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The Bell Curve: Intelligence and Class Structure in American Life (FIRSTEDITION)

by Richard Herrnstein; Charles Murray

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Published
1994
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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9780029146736
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New York / Canada, Toronto / Sydney /Tokyo / Sin: Free Press, 1994. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. FIRST EDITION. Hardcover. Bound in quarter white cloth and black paper. Plain cover. Spine is white cloth with gilt lettering. End papers are red. [xxvi] 845 pp. List of illustrations, charts, graphs, and data tables. Pages crisp and… Read more
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Empirical Psychology; Or, The Human Mind as Given in Consciousness

by Laurens P. Hickok, D.D

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Published
1857
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Fair
Edition
Second Edition
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$50.00

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New York: Ivison & Phinney, 1857. Second Edition. Hardcover. Fair. Dark brown publisher's cloth blind debossed. Endpapers printed with a list of works from the American Educational Series published by Ivison and Phinney. 400 pp. About half of cloth has eroded, revealing inner-binding. Page edges browned. Foxing throughout. Spots of staining on a few pages. Front and back… Read more
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cover of Colour - The Problem of Racial Discrimination

Colour - The Problem of Racial Discrimination

by Allen Birtwhistle

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Published
1955
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Very Good
Edition
Eighth Printing
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London: Edinburgh House Press, 1955. Eighth Printing. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. A Christian Focus pamphlet for youth and adult discussion. Cover with photograph of young man, title in red, stapled tight binding, pages are slightly foxed. Contents, 32 pp. Full refund if not satisfied.
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African American Childhoods: Historical Perspectives from Slavery to Civil Rights

by William King

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Published
2005
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Like New
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9781403962508
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New York, New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005. Hardcover. Like New. Hardcover. Black covers with gilt lettering on spine. Indexed. Contains black and white photographs. Cover has a few very small scratches. [vii] 232 pp. Overall a very nice copy. Full refund if not satisfied.
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Promiseland: A Century of Life in a Negro Community

by Bethel, Elizabeth Rauh

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Published
1981
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
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9780877222118
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$25.00

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Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1981. First Edition. Paperback. Fine/No Jacket as Issued. A study of American twentieth century rural Black community and how men and women dealt with opportunity and oppression. Glossy sienna cover featuring drawing of pasture, title in white print on cover and spine. Text is clean without notation. [xvii], index, 329 pp. Full refund if… Read more
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cover of The Contraint of Race: Legacies of White Skin Privilege

The Contraint of Race: Legacies of White Skin Privilege

by Linda Faye Williams

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Published
2003
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Very Good
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First Edition
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University Park, PA: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2003. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. Brown and white paperback binding. Indexed, 429 pp. Condition is very good. Edges of binding worn, as is common. Price sticker on back. Highlighting and notes in ink throughout the text. Full refund if not satisfied.
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cover of Torchbearers of Democracy: African American Soldiers in the World War I Era

Torchbearers of Democracy: African American Soldiers in the World War I Era

by Chad L. Williams

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Published
2010
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Like New
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First Edition
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Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina Press, 2010. First Edition. Paperback. Like New. Illustrated paperback binding. Indexed, 452 pp. In like new condition. Full refund if not satisfied.
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The Black Shields (Signed and Inscribed by Author)

by Roger L. Abel

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Published
2006
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
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Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse, 2006. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Inscribed by author. Signed and inscribed by the author, Roger L. Abel. Bound in blue cloth titled in gold on spine. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs throughout text. Indexed, 705 pp. Illustrated dust jacket. Book and dust jacket are both in fine condition. Full refund if not satisfied.
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Changing Signs of Truth: A Christian Introduction to the Semiotics of Communication (Signed by the author)

by Downing, Crystal L

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Published
2012
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New
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First Edition
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9780830839667
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IVP Academic, 2012. First Edition. Paperback. New. Signed by author. Signed by the author on the title page.A valuable study in the communication of truth.Full refund if not satisfied.
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cover of The Man Versus The State: Containing "The New Toryism," "The Coming Slavery," "The Sins of Legislators," And "The Great Political Superstition

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New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1884. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. Hardback. Special Edition printed for the members of The Classics of Liberty Library. Appendices. Beautiful, clean, bright pages with no marginalia or markings. Title page, Preface, Contents page, and the first page of the first chapter have become unbound, but are still in perfect condition otherwise. Red and… Read more
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cover of An Essay on the Causes of the Variety of Complexion and Figure in the Human Species to Which are Added Strictures on Lord Kaim's Discourse, on the Original Diversity of Mankind

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Philadelphia: Robert Aitken, 1787. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. FIRST EDITION. Circa 1787. "An Essay..." is the first significant work on anthropology published in America. Divided into two sections, this hardcover edition is in very good condition, rebound in dark tan, linen cloth. Gilt lettering and decoration on spine. Leaves are made of laid paper. Pages… Read more
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cover of Kinesics and Context: Essays on Body Motion Communication

Kinesics and Context: Essays on Body Motion Communication

by Ray L. Birdwhistell

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Published
1970
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780812210125
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Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1970. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. FIRST EDITION. From the back over: "Ray L. Birdwhistell, in this study of human body motion (a study he terms kinesics), advances the theory that human communication needs and uses all the senses, that the information conveyed by human gestures and movements is coded and patterned… Read more
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Life Is Like a Chicken Coop Ladder: A Portrait of German Culture Through Folklore

by Alan Dundes

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Published
1984
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Very Good +
ISBN
9780231054942
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Columbia Univ Press, 1984. Hardcover. Very Good +/Very Good +. Brown cloth hard cover with green lettering on spine. Tan dust jacket with green and black lettering and a photo of a building on the front cover. Some spotting on page edges. Book is free from writing within. xi. 174 pp. Indexed. Dust jacket has some mild wear… Read more
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African Friends and Money Matters: Observations from Africa

by David E. Maranz

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Published
2001
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Near Fine
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9781556711176
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Dallas, TX: SIL International and Museums of Cultures, 2001. Paperback. Near Fine. Paperback. Colorful illustration of a group of people in an African village. vi. 224 pp. Indexed. Some illustrations inside. No writing within. Full refund if not satisfied.
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cover of Life in Common: An Essay in General Anthropology (1st English Edition)

Life in Common: An Essay in General Anthropology (1st English Edition)

by Tzvetan Todorov; Lucy Golsan [Translator]; Katherine Golsan [Translator]

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Published
2001
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780803244207
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Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press, 2001. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket as Issued. First English Edition. Red paper/cloth-like hardcover. Silver gilt lettering on spine. xii. 174 pp. Indexed. No writing within. Full refund if not satisfied.
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cover of Arid and Semi-Arid Lands -- A Preview: A symposium held in conjunction with the inauguration of Dr. Grover E. Murray as eighth President of Texas Technological College October 31-November 1, 1966

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Lubbock, TX: The Texas Tech Press, 1967. Paperback. Very Good. Compilation of journal-like articles on Arid and Semi-Arid lands. Brown paper cover with lettering on front. 63 pp. Previous owner's name at top of front cover in colored marker. Some discoloration at side of front cover. No foxing or annotation in this work. Full refund if not satisfied.… Read more
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Marriage Ceremonies and Priapic Rites in India and the East

by A Member of the Royal Asiatic Society

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Published
1909
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Very Good -
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Self-Published, 1909. Hardcover. Very Good -/No Jacket as Issued. Quarter blue cloth binding with gray-brown paper boards. All edges uncut. Bookplate. 107pp. A few small stains and spots of rubbing to the covers, as well as some fraying to the edges of the spine. Front and back hinges starting (back hinge is closer to detaching). Slight foxing within,… Read more
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cover of Sociology and Social Progress: A Handbook for Students of Sociology (First Edition)

Sociology and Social Progress: A Handbook for Students of Sociology (First Edition)

by Thomas Nixon Carver, Compiler

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Published
1905
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Very Good
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First Edition
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Boston / New York / Chicago / London: Ginn & Company, 1905. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. First Edition. Forest green cloth covers with gilt lettering and gray-stamped lines and designs. 808pp. plus a 2-page index. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Staining to the spine. Covers have a few stains as well.… Read more
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Man and His Migrations

by R. G. Latham

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Published
1852
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Very Good
Edition
First American edition
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New York: Charles B. Norton, 1852. First American edition. Hardcover. Very Good. This copy was once in the Smyth Library at Columbia Theological Seminary in Columbia, South Carolina. Brown cloth boards blindstamped with an attractive design. Pleasing gilt art in the center of the front cover. 261 pp.Some library spore but no library card. Solid… Read more
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Man in the Making: An Introduction to Anthropology (Benn's Sixpenny Library #114)

by Marett, R. R

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Published
1927
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Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
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London: Ernest Benn, 1927. First Edition. Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Wrappers little soiled, paper a little age toned, not quite brittle. First edition of the work in this format and binding, and/or set or series. Size: 16mo (very small). 79 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Anthropology; Pictures of this item not… Read more
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