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Manifesto Against Conscription and the Military System

By: N/A

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Berlin, Gandhi-Informations-Zentrum: 2001

Seller ID: 7926

ISBN: 3930093162

Condition: Near Fine


Only slight wear. ; Almost as new. ; Trade PB; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 105 pages; It is a combined effort of the Gandhi Information Center in Berlin - a discussion of various efforts in the last 150 years against conscription with lists of the signatories. View more info

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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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Pearson, His Life and World

By: Bothwell, Robert

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Toronto, McGraw-Hill Ryerson: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19313

ISBN: 0070823057

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


Book boards show light shelf wear, DJ shows heavy shelf wear with tears, creasing and chipping. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; Prime Ministers Of Canada; B&W and Colour photographs.; 9.0 X 6.0 X 1.0 inches; 223 pages; "Lester Bowles "Mike" Pearson PC OM CC OBE (23 April 1897 – 27 December 1972) was a Canadian scholar, statesman, soldier, prime minister, and diplomat, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1957 for organizing the United Nations Emergency Force to resolve the Suez Canal Crisis. He was the 14th prime minister of Canada from 1963 to 1968, a... View more info

The new dominion of British Columbia

By: Clancey, William

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Melinda Holdings Ltd: 1990

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 9501

ISBN: 0969464800

Condition: Very Good+


Light edge wear, scuffing; A tight solid book. Stated 1st Edition; Trade PB; 138 pages; A controversial look at Canadian and British Columbia politics 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: $19.95

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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R.B. Bennett The Calgary Years

By: Gray, James H.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17105

ISBN: 0802059759

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ shows light edge wear, some damage to front cover, bottom fore corner of book bumped. ; Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. A tight, solid book.; B&W Photographs; 9.26 X 6.17 X 1.10 inches; 310 pages; A young New Brunswick lawyer arrived in Calgary in 1897. In the 30 years before he assumed the leadership of the federal Conservative party, Bennett served in many capacities in the Northwest Territories and the Alberta legislature. Business was another love - oil development, grain, real estate, mining. This book covers those 30 years of hard work. View more info

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The Taming of Fidel Castro

By: Halperin, Maurice

Price: $17.95

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, University of California Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18948

ISBN: 0520041844

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ and boards show light shelf wear. Text is underlined and margin notes present throughout the book, price-clipped. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 345 pages; "A detailed study of Castro's regime between 1964 and 1968 highlights the evolution of his thinking under the influence of the Soviet Union" This is a follow-up to 'The Rise and Decline of Fidel Castro' published in 1972. View more info

The Japanese Party System; From One-Party Rule to Coalition Government

By: Hrebenar, Ronald J.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Westview Press: 1986

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 10343

ISBN: 0813303478

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear and scuffing of white card covers ; A tight solid book. Text unmarked; Trade PB; 330 pages 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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V. I. Lenin, Collected Works

By: Lenin, V. I. & Alexander Trachtenberg

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, International Publishers, New York: 1945

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 19399

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


DJ shows shelf wear with tears and chipping. 2cm X 2cm piece of DJ missing from top of spine section. ; A tight solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; Complete Writings And Speeches From The Spring Of 1918 To The Spring Of 1919, Volume XXIII; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 539 pages View more info

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Collected Works Volume 4 1898-April 1901

By: Lenin, V.I.; Jerome, Victor (editor), Fineberg, Joe and Hanna, George (translators)

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Moscow, Foreign Languages Publishing House: 1960

Seller ID: 18947

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


DJ has heavy shelf wear, with tears and chipping, staining. Minor staining of pages. FFEP has had upper front corner clipped. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Satin bookmark bound in ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 466 pages 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