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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

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

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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

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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