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Logic in a Popular Form: Essays on Popular Religion in Bengal.

By: Banerjee, Sumanta

Price: $14.95

Publisher: USA:, Seagull Books Pvt.Ltd,: 2002.

Seller ID: 004548


No flaws or blemishes but minimal retail shelf handling. Unused; Unread. The essays in the present collection are an attempt to rediscover some of the important aspects of the multi-faceted phenomenon of popular religion in the context of 19th century Bengal, including tracing the impact of urbanization, colonialism, and nationalism. They also try to re-examine the relevance of some of the beliefs and rituals that have flowed down from the past and continue to s... View more info

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Madagascar (Photobook)

By: Barbieri, Gian Paolo

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Los Angles:, Taschen,: 1997.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008064


Stunning photos. Some have complained about a lack of social veracity in the photos, but this is the work of a master photographer, not a sociologist. It is a photo book, not an evaluation of the social fabric and environmental challenges currently facing the people of Madagascar.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket un-clipped is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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Reason and Self-Enactment in History and Politics: Themes and Voices of Modernity (McGill-Queen's Studies in the History of Ideas)

By: Barnard, F. M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canada:, Mcgill Queens Univ Press,: 2007.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 004161


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality F.M. Barnard goes beyond the seventeenth-century understanding of the social contract by making national self-enactment contingent on public reasons for individual liberty within civic mutuality. He examines the possibilities and limits for a self-enacting, principled politics, acknowledging reason and self-enactment as central concepts of historical and political thinking. He argues, however, that reason must be seen as pra... View more info

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...The Blackwell Companion to Sociology.

By: Blau, Judith R.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: USA:, Wiley-Blackwell,: 2004.

Seller ID: 004738


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality.. The Blackwell Companion to Sociology is a milestone collection of new essays by renowned sociologists, covering both the traditions and strengths of the field as well as newer developments and directions. View more info

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French Traits an Essay in Comparative Criticism.

By: Brownell, W. C.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York:, Flood and Vincent/The Chautauqua-Century Press: 1896,

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005537


Publisher’s cloth. Bindings tight and square. Minimal handling wear. Text clean, no ownership marks. 7.75 inches tall, 316 pages. Details and opinions of French people regarding: morality, intelligence, sentimentality, manners, women, the art instinct, the provincial spirit, democracy….Well thought of in its time. First published in 1888 it remained in print until the mid-1920's. View more info

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...Multicultural Aspects of Disabilities: A Guide to Understanding and Assisting Minorities in the Rehabilitation Process

By: Bryan, Willie V.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: USA:, Charles C Thomas Pub Ltd.,: 1999.

Seller ID: 004705


Unused, No flaws or blemishes but for minimal retail handling.The most diverse minority group and the largest minority group are persons with disabilities, yet they are not often thought of as either a minority group or a cultural group. The purpose of this book, therefore, is to discuss the need for rehabilitation helping professionals as well as other helping professionals to understand and consider cultural diversity as a factor in the rehabilitation helping p... View more info

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...Jukebox America:
Down Back Streets and Blue Highways in Search of the Country's Greatest Jukebox.

By: Bunch, William

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York:, St. Martin's Press: 1994

Edition: First Editon

Seller ID: 005063


Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Bunch recounts his search for America's "best" jukebox, somewhat ambiguously defined as the one whose selection of songs is "in perfect sync with its time and place." The book's subtext, however, is generational angst. Self-classified as a member of "Generation Y," Bunch takes up his mission as an expression of the restless, youthful energy he fears will be suppressed by his recent decision to marry and move to the suburbs. His anx... View more info

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Doing the Town: The Rise of Urban Tourism in the United States, 1850-1915

By: Cocks, Catherine

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Berkeley:, University of California Press,: 2001.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009040


This fascinating cultural history, studded with vivid details bringing the experience of Victorian-era travel alive, explores the beginnings of urban tourism, and sets the phenomenon within a larger cultural transformation that encompassed fundamental changes in urban life and national identity. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

Image for ...<b>Heroes and Heretics: A Social History of Dissent The Lives and Ideas of the Men Who Challenged Conventional Wisdom.</b>

...Heroes and Heretics: A Social History of Dissent The Lives and Ideas of the Men Who Challenged Conventional Wisdom.

By: Dunham, Barrows

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York:, Knopf,: 1964,

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 004540


Burnt orange cloth covered boards. Gilt spine titles and decoration. Blind-stamp emblem on front. Bindings square and tight. Text clean. Minimal handling wear. Dust jacket with the price of $6.95, Light wear with toning. In a protective Mylar sleeve. Formation of Western thought through dissenting voices: Socrates, Jesus, Lucretius, Augustine, Spinoza, Kant, Voltaire, Darwin are but of a few presented. View more info

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Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit

By: Estabrook, Barry

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Missouri, Andrews McMeel Publishing: 2011

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010013


Based on a James Beard award-winning article from a leading voice on the politics of agribusiness, Tomatoland combines history, legend, passion for taste, and investigative reporting on modern agribusiness and environmental issues into a revealing, controversial look at the tomato, the fruit we love so much that we eat $4 billion-worth annually. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. 8vo; 23.5 cm,; 9.25 inches tall; 220 page... View more info

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Les Fêtes Du Soleil: Celebrations of the Mediterranean

By: Falassi, Alessandro: Editor; Saramago, José: Text

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Siena, Italy:, Betti editrice,: 2001

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008796


Richly illustrated with well-researched text on the many festivals and social customs of the Mediterranean.Hardcover in Slipcase. Pate-on full color decoration with stamped titles in gilt. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. REF: OCLC 849258335 Only four copies in world libraries. Three in Italy and the Library of Congress.Folio: 197 pages with a bibliography. 31cm. 12 inches tall. View more info

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In Eddie's Name: One Family's Triumph over Tragedy

By: Freedman, Bryn ; Knoedelseder, William

Price: $34.99

Publisher: New York, Faber & Faber: 1999

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009406


The author vividly retells the disturbing tale of a Philadelphia teenager who was beaten by youths from another neighborhood and left to die on the steps of his own church while dozens of 911 calls went unanswered. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. First Edition, First Printing. 9.5 inches tall; 264 pages. View more info

Image for ...<b>Home Life in History: Social Life and Manners in Britain 200 B.C.- A.D. 1926.</b>

...Home Life in History: Social Life and Manners in Britain 200 B.C.- A.D. 1926.

By: Gloag, John and C.T. Walker.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York:, Coward-McCann,: 1928

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004873


A history of England focusing on Social Mores. Navy blue cloth covered boards, Top edge stained blue. Minor fade to spine. Text clean. Bindings firm slight lean. 302 pages. Frontispiece, illustrations, maps, genealogy, notes, bibliography, appendix, index. View more info

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Village of Immigrants: Latinos in an Emerging America (Rivergate Regionals Collection)

By: Gordon, Diana R.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New Jersey, Rutgers University Press: 2015

Seller ID: 009417


'Following an in-depth examination of immigration history in Greenport, from early whaling communities to the impact of Italian immigrant brick workers and beyond, Gordon investigates large-concept issues such as challenges facing immigrant children in the educational system, restrictions and inequalities in immigrant housing, labor rights for immigrant workers, and more ... Concise and accessible,....' (Library Journal). No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality.... View more info

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The Essential Humility of Marriage : Honoring the Third Identity in Couple Therapy

By: Hargrave, Terry D.

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Phoenix, Arizonia, Zeig Tucker & Theisen Inc,: 2000.

Seller ID: 008906


The author offers a fresh new perspective an what makes marriages work that will jump-start the efforts of every couples therapist. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. 8vo; 223 pages with index, and bibliography. View more info

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Existentialism and Human Emotions

By: Jean-Paul Satre ; Bernard Frechtman Translation

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Philosophical Library: 1957

Seller ID: 010046


In this provocative philosophical analysis, Jean-Paul Sartre refutes the idea that existentialism drains meaning from human life, by claiming that the philosophy instead gives man total freedom to achieve his own significance.Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. Previous owner's name on front free endpage. Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has age-toned and has light wear to top edge. 12m... View more info

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Women in the Viking Age

By: Jesch; Judith

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, Great Britain,, The Boydell Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009621


There is a bookplate of Robert Kellogg (d. 2006), former professor and Dean of University of Virginia College of Arts and Sciences, on the front pastedown. Kellogg was a scholar of early Icelandic medieval literature, and this thus makes for a nice association. "The first book-length study in English to investigate what women did in the Viking Age, both at home in Scandinavia and in the Viking colonies from Greenland to Russia." The author pieces togethe... View more info

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...State Crime, the Media, and the Invasion of Panama (Praeger Series in Criminology and Crime Control Policy)

By: Johns, Christina J.; Johnson, P. Ward

Price: $75.00

Publisher: USA:, Praeger,: 1993.

Seller ID: 004114


No flaws or blemishes, Gift Quality. Johns and Johnson analyze the invasion of Panama in order to explore the ways in which the War on Drugs has been used as an ideological justification for a projection of U.S. state power into Latin America. They characterize the Bush Administration's reasons for the invasion as cynical ideological rhetoric which covered up strategic interests the United States had in deposing Noriega and replacing him with a more cooperative ... View more info

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...The Horse People: A Social Documentary.

By: Jones, Phil

Price: $10.00

Publisher: USA:, Caxton Hall Publishing,: 2001.

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 004222


Carefully handled, Unread, Inscribed by author. A social documentary or the racetrack and those associated with it. View more info

Image for ...<b>I Saw a City Invincible: Urban Portraits of Latin America (Jaguar Books on Latin America).</b>

...I Saw a City Invincible: Urban Portraits of Latin America (Jaguar Books on Latin America).

By: Joseph, Gilbert M.; Szuchman, Mark D.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Wilmington, Delaware:, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers,: 1995.

Seller ID: 004542


Unused no flaws but minimal handling. Unopened Unread.This volume represents some of the most enduring reflections on the Latin American city. All of the essays were written by public officials, journalists, and social commentators, among others, who participated actively in the affairs of the cities they so perceptively describe. The collection offers critical analyses spanning hundreds of years, beginning with the era of the conquistadores in Tenochtitln and con... View more info