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Prison Poems

by Dikobe wa Mogale

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ISBN 13
9780868521909
ISBN 10
0868521906
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Parklands, South Africa: Ad.Donker , 1992. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. The author of these poems was sentenced to ten years in prison in 1984 for furthering the aims of the African National Congress, and served his prison term on Robben Island and in Johannesburg; during his internment he enrolled in the University of South Africa and was awarded a degree (pictorial cover with photo of the author on the back, pages slightly tanned, otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy)
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An Introduction to Islam
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An Introduction to Islam

by Waines, David

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Hardcover
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9780521418805
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0521418801
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New York, NY, U.S.A: Cambridge University Press, 1995. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. This comprehensive introduction to Islam is divided into three sections; the first two parts present the foundations, the fundamental teachings and practices of Muslims which were elaborated during the community's formative period; the third part deals with the community's progress through the long transition over the past two centuries to the present; includes map and photographs (black cloth with silver lettering; black pictorial dust jacket with very slight edgewear; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy)
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The Odyssey: A Stage Version
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The Odyssey: A Stage Version

by Walcott, Derek

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Third Printing
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Paperback
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9780374523879
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0374523878
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New York , NY, U.S.A.: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1995. Third Printing. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Inscribed By Author. This play, commissioned by Britain's Royal Shakespeare Company, combines Homeric and Caribbean themes; episodes of the story of Odysseus' protracted wandering from Troy to his island home of Ithaca are interspersed with commentary by a blind Caribbean singer; inscribed by the Nobel Prize author on the dedication page (black pictorial cover, pages have very faint corner crease; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy)
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Culture, Ideology, and World Order (Studies on a Just World Order)
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Culture, Ideology, and World Order (Studies on a Just World Order)

by Walker, R. B. J. (editor)

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9780865316782
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0865316783
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Boulder, CO, U.S.A.: Westview Press, 1984. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. This is a collection of essays that emphasize the importance of cultural and ideological issues in contemporary world politics; the essays are grouped under the headings Cultures, Economies, and States; Hegemony, Resistance, and Reassertion; Ideology and World Order Discourse; Culture, Ideology, and Peace; contributors include, in addition to the editor, Anouar Abdel-Malek, R. N. Berki, Mark Blasius, Joseph Camilleri, Robert Cox, Celso Furtado, Rajni Kothari, Ali Mazrui, Ashis Nandy, R. J. Vincent, Emmanuel Wallerstein (yellow cloth with black lettering, previous owner's name on front endpaper; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy)
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Consumer Chronicles: Cultures of Consumption in Modern French Literature (Contemporary French and Francophone Cultures)

by Walker, David H.

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9781846314872
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1846314879
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Liverpool, England, U.K.: Liverpool University Press, 2011. This is a study of consumer behavior in modern France as depicted in novels of the period from the end of the 19th century to the mid-20th century; it analyzes patterns of behavior involved in shopping, spending money, and acquiring merchandise and examines the impact of affluence on French shoppers, shopkeepers, and society (black covers with gold lettering on spine; yellow pictorial dust jacket with black lettering; a bright, clean, tight copy in nearly perfect condition; in stock & available for immediate shipment from a reliable independent bookstore). Hard Cover. As New/As New.
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The Ethics of F. A. Hayek
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The Ethics of F. A. Hayek

by Walker, Graham

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Paperback
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9780819152510
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081915251X
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Latham, MD, U.S.A.: University Press of America, 1986. This is a study of Hayek's ethical concepts which explores the intellectual background of these views and elaborates some of the interpretive issues raised by his ethics; it considers Hayek in terms of the political and economic liberalism of which he is a prominent proponent (purple cover with white & blue lettering; author's own address label at the top of title page; 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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Famine Early Warning Systems: Victims and Destitution
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Famine Early Warning Systems: Victims and Destitution

by Walker, Peter

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Paperback
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9781853830471
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185383047X
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London, England, U.K.: Earthscan Publications, 1989. Trade Paperback. Very Good. This book, first researched as a report for the Red Cross, examines the causes of famine and proposes a system for preventing disaster based not on technical information but on the perceptions of the victims themselves; it looks at how they perceive their predicament and what they do to avert mass starvation, and what famine-relief organizations can do to help prevent disaster (gray cover with yellow on red lettering, pages slightly tanned; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy)
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The War in Nicaragua
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The War in Nicaragua

by Walker, William

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First Edition
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Paperback
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9780816508822
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0816508828
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Tucson, AZ, U.S.A.: University of Arizona Press, 1985. This is a facsimile of William Walker's account, originally published in 1860, of his invasion and conquest of Nicaragua; doctor, lawyer, newspaper editor, politician, adventurer, liberator, imperialist, Walker sailed to Nicaragua with a band of mercenaries in 1855, joined with rebel forces in a civil war, defeated the national army, seized the capital, and gained control of the country until 1857 when he was forced to leave by the U.S. Navy; after twice trying to regain control of Nicaragua, he was captured and executed in Honduras in 1860; foreword by Robert Houston (red pictorial cover, slight corner creases, otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy) . First Edition. Trade Paperback. Very Good.
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Children, Gender, Video Games: Towards a Relational Approach to Multimedia
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Children, Gender, Video Games: Towards a Relational Approach to Multimedia

by Walkerdine, Valerie

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9780230517172
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023051717X
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New York , NY, U.S.A.: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007. This study is based on a fieldwork project in Sydney Australia that involved 48 children, aged 8 to 11, who joined a video games club and were videotaped and interviewed over a four year period; it looks at various issues including the production of masculinity, the understanding of girls' game play, debates about violence, and parental regulation (gray laminated pictorial covers; a bright, clean, tight copy in nearly perfect condition; in stock & available for immediate shipment from a reliable independent bookstore). Hard Cover. As New/No Jacket.
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The Law of Sales Under the Uniform Commercial Code
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The Law of Sales Under the Uniform Commercial Code

by Wallach, George I

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9780882626512
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0882626515
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Boston, MA, U.S.A.: Warren, Gorham & Lamont, 1981. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Contracts for the sale of goods are not only the most common category of contracts, they are subject to a specific set of rules found in Article Two of the Uniform Commercial Code; this book gathers the law governing contracts under one cover, bringing together the Code with its comments and the pertinent case law (tan cloth with bright gold lettering on red labels on front cover and spine, crease at top of spine, otherwise a good, clean, tight copy)
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West German Politics in the Mid-Eighties: Crisis and Continuity
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West German Politics in the Mid-Eighties: Crisis and Continuity

by Wallach, H.G. Peter; Romoser, George K. (editors)

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Hardcover
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9780030016585
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0030016584
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New York, NY, U.S.A: Praeger Publishers, 1985. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. A collection of orginal essays on German politics and political parties (maroon textured cloth with gold lettering on black background, slight edgewear, otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy)
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Aping Language (Themes in the Social Sciences)
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Aping Language (Themes in the Social Sciences)

by Wallman, Joel

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9780521406666
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0521406668
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New York, NY, U.S.A.: Cambridge University Press, 1992. Trade Paperback. Very Good. This book is a critical assessment of experiments designed to impart a language, either natural or invented, to an ape; the performance of the animals is compared with the course of semantic and syntatic developments in children, both speaking and signing; it examines the neurological, cognitive, and specifically linguistic attributes of our species that subserve language, and considers whether apes possess an ability to acquire language (orange pictorial cover with white lettering, very slight edgewear; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy)
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Women in Islam: From Medieval to Modern Times
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Women in Islam: From Medieval to Modern Times

by Walther, Wiebke

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9781558760530
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1558760539
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Princeton, NJ, U.S.A: Markus Wiener Publishing, 1993. Trade Paperback. As New. This book, first published in German in 1981, is a study of the role and status of women in the culture of Islam before the 19th century
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Statutes of Liberty: The New York School of Poets

by Ward, Geoff

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Hardcover
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9780312091521
ISBN 10
0312091524
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New York, NY, U.S.A.: St. Martin's Press, 1993. This is the first academic study of the New York School of Poets; it provides a critical and historical introduction to this group of writers, including close readings of major works by John Ashbery as well as detailed accounts of Frank O'Hara and James Schuyler; it examines the relationship between American poetry and painting in the Cold War years, and between modern poetry and deconstruction; it concludes with an account of the influence of the New York School on contemporary writers, such as the Language Poets (black cloth with gold lettering, pages very slightly tanned; pictorial dust jacket with photo of Frank O'Hara and other poets on the front, very small scuff mark on side of spine; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy). First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good.
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The Virtual Republic: Australia's Culture Wars of the 1990s
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The Virtual Republic: Australia's Culture Wars of the 1990s

by Wark, McKenzie

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9781864485202
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1864485205
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St. Leonards, NSW, Australia: Allen & Unwin, 1997. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. In this book, the author, one of Australia's foremost cultural commentators, looks at the contested issues of gender, race, culture, and the media and contends that people's sense of national identity no longer resides in the past but is continually being reinvented; in a survey of Australian cultural life in the 1990s, the author asks if various fronts in the culture wars, in literature, higher education, and the media. are connected to each other and to a wider question of what it means to talk about a possible Australian republic (pictorial cover, pages slightly tanned, otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy)
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The Family of God: A Symbolic Study of Christian Life in America

by Warner, W. Lloyd

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Reprint
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Hardcover
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9780837182063
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0837182069
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Westport, CT, U.S.A.: Greenwood Press, 1976. Reprint. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket. This is a reprint of a book originally published in 1959 which investigates the meanings and functions of Christian symbolic life in America; it maintains that Christianity's basic meanings lie within the moral and species structure of family life; most of the research for this book was done in the New England city that was the site of the author's Yankee City studies (light brown cloth with gold lettering on spine; a bright, clean, tight copy)
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From the Beast to the Blonde: On Fairy Tales and Their Tellers
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From the Beast to the Blonde: On Fairy Tales and Their Tellers

by Warner, Marina

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First American Edition
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Hardcover
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9780374159016
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0374159017
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New York , NY, U.S.A.: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1995. This is a landmark study of the history and meaning of fairy tales; it looks at storytelling, its practitioners, and images in art, legend, and history; includes many black & white and a section of color illustrations (brown covers with gold lettering on spine; white pictorial dust jacket with painting on front, author's photo on back flap; book & dust jacket have very slight edge wear; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy; in stock & available for immediate shipment from a reliable independent bookstore). First American Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Powersharing: White House-Cabinet Relations in the Modern Presidency (SUNY Series on the Presidency)
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Powersharing: White House-Cabinet Relations in the Modern Presidency (SUNY Series on the Presidency)

by Warshaw, Shirley Anne

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Paperback
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9780791428702
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0791428702
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Albany, NY, U.S.A.: State University of New York Press, 1996. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. This is a major study of the relations between the President and the Cabinet and examines how and why the White House emerged as the center of power in the domestic policy process, relegating the departments to implementing rather than initiating major policy proposals; foreword by Stephen Hess (green & pink pictorial cover with slight crease along edge, otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy)
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Masters of Theory: Cambridge and the Rise of Mathematical Physics
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Masters of Theory: Cambridge and the Rise of Mathematical Physics

by Warwick, Andrew

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9780226873756
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0226873757
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Chicago, IL, U.S.A.: University of Chicago Press, 2003. This is an account of the rise of modern mathematical physics which examines the culture of physics at Cambridge University through the history of training, the mechanism by which the culture of physics has been reproduced and expanded over 200 years; it explores theory not in terms of method or logic but rather the experience of students who struggle to master it; includes photographs and other illustrations, 572 pages (olive green & maroon pictorial cover; a bright, clean, tight copy in nearly perfect condition; in stock & available for immediate shipment from a reliable independent bookstore). Trade Paperback. As New.
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Input-Output Economics
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Input-Output Economics

by Leontief; Wassily W.

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Second Edition
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Paperback
ISBN 13
9780195035278
ISBN 10
0195035275
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New York , NY, U.S.A.: Oxford University Press, 1986. Second Edition. Trade Paperback. Fine. This is the second, revised edition of a collection of twenty papers by the author which provides the only comprehensive introduction to the input-output model for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize; this structural approach to economics , known as input-output analysis, paved the way for turning economics into an empirical discipline that could utilize modern data processing technology (maroon cover; a bright, clean, tight copy in nearly perfect condition)
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