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Twenty Years at Hull-House with Autobiographical Notes.

By: Addams, Jane

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1981

Seller ID: 010251

Condition: New


A limited Edition of Undetermined Size. Illustrated with photographs of Hull House and the immigrant experience. Gift Quality; No flaws or blemishes to this unopened book. In her autobiography Twenty Years at Hull-House, Addams recounts her domestic activism as the founder of the second and most innovative settlement house in the U.S. Originally conceived in 1889 as a space where women of privilege could share their knowledge in humanistic fields such as a... View more info

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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

ISBN: 8170461626


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

ISBN: 3822882623


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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The Tempting Of America
(The Political Seduction of the Law)

By: Bork, Robert H.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Free Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010364

ISBN: 0029037611

Condition: Fine


Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket First Edition, First Printing. No Flaws or Blemishes; Unread; Gift Quality.8vo; 24cm.; 9.5 inches tall; 432 pages with Chapter Notes, Bibliography and Index.The controversial Supreme Court nominee offers a statement of his social and legal philosophy and presents a profound argument that politics is threatening the foundation of American law. [AZ] 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

ISBN: 0398069417


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

Image for ...<b>Jukebox America:<br> Down Back Streets and Blue Highways in Search of the Country's Greatest Jukebox.</b>

...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

ISBN: 0312110138


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

ISBN: 0520227468<br>

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


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

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A Lily Among the Thorns: Imagining a New Christian Sexuality

By: De La Torre, Miguel A.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Jossey-Bass: 2007

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010544

ISBN: 078798146X

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Finally, a theologian who takes sexuality seriously enough to offer a sense of the sacred in our most intimate being. [Marc H. Ellis, professor of Jewish studies, Baylor University] 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

ISBN: 1449401090

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


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

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

Condition: Very Good


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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The Responsive City: Engaging Communities Through Data-Smart Governance

By: Goldsmith, Stephen ; Crawford, Susan

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Jossey-Bass: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010403

ISBN: 1118910907

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Publishers material laid in. The Responsive City: Engaging Communities Through Data-Smart Governance highlights the promising intersection of government and data through vivid case studies featuring municipal pioneers and big data success stories from Boston, Chicago, New York, and more. This is the ultimate resource for public officials, government staff, and civic leaders to understand how to leverage new technologies ... 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

ISBN: 0813575907

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


'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 University In A Nuclear Age University Day October 12, 1963

By: Green, Paul

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, University of North Carolina: 1963

Seller ID: 010562

Condition: Near Fine


Paul Green, American novelist and playwright whose characteristic works deal with North Carolina folklore and regional themes; he was one of the first white playwrights to write perceptively about the problems of Southern blacks.Stapled wraps; 9.25 inches tall. 28 pages. Carefully handled. 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

ISBN: 1891944363

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


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

Condition: Very Good


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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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: $20.00

Publisher: USA:, Praeger,: 1993.

Seller ID: 004114

ISBN: 0275943143


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 r... 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

ISBN: 0969294719


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