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Venerate the Plough: A History of the Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture 1785-1985

by Baatz, Simon

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9780961426705
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0961426705
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.: Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture, 1985. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Published for its bicentennial, this is the first account of the Society written by a professional historian, a Professor the History and Sociology of Science at the University of Pennsylvania; includes illustrations; limited edition, No. 30 of 500 copies (light gray cloth with black lettering, white label on back of front endpaper; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy)
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Traditions in World Cinema
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Traditions in World Cinema

by Badley, Linda; Palmer, R. Barton; Schneider, Steven Jay (editors)

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9780813538730
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0813538734
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New Brunswick, NJ, U.S.A.: Rutgers University Press, 2006. Very Good/No Jacket. This book includes chapters by various film scholars that examine cinematic traditions distinct from the classical Hollywood cinema, beginning with the European avant-garde and alternative cinemas: German expressionism, Italian neorealism, French nouvelle vague, and British new wave; the following chapters cover Central and Eastern European, Brazilian, Argentine, African, Israeli, Iranian, Indian, Chinese, and Japanese cinemas; the last two chapters are on the new American and found footage ciinemas (black cloth with silver lettering on spine has slight edge wear; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy; iin stock & available for immediate shipment)
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The Asiatic Mode of Production: Science and Politics
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The Asiatic Mode of Production: Science and Politics

by Bailey, Anne M.; Llobera, Josep R

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9780710007384
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0710007388
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London, England, U.K.: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1981. Trade Paperback. Very Good. This is a collection of articles and excerpts on the concept of the Asiatic Mode of Production, one of the most controversial concepts in the history of Marxism; in Part I the editors review the recent literature on the genealogy of the concept; Part II traces the theoretical and political impact of Marx's ideas on the concept; Part III focuses on Wittfogel's controversial formulation of Oriental Despotism and its repercussions among anthropologists and archaeologists; Part IV brings together several articles from the renewed Marxist discussions of the concept (blue cover with white lettering has edgewear and creases, previous owner's name & date on half-title page; otherwise a good, clean, tight copy)
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Proceedings of the 37th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development (2 Volume Set)

by Baiz, Sarah; Goldman, Nora; Hawkes, Rachel (editors)

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9781574730852
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1574730851
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Somerville, MA, U.S.A.: Cascadilla Press, 2013. Paperback. As New. This two-volume set incldes 41 papers presented or selected as alternates at the 2012 conference; these are bright, clean, tight copies in perfect condition
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The Civilized Surveyor: Thomas Mitchell & Australian Aborigines
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The Civilized Surveyor: Thomas Mitchell & Australian Aborigines

by Baker, D.W.A.

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9780522847635
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0522847633
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Carlton South, Victoria, Australia: Melbourne University Press, 1997. For the original inhabitants of Australia, the coming of Europeans was a disaster; this book explores one aspect of this disaster by tracing the relations, both ambiguous and contradictory, between Thomas Mitchell, the Surveyor General of New South Wales, and the Aborigines he encountered while surveying in the settled areas of the colony and on four journeys of exploration; includes maps and illustrations (yellow pictorial cover has slight edge wear & spine creases; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy; in stock & available for immediate shipment from a reliable independent bookstore). Trade Paperback. Very Good.
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Urbanization and Political Change : The Politics of Lagos, 1917-1967
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Urbanization and Political Change : The Politics of Lagos, 1917-1967

by Baker, Pauline H

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9780520020665
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0520020669
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Berkeley, CA, U.S.A.: University of California Press, 1974. A major study of the politics of tropical Africa's largest city which examines the impact of urbanization on the distribution and exercise of influence within the Nigerian capital as grew from a colonial town of 100,000 people to a metropolis with a population of over 1.25 million; the main thesis is that urban political structure in Lagos has shifted from oligarchy to communalism, defined as a form of domination in which political control is vested in a cultural aggregate whose members share a common identity and a sense of corporate solidarity; includes a fold-out map of the city of Lagos (corners slightly bumped, dust jacket slightly rubbed, with wear at lower edge of spine, otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy). First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good.
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The Hidden Assembly Line: Gender Dynamics of Subcontracted Work in a Global Economy
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The Hidden Assembly Line: Gender Dynamics of Subcontracted Work in a Global Economy

by Balakrishnan, Radhika (editor)

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9781565491403
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1565491408
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Bloomfield, CT, U.S.A: Kumarian Press, 2002. First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. This book examines the relationship between macroeconomic changes in recent decades and women working in the subcontracted sector in India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and the Philippines; some of the issues examined include whether subcontracted work has increased and under what conditions, the forces that influence its prevalence, who benefits from this changing production pattern within countries and across nations, and the impact of this kind of wage labor on women's social status and gender relations (tan cloth with red lettering, very slightly rubbed, otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy)
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The Life of Bernini

by Baldinucci, Filippo; Enggass, Catherine (translator)

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University Park, PA, U.S.A.: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1966. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. First published in 1682, this is the first complete English translation of Baldinucci's biography of his contemporary, the Italian Baroque sculpter and architect Bernini; Baldinucci, a Florentine art historian and biographer, was the author of the first history of figurative art that was European rather than national or regional, the first history of engravings and etchings, and the first dictionary of artistic terms; a foreword by Robert Enggass provides background on author and subject (gray marbled paper-covered boards with gold lettering on black spine, title page has black & red lettering, slight edgewear; tan pictorial dust jacket with brown lettering has slight edgewear; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy)
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John Calvin as Sixteenth-Century Prophet
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John Calvin as Sixteenth-Century Prophet

by Balserak, Jon

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9780198703259
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0198703252
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Oxford, England, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 2014. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Near Fine. Inscribed By Author. This is a study of Calvin's sense of vocation which argues that Calvin believd himself to be a prophet, with the authority to pursue an agenda combining the religious, political, and social toward the end of making France Protestant, which involved preparing for the possibility of armed conflict; inscribed by the author on the front end paper (black covers with gold lettering and text are in nearly perfect condition, except that the upper corner of title page is clipped; gray dust jacket is slightly rubbed; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy)
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Marxist Sociology in Action: A Sociological Critique of the Marxist Approach to Industrial Relations

by Banks, J. A

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Harrisburg, PA, U.S.A.: Stackpole Books, 1970. This book applies a Marxist conceptual framework to the study of industrial relations,; it examines Marxist theories of class consciousness, collective bargaining, and revolutionary politics in terms of sociological data from Britain, Russia, the United States, China, and Yugoslavia (price-clipped dust jacket with slight edgewear; otherwise a bright, clean copy). First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.
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The Future of Fiscal Federalism
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The Future of Fiscal Federalism

by Banting, Keith G.; Brown, Douglas M.; Courchene, Thomas J. (editors)

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9780889116573
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0889116571
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Kingston, Ontario, Canada: School of Policy Studies, Queen's University, 1994. Trade Paperback. Fine. This is a collection of essays from a conference held at Queen's University in November, 1993, which brought together leading experts to examine the problems confronting both fiscal federalism and social policy in Canada that have resulted from the fiscal crisis of Canadian governments, the globalization of economic activity, and rapid technological change (blue pictorial cover; a bright, clean, tight copy in nearly perfect condition)
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Research on Human Subjects: Problems of Social Control in Medical Experimentation

by Barber, Bernard; Lally, John J.; Makarushka, Julia Loughlin; Sullivan, Daniel

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9780871540904
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0871540908
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New York, NY, U.S.A: Russell Sage Foundation, 1973. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. This book, based on two studies of biomedical research institutions and researchers who use human subjects, examines how human subjects are treated in biomedical research and the expressed standards and self-reported behavior of biomedical researchers; it also examines the tension between the values of humane therapy and discovery in science and documents the inadequate training of biomedical researchers in the ethics of research on human subjects (tan cloth with black lettering, very slight edgewear, former owner's name on half-title page, otherwise a good, clean, tight copy)
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Essays on African Population

by Barbour, K. M.; Prothero, R. M. (editors)

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New York, NY, U.S.A: Frederick A. Praeger, 1962. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. A collection of essays on the distribution, density, migration, and occupational stratification of Africans; contributors include demographers, sociologists, anthropologists, sociologists, anthropologists, and geographers: K. M. Barbour, A. T. Grove, T. E. Hilton, C. J. Martin, N. C. Mitchel, J. C. Mitchell, R. M. Prothero, J. R. H. Shaul, A. W. Southall, R. W. Steel; includes maps and tables (black cloth with gold lettering; faint impression of paperclip on front endpaper; white dust jacket with list of contributors on front cover, slightly rubbed, edges have small tears, chips and creases; otherwise a good, clean, tight copy)
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The Tremulous Private Body: Essays on Subjection
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The Tremulous Private Body: Essays on Subjection

by Barker, Francis

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9780416378504
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0416378501
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New York, NY, U.S.A.: Methuen, 1984 This book examines the profound change in the conditions and representation of the body that occurred in the 17th century and reflects on a wide range of works, including Jacobean drama, Marvell's poetry, Rembrandt's painting, Descartes' philosophy, Milton's Areopagitica, and Pepys' diary; drawing on the theoretical work of Foucault, Derrida, and Lacan, and the Marxism of Althusser, the author engages the central themes of post-structuralism--discourse, sexuality, textuality, and power--but rejects many of the positions characteristic of post-structuralism, particularly its tendency to depoliticize discourse (red pictorial cover with black lettering, Rembrandt's Anatomy Lesson on the front, very slight edgewear, otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy). Trade Paperback. Near Fine.
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A Biography of Lillian and George Willoughby: Twentieth-Century Quaker Peace Activists
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A Biography of Lillian and George Willoughby: Twentieth-Century Quaker Peace Activists

by Barnes, Gregory A

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9780773453425
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0773453423
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Lewiston, NY, U.S.A.: Edwin Mellen Press, 2007. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. As the title indicates, this is a biography of two Quaker peace activists and an oral history of the peace movement, based in part on interviews with the subjects as well as with their family, friends, and associates; includes a foreword by Emma Jones Lapsansky-Werner and black & white and color photographs (maroon pictorial cover with white lettering, color photo of the Willoughbys at a peace protest on the front, edges slightly rubbed; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy)
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Plekhanov In Russian History and Soviet Historiography (Series In Russian and East European Studies)

by Baron, Samuel H.

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9780822937883
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0822937883
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Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.A.: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1995. This is a collection of essays by the author of the standard biography of Plekhanov, the preeminent theoretician of prerevolutionary Marxsism in Russia, whose works were relegated to virtual oblivion during the Stalinist era; these essays explore Plekhanov's place in the history of the Russian revolutionary movement and his differences with Lenin, Stalin and later Soviet ideologues (green covers with gold lettering on spine; green dust jacket with white & orange lettering, photo of Plekhanov on the front; front cover has very slight edge wear, repaired edge tear; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy; in stock & available for immediate shipment from a reliable independent bookstore). Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good.
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Alloys for the Eighties

by Barr, Robert Q

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Greenwich, CT, U.S.A.: Climax Molybdenum Company A collection of technical articles on alloys in various industries, grouped into four sections: Alloys for Transportation, Alloys for Energy Conversion, Alloys for Fuel Production and Distribution, and Alloys for Process Industries; includes many charts, graphs, tables, and illustrations (black paper-covered boards, covers rubbed with edgewear and bumped corners, interior clean and unmarked). Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8 3/4" X 11 1/4".
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The Archaeology of Medieval Ireland
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The Archaeology of Medieval Ireland

by Barry, T. B

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9780415011044
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0415011043
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New York, NY, U.S.A.: Routledge, 1988. Trade Paperback. Very Good. This book is an attempt to synthesize the explosion of knowledge of the medieval period in Ireland, from 1170 to 1530, provided by archaeological excavation and field-work over the last generation; includes photographs, drawings of the plans of abbeys, castles, and towns, and maps of the distribution of archaeological sites; cover photo of castle in County Cork (cover has slight edgewear, previous owner's bookplate on half-title page, otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy)
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The Theology of Schleiermacher: Lectures at Gottingen, Winter Semester of 1923/24
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The Theology of Schleiermacher: Lectures at Gottingen, Winter Semester of 1923/24

by Barth, Karl; Bromiley, Geoffrey W. (translator); Ritschl, Dietrich (editor)

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9780802835659
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0802835651
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Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A.: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1982. This is the first English translation of a series of lectures delivered by Barth which confront and challenge the theological liberalism of the great 19th century Protestant theologian Friedrich Schleiermacher; includes an introduction by the editor and a forward by Barth (black textured cloth with gold lettering on spine has small edge tear on half-title page; orange dust jacket with black & white lettering has slight edge wear; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy; in stock & available for immediate shipment from a reliable independent bookstore) . Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good.
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The Doctor-Activist: Physicians Fighting for Social Change
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The Doctor-Activist: Physicians Fighting for Social Change

by Bassuk, Ellen L.

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9780306452673
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0306452677
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1996: Plenum Press This is a book of accounts by physicians of their struggles to improve the lives of people through social activism; the editor, a Professor of Psychiatry, created a fund to help homelessr families and their children (green covers with silver lettering on spine; dark red dust jacket with green & white lettering; a bright, clean, tight copy in nearly perfect condition; in stock & available for immediate shipment from a reliable independent bookstore). First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.
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