the north, the Islamic powers in the south, the domination by England and France, and, finally, the twentieth century, divided between war and mass tourism. This richly illustrated book offers contemporary historical writing at its best and will engage specialists, students, and general readers alike." - from the dustjacket. Contents: 1. "Thephysical setting" (Oliver Rackham); 2. "The first trading empires: prehist ory to c.1000 BC" (Marlene Suano); 3. "The battle for the sea routes: 1000-300 BC" (Mario Torelli); 4. "The creation of Mare Nostrum: 300 BC - 500 AD"(Geoffrey Rickman); 5. "The Mediterranean breaks up: 500-1000" (John Pryor ); 6. "A Christian Mediterranean: 1000-1500" (Michel Balard); 7. "ResurgentIslam: 1500-1700" (Molly Greene); 8. "The Mediterranean as a battleground of the European powers: 1700-1900" (Jeremy Black); 9. "A globalized Mediterranean: 1900-2000" (David Abulafia). Very good in crisp dustjacket. Due to the weight of this book, extra shipping charges may be necessary to cover postage on international orders. 32.50

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10 Académie Polonaise des Sciences Pologne au XIIIe Congrès international des sciences historiques à Vienne
Panstwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe, Warsawa, 1965, 
(Académie Polonaise des Sciences, Comité des Sciences Historiques, Institutd'Histoire). La Pologne au XIIIe Congrès international des sciences histor iques à Vienne. Warsawa : Panstwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe, 1965. Pp (6),[7]-402,(4). 8vo, tan cloth, red lettering to front board, gilt lettering to redpanel to spine. Contents : Part I - Problemes d'Histoire de Pologne : Alek sander Gieysztor's "From Forum to civitas: Urban Changes in Poland in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries"; J. Tazbir's "La tolérance religieuse en Pologne au XVIe et XVIIe siècles"; J. Wolinski's "König Johann III. Sobieskiund die Schlacht bei Wien 1683"; B. Lesnodorski's "Les problèmes de l'accu lturation: l'exemple du Duché de Varsovie"; C. Bobinska's "Les débuts de laIère Internationale, les Polionais et la question polonaise"; J. Buszko's "Revolutionäre Bewegungen in Österreich-Ungarn zu Anfang des 20 Jahrhunderts und die Teilnahme von Polan daran"; L. Grosfeld's "Mitteleuropa" und die p Frage im Jahre 1915"; Z. Landau's "The Influence of the Foreign Capital upon the Polish Economy of 1918-1939"; W. Markiewicz's "L'aménagement des territoires occidentaux de la Pologne 1945-1965." Part II - Etat de Recherches : Henryk Lowmianski's "Les recherches sur l'histoire du Moyen Age jusqu'ala fin du XVe siecle au cours des vingt annees de la Republique Populaire de Pologne"; Brygida Kiirbis et Jerzy Luciitski's "Les editions polonaises de sources medievales entre 1945 et 1965"; Jozef Gierowski's "Les recherches sur l'histoire de Pologne du XVIe au XVIIIe siecle au cours de 1945-1965"; Leonid Zytkowicz's "Les editions de sources a l'histoire de Pologne depuis le milieu du XVe siecle jusqu'a 1795, publiees entre 1945 et 1965"; Feliks Tych's "Les publications polonaises de sources de l'histoire du XIXe et XXe siecles"; Ireneusz Ihnatowicz's "Les principaux usuels bibliographiques,biographiques et periodiques dans le domaine de l'histoire de Pologne"; St anislaw Herbst et Czeslaw Madajczyk's "Les recherches polonaises concernantla participation des Polonais a la IIe Guerre mondiale. Revue de problemes "; Felieja Czaplicka, Janusz Kapuacik, Krystyna Szczepanska, Boiena Zieliriska's "Recherches polonaises concernant la II Guerre mondiale. Bibliographie." Cocked, yellowed, penned number to back cover, spotting to fore-edge, else very good. 40.00

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11 ADAMS, Kirstine and Andrew BYRNES BYRNES, Andrew Gender Equality and the Judiciary : Using International Human Rights Standards to Promote the Human Rights of Women and the Girl-child at the NationalLevel : Papers and Statements from the Caribbean Regional Judicial Colloqu ium, Georgetown, Guyana. pbk.
Commonwealth Secretariat, London, 1999, ISBN:0850925770 
ADAMS, Kirstine and Andrew BYRNES. Gender Equality and the Judiciary : Using International Human Rights Standards to Promote the Human Rights of Womenand the Girl-child at the National Level : Papers and Statements from the Caribbean Regional Judicial Colloquium, Georgetown, Guyana, 14-17 April 1997 . Edited by Kirstine Adams and Andrew Byrnes. (London): Commonwealth Secretariat, (December 1999). Pp. [i]-xii,1-289,(1). 8vo, illustrated pink and purple card covers. "This publication presents papers contributed by seniorjudges, lawyers, academics and representatives of international and non-go vernment organisations involved in promoting the human rights of women and the girl-child. It provides an overviw of international and regional human rights of women, highlights the importance of using a gender perspective injudicial decision-making, examines challenges involved in promoting the hu man rights of women and the girl-child in domestic litigation, and exploresways in which international human rights standards can be relied on to ens ure gender equality at the national level." - from the rear cover. "Legislation on Violence against Women in the Areas of Sexual Offences, Domestic Violence and Sexual Harassment: Comparison with International Standards and Existing Commonwealth Caribbean Legislation"; "Using General Human Rights Instruments to Advance the Human Rights of Women"; "Using Gender-Specific Human Rights Instruments in Domestic Litigation: The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women"; "Gender and the Judiciary; Confronting Gender Bias"; "International and Regional Standards of Women's Rights: Their Importance and Impact on the Domestic Scene - the Position in Zimbabwe "; "Domestic Litigation and the Advancement of Women's Rights: Perspectives and Experiences from the South Pacific"; "The Relevance of International Standards to Constitutional Litigation in the Commonwealth Caribbean: A General Survey with Emphasis on Gender Equality Issues "; "International Labour Standards of Particular Relevance to Women Workers: Application in the Caribbean "; "Equality Jurisprudence under Commonwealth Caribbean Constitutions Litigation relating to the Human Rights of Women, Eastern Caribbean "; "Protecting and Promoting the Rights of the Girl-Child in Commonwealth Jurisdictions with Emphasis on Commercial Sexual Exploitation "; "Protecting and Promoting the Rights of the Girl-Child in Caribbean Jurisdictions"; and more. Very good. 60.00

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America's Security in the 1980s. [In Two Parts].  Adelphi Papers No. 173 and 174, Adelphi Papers). LODAL, Jan TUCHMAN, Barbara WHEELOCK, Thomas R.
12 Adelphi Papers). LODAL, Jan TUCHMAN, Barbara WHEELOCK, Thomas R. America's Security in the 1980s. [In Two Parts]. Adelphi Papers No. 173 and 174
International Institute for Strategic Studies, London , 1982, ISBN:0860790584 
(Adelphi Papers). America's Security in the 1980s. [In Two Parts]. London : International Institute for Strategic Studies, (Spring 1982). Pp (3),1-52,(1); (3),1-59,(2) including covers. 8vo, white stapled wrappers, printed in red and black.

Adelphi Papers No. 173 and 174.
IISS Annual Conference Papers, held in Williamsburg, VA, September 1981.

Contents : Part I -
The American People and Military Power in an Historical Perspective (Barbara Tuchman).
Congress and the Making of US Security Policies (William Bader).
Domestic Factors in US Defence Policy (Philip Odeen).
US Strategic Nuclear Forces (Jan Lodal).
US Conventional Forces (Thomas R. Wheelock).

Part II –
The International Context for US Security (Henry Kissinger).
US Strategic Concerns and Capabilities (Laurence Martin).
America's Alliances : Europe (David Watt).
America's Alliances : Asia (Tom Millar).
America's Policy Towards the Soviet Union in the 1980s: Objectives and Uncertainties (Pierre Hassner).
The Soviet Union in the American Perspective: Perceptions and Realities (William Hyland).

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13 ADEMUNI-ODEKE, Dr. Shipping International Trade Relations.
Avebury, Aldershot, England, 1988, ISBN:0566053713 
ADEMUNI-ODEKE, Dr. Shipping International Trade Relations. Aldershot (UK) :Avebury, (1988). Pp [i]-xxxii,1-648,(8). Index. 8vo, blue paper covered bo ards, lettered in white. Contents : Part I. – Shipping in International Relations. 1. Liner conferences. 2. Flags of convenience. Part II. – Shipping in International Trade Relations. 3. Shipping preferences in international trade. 4. Shipping discriminations in international trade. Part III. – Shipping in International Politics. 5. Political intervention in shipping. 6. State ownership and participation in shipping. Part IV. – Shipping in International Economics. 7. Shipping and the provision of employment. 8. Employment of economic resources in shipping. Part V. – Shipping in International Finance. 9. Shipping and foreign exchange. 10. Merchant shipping and the balance of payments. Part VI. – Conclusions. 11. Conclusions. Annex 1 - Text of the Code of Conduct for Liner Conferences. Annex 2 - The Brussels Package. Annex 3 - Text of the UN Convention on Conditions for the Registration ofShips, 1986. Light edgewear, else very good. 90.00

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14 AFRATI, Foto KOLAITIS, Phokion, ed. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 1186 Database Theory- ICDT '97
Springer, 1997, 
AFRATI, Foto and Phokion KOLAITIS, ed. Database Theory- ICDT '97 : 6th International Conference Delphi, Greece, January 8-10, 1997 Proceedings. (Berlin): Springer, (1997). Pp 475. 8vo, card covers. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 1186. Vg. 55.00

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15 AGUIRRE, Robert W. International Straits of the World, Vol.15 Panama Canal.. Volume 15 in the International Straits of the World series. First Edition
Martinus Nijhoff, Leiden / Boston, 2010, ISBN:9004177280 
AGUIRRE, Robert W. The Panama Canal. Leiden / Boston : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2010. First Edition. Pp. (4),[v]-xii,(2),[1]-293,(5). Maps, tables, illustrations in text. 8vo, green paper-covered boards, light green lettering to front & spine. Volume 15 in the International Straits of the World series. "The relationship between straits and interoceanic canals has always been ambiguous. Unlike straits, interoceanic canals are neither natural nor subject to a universal legal regime like the Law of the Sea. However, straits and interoceanic canals share comparable historical experiences due to their geographic similarities. Suspending interest in a purely legal analysis, The Panama Canal lets logic yield to experience and considers the Panama Canal as an 'artificial strait'. The volume recasts the dynamic events that have changed the Panama Canal in the context of three interactive elements: environments, flows, and territoriality. Cleverly deciphering from history how changes in one element led to changes in another, The Panama Canal suggests a considerably new perspective for viewing the canal's past and future." - from rear cover. Contents : 1. Introduction. A. Straits in Comparative Perspective. B. The Three Circumstances of a Strait: Environments, Flows, and Territoriality. C. Conclusion. 2. Part One - The Environment of aStrait. A. Introduction. B. How a Strait Became an Isthmus 16 Million Year s Ago. C. How an Isthmus Became an Artificial Strait One Hundred Years Ago.D. Why an Artificial Strait Will Reach Maximum Sustainable Capacity Betwee n 2009 and 2012 Unless Enhanced. E. Conclusion. Part Two - Flows Through the Environment. 3. Interoceanic Flows in Transit Through Panama's Human-Built Environment. A. Introduction. B. The Royal Road and Cruces Trail 1540–1740. C. The Panama Railroad 1852–1869. D. The Panama Canal 1914–date. E. Conclusion. Part Three - Territoriality Over Flows Through the Environment. 4. Panamanian Territoriality in Geographic Perspective. A. Maritime-Commercialand Territorial-Administrative Societies. B. The Two Panamas Under the Vic eroyalty of Peru Until 1717. C. The Two Panamas Under the Viceroyalty of New Granada Until Panamanian Independence in 1821. D. The Two Panamas Under Great Colombia (1819–1831). E. Conclusion. 5. American Territoriality in Geographic Perspective. A. Territorial Enlargement, Political Regimes, and Interoceanic Transportation. B. Territoriality and Territorial Enlargement. C.Conclusion. 6. The Expansion of the Powers of the Federal Government. A. I ntroduction. B. Expansion of the Powers of the Federal Government Over Transportation During the ‘1st republic’ (1780s–1820s). C. Expansion of the Powers of the Federal Government Over Transportation During the ‘1st democracy’ (1830s–1870s). D. Expansion of the Powers of the Federal Government Over Other Buffer Zones. E. The 1888 Supreme Court Decision in California v. Central Pacific Railroad Company. F. Conclusion. 7. Interoceanic Transportation and the Two Panamas Under the '1st democracy' (1830s-1870s). A. American Territoriality Over Interoceanic Transportation During the ‘1st democracy’ (1830s–1870s). B. The Two Panamas Under the Centralized Republic of New Granada (1831–1858). C. The Two Panamas Under the Federalist Grenadine Confederation (1858–1863) and United States of Colombia (1863–1886). D. Conclusion. 8. Interoceanic Transportation and the Two Panamas Under the '2nd republic' ,(1870s-1930s) Before Panamanian Independence. A. American Territoriality OverInteroceanic Transportation. B. The Two Panamas Under the Republic ofColombia (1886–1903). C. The Two Panamas Under the Republic of Panama. D. Conclusion. 9. The Extraterritorial Expansion of the Powers of the Federal Government Over the Maritime Environment after the 1880s. A. Introduction. B. The Extraterritorial Expansion of the Powers of theFederal Government Over Islands, Straits, and Sea LanesDuring the ‘2nd republic’ (1870s–1930s). C. Conclusion. 10. The Panama Canal and The Two Panamas Under the '2nd republic' (1870s-1930s) After Panammanan Independence. A. American Extraterritoriality through the 1903Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty. B. The Panama Canal and Canal Zone. C. The Two Panamas During an Era of Political Opposition Among the Elite 1900s to 1930s. D. Conclusion. 11. The Panama Canal and The Two Panamas Under the '2nd democracy' (1930s-1970s). A. American Territoriality Over InteroceanicTransportation Under the ‘2nd democracy’ (1930s–1970s). B. The Two Panamas During an Era of Social Rivalry between Non-Elite and Elitefrom the 1930s to the 1960s. C. The Two Panamas Under the National Guard U ntil 1981. D. American Territoriality and the 1977 Panama Canal Treaties. E. Conclusion. 12. The Panama Canal and The Two Panamas Under the '3rd republic' (1980-?). A. American Territoriality Over InteroceanicTransportation During the ‘3rd republic’ (1980–?). B. The Two Panamas Under the Panamanian Defense Forces Until 1989. C. The Two Panamas after the Abolishment of the Panamanian Defense Forces. D. Conclusion. 13. The Future nof the Panama Canal as an Artificial Strait. A. Changes in Panama’s Environment and Competition from Other Routes. B. Panamanian Societies and American Policy Regimes.C. Conclusion. Appendix. Very good. 170.00

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16 AHMAD, Hamzah (ed.) GOLD, Edgar Straits of Malacca : International Co-operation, Funding & Navigational Safety. First edition in dustjacket
Pelanduk Publications / Maritime Institute of Malaysia, Malaysia, 1997, ISBN:9679785769 
AHMAD, Hamzah (ed.). The Straits of Malacca : International Co-operation, Funding & Navigational Safety. (Malaysia) : Pelanduk Publications in association with Maritime Institute of Malasyia, (1997). First Edition. Pp (12),3-359,(3). Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Contents : Part One - The Straits of Malacca. 1. The Straits of Malacca: A Profile. 2. Regional Co-operation and the Straits of Malacca (by Wan Awang bin Wan Yaacob). 3. The Straits of Malacca in the Malaysian Economy (by G. Naidu). 4. An Overview of Pollution Issues in the Straits of Malacca (by Kirstin Dow). 5. Alternative Routes for Oil Tankers: A Financial, Technical and Economic Analysis (by Chia Lin Sien). Part Two - Funding and Straits Management. 6. Global Funding for Navigational Safety and Environmental Protection (by Hamzah bin Ahmad). 7. Financing Straits Management: Policy Options (by Gerard Peet). 8. Financing Straits Management: Inherent Problems (by Peter B. Marlow). 9. The Financial Cost of Risk Management in the Straits of Malacca (by Muhammad Razip bin Ahmad). 10. Transit Devices in InternationalStraits: Towards Shared Responsibilities? (by Edgar Gold). 11. Japan's Con tribution to Safety and Pollution Mitigation in the Straits of Malacca (by Akio Ono). 12. The Revolving Fund: A Unique Facility (by Teh Kong Leong). Part Three - Legal Regimes, Trade and Shipping. 13. Shipping and International Trade in the Asian Region: An International View (by Ross Robinson). 14.Navigation Rights and Responsibilities in International Straits (by Robert W. Smith & J. Ashley Roach). 15. Legal and Practical Problems Governing In ternational Straits (by Jon M. Van Dyke). 16. Management Regimes and Responsibility for International Straits (by Tullio Scovazzi). ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES MAY APPLY TO ORDERS OUTSIDE CANADA DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Circular blindstamp, else very good in dustjacket (tear and sticker residue to bottom spine). 250.00

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17 AHMAD, Muslehuddin Tale of the First Private University of Bangladesh - North South University- (Genesis - Establishment - Rise and Thereafter) : Recommendations for Re forms of the Sector. 1st ed in dj
Academic Press and Publishers Limited, Dhaka, 2004, ISBN:9840801848 
AHMAD, Muslehuddin. The Tale of the First Private University of Bangladesh - North South University - (Genesis - Establishment - Rise and Thereafter) : Recommendations for Reforms of the Sector. Dhaka : Academic Press and Publishers Limited, (February 2004). First Edition. Pp (8),iii-x,1-155,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth spine, black paper covered boards. Contents : Chapter I - 1. Emergence of the idea of a Private University in Bangladesh. 2, The name "North South University (NSU). 3. International Advisory Board.4. Collection of funds. 5. Foundation structure. 6. The process of governm ent permission. 7. The private University Act. 8. Establishment of The First Private University. 9. NSU Takes off. 10. NSU's Formal Opening ceremony. 11. Foundation Politics and Election of a Chairperson. 12. Policy Making. 13. Admission & Standard of Education. 14. President or Vice- chancellor? 15. NSU's first convocation. 16. Academic Collaboration with Foreign Universitiesn. 17. Visit to South Africa-meeting with Nelson Mandela. 18. Meeting of International Advisory Board at Harvard. 19. Meeting at Oxford University. 20. Award of "Poet Sarojini Naidu Gold Medal" 21. Admission Problem. 22. Governance & Management. 23. Writ petition field against the Chancellor's order. 24. Rule was discharged and stay order vacated by the High Court. 25.New VC was appointed. 26. Comments on the system and proceddure of the Cou rt Case. 27. Degree Certificates issued. 28. Effect of Governance & Management crises on the University. 29. Did money make the University? 30. The founders of NSU. Chaper II : The Standard of Education in Private Universities Recommendations for reforms. 1. The Standard of Education in Private Universities-recommendations for reforms of the sector. 2. Private University Act needs to be amended. 3. Role of sponsors/Trustees in the Private Universities. 4. University funds and their controls. 5. Independent accreditationcouncil to be set up. 6. Is Government permission necessary to start a pri vate University? 7. Education Loan through banks and insurance companies. 8. Workd Bank Other Donors. 9. Private University system brought good effectin the higher education sector. 10. "No student politics" In private Unive rsities. 11. Teachers' Politics. 12. Election of VC & Deans. Chapter III. 1. Colleges should Be allowed to award Degrees. 2. School Education. Some wrinkling to pages, else very good in dustjacket (with flaps attached to inside covers). 40.00

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18 Air Canada - Timetable Air Canada International Timetable / Horaire Internatinal. Effective / En vigueur le 1 February / Fevrier 1983
Air Canada, 1983, 
(Air Canada - Timetable). Air Canada International Timetable / Horaire Internatinal. Effective / En vigueur le 1 February / Fevrier 1983. N.l.: Air Canada, 1983. Pp [1]-38,(2) including covers. 8vo [9 by 8 inches, folded onceinto 9 by 4 inches], illustrated stapled wrappers. Bilingual (English and French). Rubbed, else very good. 10.00

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19 AKAHA, Tsuneo Japan in Global Ocean Politics. First Edition in dustjacket
University of Hawaii Press , Honolulu, 1985, ISBN:0824808983 
AKAHA, Tsuneo . Japan in Global Ocean Politics. Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press and Law of the Sea Institute, University of Hawaii, (1985). First Printing. Pp (8),[ix]-xii,[1]-224,(4). Text maps. 8vo, blue cloth. "National enclosure of the world's oceans is one of the most important global trends to have emerged during the second half of the twentieth century. Awareness of the real and potential value of the ocean and its resources and recognition of the growing s carcity of natural resources on land have promptednation-states to claim and exert control over wide areas of the hitherto u nclaimed oceans and their riches. Japan in Global Ocean Politics is a detailed study of a mighty ocean nation's reaction to the demise of the traditional ocean regime based on the principle of freedom of the seas and its adjustment to the emergence of a new order characterized by national ocean enclosure. Japan's traditional maritime interests, particularly shipping and fishing, defined the country's role in global ocean politics until the middleof the 1970s; its posture was reactive, and even recalcitrant, on most law of the sea issues. In 1976-1977 Japan changed its policy in favor of accep ting extended coastal jurisdiction for others as well as for itself. The author explains why and intricately describes the process of policy making that took place amid competing domestic and interna tional pressures. In accommodating its diplomatic, economic, and security interests Japan imposed a formidable task on its public and private sectors, one that was accomplished with innovative policy adjustments, particularly in the manner in which the territorial sea limit and fishery jurisdiction were extended." Chapters : 1. The International Political Economy of Ocean Management and Japan; 2. The First and Second United Nations Conferences on the Law of the Sea; 3. Japan's Fight against the Proliferation of Expansionist Coastal States' Claims; 4. The United Nations Seabed Committee; 5. The Caracas-to-Geneva Session of the Third UNCLOS; 6. Japan's 12-Mile Territorial Sea Decision; 7. The Soviet 200-Mile Fishery Zone and Japan's 200-Mile Fishery Zone Decision. With conclusion, appendix, notes, bibliography and index. A few penned page numbers on end-paper, else very good in lightly worn dustjacket. 40.00

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20 AL-BAHARNA, Husain, Dr. Arabian Gulf States : Their Legal and Political Status and their International Problems. Signed in dustjacket.
Librairie du Liban, Beirut, 1978, 
AL-BAHARNA, Husain, Dr. The Arabian Gulf States : Their Legal and PoliticalStatus and their International Problems. (Beirut: Librairie du Liban, 1978 ). Second Revised Edition. Pp. (4),v-lxii,1-428,(2), + 1 folding map. 8vo, mustard cloth with metallic red lettering to spine. "Oman, that land in theextreme south-east corner of the Arabian Peninsula, has for centuries held a particular fascination for the Western traveller; now, the whole Middle East has come to stand not only as the meeting-place of East and West, but to have a vital importance in the political and economic structure of the modern world. "No sooner had the states of the Gulf acquired their independence when their impact made itself felt on the rest of the world. An expert in the fireld, Dr. Al-Baharna gives a clear and well documented study on the international legal problems of the Gulf states. He discusses their legalstatus before independence and the controversial territorial and boundary claims in the Gulf." - from the dustjacket. Contents: 1. Introduction. PartI: British treaty relations with the Arabian Gulf States: 2. Relations wit h the Trucial Shaikhdoms; 3. Relations with Bahrain; 4. Relations with Qatar; 5. Relations with Kuwait; 6. Treaty relations of Muscat. Part II: The international status of the Arabian Gulf States: 7. General considerations affecting the legal position of protectorates; 8. The present legal position of the Gulf states; 9. International responsibility; 10. Immunity of the rulers of the Gulf states from the jurisdiction of foreigners; 11. Position within the framework of the United Nations. Part III: Territorial claims: 12. Iran's claim to sovereignty over Bahrain; 13. British-Saudi controversy over the sovereignty of Buraimi; 14. Disputes over Inner Oman and Zubarah; 15. Iraqi claim to sovereignty over Kuwait. Part IV: Boundary problems: 16. Disputes over land boundaries; 17. Disputes over the determination of submarine boundaries in the Arabian Gulf. Very good in nicked dustjacket. Signed, inscribed and dated by the author on the flyleaf. 50.00

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