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A. H. Winton: Being a Description of the Warp and Woof of the Great Wyoming Valley in Pennsylvania

by Freeman, Aileen Sallom

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9780533039647
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0533039649
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New York, NY, U.S.A.: Vantage Press, 1979. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. A fictionalized but historical account of one of the leading industrialists of Scranton, PA, and his political role in the formation of Lakawanna County (maroon cloth with gold lettering; dust jacket has very slight edgewear, otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy)
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A. T. & T.: The Story of Industrial Conquest

by Danielian, N. R.

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New York , NY, U.S.A.: Vanguard Press, 1939. This book, a study of the American Telephone and Telegraph Company and the Bell Telephone System, a classic New Deal attack on corporate monopoly, was based on the pubic record of the Telephone Investigation, authorized by Congress in 1935 and conducted by the Federal Communications Commission; the author, a member of the Commision, portrays the company as focused less on public service than on maintaining its stock price and rate of expansion (black cloth with gold lettering, bright on front cover, faded on spine, corners and spines ends are worn, sightly frayed; otherwise this is a good, clean, tight, sturdy volume; in stock & available for immediate shipment). Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket.
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ABC des Expressions du Visage: Le Moyen de Communication le plus Sur Entre les Hommes

by Corman, Louis

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9782724269598
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2724269594
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Paris, France: France Loisirs, 1992. Text in French; a study of facial expressions, includes 100 portraits (black laminated covers with white lettering, masks with different expressions on the front, corners & spine ends bumped, writing on front end paper; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy). Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Abode of Illusions: The Garden of Chang Ta-ch'ien: Photographs by Hu Ch'ung-Hsien

by Strassberg, Richard E

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Pasadena, CA, U.S.A.: Pacific Asia Museum, 1983. First Edition. Paperback. Fine. 11" X 8 5/8. This is the catalog of an exhibition of the photographs of Hu Ch'ung-hsien at the Pacific Art Museum in Padadena, California in 1983; the photographs were taken over a two-year period in the garden of the painter Chang Ta-ch'ien in Taipei; the photographs, evocative of classical Chinese still-life paintings, have inscriptions--poems, reminiscences, and observations--in Chinese calligraphy by Chang Ta-ch'ien; includes 68 reproductions of the photographs (eight in color) with translations of the inscriptions and an introducton by Richard Strassberg (light gray covers with black lettering; a bright, clean, tight copy)
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About Possession: The Self As Private Property
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About Possession: The Self As Private Property

by Wikse, John R

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9780271005027
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0271005025
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University Park, PA, U.S.A.: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1977. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. This book is a critical analysis of modern conceptions of the self; it is concerned with the political theory and psychology of the self as private property, as the subjective experience of the mode of production of modern capitalism; the focus is on the ideological structure of a way of productive and acquisitive activity which informs our self-conception (maroon cloth with gold lettering, slight edgewear, previous owner's embossed stamp on front endpaper; maroon dust jacket with white & black lettering is rubbed with small tears and creases along edges, otherwise completely intact)
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Academic Discourse and Critical Consciousness (Pitt Series in Composition, Literacy, and Culture)
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Academic Discourse and Critical Consciousness (Pitt Series in Composition, Literacy, and Culture)

by Bizzell, Patricia

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9780822954859
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0822954850
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Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.A.: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1992. Trade Paperback. Very Good. This collection of essays traces the attempts of a writing teacher, over a ten year period, to understand theoretically what happens when students from diverse backgrounds learn to use academic language in college writing courses; her original assumption, based on the work of Paulo Freire, was that students could be inculcated with critical consciousness, an awareness of the injustices of social inequality, through teaching them academic discourse; over time she became increasingly skeptical about the politically liberating effects of academic discourse and concludes by calling for a theory of discourse that recognizes the need to argue for values and a pedagogy that can assist these arguments (blue cover with white lettering, in nearly perfect conditon except for previous owner's embossed stamp on half-title page)
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Accumulated Vision, Barry Le Va
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Accumulated Vision, Barry Le Va

by Schaffner, Ingrid (curator)

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9780884541066
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0884541061
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Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.: Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, 2005. This is the catalog for an exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Art of the University of Pennsylvania in 2005 of the diverse work of the sculptor and installation artist; includes essays by Rhea Anastas, Pamela M. Lee, Ingrid Schaffner, and Paul Virilio, followed by 400 images of the artist's work in various media (this is a bright, clean, tight large format book, about 10" X 11 1/2", in nearly perfect condition; in stock & available for immediate shipping from a reliable independent bookstore). Paperback. As New. 9 7/8" X 11 5/8".
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Achieving Knowledge: A Virtue-Theoretic Account of Epistemic Normativity
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Achieving Knowledge: A Virtue-Theoretic Account of Epistemic Normativity

by Greco, John

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9780521144315
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0521144310
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Cambridge, England, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 2010. Trade Paperback. Very Good. This book is an account of knowledge and epistemic norativity; it's central thesis is that knowledge is a kind of success from ability (black & gray cover with yellow & white lettering, photo of a baseball player on the front, has very slight edgewear; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy; text is completely unmarked)
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Adam Smith's Discourse: Canonicity, Commerce and Conscience
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Adam Smith's Discourse: Canonicity, Commerce and Conscience

by Brown, Vivienne

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9780415095938
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041509593X
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New York , NY, U.S.A.: Routledge, 1994. Trade Paperback. As New. This book examines the textual complexity of all of Smith's major works by analyzing their stylistic, figurative, and rhetorical features and by reading them in the context of Enlightenment discourse on the moral, legal, political, and economic aspects of society; rather than seeing Smith's writings as promoting the values of an emerging commercial society, this reading emphasizes their ambivalences; of central importance for the structure of Smith's discourse is Stoic moral philosophy, which provides a set of values antithetical to both classical republican virtues and the aspirations of an acquisitive commercial society
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Advances in Pain Research and Therapy, Vol. 6: Neural Mechanisms of Pain
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Advances in Pain Research and Therapy, Vol. 6: Neural Mechanisms of Pain

by Kruger, Lawrence; Liebeskind, John C. (editors)

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9780890049211
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0890049211
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New York , NY, U.S.A.: Raven Press, 1984. Hard Cover. As New/Very Good. This volume contains the presentations from the 16th Annual Symposium of the Intra-Science Foundation in Santa Monica, California, in 1983; these papers by noted experts cover important theoretical and empirical advances in pain research (black cloth with gold lettering; black dust jacket with gold and white lettering has a small closed edge tear; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy)
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Advances in Hemoglobin Analysis (Proceedings in Clinical and Biological Research, Volume 60)
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Advances in Hemoglobin Analysis (Proceedings in Clinical and Biological Research, Volume 60)

by Hanash, Samir M.; Brewer, George J. (editors)

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9780845100608
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0845100602
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New York, NY, U.S.A: Alan R. Liss, 1981. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. This book contains the proceedings of a workshop held in Ann Arbor, MI, in 1980; it reviews recently introduced techniques of hemoglobin analysis and discusses their applications in research as well as in the clinical laboratory, with an emphasis on detailed methodology to facilitate the use of these techniques; the first 7 chapters explain how high pressure liquid chromatography has become a useful tool for hemoglobin, globin chains, and peptide analysis; the last 6 chapters deal with the detection of hemoglobin production, in vitro hemoglobin synthesis, prenatal diagnosis, and the significance of glycosylated hemoglobins (light blue cloth with gold lettering, very slight edgewear; green dust jacket with white lettering, slightly rubbed, slight edgewear; otherwise a good, clean, tight copy)
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The Affair of Colonel Juste de Constant and Related Documents (1787-1796)

by Constant, Benjamin

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9780951016640
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0951016644
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Cambridge, England, U.K.: Daemon Press, 1990. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Inscribed by Editor. This book makes available for the first time, from manuscripts and printed documents in various archives and libraries, a number of early writings, in French, of Benjamin Constant in which he defends the cause of his father who was involved in a series of military lawsuits following a mutiny in a battalion of his regiment in Amsterdam; included are Constant's earliest polemical writings; Constant's French texts are not translated; a substantial introduction in English by C. P. Courtney provides a general survey of the affair and a reassessment of this relatively unknown period of Constant's literary career; inscribed by author on half-title page (plain white cover with black lettering, slight edgewear; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy)
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Africa, Africa! A Continent Rises to Its Feet

by Kartun, Derek

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New York, NY, U.S.A.: International Publishers, 1954. The author, the foreign correspondent for the Daily Worker (London), recounts the struggle for freedom throughout British colonial Africa in the face of terrible repressions; with an introduction by Alphaeus Hunton, Secretary of the Council on African Affairs, chaired by Paul Robeson and W.E.B. DuBois (corners and spine ends slightly bumped, review copy notice with hand-written date of publication pasted to first page; yellow dust jacket with red lettering, sunned along spine, edgewear at ends of spine, otherwise completely intact, a bright, clean copy). First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.
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African Ceremonies, Volumes 1 & 2
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African Ceremonies, Volumes 1 & 2

by Beckwith, Carol; Fisher, Angela

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9780810942059
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0810942054
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New York , NY, U.S.A.: Harry N. Abrams, 1999. This is a very large two-volume boxed set of color photographs of African rituals, based on ten years of field work across East, West, and Southern Africa; the authors' intent was to create a visual exploration of the meaning and power of traditional rituals and ceremonies they had witnessed before they disappeared forever; the 43 ceremonies from 26 countries are divided into three sections: Birth & Initiation, Courtship & Marriage, and Royalty & Power; each section includes an introduction describing the ceremonies (black cloth with gold lettering on the spine & photo in gold frame on the front; each volume in nearly perfect condition except for previous owner's name on the front end paper; box has some shelf war; otherwise these are bright, clean tight volumes; in stock & available for immediate shipment from a reliable independent bookstore). Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 14" X 10.5". Boxed Set.
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African Dress: Fashion, Agency, Performance (Dress, Body, Culture)

by Hansen, Karen Tranberg; Madison, D. Soyini (editors)

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London, England, U.K.: Bloomsbury, 2013. This is a collection of essays, originally delivered as papers at an interdisciplinary conference on Dress, Popular Culture, and Social Action in Africa at Northwestern University in 2009, and focused on dressed bodies and questions of agency and power; the essays are divided into four sections: Dressed Bodies and Power; Material Culture, Visual Recognition, and Display; Connecting Worlds through Dress; and Transcultured Bodies; includes many photographs and other illustrations (white pictorial cover with red, orange, yellow & black lettering; a bright, clean, tight copy in nearly perfect condition; in stock & available for immediate shipment from a reliable independent bookstore). First Edition. Trade Paperback. As New. 6 3/4" X 9 1/2".
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African Memoranda: Relative to an Attempt to Establish a British Settlement on the Island of Bulama, on the Western Coast of Africa, in the Year of 1792

by Beaver, Philip

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9780837135731
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0837135737
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Westport, CT, U.S.A.: Negro Universities Press, 1970. Reprint. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket. This is a facsimile reprint of an anti-slavery narrative originally published in London in 1805; the rest of the title continues: with a Brief Notice of the Neighbouring Tribes, Soil, Productions, &c. and Some Observations on the Facility of Colonizing that Part of Africa, with a View to Cultivation; and the Introduction of Letters and Religion to its Inhabitants: but More Particularly as the Means of Gradually Abolishing African Slavery; the author, a Royal Navy officer, was in command of this failed attempt to colonize an island off the coast of Sierra Leone (light blue cloth with gold lettering on spine; a bright, clean, tight copy)
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African Slave in Colonial Peru, 1524-1650
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African Slave in Colonial Peru, 1524-1650

by Bowser, Frederick P

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9780804708401
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0804708401
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Stanford, CA, U.S.A.: Stanford University Press, 1974. This is a study of African slaves in Peru during the colonial period, when the Spanish colonists discovered that exploitation of the country would require a greater labor force than the native population; as a result, large numbers of African slaves became an economic necessity; this book examines the slave traffic to the colony, the part played by African slaves in the colonial economy, the daily lives of the slaves, the devices used to control slaves, the efforts of the Church to encourage Africans to identity with the colonial society and its values (tan cloth with black lettering; tan dust jacket with white lettering has slight edge wear and one scuff mark on back cover; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy). Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good.
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After the Fall: 1989 and the Future of Freedom
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After the Fall: 1989 and the Future of Freedom

by Katsiaficas, George

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9780415930253
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0415930251
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New York, NY, U.S.A.: Routledge, 2001. Trade Paperback. As New. This book, a collection essays by leading Marxist scholars and writers, assesses the significance of twentieth century communism from the perspective that revolutionary transformation of the modern world-system is necessary for freedom to flourish; it attempts to come to terms with the downfall of the first modern attempt to construct a rational alternative to the structures of the existing world-system and revisits specific events of 1989 in Germany, Russia, China, and other countries (black pictorial cover with white & yellow writing, a bright, clean, tight copy)
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After the Future: The Paradoxes of Postmodernism and Contemporary Russian Culture (Critical...
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After the Future: The Paradoxes of Postmodernism and Contemporary Russian Culture (Critical Perspectives on Modern Culture)

by Epstein, Mikhail N.; Miller-Pogacar, Anesa (translator)

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9780870239748
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0870239740
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Amherst, MA, U.S.A.: University of Massachusetts Press, 1995. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. This book brings together for the first time in English the major writings of Mikhail Epstein, one of post-Soviet Russia's most prominent theoreticians of cultural studies and postmodernism; the essays are divided into four sections: Literature, Ideology, Culture, Methodology (white cover with very slight edge wear; otherwise a bright, clean, tight, unmarked copy)
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After the Nation-State: Citizens, Tribalism and the New World Disorder

by Horsman, Mathew; Marshall, Andrew

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9780006383864
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0006383866
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London, England, U.K.: HarperCollins, 1995. This book examines the crisis of the nation-state and the realignment of the relations among states, citizens, and the world economy with the rise of trans-national corporations, which comprise about half of the world's largest economies, and the re-emergence of tribal loyalties forcibly submerged during the stasis of the Cold War (white pictorial cover with very slight edgewear, pages very slightly tanned, otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy). Trade Paperback. Very Good.
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