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New Landscapes of Inequality: Neoliberalism and the Erosion of Democracy in America; Edited by Jane L. Collins, Micaela di Leonardo, and Brett williams
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New Landscapes of Inequality: Neoliberalism and the Erosion of Democracy in America; Edited by Jane L. Collins, Micaela di Leonardo, and Brett williams

By Collins, Jane L.; Leonardo, Micaela di; Williams, Brett, editors

Sante Fe: School for Advanced Research Press, 2008. Paperback. Near Fine -. xiv, 281, [5] p.: illustrations, maps; 23 cm. Paperback with illustrated cover. Contributions by Michelle R. Boyd, Melissa Checker, Jane L. Collins, Micaela di Leonardo, Amal Hassan Fadlalla, Roger N. Lancaster, Nancy MacLean, Gina M. Perez, Dorothy Roberts, Brett Williams. In Near Fine- Condition: several ink marks in table of contents; otherwise, clean and bright.

$14.00

The History of Pennsylvania
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The History of Pennsylvania

By Graeff, Arthur D.

Philadelphia: John C. Winston Co, 1944. Hardcover. Very Good -. viii, 312 p.: illustrations, maps; 24 cm. Grey cloth with gilt stamped spine and cover titles; gilt stamped emblem of Pennsylvania on the front cover. Arthur D. Graefff (1899-1969) was teaching at Overbrook High School in Philadelphia when he wrote this history "for young Pennsylvanians, in order that they may better understand theimportant part played by their state in the past, the role it is taking in the present emergency, and the manner in which they, as citizens, will direct its future course." Includes "A Note to Teachers on Source Readings"; each chapter contains questions for study and review, problems and activities, and suggestions for further reading. In Very Good- Condition: edges are rubbed; a few pencil notations and underlining; otherwise, clean and tight.

$12.00

The Magic Mirror: Law in American History
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The Magic Mirror: Law in American History

By Hall, Kermit L.

New York; Oxford: Oxord University Press, 1989. Paperback. Very Good. ix, [3], 404 p.; 23 cm. Paperback. Includes glossary, bibliographical essay, table of cases, and index. The author seeks "to elucidate the interaction of law and society as revealed over time through the main lines of development in American legal culture." -- Preface. In Very Good Condition: cover very lightly soiled; upper corner creased; lacking upper corner of p. 359-60, without loss of text; one page corner creased; clean and tight.

$10.00

Prisoners of Men's Dreams: Striking Out for a New Feminine Future
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Prisoners of Men's Dreams: Striking Out for a New Feminine Future

By Gordon, Suzanne

Boston: Little, Brown and Co, 1991. Hardcover. Very Good -/fine. xii, 324 p.; 24 cm. Green and orange cover with gilt-stamped spine title; blind-stamped publisher's emblem on front cover. Orange endpapers. Dust jacket designed by Suzanne Noli. Stated First Edition. Based on over 100 interviews with women "from all walks of life," the author found that women strove "to be treated as equals to men in a man's world rather than to change the masculine marketplace men have made," and that many women had "begun to adopt traditional male attitudes of disdain for the caregiving activities of women." -- dust jacket. Book is in Very Good- Condition: year of publication written on front free endpaper by former owner; black mark on upper page edges (remainder mark?); occasional ink marginal note and underlining; a few page corners creased; otherwise, clean and tight. Dust jacket is in Fine Condition: clean and bright.

$9.00

Beschrijving van de Egyptische Verzameling in het Rijksmuseum van Oudheden te Leiden: Deel XIV De Monumenten van het Nieuwe Rijk en van den Saitischen Tijd, Grafborden en Papyruskokers door Dr. W. D. van Wijngaarden
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Beschrijving van de Egyptische Verzameling in het Rijksmuseum van Oudheden te Leiden: Deel XIV De Monumenten van het Nieuwe Rijk en van den Saitischen Tijd, Grafborden en Papyruskokers door Dr. W. D. van Wijngaarden

By Wijngaarden, W. D. van

'S-Gravenhage, Netherlands: Martinus Nijhoff, 1932. Very Good +. [4], 27, [1] p., 16 leaves of plates: illustrations; 41 cm. In a portfolio with black cloth spine and corners; light grey paper over boards with black cover title. Tissue guards between leaves of plates. This is part 14 of a description of the Egyptian Collection in the National Museum of Antiquities in Leiden, covering the monuments of the New Empire and of the Saite Period or 26th Dynasty. A heavy book; for international shipping, it will have to be sent by priority international. In Very Good+ Condition: creasing of some page edges; leaves of illustrations are clean and bright. Portfolio is in Good- Condition: separating along spine; boards are lightly soiled; lower flap is detached but present; ties are present.

$46.00

The Illustrated London News, April 15, 1933 -- no. 4904, vol. 182 [Jews and the rise of Hitler]
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The Illustrated London News, April 15, 1933 -- no. 4904, vol. 182 [Jews and the rise of Hitler]

By Chesterton , G. K.

London: Illustrated London News, 1933. Paperback. Very Good +. 2, [1], 518-548, 3-4 p.: illustrations (some in color); 37 cm. Stapled; pages 1-4 contain advertisements printed in red, blue, and black. First page contains full-page photograph of older Jewish man being harassed by German police in Berlin. Other photographs include the Japanese attack on part of the Great Wall of China; the People's Courts and life in houses of correction in Soviet Russia; Jews compelled to remove anti-Hitler graffiti in Leipzig; Scottish military statuettes from the Scottish Naval and Military Museum; and the not-extinct-after-all Neusiedlersee spoonbill. This issue also includes: an amusing article by G. K. Chesterton about the science of finger prints and the science of sociology; drawings depicting a new automatic traffic-control system installed in Trafalgar Square; modern construction in Jerusalem under the British; and several articles about recent developments in Germany. In Very Good+ Condition: cover (pages 1-4) is lightly soiled and starting to separate; pages are clean and bright.

$25.00

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

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

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

The Information-Literate Historian: A Guide to Research for History Students
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The Information-Literate Historian: A Guide to Research for History Students

By Presnell, Jenny L.

New York; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. Paperback. Fine. Second Edition. xix, [3], 329 p.: illustrations, tables; 21 cm. Paperback with illustrated cover. "Instructor's Edition." In Fine Condition: clean and bright.

$13.00

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

World News of the Week: Vol. 2, no. 16 -- Monday, Jan. 1, 1940
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World News of the Week: Vol. 2, no. 16 -- Monday, Jan. 1, 1940

Chicago: News Map of the Week, 1940. Map. Very Good +. 1 map (35 x 47 inches), folded. The upper portion is a world map in color with 33 locations marked. The lower portion provides a description of an event at each marked location. Five black-and-white cartoons are located within the map and eight black-and-white illustrations (including 2 maps) are found with the descriptive text, and a row of photographs run at the lower edge representing important events of 1939. Among the events noted are: the University of Chicago's decision to end its football program; the beginning of monthly Social Security payments; it became illegal to bring into Cambridge, Mass., any book, magazine, or newspaper with the word "Lenin" in it; and Soviet efforts to conquer Finland moved slowly "principally because of the Olympic-like skill of ski and ice skate-mounted Finnish defenders." Interesting perspective from the United States on World War Two prior to the American entry into the war. In Very Good+ Condition: just starting to separate in several locations along folds; otherwise, clean and solid.

$19.00

News Map of the Week: Vol. 2, no. 6 -- Monday, Oct. 16, 1939
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News Map of the Week: Vol. 2, no. 6 -- Monday, Oct. 16, 1939

Chicago: News Map of the Week, 1939. Map. Very Good. 1 map (35 x 47 inches), folded. The upper portion is a world map in color with 38 locations marked. The lower portion provides a description of an event at each marked location. Five black-and-white cartoons are located within the map and eight black-and-white illustrations (including 2 maps) are found with the descriptive text. Among the events noted are: the arrival of 30 U.S. warships at Pearl Harbor; the New York Yankees winning the World Series; the awarding of Roosevelt medals to George Washington Carver, Major Gen. Frank R. McCoy, and Carl Sandburg; and "Chancellor Hitler in a speech to the Reichstag, announced Germany's readiness to participate in a conferrence designed to draft and guarantee peace." Interesting perspective from the United States on World War Two prior to the American entry into the war. In Very Good Condition: just starting to separate in several locations along folds; one small pencil mark; otherwise, clean and solid.

$15.00

Progress on Pubic Improvements in 1947
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Progress on Pubic Improvements in 1947

Philadelphia: Bureau of Municipal Research of Philadelphia, 1948. Pamphlet. Near Fine. 15, [1] p.: charts; 23 cm. Stapled pamphlet. Preface is by Robert K. Sawyer, the director and secretary of the Bureau of Municipal Research of Philadelphia. Established in 1909, the Bureau of Municipal Research of Philadelphia was the second private municipal research organization, after New York's Bureau of Municipal Research, created to employ Frederick Taylor's scientific management principals to improve urban life. In this pamphlet, the Bureau summarizes developments from the first year in seven areas of the City Planning Commission's 1948-1953 $357 million-dollar public improvement program. The seven areas are airports; public transit; highways and bridges; hospitals; water supply and distribution; and sewers, sewage collection, and treatment. Scarce. In Near Fine Condition: slight vertical crease; clean and solid.

$25.00

Public Housing Report to the Community June 1951, vol. 1 no. 4
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Public Housing Report to the Community June 1951, vol. 1 no. 4

Philadelphia: Philadelphia Housing Authority, 1951. Very Good +. 5, [1] p.: table, illustrations; 24 cm. Most of the issue concerns local response to an attack on public housing that occurred in Congress on May 4, 1951. Includes votes by Pennsylvania representatives in the House, the text of a resolution passed by Philadelphia City Council, and the text of a telegram sent by Bernard Samuel, the mayor of Philadelphia. In Very Good+ Condition: 2 horizontal creases; clean and solid.

$14.00

Urban Odyssey: A Multicultural History of Washington, D.C.; Edited by Francine Curro Cary
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Urban Odyssey: A Multicultural History of Washington, D.C.; Edited by Francine Curro Cary

By Cary, Francine Curro, editor

Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1996. Hardcover. Very Good +/near fine. xxvii, [1], 322 p.: illustrations; 23 cm. Blue cloth spine with silver spine title; black paper over boards. Illustrated dust jacket. Contributors: William M. Gardner, James Oliver Horton, Margaret H. McAleer, Lois E. Horton, Kathryn Allamong Jacob, Elizabeth Clark-Lewis, Mona E. Dingle, Hasia R. Diner, Steven J. Diner, Howard Gillette, Jr., Alan M. Kraut, Christine M. Warnke, Esther Ngan-ling Chow, Spencer R. Crew, Olivia Cadaval, Keith Q. Warner, Bereket H. Selassie, Beatrice Nied Hackett, Meeja Yu, and Unyong Kim. Book is in Very Good+ Condition: several page corners creased; clean and tight. Dust jacket is in Near Fine Condition: edges rubbed; clean and bright.

$12.00

Social Justice Feminists in the United States and Germany: A Dialogue in Documents, 1885-1993; Edited by Kathryn Kish sklar, Anja Schüler, and Susan Strasser
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Social Justice Feminists in the United States and Germany: A Dialogue in Documents, 1885-1993; Edited by Kathryn Kish sklar, Anja Schüler, and Susan Strasser

By Sklar, Kathryn Kish; Schüler, Anja; Strasser, Susan, editors

Ithaca; London: Cornell University Press, 1998. Paperback. Very Good. xiii, [3], 381 p.: illustrations; 24 cm. Paperback with illustrated cover. Includes glossary of German organizations, biographical notes, selected bibliography, and index. Former owner's name on half title page. Consists primarily of original letters and other documents (translated into English in the case of German-language documents) with short introductory text to provide context. In Very Good Condition: 3-cm. closed tear from lower edge of front cover and first 2 leaves; cover is lightly soiled; text is clean and tight.

$12.00

The Transformation of the Woman Suffrage Movement: The Case of Illinois, 1850-1920
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The Transformation of the Woman Suffrage Movement: The Case of Illinois, 1850-1920

By Buechler, Steven M.

New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 1986. Hardcover. Fine/near fine -. xvi, [2], 258 p.: tables; 24 cm. Grey cloth with blue spine title. Illustrated dust jacket. Part of the Douglass Series on Women's Lives and the Meaning of Gender. Book is in Fine Condition: clean and tight. Dust jacket is in Near Fine- Condition: lightly soiled; spine is sunned.

$23.00

California: An Intimate History
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California: An Intimate History

By Atherton, Gertrude

New York & London: Harper & Brothers, 1914. Hardcover. Very Good -. ix, [3], 327, [3] p., tissue-guarded frontispiece and 22 leaves of illustrations; 22 cm. Green cloth with black spine and cover titles. No dust jacket. Illustrated endpapers. List of other works by the author. Bookseller's label on front free endpaper: "Chas. E. Lauriat Co. Importers & Booksellers," Boston. Former owner's inscription on blank leaf preceding half title: "Agnes Whitelaw. Christmas 1919." The author, Gertrude Atherton (1857-1948), was born in San Francisco and, although she spent some time in New York and London, always returned to California, where she set most of her many novels. This is a later printing of her history of California, which she revised and enlarged in 1927. In Very Good- Condition: corners rubbed; cover slightly soiled; slightly shaken; foxing on pages facing illustrations; otherwise, clean and solid.

$15.00

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