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ROME AND HER EMPIRE

By Barry W. Cunliffe

New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 1978. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. First Edition, First Thus. Gilt embossed brown linen boards/Fine. DJ/VG; strong & sound w/nips, chips, & short closed edge tears. Formidable history and legacy of the Rome Empire. Handsome, superbly illustrated, analytical study by archaeologist Sir Barrington Windsor Cunliffe (1939 -), known as Barry Cunliffe, who taught at the Univ of Oxford from 1972 to 2007. 320 pgs in 6 chapters: 1, In the Beginning (3,000 years past, shepard tribes, Etruscan & Greek cultures); 2, Patriccians & Plebians ( 5 centuries of conquest); 3, The Idea of the City (urban models); 4, Expansion of the Empire; 5, Life in the Provinces (tour of the empire); and 6, Rome in Retreat. . First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. NEW/Very Good. Illus. by Brian Brake; Leonard Von Matt (Photographers). First Edition, First Thus.

$42.50

A STORY THAT STANDS LIKE A DAM : Glen Canyon and the Struggle for the Soul of the West

By Russell Martin

Salt Lake City, UT: Univ of Utah Press, 1999. BRAND NEW Copy. First Edition, First Thus. Politcal, socio-enonomic demands of the last big dam ever built by the U.S.A. Award winning account of the 3rd dam in Glenn Canyon. The 1st was naturally shaped by sand in pre-historical times; the 2nd, of rock and soil, was that of the Anaszi prior to the 13th century. This is the story of the 3rd, a towering concrete arch-gravity dam on the Colorado River, Arizona. Towering 710-fooy high dam took a full 10 years (1956 -1966) to complete. Ranking among the largest of man-made reservoirs in America, the penned waters, named Lake Powell in honor of John Wesley Powell, who led the first expedition (1869)to traverse the Colorado's Grand Canyon by boat. 354 pgs in 12 chapter w/Epilogue & Maps.. First Edition. Soft Cover. NEW/None as Issued. First Edition.

$26.50

A LETTER FROM GOVERNOR POWNALL TO ADAM SMITH, L.L.D., F.R.S , : Being an Examination of Several Points of Doctrine Laid Dow in His Inquiry into the Nature and Cases of the Wealth of Nations [1776] :Reprints of Economic Classics

By Thomas Pownall

New York, NY: Augustus M. Kelley/Reprints of Economics Classics, 1967. BRAND NEW Copy. Gilt embossed green linen boards/Fine. DJ/None as Issued. British colonia governor of the Province of Massachusetts Bay from 1757 to 1760, Thomas Pownall (1722 - 1805) was a British colonial official and politician. He was governor of the Province of Massachusetts Bay from 1757 to 1760, was a strong advocate against British Parliamentary attempts to tax the colonies. Scottish economist and philosopher Adam Smith,(1723 - 1790), best known for "An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations (1776). This is the 1967 faithful reprint of Pownall's immediate, 1776, open response to Smith's ideas. 48 pgs.. Reprint of 1967. Hard Cover. NEW/None as Issued. Vintage/Economics.

$48.50

THE THEORETICAL SYSTEM OF KARL MARX : In the Light of Recent Criticism
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THE THEORETICAL SYSTEM OF KARL MARX : In the Light of Recent Criticism

By Louis B. Boudin

Chicago, IL: Charles H. Kerr & Co, 1907. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Embossed, green linen boards/VG w/light surface rubs. DJ/None. LAID-IN: Postcard; a drammatic photo of Marx. Anthology of articles first published in the Internat'l Socialist Review, 1905 to 1906, An exposition of the teachings of Karl Marx (1818 - 1883) by Ukrainian-born (then under Imperial Russian) American Boudin Louis (1874-1952 ) who moved to the US in 1891. 286 pgs, 11 chapters: I, Karl Marx & His Latter-Day Critics; II, Materialist Conception of History & Class-Struggle; III, The Materialist Conception of History & Its Critics; IV, Value & Surplus Value; V, The Labor Theory of Value & Its Critics; VI, The Great Contradictions & the Passing of Capitalism; VII, Economic Contrations & the Passing of Capitalism; VIII, The Concentration of Capital & the Disappearance of the Middle Class; IX, The Proletariat & the Revolution; X, The Social Revolution; and XI, Conclusion, followed by 2 appendices.. First Edition, Reprint of 1910. Hard Cover. NEW/No Jacket.

$28.50

DIXECO DES ECONOMISTES : 4e Edition
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DIXECO DES ECONOMISTES : 4e Edition

By Ceneco Editorial Staff

Paris, France: Chez Dunod, 1984. BRAND NEW COPY w/dramitic PO to first title page. Frenc language text. Paperback/Fine. Dictionary/anthology of economic terminology and concepts. 315 pgs. . Soft Cover. NEAR FINE/None as Issued. Vegetarian/French Text.

$22.50

RETIREMENT ON A SHOESTRING : Maximizing Your Options, Income, & Enjoyment for the Golden Years
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RETIREMENT ON A SHOESTRING : Maximizing Your Options, Income, & Enjoyment for the Golden Years

By John Howells

New York, NY: Barnes & Noble, 2002. BRAND NEW Copy w/a very faint soil spot to back of dustjacket. Guide to well management of retirement. 288 pgs in 13 chapters: 1, Golden Retirement Years; 2, Retirement Strategies; 3, Working & Retirement; 4, Your Tax & Mortgage Investments; 5, Now It's Your Turn!; 6, Moving Away for Retirement; 7, Weather, Crime & Your Budget; 8, Mobile Home Living; 9, College Town Retirement; 10, RV's & Retirement; 11, Singles & Retirement; 12, Foreign Retirement; and 13, Some of Our Favorite Retirement Places.. First Edition, 2nd Printing. Hard Cover. NEW/Near Fine.

$22.50

CAPITAL GOODS AND THE AMERICAN ENTERISE SYSTEM

By Machinery and Allied Products Institute

Chicago, IL: Machinery & Allied Products Institute (MAPI), 1939. Text/BRAND NEW. Blue cloth boards/NF w/trace rubs to corner tips. DJ/None. Fold-out chart (also BRAND NEW) to front cover verso. "A statement of economic and social principles underlying the numerous inter-relationship of the capital goods industries and the American enterprise system". Economic treatise in response to Depression era stree. Forerunner of MAPI (Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation), the Machinery and Allied Products Institute was established 1933 as a result of the Depression-era National Industrial Recovery Act to help stabilize and revitalize industry out of the depths of the most severe recession of modern times. Text in 5 parts: I, The Technological Aspect of the American Enterprise System; II, The Significance of Capital Goods in the American Enterprise System; III, Savings & Investment in the American Enterprise System; IV, Obstruction to the Flow of Capital into Employment-Making Enterprises; and, V, Essentials to Economic Recovery. List of pamphlet publications to rear.. First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. First Edition, First Thus.

$34.50

BRIGHAM YOUNG : The Colonizer (2nd Edition)

By Hunter, Milton B.

Salt Lake City, UT: The Deseret News Press, 1941. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Gilt embossed, blue faux-leather boards/NF with fading/discoloration to spine. DJ/None. An extended account of the methodical and highly systematic colonization of Utah under the leadership of Vermont-born Brigham Young (1801 - 1877) who led the Church of the Latter-Saints from 1847 to his death. Often regarded as the Mormon Moses for leading his people through harsh desert lands, Brigham Young founded Salt Lake City and was the first governor of the Utah Terriority. Classic in depth study of how Brother Young, as he is known in the Church, supervised the recruiting of Mormon adherents, assisted them in migration, and personally directed the founding of cooperative settlements in the process of establishing an enduring network of social, political, and economic institutions within the framework of religion.. 2nd Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.

$18.50

THE USES OF THE UNIVERSITY : The Godkin Lectures, 1963, Harvard University
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THE USES OF THE UNIVERSITY : The Godkin Lectures, 1963, Harvard University

By Clark Kerr

Cambridge, MA: Harvard Univ Press, 1964. Text/NEW. Bi-color boards/Fine. DJ/None. An economic analysis of unversities and colleges as institutions and communities relevant to economic growth, international competion, and socio-cultural development. This volume is based on the 1963 Godkin Lectures delivered April 23rd -25th at Harvard Univ. Clark Kerr (1911 - 2003) professor of economics and academic administrator. First chancellor of Univ of California, Berkeley, 12th president of Univ of California. Pennsylvania-born Kerr earned his BA. from Swarthmore (1932), M.A. from Stanford Univ. (1933), and Ph.D. in economics from UC Berkeley (1939). 140 pgs, 3 lectures: 1, The Idea of a Multiversity; 2, The Realities of the Federal Grant University; and 3, The Future of the City of Intellect.. First Edition, 2nd Printing. Hard Cover. NEAR FINE/No Jacket.

$34.50

GERMANY : REVOLUTION & COUNTER-REVOLUTION (New World Paperbacks NW-108)
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GERMANY : REVOLUTION & COUNTER-REVOLUTION (New World Paperbacks NW-108)

By Friedrich Engels; Karl Marx; Eleanor Marx (Editor)

New York, NY: International Publishers, 1969. Text/NEW & Bright. Illustrated, white softcover/NF; sound w/wear to upper spine, humidity stains to lower spine, and light surface wear. Anthology of 20 articles written for the New York Tribune. The Tribune asked German philosopher, economist and political theorist Karl Marx (1818 - 1883 to write a series of articles. Marx in turn, asked Friderich Engles (Friedrich Engels (1820 - 1895) to write them in his stead --- close friends since 1844, both men were in England. This volume is edited by Marx's youngest daughter Eleanor Marx (1855 - 1898) who belabored under the impression that her father had authored the articles. Given the intimate relationship between the two men, grounds to regard the essays as collaborative efforts of Engels and Marx. 155 pgs, 20 articles followed by 3 appendices and Glossay of Names & Places... First Edition, 2nd Printing of 1974. Soft Cover. NEAR FINE/None as Issued. Vintage/journalism.

$28.50

THE JAPAN BOOK : A Comprehensive Pocket Guide
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THE JAPAN BOOK : A Comprehensive Pocket Guide

By Kodansha International; Umeda, Atsushi

Tokyo, Japan: Kodansha International, 2002. BRAND NEW COPY w/whispers of corner tip wear. Introduction to the island nation, Japan. First Edition of 2002. 160 pgs w/color photos sections: 1, Geography & Nature; 2, History; 3, Government & Diplomacy; 4, Economy; 5, Society; and 6, Culture & Life.. First Edition, First Thus. Soft Cover. NEW/None as Issued. First Edition, First Thus.

$14.50

ENGLES ON CAPITAL : Synopsis, Reviews, Letters and Supplementary Material

By Frederick Engels; Leonard E. Mins (Translator & Editor)

New York, NY: International Publishers, 1937. Text/NEW & Bright. Maroon linen boards/VG; sound w/suface wear and rubs to corner tips & upper/lower spine edges. DJ/None. Light discoloration to front & rear covers verso w/PO name to front cover verso. English translations of a collection of reviews and commentaries penned by Frederick Engels on Karl Marx's Capital. Synopsis of Capital, Volume I. The Synopsis is a comprehensive summation of Marx's cental economic doctrine, the theory of surplus-value --- analysis of the spread and growth of capital exploitation leading to the working class taking steps to resolve the conflict between labor and capital. The Synopis is in 5 chapters: Chapter I, Commodities & Money; II, The Transformation of Money into Capital; III, The Production of Absolute Surplus Value; IV, Production of Relative Surplus Value; and V, Further Investigations of the Production of Surplus Value. In this translation, footnotes of Leonard E. Mins are numbered; original un-numbered footnotes by Engels are left as was. 147 pages with additional supplementary chapters.. First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Text/English.

$22.50

THE BARBARIAN WEST : The Early Middle Ages, A.D. 400-1000 : 2nd Revised Editon

By J. M. Wallace-Hadrill

New York, NY: Harper Torchbooks/Harper & Row, 1962. Text/Bright, clean, and Near New. Remainder mark to lower text block.Softcover/VG; strong with sticker/label removal scar to lower spine. Socio-economic history of the Early Middles ages to the fall of the Huns by English scholar John Michael Wallace-Hadrill (1916 - 1985), senior academic at Oxford Univ. and a foremost historian of the early Merovingian period. Chronology of the southern sweep of the Huns to the imperial frontiers of Rome built on slave labour. First published 1952; this is the Revised Edition of 1962. 157 pgs, 6 chapters w/maps: I, Introductory; II, Mare Nostrum; III, Italy & the Lombards; IV, The Franks (1); V, The Franks (2); and VI, Imperium Christianum. . 2nd Revised Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/None as Issued. 2nd Revised Edition.

$16.50

THE RELIGION OF CHINA : Confucianism & Taoism

By Max Weber; (Hans H. Gerth, Translator & Editor); (C.K. Yang, Inrtroduction)

New York, NY: Free Press/Macmillan Publishing, 1964. Text/Near New w/trace soiling to pgs 3-7. Softcover/Good; sound with loss to upper front corner, edge rubs, and fading to spine. Lean to spine. Classic inquiry into traditional Chinese social values and why they were not conducive to the birth of capitalism (particularly absent values fostered by the "ascetic Protestant ethic" present in the Western world". German socio-economist Max Weber (1864 - 1920), together with Émile Durkheim and Karl Marx, is considered one of the three founders of sociology. Best known for The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism, to which this volume is a sequel. Work, Konfuzianismus und Taoismus was first published 1915; this edition is translated by Han H. Gerth, with an introduction by C.K. Yang. 308 pgs, 8 chapters. Strong copy despite flaws. . First Edition, First Thus. Soft Cover. Good/None as Issued.

$14.50

CENTURIES OF CHILDHOODS : A Social History of Family
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CENTURIES OF CHILDHOODS : A Social History of Family

By Aries, Philippe; (Translated from the French By Rober Baldick(

New York, NY: Vintage Books/Random House, 1962. Text/NEW. Softcover/NF w/trace wear. Pre-eminent anaysis of "childhood" both linguistically and socio-economically. as it was essentially the first book on the subject (although some antiquarian texts were earlier). Central thesis is that attitudes towards children were evolved over time given changes economically & socially. When agriculture was dominant, more childrent the better since a five year old could feed chickens and close pigs to pens. By the 17th century reliance on child labor diminished and children were considered as adults only when rhey could live independantly so the rise of multigenerational family units --- today in the US we carry "children" on medical insurance benefits through the age of 26. 447 pgs, 15 chapters in 3 parts: I, The Idea of Childhood; II, Scholastic Life; and III, The Famly, followed by Conclusion.. First Edition, First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good/None as Issued. First Edition, First Thus.

$12.50

THE AMERICAN COWBOY IN LIFE AND LEGEND
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THE AMERICAN COWBOY IN LIFE AND LEGEND

By Bart McDowell; (Joe B. Franz, Foreword)

Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society, 1972. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright, Illustrated, gilt embossed, sienna linen boards/Fine. DJ/Fair w/loss to upper spine edge & closed edge tears closed with archival tape. Story of Amercian cowboys, the ruggered vaqueros & cowboys on horseback, from their beginnings in Mexico to the present --- minus Hollywood film & fiction. Both grandfather and father of author Bart McDowell's (1983 - 2009), award-winning writer and senior editor at National Geographic magazine, were in the cattle industry. 211 pgs, color photos & drawings, in 6 chapters: 1, The Weather Worn Cow Men; 2, No Trail Too Rough or Long; 3, The Country Belonged to God; 4, Good Water & Grass; 5, Come on & Bring the Bunch; and 6, Where Horses & Riders Are Strangers.. First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair. Illus. by William Albert Allard (Photographer).

$14.50

WORKERS AND DISSENT IN THE REDWOOD EMPIRE

By Daniel A. Cornford

Philadelphia, PA: Temple Univ Press, 1987. Text/Near New w/coffee (?) spot to pg 75.. Beige linen boards/VG w/slight lean to spine. DJ/VG; sound w/edge wear. Light soiling to upper text block. Socio-economic history of the lumber region from Eureka, California to southern Oregon. Study of timber and sawmill industries, politics and changing workers' attitudes toward work from the Civil War to World War I. Case study of class struggle within paternalistic capitalism. 276 pgs, 11 chapters: 1, From Gold Rush tp Lumbering Community; 2, The Seeds of Radicalism; 3, The Greenbackers; 4, An Emergent Labor Movement; 5, The Rise & Fall of the Knights; 6, Paternalism & Community; 7, The Dissenters' Last Crusade: Populism in Humbolt County; 8, The Making of a Union Movement, 1900-1906; 9, The Organization of Lumber Workers & the 1907 Strike; 10, The Open-Shop Offensive; and 11, The Makings of Stability, followed by Postscrip.. First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$14.50

LONGTIME CALIFORN' : A Documentary Study of an American Chinatown
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LONGTIME CALIFORN' : A Documentary Study of an American Chinatown

By Victor G. Nee; Brett de Bary Nee

Stanford, CA: Stanford Univ Press, 1986. BRAND NEW COPY w/trace shelfwear to softcover. Sociological study of San Francisco Chinatown. First published 1973; this is a reprint from Stanford Univ 1986 re-issue. In depth socio-econonmic study. A birth and growth of an immigrant community in America. 423 pgs, in 15 chapters, 5 parts: Part I, The Bachelor Society; II, The Refugees; III, The Family Society; IV, The Emergence of a New Working Class; and V, Radicals & the New Vision.. Reprint of 1990. Soft Cover. NEW/None as Issued.

$17.50

HOW TO EVALUATE REAL ESTATE PARTNERSHIPS

By Robert A. Stanger; Keith D. Allaire

Shrewsbury, NJ : Robert A. Stanger & Co, 1986. BRAND NEW COPY. Many invest in real estate but few have time or expertise to be a developer, or even a landord. This volume examines the virtues real estate limited partnerships towards better returns. Reference for profession investment advisors counseling clients on real estate investments, trust officers, as well as individual investors --- a partnership allows investors to own a share of a real-estate project minus headaches of building and management. Attractive returns come in the form of tax breaks, rental income and appreciation in property value. 256 pgs, 24 lucid chapters in 5 Sections, and supported with Evaluation Checklists & Worksheets.. First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. NEW/New. First Edition, First Thus.

$46.50

GROWTH AND STRUCTURE OF THE MEXICAN FEEDSTUFFS INDUSTRY (Special Report 315, Univ of Mo, College of Agriculture, International Series 7)
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GROWTH AND STRUCTURE OF THE MEXICAN FEEDSTUFFS INDUSTRY (Special Report 315, Univ of Mo, College of Agriculture, International Series 7)

By Burst, Andrew C.; Bredahl, Maury E.; Warnken, Philip F.

Columbia Missouri: Univ of Mo/College of Agriculture, 1984. Text/VG; bracketing to pgs 76, 84, 87 & 88, else As New. Softcover/VG; strong w/shelfwear & PO name sticker to upper front corner. Inked side bars to pgs 84 & 87/88. Mexican agricultural economics. Analysis of the rapid rise in consumption of animal protein during the 1970s & early 1980s through the Animal Feed Industry --- inputs into the poultry, dairy, & swine production sectors in response to consumer demands. Reliance on imports in cereal and oilseed in the face of declining petroleum prices led to the demise of the Mexican Food System (or SAM), the self-sufficiency goals of which proved unrealistic. 128 pgs. Text in 3 parts: I, Introduction; II, The Feed Grain & Oilseed Complexes; and III, The Animal Feed Industry.. First Edition, First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$48.50

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