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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 Border Film Project  Photos by Migrants & Minutemen on the U.S.-Mexico Border

Border Film Project Photos by Migrants & Minutemen on the U.S.-Mexico Border

By: Adler, Rudy & Victoria Criado & Brett Huneycutt

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: 2007

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17451

ISBN: 0810993155

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Tan boards show light soiling, with a water stain present on the front bottom foredge (pages not affected). ; A bright, solid book. Interesting book design with round cutouts in front and back paper covered boards ; Colour Photographs; 8.60 X 6.50 X 0.80 inches; 176 pages; In 2007, the authors handed out 600 disposable cameras to two different groups, undocumented Mexican migrants crossing the deserts into the United States, and American Minutemen volunteers trying to stop them. An interesting photographic essay, with comments from the participants. We learn of the problems experienced by b... View more info

In the Context of its Time A History of Woodlands

By: Adolph, Val

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Govt. of British Columbia, Ministry of Social Services: 1996

Seller ID: 14593

ISBN: 0772629137

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear to card covers, crease down front spine edge, government stamp on title page ; A tight solid book. ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 0.5 x 8.9 x 5.9 Inches; 150 pages; "Woodlands in New Westminster was first built as the Lunatic Asylum but later became home to most of the province's mentally handicapped children." View more info

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Utopian Feminism Women's Movements in Fin-De-Siecle Vienna

By: Anderson, Harriet

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19140

ISBN: 0300057369

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Top fore corners lightly bumped ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.2 X 6.5 X 1.3 inches; 322 pages; "Women's movements in Vienna at the turn of the century made valuable and original contributions to social reform, feminist ideology, and artistic and intellectual trends of the era. This book - the first to examine these movements in depth - discusses their historical development, the activities, personalities, and writings of their predominantly middle-class members, and the Viennese culture and politics in which they flourished.Harriet Anderson argues that... 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: $10.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, New Star Books: 1979

Seller ID: 15511

ISBN: 0919888917

Condition: Very Good


Some yellowing of pages, light wear to corners of card covers, a little creasing 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

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Halfway Home - St. Leonard's Society

By: Bolton, Archdeacon Kenneth

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Edmonton, AB, Lone Pine Publishing: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 19310

ISBN: 0919433049

Condition: Very Good- in Good dust jacket


Signed by Author; Dustjacket heavily chipped with creasing and short tears, scuffed. Front free endpaper removed ; Signed by author on half title page. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 160 pages; "In 1962, the first St. Leonard’s Half-way home opened its doors in Windsor to welcome men who had spent time behind bars and needed a secure haven to make a clean start. A practical and determined Anglican priest by the name of Thomas Neil Libby saw the need for a re-entry residence that would help the ex-convict navigate the passage from inc... 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: $85.00

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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Bad Date The Lost Girls of Vancouver's Low Track

By: Greene, Trevor

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Toronto, ECW Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16173

ISBN: 1550224743

Condition: Very Good


Light wear to extremities, corner curl. Front and back covers have some creasing. ; A tight solid book. ; Trade PB; B&W Photographs; 8.90 X 5.90 X 0.60 inches; 190 pages; An early account of the many prostitutes and young women who went missing from the streets of Vancouvers Downtown Eastside. This book was published just before the arrest of Willie Pickton, the convicted killer of many Vancouver prostitutes. "Examining a ten-block compound of poverty, pain, and despair in Canada, this book delves deep into the world of an area known as Low Track, where drug-addicted prostitutes barely sus... View more info

Slavery

By: Greenidge, Charles

Price: $13.50

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12062

Condition: Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Back DJ and back book board stained with some staining backmost pages, some offset on endpapers, DJ showed some edge wear, short tears ; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped, tight solid book. ; 236 pages 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: $19.95

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

Woman's Share in Primitive Culture

By: Mason, Otis Tufton

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Company: 1898

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 10040

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Some wear to extremities, corners a little bumped, bookplate on front pastedown, some discoloration of endpapers ; Half leather (spine & corners). A tight solid book, with marbled paper overlay, top edge gilt with fore and bottom page edges untrimmed, hinges intact; B&W Illustrations; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 295 pages 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

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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