Social Studies from KALAMOS BOOKS

New Arrivals

No cover image available

At Home: A Short History of Private Life

by Bryson, Bill

Seller
KALAMOS BOOKS
Published
2010
Condition
New
Edition
1st UK Ed
ISBN
9780385608275
Item Price
$30.00

Show Details

Description:
London: Doubleday, 2010 Bill Bryson was struck one day by the thought that we devote a lot more time to studying the battles and wars of history than to considering what history really consists of: centuries of people quietly going about their daily business - eating, sleeping and merely endeavouring to get more comfortable. And that most f the key… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$30.00
No cover image available

A Fez of the Heart : Travels Around Turkey in Search of a Hat

by Seal, Jeremy

Seller
KALAMOS BOOKS
Published
1996
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780330343626
Item Price
$10.00

Show Details

Description:
London: Picador, 1996 Fascinating account of travelling around Turkey and describing the social and conditions & behaviour of the people, with observations on the rise and abolition of the Fez serving as a paradigm for all the changes that their traditions have endured through the modernization and Westernization of their culture. 294p. bibliography. Soft Cover. Good.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$10.00
No cover image available

At Home: A Short History of Private Life

by Bryson, Bill

Seller
KALAMOS BOOKS
Published
2010
Condition
New
Edition
1st Canadian Edition
ISBN
9780385661638
Item Price
$30.00

Show Details

Description:
Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 2010 Bill Bryson was struck one day by the thought that we devote a lot more time to studying the battles and wars of history than to considering what history really consists of: centuries of people quietly going about their daily business - eating, sleeping and merely endeavouring to get more comfortable. And that most f the… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$30.00
No cover image available

The Lions of Al-Rassan

by Kay, Guy Gavriel

Seller
KALAMOS BOOKS
Published
1998
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st.Can Ed..
ISBN
9780670858965
Item Price
$35.00

Show Details

Description:
Toronto: Viking Press, 1998 Hauntingly evocative of medieval Spain, a deeply compelling story of love, adventure, divided loyalties, and what happens when beliefs begin to remake -- or destroy -- a world. The ruling Asharites of Al-Rassan have come from the desert sands, but over centuries, seduced by the sensuous pleasures of their new land, their stern piety has eroded.… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$35.00
No cover image available

The Lions of Al-Rassan

by Kay, Guy Gavriel

Seller
KALAMOS BOOKS
Published
1998
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st.Can Ed..
ISBN
9780670858965
Item Price
$35.00

Show Details

Description:
Toronto: Viking Press, 1998 Hauntingly evocative of medieval Spain, a deeply compelling story of love, adventure, divided loyalties, and what happens when beliefs begin to remake -- or destroy -- a world. The ruling Asharites of Al-Rassan have come from the desert sands, but over centuries, seduced by the sensuous pleasures of their new land, their stern piety has eroded.… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$35.00
No cover image available

The Satanizing of Woman : Religion Versus Sexuality

by Savramis, Demosthenes

Seller
KALAMOS BOOKS
Published
1974
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st US Edition
ISBN
9780385044851
Item Price
$12.50

Show Details

Description:
New York: Doubleday, 1974 Translated by Martin Eben. 226p. Ffep missing. Text clean and tight, minor signs of library ownership . 1st US Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good,price-clipped. Ex-Library.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$12.50
No cover image available

Barbatii Sunt De Pe Marte, Femeile De Pe Venus

by Gray, John

Seller
KALAMOS BOOKS
Published
1998
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9789739162968
Item Price
$22.50

Show Details

Description:
Bucarest: Editura Vrema, 1998 "Barbatii sunt de pe Marte, femeile sunt de pe Venus" este manualul relatiilor de dragoste din ziua de astazi. El dezvaluie felul in care se deosebesc barbatii de femei in toate domeniile vietii - cele doua sexe comunica in mod diferit, gandesc, simt, percep, reactioneaza, raspund si iubesc in mod diferit. Intelegerea acestor diferente ajuta la… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$22.50
No cover image available

The Beauty Myth : How Images of Beauty are Used Against Women

by Wolf, Naomi

Seller
KALAMOS BOOKS
Published
1990
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Can Ed.
ISBN
9780394221779
Item Price
$15.00

Show Details

Description:
Toronto: Random House, 1990 276p. Donor inscription , else fine. 1st Can Ed.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Fine.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$15.00
No cover image available

The Beauty Myth : How Images of Beauty are Used Against Women

by Wolf, Naomi

Seller
KALAMOS BOOKS
Published
1991
Condition
As New
Edition
First Pbk.Ed..
ISBN
9780394222226
Item Price
$10.00

Show Details

Description:
Toronto: Vintage Canada, 1991 First Pbk.Ed... Softcover. As New.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$10.00
No cover image available

Languages of Class: Studies in English Working Class History 1832-1982

by Jones, Gareth Stedman

Seller
KALAMOS BOOKS
Published
1984
Condition
Good>Very Good
ISBN
9780521276313
Item Price
$7.50

Show Details

Description:
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1984 This collection of essays by Gareth Stedman Jones proposes a different way of seeing both historians" analytical conceptions of "class", and the actual manifestation of class in the history of English politics and English culture since the 1830s. As the progenitor of the first generally acknowledged working-class movement, the English working class provided the initial… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$7.50
No cover image available

Clean and Decent: The Fascinating History of the Bathroom and the Water-Closet

by Wright, Lawrence

Seller
KALAMOS BOOKS
Published
2005
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780141390352
Item Price
$10.00

Show Details

Description:
Penguin, 2005 Who would have supposed that the Romans had insulated hot water pipes? That Queen Elizabeth I had a valve water–closet? That Louis XIV had cushions in his bath? That sponges have sex? Clean and Decent, says the author, is meant to entertain, even if scholarship does keep breaking through. Engrossing and amusing, this classic illustrated history of the… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$10.00
No cover image available

Talk to the Hand: The Utter Bloody Rudeness of the World Today, or Six Good Reasons to Stay Home and Bolt the Door

by Truss, Lynn

Seller
KALAMOS BOOKS
Published
2005
Condition
New
Edition
1st US Edition
ISBN
9781592401710
Item Price
$12.50

Show Details

Description:
New York: Gotham Books, 2005 "Talk to the hand, ’cause the face ain’t listening," the saying goes. When did the world stop wanting to hear? When did society become so thoughtless? It’s a topic that has been simmering for years, and Lynne Truss says it’s now reached the boiling point. Taking on the boorish behavior that for some has become… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$12.50
No cover image available

The English at Love.

by McKnight, Gerald

Seller
KALAMOS BOOKS
Published
1967
Condition
Near Fine
Item Price
$7.50

Show Details

Description:
Loandon: Four Square/ New English Library, 1967 "The Habits and Hazards of the British in bed " A lighthearted look at love in the 1960's. 174p. . Pbk. Near Fine.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$7.50
No cover image available

The Sociology Of Modern Britain.

by Butterworth, Eric & Weir, David

Seller
KALAMOS BOOKS
Published
1970
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Pbk Ed.
Item Price
$10.00

Show Details

Description:
London: Fontana, 1970 An introductory reader examining aspects of British life in the 1950-60 period. "In chapters headed Family, Community, Socialization, Work, Class, Power, Values .. the editors have brought together extracts from a great variety... of scholars... and have added .. useful lists of books for further reading". 340p.. 1st Pbk Ed.. Pbk. Near Fine.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$10.00
No cover image available

The Victorians and Their Flowers

by Scourse, Nicolette

Seller
KALAMOS BOOKS
Published
1983
Condition
As New
Edition
1st UK Edition.
ISBN
9780709923770
Item Price
$25.00

Show Details

Description:
London: Croom Helm, 1983 A combination of authoritative botanical information and fascinating social history. The book is richly illustrated by pictures of Victorian floral extravaganzas and reproductions from contemporary sketch-books and beautiful volumes of botanical plates. The book has wide-ranging appeal to the general reader and to specialists interested in solid botanical information. " 196p. illus bibliography.index. 1st UK Edition..… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$25.00
No cover image available

Feminism and Empire: Women Activists in Imperial Britain, 1790?1865

by Midgley, Clare

Seller
KALAMOS BOOKS
Published
2007
Condition
As New
Edition
1st US Edition.
ISBN
9780415250153
Item Price
$35.00

Show Details

Description:
London: Routledge, 2007 Feminism and Empire establishes the foundational impact that Britain"s position as leading imperial power had on the origins of modern western feminism. Based on extensive new research, this study exposes the intimate links between debates on the "woman question" and the constitution of "colonial discourse" in order to highlight the centrality of empire to white middle-class women"s… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$35.00
No cover image available

Cook's Tours: The Story of Popular Travel

by Swinglehurst, Edmund

Seller
KALAMOS BOOKS
Published
1982
Condition
As New
Edition
1st UK Ed.
ISBN
9780713711837
Item Price
$15.00

Show Details

Description:
Poole, Dorset: Blandford Press., 1982 ' . a lighthearted but complete and informational picture of the evolution of popular travel from 1850 to the present day [illustrated with] posters, brochures, travel magazines and photographs [which] show the development of mass travel and its effects on politics, women's emancipation, social manners and morality in Britain . and abroad. [illustrative material] from… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$15.00
No cover image available

Rebuilding: When Your Relationship Ends, 3rd Edition (Rebuilding Books; For Divorce and Beyond)

by Fisher, Bruce & Alberti, Robert

Seller
KALAMOS BOOKS
Published
2000
Condition
Very Good
Edition
3rd Edition.
ISBN
9781886230170
Item Price
$15.00

Show Details

Description:
Atascaderos CA: Impact Publishers, 2000 A supportive step by step program for putting your life back together after divorce. Straight to the heart. Makes divorce recovery easier, less traumatic. "This book has spawned thousands of divorce recovery groups in the U.S.A., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, Finland and elsewhere. Fisher's thorough understanding and presentation of the nineteen-stage divorce recovery process… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$15.00
No cover image available

Ordinary Lives: A Hundred Years Ago

by Adams, Carol

Seller
KALAMOS BOOKS
Published
1982
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780860682394
Item Price
$10.00

Show Details

Description:
London: Virago Books, 1982 This book surveys a century of astonishing changes in our everyday lives. highly readable, illustrated with contemporary photographs and original cartoons" 228p. illus.bibliography. Soft Cover. Near Fine.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$10.00
No cover image available

The British Experience 1945-1975

by Calvocoressi, Peter

Seller
KALAMOS BOOKS
Published
1979
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780140220988
Item Price
$7.00

Show Details

Description:
London: Penguin, 1979 This book is a sane, erudite and witty guide to the events and changes that have taken place in Britain since the war, from the exhuberant hopes and attitudes of the forties to the fears and confusions of the mid-seventies. 260p. index. Softcover. Near Fine.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$7.00