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Diderot et Madame de Puisieux (Stanford French and Italian Studies)
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Diderot et Madame de Puisieux (Stanford French and Italian Studies)

by Laborde, Alice M.

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9780915838547
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0915838540
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Saratoga, CA, U.S.A.: Anma Libri, 1984. Trade Paperback. Very Good. This book, with text in French, examines Diderot's relations with his lover, Madame de Puisieux, in an effort to rehabilitate her character and re-evaluate the extent of their intellectual collaboration; it examines her writings and shows that she shared Diderot's moral, social, and political concerns (green pictorial cover with yellow lettering & photo of the dungeon of the Chateau de Vincennes on the front has slight edge wear; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy; in stock & available for immediate shipment)
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Attitudes toward Blacks among Jews: Historical Antecedents and Current Concerns

by Labovitz, Sherman

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9780882473581
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0882473581
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San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.: R and E Research Associates, 1975. Paperback. Very Good. 8 3/8" X 10 7/8. This study of Jewish attitudes toward Blacks has two parts: the first is an analysis of some of the historical points of contact between Blacks and Jews that have led to tensions; the second identifies five areas of current concern and a philosophical issue within the Jewish community which contribute to Jewish attitudes toward Blacks; it also presents the results of a survey among a sample of the leadership of the Sholom Aleichem Club and the Board of Rabbis of Greater Philadelphia (plain orange covers with black lettering, very slight corner creases; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy)
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Ecrits
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Ecrits

by Lacan, Jacques

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9782020027526
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2020027526
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Paris, France: Editions Du Seuil, 1966. Trade Paperback. Very Good. In French, the complete one-volume edition, 628 pages (very slight edgewear, small mark on spine from price sticker removal, otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy)
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The Language of the Self: The Function of Language in Psychoanalysis

by Lacan, Jacques; Wilden, Anthony (translator)

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Baltimore, MD, U.S.A.: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1968. This book is centered around a translation of Lacan's 1953 article "Fonction et champ de la parole et du langage en psychanalyse" which became a manifesto for a new reading of Freud; in addition to extensive notes that clarify and amplify the text, the translator has included a separate study "Lacan and the Discourse of the Other" that explicates aspects of Lacan's work and deals not only with Freud but also with the antecedents of Lacan's theory of language in Hegel and Heidegger, the structural linguistics of Saussure and Jakobson, and Levi-Strauss' concept of the symbolic function (dark red cloth with gold & black lettering on spine; a bright, clean, tight copy in very good condition; in stock & available for immediate shipment). First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Autonomy and Power: The Dynamics of Class and Culture in Rural Bolivia

by Lagos, Maria L

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Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1994. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. This book provides an ethnographic and historical analysis of the dynamics of class and culture in Tiraque, a province in the highlands of Cochabamba, Bolivia; it focuses on the changing conditions of production that give rise to and shape class relations and traces the formation of a landowning peasantry, a process that began in the 1800s and accelerated after the revolution of 1952, and the emergence of a rural class of merchants and transporters who extract surplus from the peasantry by a combination of alliances in production and reliance on traditional practices to consolidate its hold over production, the same cultural practices the peasants have used in an attempt to maintain a certain degree of autonomy from control by the merchants (red & white pictorial cover with photo of a Bolivian woman with child tending sheep in Tiraque, slight corner crease, otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy)
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Powerful Peacemaking: A Strategy for a Living Revolution
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Powerful Peacemaking: A Strategy for a Living Revolution

by Lakey, George

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9780865710979
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086571097X
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Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.: New Society Publishers, 1987. Revised. Trade Paperback. Very Good. This is the revised edition of a book originally published as Strategy for a Living Revolution; it offers a five-stage strategy for large-scale social change through non-violent revolution; it includes a foreword by Joanna Macy, a new introduction by the author, and critiques of the original thesis by Richard Falk on world order, David Albert on nonviolence theory, Bill Moyer on people's movements for social change, and Jane Meyerding on feminist critiques of the theory (purple cover with yellow & white lettering, slight reading crease; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy)
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Prophecies of Melchi-Zedek in the Great Pyramid and the Seven Temples

by Landone, Brown

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New York, NY, U.S.A.: Book of Gold, 1940. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Blue cloth with black lettering, corner slightly bumped, inside edge of endpapers tanned, previous owner's name and date on front endpaper; otherwise a good, clean, tight copy of the original edition
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The Pattern of Soviet Conduct in the Third World
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The Pattern of Soviet Conduct in the Third World

by Laqueur, Walter (editor)

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9780030639449
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0030639441
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New York, NY, U.S.A: Praeger Publishers, 1983. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. This study was carried out under the auspices of the Center for Strategic and International Studies at Georgetown University and proceeds from the assumption that most of the military and political conflict in the future will take place in the Third World; it addresses itself to a series of questions: how aggressive a policy is the Soviet leadership likely to follow in the Third World, how much priority will be given to the Third World in Soviet strategic planning, what are the Soviet instrumentalities for developing relationships in the Third World, and what factors are likely to enhance or obstruct Soviet progress in Third World countries? (red cloth with gold lettering, slight edgewear, free front endpaper removed, otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy)
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Gathering Pace: Continental Europe 1870-1945 (The Evolution of Western Society Ser.)

by Larkin, Maurice

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9780391000193
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0391000195
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New York, NY, U.S.A: Humanities Press, 1970. Trade Paperback. Very Good. This book is concerned with the effect of political and economic events in Europe from the Franco-Prussian War to the end of World War II on the lives of ordinary people; it tries balance the treatment of issues which affected Europe as a whole with those which were peculiar to one country; includes maps and plates (black pictorial cover is rubbed with edgewear and corner creases, otherwise a good, clean, tight copy)
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Marxism and Ideology (Contemporary Social Theory)

by Larrain, Jorge

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9780333305423
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0333305426
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Macmillan, 1983. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Ideology, a highly complex and elusive concept, occupies a central position in Marxist theory, though there is no single Marxist concept of ideology; few recent debates among Marxists have been as polarized as the divisions between followers of Lukacs and Althusser on the character of ideology; in this book, the author examines the writings of Marx and earlier Marxist theorists in order to develop a middle course between the historiciam of Lukacs and the structuralism of Althusser (black cloth with gold lettering; green dust jacket with white lettering, both have very slight edgewear; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy)
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Grantsmanship (Sage Human Services Guides)
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Grantsmanship (Sage Human Services Guides)

by Lauffer, Armand

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Paperback
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9780803920224
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0803920229
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Newbury Park, CA, U.S.A.: Sage Publications, 1983. Second Edition. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Near Fine: published in cooperation with the University of Michigan School of Social Work, this is a guide to raising funds for human services agencies and programs from government, foundation, and private sector grants (blue & white cover with white & blue lettering, very slight edgewear; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy)
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New Directions in Prose and Poetry, Number Eleven (XI, 11)

by Laughlin, James

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New York , NY, U.S.A.: New Directions, 1949. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. A volume of the annual editions published by New Directions, it presents a highly varied selection of new avant garde and experimental writing from America and abroad, including stories, poems, plays, and essays by forty-five authors; the highlights listed on the dust jacket include a study of Rimbaud by Henry Miller, excerpts from Genet's Our Lady of Flowers, a story and three poems by Tennessee Williams, an essay on the painter Dove by Duncan Phillips (with reproductions), a dance play by Kenneth Rexroth, an essay on the situation of American writers by Stephen Spender, poems by contemporary Japanese poets, a short novel by John Hawkes, two stories by Borges (including The Circular Ruins), and new poems by William Carlos Williams; introduction by the editor (tan cloth with green lettering has slight creases at ends of spine; yellow dust jacket with small photos of some of the contributors on the front has edgewear with… Read more
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The Red Screen: Politics, Society, Art in Soviet Cinema
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The Red Screen: Politics, Society, Art in Soviet Cinema

by Lawton, Anna (editor)

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9780415078191
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0415078199
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New York , NY, U.S.A.: Routledge, 1992. This is a collection of essays originally presented as papers at the Conference on Soviet Cinema held at the Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies at the Woodrow Wilson Center in 1986, the first gathering of international Soviet cinema scholars to take place in the United States, with participants from France, Italy, Britain, the Soviet Union, and the United States; this collection encompasses 70 years of Soviet cinema history from the perspective of 20 academics of different backgrounds and nationalities; includes illustrations (black & white cover with red & white lettering,, very faint spine crease; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy in nearly perfect condition; in stock & available for immediate shipment from a reliable independent bookstore). Trade Paperback. Near Fine.
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Sociological Practice: Linking Theory and Social Research
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Sociological Practice: Linking Theory and Social Research

by Layder, Derek

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9780761954309
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0761954309
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Thousand Oaks, CA, U.S.A.: Sage Publications, 1998. Trade Paperback. Very Good. This assessment of sociological practice examines the relationship between social theory and social research and develops a new approach, adaptive theory, which attempts to serve the needs of both theorists and researchers by combining the use of pre-existing theory and theory generated from data analysis in the formulation and actual conduct of empirical research (blue & black pictorial cover with white lettering, slight edge creases, previous owner's name on half-title and title pages; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy)
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When the Cathedrals Were White: A Journey to the Country of Timid People

by Le Corbusier; Hyslop, Francis E. (translator)

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New York , NY, U.S.A.: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1947. Originally published in French in 1935, and in an English translation in 1947, this is the first American edition of the French architect's poetic account of his first trip to America in 1935, when he was invited by the Museum of Modern Art; he examines the American city through its prototype, New York, and proposes vertical cities to create better living conditions for the residents of crowded cities (white cloth with black lettering is slightly sunned on spine and along edges; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy; in stock & available for immediate shipment from a reliable independent bookstore). First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Equity and Choice: An Essay in Economics and Applied Philosophy
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Equity and Choice: An Essay in Economics and Applied Philosophy

by Le Grand, Julian

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9780043500668
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0043500668
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New York, NY, U.S.A.: HarperCollins, 1991. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. This is the original HarperCollins Academic edition of the book later reprinted by Routledge (with the same ISBN); this book explores the concept of an equitable distribution of resources; it examines the principle interpretations of equity used by economists and political philosophers and argues that none captures the essence of the term as well as an alternative conception relating equity to the existence of individual choice; it shows that this conception is not only well-grounded philosophically but also directly relevant to distributional policy; the theoretical argument is complemented by detailed discussion of the application of the central idea to specific policy areas; it also includes chapters on the trade-off between equity and efficiencty, and on the incorporation of equity considerations into the measurement of changes in economic welfare (blue cover with white lettering, one corner creased; otherwise a bright,… Read more
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The Inquisition of the Middle Ages: In Three Volumes (Harbor Scholars' Classics Edition)

by Lea, Henry Charles

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Reprint
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U.S.A.: Harbor Press, 1955. Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. This is a three-volume reprint of a work originally published in 1887, a complete history of the Inquisition in the period prior to the Reformation; the author contends that the Inquisition was a natural, perhaps inevitable, evolution of the forces at work in the 13th century, and so has included a review of nearly all the spiritual and intellectual movements and some of the social conditions of the Middle Ages; Book I: Origin and Organization of the Inquisition; Book II: The Inquisition in the Several Lands of Christiandom; Book III: Special Fields of Inquisitorial Activity; tan cloth with bright red lettering, pages very lightly tanned, gift inscription on front endpaper of first volume; otherwise these are good, clean, tight copies (shipping other than media mail may require extra cost)
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The Essential Edmund Leach: Volume 2: Culture and Human Nature
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The Essential Edmund Leach: Volume 2: Culture and Human Nature

by Leach, Edmund; Hugh-Jones, Stephen & Laidlaw, Jaes (editors)

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9780300085082
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0300085087
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New Haven, CT, U.S.A.: Yale University Press, 2001. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. This is the second of two volumes of selected essays by the British social anthropologist Edmund Leach; this volume reflects the focus of his later academic interests, away from a concern with politics, kinship, and social structure toward a structuralist analysis of myth and symbolism and an interest in Freudian psychology; it also includes a group of his popular writings and lectures as well as illustrations (black cloth with with silver lettering; blue dust jacket with black & white lettering; a bright, clean, tight copy in nearly perfect condition)
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The Strategy of Equality: Redistribution and the Social Services
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The Strategy of Equality: Redistribution and the Social Services

by LeGrand, Julian

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9780043360750
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0043360750
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London, England, U.K: George Allen & Unwin, 1983. Trade Paperback. Good. An analysis of social services in Britain that concludes that most expenditure on social services is distributed in a manner that broadly favors the higher social groups, whether defined in terms of income or occupation, rather than the poor (a bright, clean cover with faint highlighting and a few marginal notes on the first 18 pages, the remainder of the text is unmarked)
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Deconstructing Durkheim: A Post-Post-Structuralist Critique
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Deconstructing Durkheim: A Post-Post-Structuralist Critique

by Lehmann, Jennifer M

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9780415123747
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0415123747
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New York, NY, U.S.A.: Routledge, 1995. Trade Paperback. As New. This book analyzes Durkheim's social ontology and epistemology from the standpoint of critical structuralism; it explores Durkheim's discussion of the relationships between the individual and society, the subject and object of knowledge, and truth and ideology (a bright, clean, tight copy)
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