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The Dictionary of Substances and Their Effects (DOSE):, by S.D. Gangolli

By S.D. Gangolli

This re-creation of The Dictionary and ingredients and their results (DOSE) supersedes the well known 1st variation, and provides the good thing about loose sitewide entry to the DOSE searchable internet database. the first version has been thoroughly revised, up to date and prolonged with all of the most recent major information at the chemical substances identified to have hostile results on lifeforms or the surroundings. the hot variation is a needs to for all those that desire quick access to a unmarried resource of the newest crucial and entirely referenced info on chemical compounds that are identified to have major poisonous or environmental results. the net database is perfect for designated searches and customized info retrieval. The 2d variation of DOSE comprises new toxicity, environmental and regulatory info from the world's literature, offered in concise summaries. those new information are crucial for the exact review of the dangers linked to the use and disposal of chemical substances. facts on over a hundred chemical substances new to this variation were additional, together with endocrine disruptors, meals cancer agents, insecticides and compounds studied via IARC and NTP. all the 4000 chemical compounds inside the 1st variation were reviewed. New and up to date details for those chemical substances contains: * occupational publicity limits for six international locations * fresh toxicity and ecotoxicity information * result of new carcinogenicity, mutagenicity and environmental destiny stories * the newest regulatory specifications DOSE second version contains 7 hardcover volumes masking over 4000 chemical substances alphabetically, and contains indexes of substance names and synonyms, molecular formulae, and CAS Registry Numbers; glossaries of clinical phrases and Latin to English organism names; an abbreviations directory and a complete consultant to the kinds of information and their starting place. loose sitewide entry to the DOSE net database is incorporated within the buy cost. as well as the RSC print/web database package deal, DOSE is out there through Knovel's Engineering and clinical on-line Reference, positioned at

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The Japanese Trajectory: Modernization and Beyond by Gavan McCormack (editor), Yoshio Sugimoto (editor)

By Gavan McCormack (editor), Yoshio Sugimoto (editor)

This wide-ranging and cutting edge choice of essays addresses the japanese measurement of 1 of the key sociological problems with our time: the character of socio-economic modernisation and the emergence or differently of 'post-modern' commercial society. the increase to fiscal supremacy of post-war Japan constitutes a tremendous problem to that western orthodoxy which posits an primarily unilinear means of modernisation from the 17th century to the current day within which nationwide and neighborhood range has been eroded by means of the sluggish social convergence of the most important business powers. How does a society of contrasting social and cultural traditions healthy inside of this trend? Can one sensibly converse of jap society as 'modern' while such utilization is successfully outlined through different, western, presuppositions? during this quantity a global workforce of members assesses those questions and investigates the true effect of modernisation upon the japanese themselves.

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The Thought and Character of William James by Ralph Barton Perry

By Ralph Barton Perry

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Biography in 1936This out- of-print vintage returns, in a brand new paperback version, throughout the Vanderbilt Library of yank Philosophy. Designed to function either a scientific account of James's improvement and a repository of decisions from his unpublished writings, the one-volume paintings (which types the root for this new paperback variation) deals a short and handy sourcebook of James's idea, set forth in phrases that require no earlier familiarity with technical difficulties of philosophy and psychology.

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Oklopna Vozila i Oklopne Postrojbe u Drugom Svjetskom Ratu u by Dinko Predoević

By Dinko Predoević

This primary of a two-part version covers the operations of allied forces in Croatia on the finish of WWII. Meticulously researched and greatly illustrated with greater than two hundred pictures of armored devices and autos in motion. twin English / Croatian textual content.

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