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Image for Go to School, You're a Little Black Boy  The Honourable Lincoln M. Alexander: A Memoir

Go to School, You're a Little Black Boy The Honourable Lincoln M. Alexander: A Memoir

By: Alexander, (PC Ont), Lincoln with Herb Shoveller

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Dundurn Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16262

ISBN: 155488733X

Condition: Very Good+


Slight wear to card covers, shallow crease bottom back fore corner. ; A bright, solid book ; Trade PB; 8.90 X 5.98 X 0.71 inches; 256 pages; Among the important stories that need to be told about noteworthy Canadians, Lincoln Alexander's sits at the top of the list. Born in Toronto in 1922, the son of a maid and a railway porter, Alexander embarked on an exemplary life path that has involved military service for his country, a successful political career, a thriving law career, and vocal advocacy on subjects ranging from antiracism to the importance of education."In this biography, Shovell... View more info

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Hard Choices A Memoir

By: Clinton, Hillary Rodham

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2014

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19340

ISBN: 1476751447

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


DJ and boards show some shelf wear and creasing. Half-title page is clipped on top corner. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; Color Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 656 pages; "Hillary Rodham Clinton’s inside account of the crises, choices, and challenges she faced during her four years as America’s 67th Secretary of State, and how those experiences drive her view of the future. Secretary Clinton’s descriptions of diplomatic conversations at the highest levels offer readers a master class in international relations, as does her analysis of how ... View more info

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John A. MacDonald (2 volumes) The Young Politician, The Old Chieftain

By: Creighton, Donald M.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Toronto, The MacMillan Company of Canada: 1952, 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16137

Condition: Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket


Only light wear and bumping to blue cloth covered boards, previous owner's name on front free end paper of each book. Only one book has DJ which is chipped and worn with tears ; Bright, solid books, hinges intact. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1154 pages View more info

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Stripping Bare the Body Politics Violence War

By: Danner, Mark

Price: $23.95

Publisher: New York, Nation Books: 2009

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 16185

ISBN: 156858413X

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Light wear to book and DJ, small scratch lower back ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. A scholarly work with notes, extensive bibliography and index. ; 9.20 X 6.30 X 2 inches; 656 pages; For the past two decades, Mark Danner has reported from Latin America, Haiti, the Balkans, and the Middle East. His perceptive, award-winning dispatches have not only explored the real consequences of American engagement with the world, but also the relationship between political violence and power. In Stripping Bare the Body, Danner brings together his best reporting from the world’s mo... View more info

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The Red Tory tradition Ancient roots, new routes : a series of essays

By: Dart, Ron

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Dewdney, BC, Synaxis Press: 1999

Seller ID: 18172

ISBN: 0919672477

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers show very light shelf wear and soil. ; A bright, solid book.; 7.80 X 5.12 X 1 inches; 126 pages; "A Red Tory is an adherent of a progressive conservative political philosophy, tradition and disposition in Canada, similar to the "small-c" tradition in the United Kingdom; it is contrasted with "Blue Tory" or "High Tory". In Canada, Red Toryism is found in provincial and federal Conservative political parties.""Red Toryism derives largely from a classical conservative tradition that maintained that the unequal division of wealth and political privil... View more info

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Japan in Manchuria

By: Dashinsky, S. & N. Fokin (editor)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Workers Library Publishers: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18968

Condition: Very Good


Card covers show some shelf wear, staples are rusted, price has been altered in ink on front cover. A few pages show some creasing. ; A tight solid book. ; Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 47 pages; "A full statement of Japan's aims and methods and the menace to the Soviet Union (with maps)." With Japan's incursions into China and Manchuria pre WWII, Russia became concerned what their intentions might be toward the Soviet Union. View more info

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Reassessing the Presidency The Rise of the Executive State and the Decline of Freedom

By: Denson (editor), John V. & et al.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Auburn, AL, Mises Institute: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18721

ISBN: 0945466293

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Light edge wear.; A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; 9.10 X 6 X 2.40 inches; 826 pages; "This remarkable volume is the first full-scale revision of the official history of the U.S. executive state. It traces the progression of power exercised by American presidents from the early American Republican up to the eventual reality of the power-hungry Caesars which later appear as president in American history. Contributors examine the usual judgments of the historical profession to show the ugly side of supposed presidential greatness.The mission inherent in this un... View more info

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The Chinese People Firmly Support The Arab People's Struggle Against Aggression

By: En-Lai, Chou & Renmin Ribao

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Peking, Foreign Languages Press: 1967

Seller ID: 19151

Condition: Very Good


Covers show light shelf wear, light soiling, light creasing. ; A tight solid book. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 53 pages; Speeches and editorials supporting the Arab people's resistance movements. View more info

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The Shadow of the Swastika

By: GARRATT, GEOFFREY T.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1938

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 18049

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ shows shelf wear with small tears and chipping. The white matte dust jacket is dust soiled with the common darkening of the spine. Page edges lightly foxed and soiled ; A tight solid book. Dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 248 pages; Garratt writes of an ominous period before WWII when Hitler was gaining more power and support in Germany, the Communists and Fascists were fighting in Spain, Mussolini was gaining power in Italy. His main concern seems to be the draw that Fascism seemed to be having even in England. View more info

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Canada and the Fight for Freedom,

By: King, William Lyon Mackenzie

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Macmillan Company: 1944

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 19406

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Boards show light shelf wear, gilt printing is fading on front and spine, some erasure on front free end paper. Foxing to page edges and first few pages of text.; A tight solid book, hinges intact. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 326 pages; "This volume contains the most important of the speeches delivered by the Prime Minister of Canada from the beginning of the third year of the war (WWII) well into its fifth year." (Introduction) "William Lyon Mackenzie King OM, CMG, PC (December 17, 1874 – July 22, 1950), also commonly known as Mackenzie King, was the dominant Canadian political... View more info

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It Can't Happen Here; a Novel

By: Lewis, Sinclair

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday, Doran: 1935

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18250

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Black cloth covered boards show some edge wear, gilt print on spine somewhat worn but still legible (no fraying apart from one corner), corners bumped, some shelf soil on boards. ; Stated 1st edition, a tight solid book, hinges intact. Deckled fore edges, blindstamped design on front board ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 458 pages; "It Can't Happen Here is a semi-satirical 1935 political novel by American author Sinclair Lewis, and a 1936 play adapted from the novel by Lewis and John C. Moffitt. Published during the rise of fascism in Europe, the novel describes the rise of Berzelius "Bu... View more info

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Where there is no peace,

By: Lyon, Laurance

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran company: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10497

Condition: Very Good in Poor dust jacket


DJ missing spine and top corner (front panel) by spine, affecting first 2 letters of title and missing bottom corner of back panel by fore edge, some shipping and short tears. Book corners bumped a couple of 1/4 inch tears head & tail of spine. ; A tight solid book. DJ in Mylar ; 319 pages; Author not listed on book, merely listed as 'The Author of "The Pomp of Power"' View more info

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J.S.Woodsworth A Man to Remember

By: MacInnis, Grace

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Macmillan Company of Canada Ltd.: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18971

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


DJ shows shelf wear, with creasing, tears and chipping. Sun-faded on spine and front top edge. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Laid in is a creased copy of the In Memoriam from his Memorial Service which was held in the Orpheum Theatre in Vancouver March 29,1942 ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 336 pages; The author of this biography is Woodsworth's daughter who continued his work, trying to improve conditions for workers. "James Shaver Woodsworth (July 29, 1874 – March 21, 1942) was a pioneer in the Canadian social democratic movement. Follow... View more info

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Pakistan Political Roots and Development 1947-1999

By: Mahmood, Safdar

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 14759

ISBN: 0195793730

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light edge wear to DJ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; The Millennium Series; 1.3 x 8.69 x 5.5 Inches; 440 pages; The book undertakes an objective review of Pakistan's troubled political history, analyzing the major events, important leaders, institutions, and political and social processes. The discussion includes the major internal and external factors that have shaped the political process. A comprehensive book on the political history of Pakistan from 1947-1999, the book offers rich insight into Pakistan's foreign policy since independence. View more info

Image for Cuba and the United States (2 Volumes)  Vol 1. Record of Revolution, Ussr-China, UN and OAS Action; Vol 2. Bay of Pigs, October Crisis, Kruschev - Kennedy, UN OAS Action

Cuba and the United States (2 Volumes) Vol 1. Record of Revolution, Ussr-China, UN and OAS Action; Vol 2. Bay of Pigs, October Crisis, Kruschev - Kennedy, UN OAS Action

By: Mezerik, A. G. (editor)

Price: $400.00

Publisher: New York, International Review Service: 1963

Seller ID: 16816

Condition: Very Good


Blue card covers show some general wear, light soil and some creasing, extending to back pages ; Tight solid books. These publications are bound together with a ribbon like material ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 163 + 49 pages; Both volumes of the Cuba and the United States series are included; Cuba and the United States; Vol. 1 Record of Revolution, USSR-China, UN and OAS Action (published in 1960) Vol. 2 Bay of Pigs, October Crisis, Khrushchev-Kennedy, UN, OAS Action. These books appear to be sponsored by the United Nations. Volume one, published in 1960, is an analysis of the rise of... View more info

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The Mackenzie King Record. Volume I 1939-1944.

By: PICKERSGILL, J.W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12381

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


DJ chipped, torn 2 inches down front edge, glue stains on front flaps of DJ, light wear to blue cloth covered boards ; A tight solid book. DJ in Mylar ; B&W Photographs; 723 pages; A record of William Lyon MacKenzie King political history during the years of WWII View more info

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Victorian Infidels The Origins of the British Secularist Movement, 1791-1866

By: Royle, Edward

Price: $36.50

Publisher: Manchester UK, Rowman & Littlefield: 1974

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Seller ID: 19047

ISBN: 0719005574

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Boards and DJ show light shelf wear, minor tears on top of DJ. Pages tanned as is usual for UK publications of the period. Previous owner's name on front free end paper; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 357 pages; The British beginnings of the movement toward separation of church and state. View more info

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The Practice and Theory of Bolshevism

By: Russell, Bertrand

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, George Allen and Unwin: 1954

Edition: Second Edition; Third Printing

Seller ID: 19228

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket


Front free end paper torn out, a few penciled underlinings, some discoloration of dustjacket ; A tight solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 131 pages; "Bertrand Russell's book on Bolshevism was first published in 1920, early in the history of the regime. His main criticism was directed at the fact that Bolshevik practice was not in accordance with theory. He sympathized with their ideals, deplored some of their doctrines and still more their practice. Taking all relevant factors into consideration, Russell considered the Bolshevik experiment, as conduc... View more info

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What are we to do?

By: Strachey, John

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, V. Gollancz ltd: 1938

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 16946

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


Dust jacket heavily chipped with tears and creasing, some soil to DJ, spine discolored. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown. ; A tight solid book, hinges intact. Yellow Gollancz dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector with price on spine. ; 9.45 X 6.22 X 1.42 inches; 398 pages; In 1938, Great Britain finds itself in an odd position, the Great Depression is waning, the Spanish Civil War is on-going with socialists and communists fighting the right wing Franco followers in a precursor of WWII, Hitler is preparing to unleash his horrors upon Europe. Strachey takes a long and thoughtful l... View more info

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The Making of a Socialist; The Recollections of T.C. Douglas

By: Thomas, Lewis H. (editor)

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Edmonton, AB, The University of Alberta Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14667

ISBN: 0888640706

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ shows edge wear, creasing, light soil, previous owner's stamp on front pastedown. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar. ; 1 x 9 x 6 Inches; 400 pages View more info