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For Most Conspicuous Bravery:
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For Most Conspicuous Bravery: A Biography of Major-General R. Pearkes, V.C., through Two World Wars

by Reginald H Roy

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9780774800686
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0774800682
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Condition: Inscription to the author's daughter from General Pearkes; wear on the dust jacket; book itself in very good condition.Content: Non-fiction, military history, biography. Set against the background of Canada's 20th century transformation from a rural and agricultural society into an urban technological nation, General Pearkes' career makes a compelling biographical study.388 pages, notes, bibliographical note, index, maps and illustrations.
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BODIES LIKE BRIGHT STARS:
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BODIES LIKE BRIGHT STARS: SAINTS AND RELICS IN ORTHODOX RUSSIA

by Robert H Greene

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9780875804095
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0875804098
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Condition: clean copy.Content:Exploring patterns of popular devotion to the cult of the saints in b oth late imperial and early Soviet Russia, the author argues for an interpretation of Orthodoxy as a proactive faith grounded in the needs and realities of everyday life. This book straddles the customary historiographical dividing line of 1917, illustrating how the devotional practices associated with the cult of the saints evolved from the mid-19th century to the end of the first decade of Soviet power; secondly the book underscores the role of materiality in Russian Orthodox religious practices and emphasizes that anthropologists of religion have described as the sacrality of place.300 pages, notes, selected bibliography, index.
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The divided West
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The divided West

by Jürgen Habermas

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ISBN 13
9780745635194
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0745635199
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Moral Conciousness and Communicative Action (Studies in Contemporary German Social Thought)
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Moral Conciousness and Communicative Action (Studies in Contemporary German Social Thought)

by Jürgen Habermas

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9780262581189
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0262581183
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Monastic practice and ceremony

by Haeng-Hae-Yae-Gyong-Jib

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Wear and bumped corner. Clean interior.
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A primer on Fly-Fishing

by Roderick Haig-Brown

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Condition: clean copy, dust jacket in very good condition, protect by plastic cover, signed by author on title page.Content: For the beginner, this book is practical, informative and complete - for the experienced fisherman it contains a wealth of information on equipment and techniques, For both new and old the book has that special excitement of the joy of fishing which i the author's quality as a great sportsman and writer.190 pages, index.
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Deep Currents Roderick and Ann Haig-Brown
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Deep Currents Roderick and Ann Haig-Brown

by Roderick Haig-Brown

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9781551431086
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1551431084
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Condition: clean copy, signed by author on title page.Contents: "Deep Currents" is finally the thoughtful, detailed, intimate memoir of Roderick and Ann Haig-Brown that has long been sought by serious flyfishers and conservationists. It offer memorable portraits of two remarkable people. -Nick Lyons, New York, NY216 pages.
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Bankei Zen Translations from the Record of Bankei

Bankei Zen Translations from the Record of Bankei

by Yoshito Hakeda

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ISBN 13
9780802131843
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0802131840
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Sound clean trade paperback. In stock in our shop. Postage will be adjusted for BC orders. In store pick up available. The eccentric Bankei (1622–1693) has long been an underground hero in the world of Zen. At a time when Zen was becoming overly formalized in Japan, he stressed its relevance to everyday life, insisting on the importance of naturalness and spontaneity. This volume presents his teachings—as refreshing and iconoclastic today as they were three hundred years ago—in a fluent translation by Peter Haskel, accompanied by a vivid account of Bankei's life and times, illustrations, and extensive notes for the scholar."Mr. Haskel has furnished us with an accurate and polished translation that fully captures the lively colloquial style of the original. The late Professor Hakeda has rendered invaluable assistance in resolving many linguistic problems and in furnishing important insights into the text itself." —Philip Yampolsky
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Indomitable Peking Bride, 1935

by Hilda L. Hale

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9780968313923
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0968313922
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Condition: clean copy, author's signature on first page..Content: A narrative of the author's live in Peking in 1935.138 pages.
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Ten Years to Alamein

by Mathew Halton

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Condition: clean copy, some wear on dust jacket.Contents: The writing of a Canadian foreign correspondent charting the rise of the Nazis starting in 1933, through to the actions of the British Eight Army culminating in the British victory at Alamein.318 pages.
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The Science of Chinese Buddhism: Early Twentieth-Century Engagements (The Sheng Yen Series in Chinese Buddhist Studies)

by Erik J. Hammerstrom

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ISBN 13
9780231170345
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0231170343
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Yale French Studies, 80: Baroque Topographies Literature/History/Philosophy (Yale French Studies)

by Timothy Hampton

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ISBN 13
9780300050660
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0300050666
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The Duchess of Bloomsbury Street

by Helene Hanff

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ISBN 13
9781894572668
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1894572661
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Includes the epilogue laid in.
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Q's Legacy
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Q's Legacy

by Helene Hanff

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9780140089363
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0140089365
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Condition: clean copy.Content: Here is the story of how the author came to write' Charing Cross Road' and all the things its success has brought her.178 pages.
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The Alphabet Fleet: The Pride of the Newfoundland Coastal Service
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The Alphabet Fleet: The Pride of the Newfoundland Coastal Service

by Maura Hanrahan

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9781897317198
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1897317190
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Condition: clean copy.Content: The author tells the story of Newfoundland's Alphabet Fleet which carried young teachers to their first outport assignments, brought wedding dresses to excited brides, delivered Christmas parcels and letters to outports, carried people home from city hospitals, and the dead to be buries in family plots. Through crew and passenger recollections, this book brings the Fleet to life.238 pages, bibliography, index.
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The Tibetan Art of Living Wise Body, Mind, Life
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The Tibetan Art of Living Wise Body, Mind, Life

by Christopher Hansard

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ISBN 13
9780743233163
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0743233166
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Living Upstairs
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Living Upstairs

by Joseph Hansen

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ISBN 13
9780525936824
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0525936823
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Condition: clean copy, name of previous owner on middle of first page.Content: Set in the Hollywood of the 1940's,this is a love story about lies, dangerous acquaintances, and the betrayal of innocence. Its often sunny hours are shadowed by masks, mirror images, and merged identities, boo murky politics and paintings so dark their naked sexuality is almost hidden. Last and first, it is haunted by an unsolved murder.218 pages.
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The Boy Who Was Buried This Morning (Viking Mystery Suspense)
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The Boy Who Was Buried This Morning (Viking Mystery Suspense)

by Joseph Hansen

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9780670833245
ISBN 10
067083324X
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Condition: clean copy, name of previous owner on middle of first page.Content. A Dave Brandstetter mystery. Vaughn Thomas lies dead in foggy autumn woods. In jungle fatigues and combat boots, he'd gone to play paintball, and ended up with half his head blown away. It's deer hunting season, and the police writ it off as an accident. Brandstetter, a veteran death claims investigator come out of retirement to stalk Thomas's unknown killer through handsome California landscapes that conceal a vicious mix of lies, hatred, terror, and death.182 pages.
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Carnage and Culture Landmark Battles in the Rise to Western Power
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Carnage and Culture Landmark Battles in the Rise to Western Power

by Victor Hanson

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ISBN 13
9780385720380
ISBN 10
0385720386
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Condition: clean copy.Content: Examining nine landmark battles from ancient to modern times - from Salamis, where outnumbered Greeks devastated the slave army of Xerxes, to Cortes's conquest of Mexico, to the Tet offensive, the author explains why the armies of the West have been the most lethal and effective of any fighting forces in the world.506 pages, glossary, for further reading, index.
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The Essence of Zen Dharma Talks Given in Europe and America

The Essence of Zen Dharma Talks Given in Europe and America

by Sekkei Harada

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ISBN 13
9784770021991
ISBN 10
4770021992
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Sound clean copy read once. Zen is often considered difficult. This is a serious misunderstanding, says Sekkei Harada, a Teaching Master from Hosshin-ji, a Zen temple in central Japan. In this collection of talks on Zen that were given in the United States and Germany, Harada sets out to explain, in plain and lucid language, the concepts of Buddhism and the principles of Zen. Open the book to any section and the underlying message of the master's teaching is quickly apparent. In order to attain true peace of mind, it is imperative that we forget the small self--the grasping, demanding "me." This is by no means easy, but if we succeed, we will realize the true Self--the Self without beginning or end, which transcends time and space and is one with all things.
Harada's message is timely as well as important to people living in this present world of chaos and conflict. In addition to explaining the principles of Zen, the book includes detailed instructions on the practice of zazen, or "sitting Zen."… Read More
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