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Image for Socio-Cultural Comparison Between South and North Korea

Socio-Cultural Comparison Between South and North Korea

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Seoul, Research Center for Peace & Unification: 1975

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 17442

Condition: Very Good+


Light soil to beige card covers, pages lightly yellowed. ; A bright, solid book, side stapled. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 67 pages; 30 years after Korea was liberated from Japan and 25 years after the start of the Korean War studies were made to understand the feasibility of the reunification of the 2 countries that once made up a whole Korea. View more info

Image for The Forces Which Shaped Them  A history of the education of minority group children in British Columbia

The Forces Which Shaped Them A history of the education of minority group children in British Columbia

By: Ashworth, Mary

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, New Star Books: 1979

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 19496

ISBN: 0919888917

Condition: Very Good


Pages tanned, light wear to corners of card covers, a little scuffing to back cover. ; A tight solid book. ; Trade PB; 8.20 X 5.20 X 0.70 inches; 238 pages; "Her historical survey exposes racism as a deliberate political policy legislated by elected representatives and implemented by bureaucrats. The law thar deprived an entire race of people of the right to vote was law, not attitude. " Rosemary Brown introduction View more info

Image for From Adjustment to Development in Africa  Conflict, Controversy, Convergence, Consensus?

From Adjustment to Development in Africa Conflict, Controversy, Convergence, Consensus?

By: Cornia, Giovanni Andrea & G.K. Helleiner & Richard Jolly

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London, St. Martin's Press: 1994

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 17316

ISBN: 0333613619

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ shows light edge wear with small tear on bottom back edge. ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; 8.66 X 5.51 X 1.18 inches; 417 pages; "The economic crisis in sub-Saharan Africa in the 1980s and 1990s has generated fierce debate among analysts and policy-makers concerning its causes and appropriate ways out of it. The 'structural adjustment' programmes promoted by the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank have been at the centre of the debate. This volume brings together economists from these international institutions and some of the best known of ... View more info

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Historiography and Japanese Consciousness of Values and Norms

By: Fogel, Joshua A.; Baxter, James C. (editors)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Kyoto, Japan, International Research Center for Japanese Studies: 2002

Seller ID: 17364

Condition: Very Good


Bottom fore corner creased, only light edge wear ; A tight solid book, text unmarked; International Symposium in North America 2001; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 242 pages; Part 1: People, Words and Things: Cultural Exchange among China, Japan and the West, Part 2: Historical Consciousness in Japanese Texts View more info

Image for Families in Transition  Industry and Population in Nineteenth-Century Saint-Hyacinthe

Families in Transition Industry and Population in Nineteenth-Century Saint-Hyacinthe

By: Gossage, Peter

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Montreal, Mcgill Queens University Press: 1999

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 16994

ISBN: 0773518479

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Studies on the History of Quebec.; 9.36 X 6.46 X 1.22 inches; 299 pages; Economic and social conditions in Saint-Hyacinthe changed dramatically in the later nineteenth century with the arrival of the railway and the emergence of manufacturing industry. In "Families in Transition" Peter Gossage shows how the rise of industrial capitalism transformed the lives of the town's French-speaking, Catholic families. Gossage uses a family-reconstitution method, drawing on local parish registers and manuscript-census schedules, to focus on marriage, household organisation, and family size in this... View more info

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The Madwoman's Underclothes Essays and Occasional Writings, 1968-85

By: Greer, Germaine

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Picador: 1986

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19377

ISBN: 0330294075

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Price-clipped DJ and boards show light shelf wear, ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; Picador Books; 9.4 X 6.4 X 1.2 inches; 305 pages; "Always strong and fearless, Germaine Greer strikes right at the heart of the matter—be it John F. Kennedy and vaginal deodorants, rape and artificial insemination, cosmetic surgery, the death of Jimi Hendrix, or the famine in Ethiopia. This collection represents a mosaic of essays, long and short, some of which are appearing for the first time in print and all of which chafe the conventional and are bristling with argument... View more info

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Finnish Friends in Canada

By: Heinonen, Arvi I

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toronto, Board of Home Missions of the United Church of Canada: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14964

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Light edge wear to green cloth covered boards; A tight solid book. Text unmarked; 113 pages View more info

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Home-Life and the Community

By: Housden, Leslie George

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Pub. by the National association of maternity and child welfare centres and for the prevention of infant mortality, distributed by Eyre & Spottiswoode ltd.: 1945

Seller ID: 12956

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Extremities of tan heavy card covers show wear & bumping, notation on FFEP, split along front spine edge, light soil, some dog-earing of pages ; Housden is know for his family life and child care manuals View more info

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Communities in Decline An Examination of Household Resettlement in Newfoundland

By: Iverson, Noel & Matthews, D. Ralph

Price: $20.00

Publisher: St. John's, Newfoundland, Institute of Social and Economical Reform: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 16987

Condition: Very Good


Blue card covers are sun-faded with light shelfwear. ; A tight solid book.; 184 pages View more info

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I Am Hutterite

By: Kirkby, Mary-Ann

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Prince Albert SK, Polka Dot Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16897

ISBN: 0978340507

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear to book & dustjacket ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 8.60 X 5.70 X 0.90 inches; 203 pages; Mary-Ann Kirkby spent the first ten years of her life in a Hutterite Colony in Manitoba, Canada. "Your mother and father are running away,said a voice piercing the warm air.I froze and turned toward home.To a Hutterite, nothing is more shamefulthan that word, running away, Weglaufen...In 1969, Ann-Maries parents did the unthinkable. They left a Hutterite colony in Canada with seven children, and little else, to start a new life. Overnight, the family was thru... View more info

Image for Handbook of Latin American Studies;  A Selective Guide to Recent Publications in Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Government and Politics, International Relations, Sociology and Electronic Resources

Handbook of Latin American Studies; A Selective Guide to Recent Publications in Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Government and Politics, International Relations, Sociology and Electronic Resources

By: Martin, Dolores Moyano & P. Sue Mundell

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1997

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 13263

ISBN: 0292752113

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Only slight wear; A bright, solid book, unread ; Social Sciences Volume 55; 2.2 x 9.5 x 6.4 Inches; 952 pages; Beginning with volume 41 (1979), the University of Texas Press became the publisher of the Handbook of Latin American Studies, the most comprehensive annual bibliography in the field. Compiled by the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress and annotated by a corps of more than 130 specialists in various disciplines, the Handbook alternates from year to year between social sciences and humanities. The Handbook annotates works on Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean and the Guia... View more info

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The Social Production of Scientific Knowledge Yearbook 1977

By: Mendelsohn, Everett & P. Weingart & R.D. Whitely

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Dordrecht, Netherlands, D. Reidel Publishing Co.: 1977

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 16738

ISBN: 9027707758

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Sociology of the Sciences Yearbook - Volume 1 1977; 9.48 X 6.48 X 0.89 inches; 301 pages View more info

Image for The Logic of Female Succession  Rethinking Patriarchy and Patrilineality in Global and Historical Perspective.

The Logic of Female Succession Rethinking Patriarchy and Patrilineality in Global and Historical Perspective.

By: Ochiai, Emiko (Editor) & various

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Kyoto, Japan, International Research Center for Japanese Studies,: 2003

Seller ID: 17365

Condition: Very Good+


Only slight edge wear to card covers ; Trade PB; International Symposium #19 January 2002; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 323 pages; This is a study observing several world cultures, including Canada, India, Japan, Great Britain, China among others. View more info

Image for Resident Metis Women's Perceptions of their Local Social Reality in Seven Northern Saskatchewan Communities

Resident Metis Women's Perceptions of their Local Social Reality in Seven Northern Saskatchewan Communities

By: Poelzer, D. & I. Poelzer

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan Native Women's Association: 1982

Seller ID: 17298

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers show light edge wear. ; A bright, solid book.; Graphs; 160 pages; "A preliminary descriptive report for submission to the Saskatchewan Native Women's Association and to the women interviewed in the original field research." The seven communities are Cumberland House, Ile a la Crosse, La Loche, La Ronge, Sandy Bay, Stony Rapids and Turnor Lake 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

Image for African Women  Their Legal Status in South Africa

African Women Their Legal Status in South Africa

By: Simons, H. J

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, C. Hurst and Co.: 1968

Edition: 1st UK

Seller ID: 11818

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Plain blue price clipped DJ has lightly faded spine, some chipping, short tears top edge, price roughly cut out bottom front flap ; A tight solid book. DJ in Mylar ; 10 X 7 X 1 inches; 299 pages; A scholarly work examining such issues as polygamy, brideprice and male primogeniture etc. View more info

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White Niggers of America

By: Vallières, Pierre

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart: 1971

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 19279

ISBN: 0771086709

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ and boards show light shelf wear. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 9.1 X 6.6 X 1.1 inches; 278 pages; This was originally published as 'Nègres blancs d'Amérique: Autobiographique précoce d'un "terroriste" québécois ' by Editions Parti pris of Montreal in 1968, 1969. This is the first English language edition of the French Canadian polemic on English Canada's oppression of the French View more info

Image for The Ainu Ecosystem  Environment and Group Structure

The Ainu Ecosystem Environment and Group Structure

By: Watanabe, Hitoshi

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Seattle, WA, University of Washington Press: 1973

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 15290

ISBN: 029595292x

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Light edge wear, top fore corners a little bumped, short tear bottom back panel of dust jacket. ; Genealogical fold out charts, fold out map at back. A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; American Ethnological Society Monograph : No 54; Maps and Charts; 1.11 x 9.13 x 6.57 Inches; 170 pages View more info