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American Gulag: Inside U. S. Immigration Prisons
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American Gulag: Inside U. S. Immigration Prisons

By Dow, Mark

Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004. Paperback. Fine. xiii, [1], 413, [2] p.: illustration; 22 cm. Paperback with illustrated cover. "The horrifying story of men, women, and children detained indefinitely by U. S. immigration officials." In Fine Condition: clean and tight.

$10.00

The Wages of Motherhood: Inequality in the Welfare State, 1917-1942
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The Wages of Motherhood: Inequality in the Welfare State, 1917-1942

By Mink, Gwendolyn

Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1995. Paperback. Very Good -. xi, [1], 198 p.; 22 cm. Paperback. Note by former owner on first (blank) page. Winner of the Victoria Schuck Award given by the American Political Science Association for the best book on women and politics. In Very Good- Condition: a few marginal notes in ink by former owner; otherwise, clean and tight.

$10.00

The Closed World: Computers and the Politics of Discourse in Cold War America
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The Closed World: Computers and the Politics of Discourse in Cold War America

By Edwards, Paul N.

Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1997. Paperback. Very Good. xx, [2], 440 p.: illustrations; 23 cm. Paperback with illustrated cover. An important history of the early development of computers by the military during the Cold War. The author integrates political, cultlural, and technological history. In Very Good Condition: cover is slightly rubbed; a couple of creased page corners; clean and tight.

$19.00

Frances Willard: A Biography
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Frances Willard: A Biography

By Bordin, Ruth

Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1986. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. xv, [1], 294 p.: illustrations; 24 cm. Grey cloth with black spine title. Illustrated dust jacket. Frances Willard (1839-1898) was president of the Women's Christian Temperance Union and supported women's suffrage and education. "Based on recently released diaries and papers, this is the first book-length study of Willard in more than forty years, reestablishing her as one of the most powerful women in American history." -- dust jacket. Book is in Near Fine Condition: top page edges slightly soiled; otherwise, clean and tight. Dust jacket is in Near Fine Condition: upper edge slightly rubbed; clean and bright.

$14.00

Welcome to the Dreamhouse: Popular Media and Postwar Suburbs
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Welcome to the Dreamhouse: Popular Media and Postwar Suburbs

By Spigel, Lynn

Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2001. Paperback. Very Good -. [10], 426 p.: illustrations; 24 cm. Paperback with illustrated cover. The author examines the depiction of suburban family life in American media during the 1950s and 1960s, and the assumptions about sexual orientation, race, and class that underlay both media images and social policies. In Very Good- Condition: cover is very lightly soiled; edges rubbed; some page corners creased; year of publication written on half title page; otherwise, pages are clean and tight.

$10.00

Una Storia Segreta: The Secret History of Italian American Evacuation and Internment during World War II; Edited with an Introduction by Lawrence DiStasi; Foreword by Sandra Gilbert
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Una Storia Segreta: The Secret History of Italian American Evacuation and Internment during World War II; Edited with an Introduction by Lawrence DiStasi; Foreword by Sandra Gilbert

By DiStasi, Lawrence, editor

Berkeley, CA: Heyday Books, 2001. Paperback. Very Good. xxii, 327 p.: illustrations; 23 cm. Paperback with illustrated cover. Presents the little-known history of the treatment of Italian-Americans and Italian resident aliens during the Second World War. In Very Good Condition: edges rubbed; slight corner creasing; clean and tight.

$10.00

The Wealth of Nature: Environmental History and the Ecological Imagination
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The Wealth of Nature: Environmental History and the Ecological Imagination

By Worster, Donald

New York; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993. Hardcover. Near Fine. x, [2], 255 p.; 24 cm. Green cloth spine with light green paper over boards; gilt spine title. No dust jacket. Includes index. The author is one of the founders of the field of environmental history. The essays in this book examine the ecological results of American agriculture; the negative economic and ecological impact of irrigation in the American West; and human understanding of the natural world. In Near Fine Condition: top page edges slightly soiled; otherwise, clean and bright.

$9.00

To Face Down Dixie: South Carolina's War on the Supreme Court in the Age of Civil Rights
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To Face Down Dixie: South Carolina's War on the Supreme Court in the Age of Civil Rights

By Heath, James O.

Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 2017. Hardcover. Fine/fine. xii, [2], 327 p.; 24 cm. Blue cloth with gilt spine title. Dust jacket designed by Mandy McDonald Scallan. The author examines the ways in which three senators from South Carolina -- Olin Johnston, Strom Thurmond, and Ernest Hollings -- used confirmation battles to oppose the progressive movement of the Supreme Court during the 1950s and 1960s. Book and dust jacket are in Fine Condition: clean and bright.

$23.00

Tales from the Haunted South: Dark Tourism and Memories of Slavery from the Civil War Era
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Tales from the Haunted South: Dark Tourism and Memories of Slavery from the Civil War Era

By Miles, Tiya

Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2015. Hardcover. Fine/fine. xvii, [3], 154, [2] p.: illustrations; 24 cm. Dark blue cover with silver spine title. Illustrated dust jacket. Part of the Steven and Janice Brose Lectures in the Civil War Era. Book and dust jacket are in Fine Condition: clean and bright.

$19.00

The Public Landscape of the New Deal
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The Public Landscape of the New Deal

By Cutler, Phoebe

New Haven: Yale University Press, 1985. Hardcover. Near Fine/very good. xv, [1], 182 p.: illustrations; 26 cm. Grey cloth with gilt spine title. Illustrated dust jacket. "This is the first book to examine the Depression years from the perspective of its landscape architecture. Phoebe Cutler provides a comprehensive and lively history of the diverse landscape projects sponsored by Roosevelt's New Deal" -- dust jacket. Book is in Near Fine Condition: slight discoloration in front gutter; otherwise, clean and bright. Dust jacket is in Very Good Condition: edges rubbed; slightly creased at head of spine; closed 2-cm. tear from upper edge at front flap; clean and bright.

$36.00

American Education: The Metropolitan Experience 1876-1980
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American Education: The Metropolitan Experience 1876-1980

By Cremin, Lawrence A.

New York: Harper & Row, 1990. Paperback. Near Fine. xiii, [3], 781, [1] p.: tables; 21 cm. Paperback with illustrated cover. Includes bibliographical essay and index. In Near Fine Condition: one page corner creased; year of publication written on half title page; otherwise, clean and tight.

$9.00

General Map of the Encampment at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, 1777-8
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General Map of the Encampment at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, 1777-8

By Clarke, J. O. (Jacob Orie)

Philadelphia: Franklin & Clarke, 1908. Map. Very Good. 1 folded map (43 x 69 cm.). Printed in black, blue, and green. "The Camps, Defences and Roads are shown as marked on the contemporary French map in the Library of Cornell University. Topography restored, as nearly as possible, to the old conditions. J.O. Clarke, Engineer for Com., December, 1908." In Very Good Condition: separating along one fold; clean and bright.

$26.00

Why We Lost the ERA
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Why We Lost the ERA

By Mansbridge, Jane J.

Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1986. Paperback. Near Fine. xii, 327 p.: illustrations, tables; 23 cm. Paperback with illustrated cover. Includes index. The author examines the reasons that, in the ten years following the U.S. Senate's passage of the Equal Rights Amendment, only 35 of the required 38 states ratified it. In Near Fine Condition: slight creasing at head of spine and upper front cover edge; clean and tight.

$10.00

U.S. Camera 1937 Edited by T.J. Maloney
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U.S. Camera 1937 Edited by T.J. Maloney

New York: William Morrow & Company, 1937. Paperback. Very Good -. 226, [44] p.: black-and-white and color photographs; 30 cm. Spiral-bound with red, white, and blue card covers. Former owner's inscription on first (blank) page indicating that he purchased this in 1952 at The Seven Bookhunters, New York. Bookseller's label on inside of back cover from that store. Includes essay on the first 50 years of photography by Beaumont Newhall, Museum of Modern Art, N.Y., and the amusing The Hippocratic Oath of a Photographer by M. F. Agha. Photographers represented include Paul Outerbridge, Imogen Cunningham, Brett Weston, Margaret Bourke-White, Dorothea Lange, Hurrell, Man Ray, George Platt Lynes, Marion Post, Berenice Abbott, Edward Steichen, Cecil Beaton, Laura Gilpin, and Alfred Eisenstaedt, among many others. A heavy book; for international shipping, it will have to be sent by priority international. In Very Good- Condition: cover is soiled and rubbed, with minor loss at ends of spine; internally, clean and solid.

$27.00

Image Worlds: Corporate Identities at General Electric, 1890-1930
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Image Worlds: Corporate Identities at General Electric, 1890-1930

By Nye, David E.

Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press, 1985. Hardcover. Near Fine/very good. xiv, [2], 188 p., [38] leaves of illustrations: in-text illustrations, tables; 24 cm. Light blue cloth with black spine title. Pink endpapers. Illustrated dust jacket. An interesting study of the ways in which General Electric used photography to create and control its corporate image from 1890 to 1930. Book is in Near Fine Condition: year of pubication written on front free endpaper; one page corner creased; clean and tight. Dust jacket is in Very Good Condition: edges rubbed; edges of back flap soiled; closed 1-cm. tear from lower edge of back flap; clean and bright.

$14.00

U.S. Camera 1943: Photo Judge Lt. Comdr. Edward Steichen, U. S. N. R.; Edited by T.J. Maloney
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U.S. Camera 1943: Photo Judge Lt. Comdr. Edward Steichen, U. S. N. R.; Edited by T.J. Maloney

New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1943. Hardcover. Very Good. 271 p.: black-and-white photographs; 33 cm. Red cloth with gilt spine and cover titles. Sheets of detachable postcards for photography businesses are attached before the back endpapers. The front, spine, and part of the back of the dust jacket housed inside the back cover. A newspaper clipping of a review of the book by Richard F. Crandell is glued to the back free endpaper. The majority of the photos are related, directly or indirectly, to the U.S. entry into World War Two. The first section is Road to Victory: A Procession of Photographs off the Nation at War directe by Lt. comdr. Edward Steichen with text by Carl Sandburg. Also includes a section in memory of American photographer William Henry Jackson (1843-1942). Photographers represented include Ansel Adams, Robert Capa, Ellen Conried, Alfred Eisenstaedt, Laura Gilpin, Dorothea Lange, Barbara Morgan, Edward Weston, and Marion Post Wolcott, among many others. A heavy book; for international shipping, it will have to be sent by priority international. In Very Good Condition: corners are lightly rubbed; foxing on a few pages, primarily the first few; otherwise, clean and tight.

$25.00

The Monograph Series: Recording the Architecture of the American Colonies and the Early Republic -- Volumes XIII and XIV
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The Monograph Series: Recording the Architecture of the American Colonies and the Early Republic -- Volumes XIII and XIV

By Whitehead, Russell F., editor

New York: Russell F. Whitehead, 1928. Near Fine. viii, [288 p. in various pagings]: photographs, plans; 27 cm. Dark blue cloth with gilt spine and cover titles. Blue-grey endpaper. Running title: The White Pine Series of Architectural Monographs. Former owner's on blank page following front endpapers and on title page. Contents: New Bern, the Athens of North Carolina by Charles Francis Hannigan -- New England Influence on North Carolina Architecture, New Bern by Aymar Embury -- The Smallwood-Jones Residence, an Eastern North Carolina Town House by Kenneth Clark -- Moravian Architecture of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania by Karl H. Snyder -- The Col. Robert Means House at Amherst, New Hampshire -- Some Old Time Churches in Vermont by Egerton Swartwout -- Houses in South Eastern Massachusetts by Aymar Embury -- The Charm of Old Charleston, a New World City of Old World Memories -- The William Gibbes Residence, a Town House of Charleston, South Carolina -- Some Charleston Mansions by Joseph Everett Chandler -- Charleston Doorways by William Casey -- The Edwards-Smyth House, Charleston, South Carolina by Albert Simons. Includes a list of illustrations and an index by location. A heavy book; for international shipping, it will have to be sent by priority international. In Near Fine Condition: cover is lightly soiled; pages are clean and tight.

$49.00

Mass Media and the Shaping of American Feminism 1963-1975
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Mass Media and the Shaping of American Feminism 1963-1975

By Bradley, Patricia

Jackson, Miss: University Press of Mississippi, 2003. Paperback. Near Fine -. xviii, 322 p.; 23 cm. Paperback with illustrated cover. Includes index. The author looks at mass media and the women's movement in the United States from the publication of Betty Friedan's The Feminine Mystique to the tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs shown on ABC television (the "Battle of the Sexes") and its aftermath. In Near Fine- Condition: small black dot on lower page edges; slight corner creasing of cover; one page corner creased; pages are clean and tight.

$16.00

Hollywood and the American Historical Film
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Hollywood and the American Historical Film

By Smyth, J. E., editor

New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. Paperback. Near Fine. xxv, [1], 244 p.: illustrations; 22 cm. Paperback with illustrated cover. Contains articles by Warren I. Susman, David Culbert, Marica Landy, Susan Courtney, Robert Sklar, David Eldridge, Mark W. Roche, Vittorio Hosle, Nicholas J. Cull, J. E. Smyth, Robert Rosenstone, Ian Scott, and Vera Dika. Includes index. In Near Fine Condition: stamped "Temple Univ." on upper page edges; otherwise, clean and bright.

$19.00

Brooklyn Fire Engine Co. No. 12 daily record book 1890-1891
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Brooklyn Fire Engine Co. No. 12 daily record book 1890-1891

New York: Brooklyn Fire Department, 1890. Hardcover. Very Good. 400 p.; 36 cm. Half calf with morocco-grain cloth over boards. The handwritten daily record book of Engine Co. No. 12 of the Brooklyn Fire Department. The list of members, with street addresses, attached to the front free endpaper names Stephen Allen as the foreman. Allen was born in 1853 and became a fireman in 1880, assistant foreman in 1887, and foreman in 1889. It provided a daily record of the activities of the fire engine company from Oct. 25, 1890, through June 8, 1891. A heavy book; for international shipping, it will have to be sent by priority international. In Very Good Condition: loss of leather from spine; edges rubbed; cocked; cover is soiled; front free endpaper is detached but present; some page corners creased; internally clean and solid.

$592.00

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